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.
CENTRAL PRAIRIE LEAGUE
NEWTON – The Hanover Wildcats will have images of Layne Bieberle dancing in their heads.
NEWTON – The battle of Claflin High classmates swung Victoria High's way.
NEWTON - The Hanover Wildcat offense will be a challenge for the Central Plains Oiler defense in Saturday's Eight-Man I state championship game at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Fischer Field.
By JIM MISUNAS
KANSAS STATE PLAYOFFS
KANSAS STATE PLAYOFFS
NESS CITY - Central Plains football coach Chris Steiner and Ness City coach Chris Bamberger were side-by-side talking about the weather at the Central Prairie League meeting this week.
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