EMPORIA - Sometimes a team is able to elevate its play in a basketball tournament, one day after playing one of the top teams in the state.
EMPORIA - This has been a trying season for the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers, who had the titanic task of taking on Olathe South Thursday evening at the Glacier's Edge Girls Basketball Tournament.
PRATT - The St. John High School girls' basketball team opened the Pratt High School Tournament of Champions with a 50-21 win over Medicine Lodge.
It will be top-seeded Olathe South pitted against No. 8 seed Great Bend this afternoon.
DIGHTON - The Otis-Bison high school girls' basketball team outscored Dighton 30-19 in the second half to edge the Lady Hornets 52-51 on Tuesday night.
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend High School bowling teams won close matches against Western Athletic Conference foe Dodge City on Tuesday.
LARNED - Seeking the back-to-back wins for the first time all season, the Great Bend High School Panthers came up with their best scoring quarter of the season.
Kade Cook led the Great Bend High School boys' swimming team with two first-place finishes at the home meet on Tuesday.
Fresh off a 45-31 win over Wichita Haysville Campus High School on Saturday, the Great Bend Panthers travel to Larned tonight to take on the Indians in non-conference boys basketball action.
HAYS - Competing against 22 teams, the Hoisington High School wrestling team took fourth place at the Bob Kuhn Classic over the weekend.
HOISINGTON - It seems likely that the Hoisington High School boys' basketball team remembered what happened last year in the Hoisington Winter Jam championship game.
HOISINGTON - A second-quarter surge put the Russell High School girls' basketball team ahead of Hoisington.
WICHITA - The Great Bend High School boys' swimming team took 11th place at the Wichita Heights swim meet on Saturday.
EL DORADO - It's a hollow feeling playing in a seventh-place game of a midseason tournament, the final day of a three-day trip away from home.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School girls' basketball team took advantage of a cold-shooting Ellinwood team to take a 30-17 lead by halftime on Friday night.
LAWRENCE - The Great Bend High School track and field team took athletes to compete in the 87th Annual Kansas Relays on Friday.
SALINA - The Great Bend High School girls' swim team won the Salina Invitational on Thursday evening.
HESSTON - The Central Plains High School boys' tennis team edged Conway Springs 5-4 but fell to host Hesston 8-1 on Thursday afternoon.
ST. JOHN - The St. John-Hudson High School boys' golf team won its own invitational on Wednesday.
HOISINGTON - The Central Plains High School Oilers tennis team placed first at the Hoisington Invitational on April 10, with a total of 28 team points - 12 points over second-place Scott City in the four-team tournament.
Morgan Harwood led the 2013-14 Great Bend High School girls' basketball team in points and rebounds in several games.
For Great Bend High School senior McKenna Mauler, the choice to play basketball for Labette Community College next year was a logical one.
GARDEN CITY - The Great Bend High School girls' swim team won the Garden City Invitational on Tuesday evening.
LIBERAL - They played a total of eight innings.
NICKERSON - After the Hoisington Cardinals worked hard for an opening baseball victory, the nightcap came much easier.
Out of the five first-place finishes for the Great Bend High School track and field teams on Tuesday evening at the Great Bend Invitational, none were so closely watched as the girls' pole vault.
GARDEN CITY - The Great Bend High School boys' golf team finished sixth on Saturday at the Garden City Invitational.
WICHITA - The Ellinwood High School track and field team competed in the 2014 Shocker Pre-State Meet on Friday.
WICHITA - In a meet that was designed a precursor to the Class 6-1A State Track and Field Championships, Great Bend High School turned in nine top-6 performances in eight events.
The first chunk of the season has not been kind to the Great Bend High School girls' soccer team.