Jace Bowman, a recent graduate of Great Bend High School, has been selected as a designated hitter for the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches all-star game.
After one of the most successful seasons in the Great Bend High School boys' tennis team's history, every player on the team was an All-Western Athletic Conference first-team selection.
After a 2012 season that saw the Great Bend High School softball team ring up a 13-game win streak and a Western Athletic Conference title, the Lady Panthers had seven all-conference selections.
The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team had three seniors selected as All-Western Athletic Conference athletes after the 2012 season.
Class 6-1A State Track & Field Championships
WICHITA - Chalk up Nos. 6 and 7 for Macksville High School hurdler Adam Oak.
WICHITA - Chon Chavez's 3,200-meter run got everything started for Great Bend High School at the Class 6-1A state track and field championships.
WICHITA - With the Class 6-1A state track and field championships behind him, Great Bend High School hurdler Matt Moyd was already looking to the future on Saturday.
WICHITA - Second- and third-place finishes at the Class 6-1A state track and field championships are hard to come by.
Class 6-1A State
WICHITA - Austin Stout captured a pair of fourth-place finishes at the Class 6-1A state track and field championships for the Hoisington High School boys - one in the 300-meter hurdles (41.12 seconds) and one in the high jump (six feet, two inches).
WICHITA - Hoisington High School's Savannah Rose did not have a repeat of last year's Class 3A long jump state championship.
Mainstays for the Great Bend High School Panthers baseball team, seniors Mitch Kottas, Jace Bowman and Connor Sell have been named as All-Western Athletic Conference first-team selections in a vote by league coaches.
WICHITA - Larned High School's Carrie Kellie picked the perfect time to unleash a personal-best jump of 36 feet, nine inches in the triple jump.
WICHITA - Great Bend High School pole vaulter Chris Burley had his hands full on Friday in the Class 6-1A state track and field championships at Cessna Stadium on the Wichita State University campus.
DODGE CITY – Class 2A Central Plains stunned Class 6A Shawnee Mission South 54-38 to advance to Saturday's championship game of the Dodge City Tournament of Champions. The Oilers (10-1) outscored South 30-16 in the second half.
HIGH SCHOOL SCORES
CENTRAL PLAINS 51,
DODGE CITY - Dodge City's girls handed Great Bend its first Western Athletic League loss 55-35 and Dodge City's boys completed a sweep with a 50-36 victory over the Panther boys.
Hesston 60, Larned 32
Defending Mid-Winter Classic champion St. John (9-0) drew the top seed, but innovative scheduling gives the unbeaten Tigers three games next week. St. John will open against the Pratt-Macksville loser at 4:45 p.m. But the Tigers will still play in Friday's second semifinal game at 8:15 p.m. against the Pratt-Macksville winner, which is scheduled Tuesday. The other bracket matches Ness City against Nickerson and Larned versus winless Wichita West (0-8) in Thursday's games.
STAFFORD - Hoisington High, ranked third in Class 3A, swept the Stafford High dual competition with a 4-0 record to stay unbeaten in dual matches. Hoisington defeated Bluestem, 70-7; Chaparral 65-6; Lincoln 76-6 and Nickerson 74-3.
Great Bend's basketball team witnessed the future for Hays High Indians, and the future is very bright.
Great Bend's leading scorer Regan Unruh made the game's key play with an assist.
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