LARNED - Adolfo Ibarra led four Macksville High School basketball players in double figures on Monday afternoon at the Gene Keady Classic.
OSBORNE - Hoisington High School got the wrestling season started off right with a first-place finish at a tournament in Osborne.
ST. JOHN - The St. John High School girls' basketball team graduated their leading scorer and rebounder from last year.
SALINA - It was a slow start to the season for the Great Bend High School boys' swim team.
HAYS - Great Bend High School's final shot from Brock Ibarra for a chance to win was off-target on Saturday afternoon at Hays Middle School.
HAYS - It all hinged on a pair of free throws from Great Bend High School's Regan Unruh.
ELLINWOOD - In spite of a 12-0 run that gave the Ellinwood High School girls' basketball team a two-point lead in the third quarter, the Lady Eagles couldn't keep the pressure going in the final eight minutes..
ELLINWOOD - A fast-break, dribble-drive offense by Ellinwood High School's boys kept Russell in foul trouble most of Friday night's basketball game.
HAYS - Chalk up victory No. 1 for first-year Great Bend High School girls' head basketball coach Carrie Minton and the Lady Panthers.
It's nothing that arriving early to an early-morning team shootaround can't cure.
HAYS - You never know how a basketball team will react in a season opener. One minute they're clicking on all cylinders and the next, well, things goes dormant.
HAYS - Carrie Minton's debut as Great Bend High School's girls' head basketball coach found the Lady Panthers going toe-to-toe with De Soto in a first-round game late Thursday afternoon at the Hays City Shoot-Out.
The high school basketball campaign is finally upon us.
The St. John High School volleyball team boasted three unanimous selections on the All-Central Prairie League first team.
Tanner Tranbarger, a junior defensive back for Macksville High School, was the lone unanimous selection on the All-Central Prairie League football teams.
HAYS- Due to inclement weather, Friday's WAC softball doubleheader between Great Bend and Hays has been postponed to Tuesday, April 28.
#1 singles Jessica Nieto (1-2)
Due to inclement weather, Thursday's GBHS soccer match at Liberal has been postponed and moved to Friday, May 1.
#1 singles- Brady Daniel 3-0, 1st place
GARDEN CITY- Great Bend used a three-inning drive in the middle of Tuesday's first game of a WAC doubleheader and held off a Buffalo rally in the final frame to beat Garden City, 7-4. Despite some defensive miscues in the second contest, the Panthers rounded up all 11 of their runs during another three-inning span and defeated Garden City in an 11-8 final.
Nine runs in the first inning provided a little foreshadowing for Tuesday's Western Athletic Conference opener between Class 5A power Great Bend and Liberal. The Lady Panthers needed just six innings to complete two 15-0 wins.
GARDEN CITY- A 10-point spread separated the Great Bend girls swim team from host Garden City as the Panthers took the top spot and won their fourth straight competition at Tuesday's quadrangular.
Following a 2-0 run by the opposition, Great Bend used a free kick by junior Alondra Garcia late in the first half and sophomore Araceli Delgadillo's goal late in the second to knot the game at two.
Liberal High School boys track polled 136 points for a first place team finish at Tuesday's Great Bend Invitational. Of the six teams competing, Great Bend boys collected 121 team points and a second seed while Manhattan, Dodge City, Hays and Hoisington finished in order in the final standings. The Panther girls took fifth place with 58 team points and seven points above Liberal who finished last with 51. Dodge City was the top finisher in the girls division with 147 points.
DODGE CITY- A second half shoot over by junior mid fielder Alondra Garcia was all the visiting Panthers could muster as Great Bend dropped their second straight WAC road contest Monday night in Dodge City.
GARDEN CITY- Great Bend Middle School boys and girls track combined for 11 first place finishes at last week's Horace Good Meet. The girls posted 38 top three finishers while the Panther boys saddled 34 top three performances for a total of 72 medals for the day.
HAYS- Grant Harris sailed through the first flight of singles on Monday and helped Great Bend to a third place finish at the Hays Varsity Invitational.
Dalton Dicks and Daniel Abbott 1-1
LYONS- It was a tale of same endings for the St. John boys and girls track and field teams as they wrapped up competition Friday at the Lyons Invitational. With only a point's difference in the team scores both the boys and girls squads finished with identical fourth place seeds with the Tiger girls posting 92 team points in the final standings. The boys polled 91 points. Seven teams competed on both sides as Halstead took the crown in the girls division with 139 team points. Lyons was the top finisher for the boys at 122.
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