ST. JOHN - The St. John High School girls basketball season-opening 48-26 win against Pratt-Skyline came quickly became the Teresa Wade Show on Friday night.
ST. JOHN - The St. John High School boys' basketball team overcame shooting 6-for-21 from the free throw line to edge Skyline 55-46 on Friday night.
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS
HAYS - Clutch free-throw shooting bailed out Great Bend High School after host Hays made a late run at the Lady Panthers Saturday morning during the seventh-place game of the Hays City Shoot-Out.
HAYS - The speed of the basketball game increased drastically from the previous two nights for the Great Bend High School Panthers.
In her first season as head basketball coach for Macksville High School, Kathryn McAllister guided the Lady Mustangs to a 9-11 record in 2009-10, including 4-5 in the Central Prairie League.
HAYS - Points were at a premium, and Great Bend High School and Colby spent much of Thursday's opener getting floor burns in the rough-and-tumble opening-round girls game of the Hays City Shoot-Out.
HAYS - Not only did the Great Bend High School boys' basketball team flourish running a variation of the Princeton offense Thursday afternoon during the first round of the Hays City Classic.
The state-champion St. John-Hudson High School volleyball team claims two first-team all-Central Prairie League selections this season.
The Great Bend High School boys' swimming team is returning to the pool after finishing in ninth place at the Class 5-1A state meet.
HAYS - Great Bend High School opens the 2010-11 basketball campaign today at the annual Hays City Shoot-Out.
The Otis-Bison High School football team concluded its most productive season since the 1980s with a second place finish in the Eight-Man Division-II state tournament.
TOPEKA - Wichita Heights High School finished with perfection, drubbing Olathe North 48-14 Saturday afternoon to win the Class 6A state football championship at Yager Stadium.
Most people might not view a 4-5 high school football season as a successful one, yet when you consider it entailed the toughest all-class schedule in the state, then the naysayers might want to think it over.
As of Monday at 8:15 a.m., Abby Morrison's future was set in stone.
Taking second place at the Class 5-1A State Bowling Tournament as an individual is an achievement in itself.
The first area high school basketball team to step up to take the floor in state-tournament action is Central Plains' girls.
The Macksville High School boys' basketball gets their first Class 1A Division-I State Tournament test tonight at 8:15 in Emporia at White Auditorium.
MANHATTAN - The Central Plains girls and St. John boys Class 2A quarterfinal basketball games will be aired live on the Internet through the Kansas State Activities Association and the National Federation of High School Networks.
RUSSELL - Larned's boys held a nine-point lead and were two minutes away from their first state basketball appearance in 20 years. The Indians lost a 3-point lead in the first overtime and a 4-point lead in the second overtime.
It wasn't easy, but now it's over.
CLASS 6A GIRLS
CLASS 1A GIRLS DIVISION I
BURRTON - Macksville High School's girls have earned a reputation as the ultimate underdog after back-to-back upset basketball victories.
They never looked comfortable.
Things were one-sided, as one-sided as one would expect when a No. 1 seed with two losses going against a No. 8 seed with a winless record.
BURRTON - Macksville High School's head boys' basketball coach Jeff Kuckelman was fine when LaCrosse trapped and double teamed scoring-leader Tanner Tranbarger.
WICHITA - The high school basketball season is officially over for the Great Bend boys after a 67-41 loss on the road against Bishop Carroll.