Avery Urban led the Hoisington High School football team in tackles last season with 67, including 41 unassisted.
Great Bend High School has reportedly hired Carrie Minton as the Lady Panthers' head basketball coach.
This year marks a couple of milestones for Great Bend High School head tennis coach Shannon Schartz.
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.
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.
Despite a 10-6 hitting margin by the opposition, Great Bend turned up the heat with eight runs over three innings to take a 9-5 victory overall Scott City in the Panthers' home opener Tuesday. Great Bend mustered only four hits in game two against Thomas More Prep (Hays) as the Monarchs claimed a 6-3 win giving the Panthers a 1-1 split.
In only their second meet of the month the Great Bend jv boys track and field team mustered 58 points and a third place finish out of six teams at their home invitational Tuesday. Garden City and Dodge were the top two finishers with 243 and 147 points. Liberal (41), Hays (40) and Hutchinson (30) rounded out the bottom six in order.