For the better portion of 3 ½ quarters, the Great Bend High School Panthers matched defending Western Athletic Conference champion and current leader Dodge City on Friday night at Panther Fieldhouse.
ST. JOHN - Forget D-Wade of the NBA's Miami Heat.
LIBERAL - It was a matter of survival for the Great Bend High School girls' basketball team, who captured a huge road victory on Saturday night, edging Liberal 45-43.
ST. JOHN - Friday night's Central Prairie League matchup between Macksville and St. John seemed to be a game of polar opposites.
HAYS - In Norbert Muth's seven seasons as head wrestling coach at Great Bend High School, the most state qualifiers he had in the program was 10.
TOPEKA - The Great Bend swim team places in fourth at the Class 5A State Swimming and Diving Meet in Topeka on Saturday.
LIBERAL - With the ball in their hands and time running out in regulation, again in overtime and then once more in double overtime, the Great Bend High School boys' basketball team was unable to get a shot to fall to put Liberal away on Saturday night.
It all started a decade ago, when Brian Burley qualified for the Class 5A state championships in wrestling his senior campaign at Great Bend High School.
Chris Burley of Great Bend High School takes a 29-3 record and a top ranking at 112 pounds by the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association in their latest poll to the Class 5A regional tournament on Saturday in Hays.
Today, the Great Bend High School swim team will be competing in the Kansas Class 5-1A Swimming and Diving State Tournament.
By MACK McCLURE
The Hoisington High School wrestling team will be sending 11 wrestlers to the Class 3-2-1A regional tournament in Beloit, starting tonight and continuing through Saturday.
LIBERAL - The Great Bend bowling team left Liberal with a pair of wins on Tuesday night.
After losing their football opener, the Hoisington Cardinals are rolling.
After hosting a Class 5A regional cross-country meet at Barton Lake, Great Bend High School will be sending three runners to the state meet at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence.
Hoisington 42, Sterling 0
MEADE - The Ellinwood High School girls' cross-country team qualified for another Class 2A State Meet.
After a promising start for both teams, Salina Central High School took control of the Class 5A District 6 game on Friday night.
HUGOTON - The Hugoton High School Eagles put a huge dent in Larned's playoff hopes with a 14-6 upset of the favored Indians Friday evening.
In the driver's seat.
Larned (4-3 overall, 0-1 district) at Hugoton (2-5, 0-1)
LARNED - For the second straight year, Larned High's volleyball team is an underdog and underrated team that few outsiders would expect to qualify for the Class 4A-Division II state tournament.
CLASS 6A-1. Olathe Northwest 33-4; 2. Olathe East 29-8; 3. Blue Valley Northwest 29-7; 4. Blue Valley North 28-8; 5. Blue Valley 24-10; 6. Manhattan 26-11; 7. Maize 32-7; 8. Washburn Rural 25-13; 9. Derby 29-10; 10. Hutchinson 21-16.
The Central Plains High School volleyball team closed out the regular season on Tuesday.
GARDEN CITY - At the end of the Western Athletic Conference volleyball tournament, it was host Garden City that sat atop of the standings.
EMPORIA - The Hoisington High School girls' golf team placed fourth at the Class 3-1A State Golf Tournament on Monday at Emporia Municipal Golf Course.