Great Bend's Alex Reed, a 6-3, 174-pound senior wide receiver/kick returner, has juked, stuttered and streaked his way into playmaker status for the Panthers.
The speed of the football game for Great Bend High School needs to accelerate into turbo mode tonight, when the Panthers (1-1) entertain Class 6A top-ranked Wichita Heights (3-0) at Memorial Stadium.
Stafford High School looks to continue its success by upsetting undefeated Otis-Bison in an Eight-Man Division-II matchup Friday night.
Some Great Bend High School football fans are probably wondering why the Panthers scheduled Class 5A powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas and 6A brute Wichita Heights so early in the season on an already loaded schedule.
At a cross country meet, the tranquil scene of tall grass, shade trees and rolling hills are covered up by the cars of parents and the busses parked and waiting for the athletes' rides home.
The pageantry that comes with the annual Homecoming game for Great Bend High School won't be a distraction for the Panthers.
TOPEKA - The Great Bend High School volleyball team traveled to the capitol city on Saturday to take part in perhaps the Lady Panthers' toughest competition of the season.
Behind solid blocking and solid running by Bryce Hofmeister helped the Great Bend High School junior varsity football team ease past Garden City 38-20 win over Garden City Monday night at Memorial Stadium.
GBHS finishes in third place
GARDEN CITY - Even though the Great Bend High School Panthers moved the ball running from the shotgun formation the entire half, they continually shot themselves in the foot.
GARDEN CITY - In the days leading up to Friday night's high school football game with Garden City, Great Bend head coach Bo Black wondered aloud what type of team he had.
HOISINGTON - Unbeaten Hoisington High School christened its football field with a 42-12 win the Ellinwood Eagles in Mid-Central Activities Association League play.
LARNED - The Mid-Central Activities Association girls' golf meet - the Larned Invitational - was held Thursday at the Larned Country Club.
HAYS - Great Bend High School's Rubi Torres broke her own school record Thursday at the Hays High School Invitational while leading the Panthers girls' cross country team to a first place finish.
When Great Bend High School's football team takes on Garden City tonight, it will be the Panthers' first game since opening the season two weeks ago.
BURRTON - Macksville High School's girls have earned a reputation as the ultimate underdog after back-to-back upset basketball victories.
RUSSELL - Pratt High School's Spencer Sullivan scored the game-winning basket and Larned High missed two final attempts as the Greenbacks rallied for a 70-69 Class 4A Division-II sub-state basketball championship victory in double overtime.
They never looked comfortable.
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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.
Hoisington High School has hired a new head football coach.
HAYS - Put it down as a three-peat.
SALINA - Larned High School senior Kaiden Reed finished a 35-14 season with a 2-2 record in the Class 4A State Wrestling Championship.
PARK CITY - The Great Bend High School wrestling team finished in 14th place on Saturday at the Class 5A State Wrestling Tournament.
From the stifling defense to the multiple scoring opportunities on defense, everything went Great Bend High School's way as the Lady Panthers challenged Hays on Friday night.