The game clock was melting, and sole possession of the early lead in the Western Athletic Conference boys' basketball standings was at stake.
Great Bend High School opens Western Athletic Conference home action tonight, entertaining a longtime rival in Hays at Panther Gymnasium.
CLAFLIN - The high school basketball game between the Claflin Wildcats and the Macksville Mustangs Friday night was very much a tale of two halves.
CLAFLIN - Going into the game Friday night, both the Claflin High School girls' basketball team and the Macksville Lady Mustangs had something to defend.
LARNED - The Dodge City girls' basketball team is the defending Western Athletic Conference champion and fourth-place finishers at the Class 6A state tournament in Emporia last March.
GARDEN CITY - Practice your free throws. Every day.
GARDEN CITY - Finally.
Great Bend High School embarks on Western Athletic Conference-opening play tonight, when the Panthers travel out west to take on Garden City.
Winter is here, the new year has begun and that can only mean one thing: it's high school bowling season again.
McPHERSON - The Great Bend High School girls' basketball team had its moments while taking on Class 5A No. 7-ranked McPherson Tuesday night at The Roundhouse.
McPHERSON - The inside-outside combination featuring 6-foot-6 post player Christian Ulsaker and point guard Jack Pyle makes Class 5A top-ranked McPherson a tough matchup.
McPHERSON - Great Bend High School girls' head basketball coach Jason Tatkenhorst genuinely believes his team made some positive gains during practices over the Christmas holidays.
McPHERSON - The prospect of playing in The Roundhouse at McPherson High School is always an interesting sidelight.
LAWRENCE - The Great Bend High School track and field team took athletes to compete in the 87th Annual Kansas Relays on Friday.
SALINA - The Great Bend High School girls' swim team won the Salina Invitational on Thursday evening.
HESSTON - The Central Plains High School boys' tennis team edged Conway Springs 5-4 but fell to host Hesston 8-1 on Thursday afternoon.
ST. JOHN - The St. John-Hudson High School boys' golf team won its own invitational on Wednesday.
HOISINGTON - The Central Plains High School Oilers tennis team placed first at the Hoisington Invitational on April 10, with a total of 28 team points - 12 points over second-place Scott City in the four-team tournament.
Morgan Harwood led the 2013-14 Great Bend High School girls' basketball team in points and rebounds in several games.
For Great Bend High School senior McKenna Mauler, the choice to play basketball for Labette Community College next year was a logical one.
GARDEN CITY - The Great Bend High School girls' swim team won the Garden City Invitational on Tuesday evening.
LIBERAL - They played a total of eight innings.
NICKERSON - After the Hoisington Cardinals worked hard for an opening baseball victory, the nightcap came much easier.
Out of the five first-place finishes for the Great Bend High School track and field teams on Tuesday evening at the Great Bend Invitational, none were so closely watched as the girls' pole vault.
GARDEN CITY - The Great Bend High School boys' golf team finished sixth on Saturday at the Garden City Invitational.
WICHITA - The Ellinwood High School track and field team competed in the 2014 Shocker Pre-State Meet on Friday.
WICHITA - In a meet that was designed a precursor to the Class 6-1A State Track and Field Championships, Great Bend High School turned in nine top-6 performances in eight events.
The first chunk of the season has not been kind to the Great Bend High School girls' soccer team.