For the Great Bend High School softball team, this season is all about the team's experience.
Losing only four seniors to graduation, the Great Bend High School Panthers baseball team entertains some high expectations entering the 2011 campaign.
WICHITA - The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team began its season in style, beating Haysville Campus 4-1 to open the Wichita Titan Classic on Wednesday.
Seniors dominated The Associated Press All-America team for the first time in five years.
HAYS - A year after having a pair of Great Bend High School athletes take Class 5A state championships in three events, the track and field team picked up five first-place finishes in its first meet of the season at Fort Hays State University on Saturday.
The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team begins its season on the road at the Wichita South Titan Classic on Monday against Haysville Campus at 4 p.m. - weather permitting.
Unlike the other All-Western Athletic Conference selections, the wrestling portion was cut-and-dried.
The All-Mid-Central Activities Association list is in and no high school is more represented than Hoisington, which claimed eight of the 24 spots on the girls' and boys' first and second teams.
The Central Prairie League has proven its strength after sending four of its nine high school boys basketball teams to a state tournament.
Dalton Bell, out of Hoisington High School represented the South at the first North vs. South District Four Senior Classic Wrestling Tournament.
Great Bend High School was well-represented on the All-Western Athletic Conference girls basketball team, with seniors Lexie Brack, Cassidy Tutak and Kalie LeShore garnering first-team honors.
Great Bend High School landed two players on the All-Western Athletic Conference basketball first team - Greg Hildebrand and Dakota Ellis - and two others on the second team in Will Gray and Jace Bowman.
The Great Bend High School bowling teams have eight bowlers on an All-Western Athletic Conference team after the 2011 season that sent both the boys and the girls to the Class 5-1A state tournament.
CLASS 6A STATE
TONGANOXIE - Heading in, they knew it would be tough, and the Tonganoxie tournament did not disappoint.
SALINA - The Great Bend High School girls' tennis team finished tied for fir fifth place with Wichita Kapaun Mt. Carmel on Thursday evening at the Salina South Tennis Invitational.
LARNED - In a game dominated by momentum exchanges, the Larned High School Indians finally closed the door on Nickerson with an interception by Evan Skelton on the Larned 35-yard line, enabling the Indians to defeat the Nickerson Panthers 33-25 at Earl Roberts Field on Friday evening.
You could feel it coming.
LAWRENCE - The Great Bend High School girls' cross-country team finished in 21st place in the Blue Division at Rim Rock Farm.
The times for the Great Bend High School cross-country team's races on Saturday at the Rim Rock Farms tournament has changed.
Larned's Dorothy Keenan drives the ball in a tournament at Larned. Larned High's golf team captured first place at Russell Monday. Larned's Dorothy Keenan earned first place medalist (44) for the fourth time this season. Emma Ayre placed eighth, and Madison Gleason and Haley Skelton tied for 10th.
By Jim Misunas
A pair of goals was all the Great Bend High School boys' soccer team to edge out their Western Athletic Conference rivals Hays.
SALINA - The Great Bend High School girls' golf team placed sixth as a team at the Salina South Invitational. The Lady Panthers were led by Sarah Mauler, who carded a 98.
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend High School girls' tennis team placed second at the Dodge City Tennis Invitational on Thursday.
The Great Bend High School football team's anemic offense took several strides forward on Friday night.