EMPORIA - Maddie Werth and McKenna Mauler worked their way around Emporia Municipal Golf Course on Monday, competing individually at the girls' Class 5A state golf tournament.
HESSTON - Larned High School's Brittany Skelton highlighted a 97 with a birdie at Monday's Class 4A State Tournament at Hesston Golf Park.
LIBERAL - There were highs and lows throughout on Saturday afternoon at the Western Athletic Conference volleyball championships.
It all came down to making plays when it counted most.
ELLINWOOD - The high school football game stayed close until the final seconds, but Medicine Lodge beat Ellinwood 30-20.
HEALY - The Otis-Bison High School football team shut down Western Plains on Friday night.
TOPEKA - Great Bend High School freshman Macy Moyers advanced to today's medal rounds of the Class 5A state tennis tournament.
TOPEKA - On the biggest stage in Class 5A tennis - the state tournament - it was a tough day against stiff competition for Great Bend High School's youthful tennis team on Friday at Kossover Tennis Center.
LIBERAL - The Great Bend High School volleyball team finished third in the Western Athletic Conference tournament on Saturday.
Unpredictable weather has been commonplace over the weekend, although there's only a 10-percent chance of rain on Monday for Emporia, the site of the girls' Class 5A state golf tournament.
HOISINGTON - The Ellinwood High School boys' cross-country team turned in a perfect score at a Mid-Central Activities Association meet on Thursday evening.
Hays High School quarterback Alex Delton threw the football only seven times, completing three, against arch-rival Great Bend on Friday night at Memorial Stadium.
A fan wearing a green Morphsuit (Spandex) ran onto the field with 37.7 seconds left in the third quarter, momentarily stopping play on Friday night during the Great Bend High School-Hays Western Athletic Conference and Class 5A District 6 football game at Memorial Stadium.
OTIS - Senior tailback Dylan Wissman is the workhorse for the Otis-Bison High School football team.
KANSAS CITY- According to John Madden, one knee equals two feet. For the Panther softball team, two Hunters equal one no-hitter. It was a perfect outing from the circle for Hunter Middleton and Hunter Marcum. Throw in a high octane hitting attack by the Panthers and the math adds up 20-0 blowout of Shawnee Mission West in Friday's opening round of the two-day Sunflower Classic.
OVERALL TEAM RESULTS
DODGE CITY- Grant Harris won the opening round of the singles bracket as the Panther tennis team placed third out of eight teams at Thursday's Boot Hill Invitational.
NICKERSON – Larned High's hitting is so dominating, their defense and pitching is often overshadowed.
Great Bend senior catcher Dakota Sanders will be taking her talents to Overland Park next spring.
HAYS- Thomas More Prep recorded its sixth shut out of the season as the Monarchs defeated Great Bend, 3-0 Thursday.
HUTCHINSON- GBMS seventh grader Gage Fritz saddled four medals including a pair of golds to help lead the boys middle school track and field team at Thursday's Todd Thurston Invitational.
Due to inclement weather forecasted for the area today, this evening's home soccer game between Great Bend and Manhattan has been postponed until Monday, May 11 at Cavanaugh Fields. Start time is 4 p.m.
HUTCHINSON- Make it six, please! Shaking off some mid season fatigue, the Great Bend girls swim team swiped another gold finish and their sixth straight of the season at Thursday's quadrangular at Hutchinson.
BUHLER- Due to inclement weather forecasted for this afternoon, today's GBHS track and field meet at Buhler has been postponed and moved to Tuesday, April 28.
Due to inclement weather forcasted for the area today, this afternoon's jv baseball contest at Veterans Park between Great Bend and Hays has been postponed. A makeup date is yet to be determined.
ELLINWOOD- Ellinwood track standout McKenna Rugan will be taking her talents to Emporia State next season. Rugan has won seven state track medals her first three years with the Eagles. She has been a part of three school records in the 4x100, 4x400, and 4x800 meter relays. McKenna was also on three state runner up teams: two in cross country, one in track. Rugan is the fifth Ellinwood track athlete to sign in the last two years. She is the seventh to be offered a scholarship.
Keely Ireland scored on an assist by Alondra Garcia but it was the only offensive momentum Great Bend could muster as the Panthers fell to visiting Garden City Tuesday in double overtime, 2-1.
A 10-0 win in Great Bend's WAC series opener against Dodge City was just the tip of the iceberg for what the Panthers had in store for their guests. The home team pounded out 13 hits in game two and coasted to a 17-0 blowout of the Demons to claim a 2-0 sweep.