Nearly a week into fall camp the Great Bend High School football team will hold the first of two intrasquad scrimmages Saturday morning at 10 a.m. at Memorial Stadium. Great Bend will hold their final preseason scrimmage next Friday, August 28 at 7 p.m. under the lights. Nearly 60 individuals makeup second year head coach Tony Crough's roster which does not include freshmen.
An examination of Hoisington's Week 5 game highlights in a road game against Kingman shows Cardinal free safety Steffan Dolechek's ability to make plays on both sides of the ball. Entering the contest, Hoisington was 3-1 and a win would tie the Cardinals' victory total from a 4-5 year in 2013. Kingman was receiving statewide attention after it shut out it first four opponents.
August 17, 2015|
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Great Bend senior lineman Alex Deist has worked for Jack Armstrong at his farm north of Larned for about 10 years. Deist, 17, has always enjoyed the work. He fills a variety of roles, including working cattle, mowing grass and moving supplies.
August 14, 2015|
Conor Nicholl, Kansas Pregame
CLAFLIN- There are certain teams that don't regroup. They reload. Such is the case for the Central Plains Oiler volleyball team. Following a 2014 campaign that ended on a stellar 40-3 mark, coach Kim Rolfs and her Oiler girls will again set their sights on a berth in a state championship match.
Dr. Brian Harvey of Salina Pediatric Care will be on hand Tuesday, August 11 to meet with local and area coaching and training staffs to conduct response training for concussions during athletic events. Tuesday's seminar will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the GBHS auditorium.
It's early August and that means fall sports preseason practice is right around the corner. Great Bend along with most other area schools' fall sports teams will report for practice for the upcoming season on Monday, Aug. 17.
A thousand-dollar expenditure for an automated external defibrillator (AED) could mean the difference between life and death for some young athletes, a cost that one Little Rock, Arkansas high school knows too well.
July 28, 2015|
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BOULDER, Co.- Members of the GBHS volleyball team attended the University of Colorado Team Destination Camp July 16-18th in Boulder. The Panthers completed camp in the top three along with teams from Texas and Wyoming.
The GBHS Panther volleyball team will be holding an end of summer swim party on Wednesday, August 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Club West. Admission is $2 per person (covers lifeguards). Attendees may bring snacks and drinks will be provided. For more information contact Alana Blessinng at 786-1393.
The sport of wrestling in Great Bend has a long and proud tradition. Countless athletes and their families have enjoyed the personal growth and close family atmosphere associated with Great Bend wrestling.
Renewal notices for Great Bend High School reserved season football ticket have been mailed to 2014 season ticket holders. Fans who held tickets last year but did not receive notification must contact the USD 428 activities office at 620-793-1560. Seating will open to the public later in August once the renewal process is complete. Home games for Great Bend High School are Sept. 4 vs. Leavenworth, Oct. 2 vs. Dodge City (Homecoming), Oct. 9 vs. Liberal and Oct. 23 vs. Salina Central.