DODGE CITY - After a decade of dominance, the streak is over.
Coming up shy in gunning to advance to bracket play in their own tournament, the Great Bend HIgh School Lady Panthers volleyball team finished with a 1-2 record early Saturday at the GBHS Fieldhouse.
JUNCTION CITY- The Great Bend High School girls' cross country team finished in third place while the boys finished in seventh at the Junction City Invitational on Saturday.
ST. JOHN - St. John High School quarterback Kinser Crissman accounted for 281 of the Tigers' 370 yards in their 47-15 win over Fairfield on Friday.
PRATT -The Ellinwood Lady Eagles lost two at the Pratt Triangular on Tuesday.
The Great Bend High School volleyball team faces off with nearby area team St. John in the first match of the Lady Panthers' home tournament on Saturday at the GBHS Fieldhouse.
The Great Bend High School Panthers first applied the stranglehold on Dodge City at the start of the millennium, when head coach Bo Black began his first season in 2000.
St. John High School will be playing a few freshmen tonight against Fairfield.
Many years ago, one of the forms of communication was to raise a flag.
Great Bend High School head football coach Bo Black used the term "ultra-explosive," when describing Dodge City's big-play offense.
A 6-16 overall record is rather modest for the Great Bend High School varsity volleyball team, not the type of the mark the Lady Panthers prefer.
A crucial Western Athletic Conference football game takes place Friday night, when Great Bend High School heads out to Dodge City to take on the unbeaten Red Demons.
WICHITA - The Great Bend High School junior varsity and freshman football teams traveled to play Wichita Heights on Monday.
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.
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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.