DODGE CITY - Stephanie Morrison got the Great Bend High School softball team's offense started against Dodge City on Tuesday at Legends Park.
Entering the midway point of the high school softball season, the Great Bend Lady Panthers sit at 10-0.
Mitch Kottas' web gem in left field was a diamond in the rough Friday night during Great Bend High School's official home-opening baseball doubleheader at the new City of Great Bend Sports Complex.
HIGH SCHOOL TRACK & FIELD
SALINA - The Great Bend High School girls' swim team placed third at the Salina Invitational on Friday.
Great Bend High School's powerful offense was out in force in a non-conference softball doubleheader against Scott City on Friday.
WICHITA - Great Bend High School had some all-star performances on Friday at the Shocker Pre-State Challenge at Cessna Stadium on the Wichita State University campus.
A portion of the Great Bend High School track and field team is competing today on the second day of the Shocker Pre-State Challenge at Wichita State University's Cessna Stadium.
The Great Bend High School baseball team hasn't been able to enjoy settling into the new City of Great Bend Sports Complex.
It only took one goal for the Great Bend High School girls' soccer team to secure its first Western Athletic Conference win on Thursday at Cavanaugh Field.
Great Bend High School head softball coach Carrie Minton, now in her second year at the helm, has her team off to a stronger start than her first season.
It is the first time in school history that the Great Bend High School bowling team has both a girl and a boy on the Class 5A all-state team.
NICKERSON - After three consecutive losses, Hoisington's baseball team made its own breaks.
HIGH SCHOOL TRACK & FIELD
HUTCHINSON - Larned golfer Michael Reece birdied two holes and finished runner-up with a 10-over 82 Monday at The Highlands Country Club. Reece finished one shot behind medalist Gage Scheer of Cheney.
Due to wet field conditions, Monday's (April 20) GBHS C-team baseball game at Veterans Park against Garden City has been postponed. A make up date is yet to be determined.
SALINA- The stakes were raised for Great Bend swimmers at Friday's Salina Invitational. Following a victorious quadrangular in Garden City earlier in the week, the Panther girls threw the momentum into high gear and recorded yet another first place finish at the 12-team Salina Invitational Friday.
HAYS- Due to inclement weather, Friday's WAC softball doubleheader between Great Bend and Hays has been postponed to Tuesday, April 28.
#1 singles Jessica Nieto (1-2)
Due to inclement weather, Thursday's GBHS soccer match at Liberal has been postponed and moved to Friday, May 1.
#1 singles- Brady Daniel 3-0, 1st place
GARDEN CITY- Great Bend used a three-inning drive in the middle of Tuesday's first game of a WAC doubleheader and held off a Buffalo rally in the final frame to beat Garden City, 7-4. Despite some defensive miscues in the second contest, the Panthers rounded up all 11 of their runs during another three-inning span and defeated Garden City in an 11-8 final.
Nine runs in the first inning provided a little foreshadowing for Tuesday's Western Athletic Conference opener between Class 5A power Great Bend and Liberal. The Lady Panthers needed just six innings to complete two 15-0 wins.
GARDEN CITY- A 10-point spread separated the Great Bend girls swim team from host Garden City as the Panthers took the top spot and won their fourth straight competition at Tuesday's quadrangular.
Following a 2-0 run by the opposition, Great Bend used a free kick by junior Alondra Garcia late in the first half and sophomore Araceli Delgadillo's goal late in the second to knot the game at two.
Liberal High School boys track polled 136 points for a first place team finish at Tuesday's Great Bend Invitational. Of the six teams competing, Great Bend boys collected 121 team points and a second seed while Manhattan, Dodge City, Hays and Hoisington finished in order in the final standings. The Panther girls took fifth place with 58 team points and seven points above Liberal who finished last with 51. Dodge City was the top finisher in the girls division with 147 points.
DODGE CITY- A second half shoot over by junior mid fielder Alondra Garcia was all the visiting Panthers could muster as Great Bend dropped their second straight WAC road contest Monday night in Dodge City.
GARDEN CITY- Great Bend Middle School boys and girls track combined for 11 first place finishes at last week's Horace Good Meet. The girls posted 38 top three finishers while the Panther boys saddled 34 top three performances for a total of 72 medals for the day.
HAYS- Grant Harris sailed through the first flight of singles on Monday and helped Great Bend to a third place finish at the Hays Varsity Invitational.
Dalton Dicks and Daniel Abbott 1-1