At the beginning of this school year, two traditions collided.
The Otis-Bison High School boys' basketball team have a knack for playing up to the postseason.
High school scores
PRATT - The Central Plains High School girls' basketball team will be heading to the Class 2A state tournament in Manhattan on Wednesday after Saturday night's 55-53 victory over Sterling.
HOISINGTON - The Chase High School girls' basketball team traded baskets with Otis-Bison for a little while in the Class 1A Division-II sub-state semifinal game.
LYONS - Derrick Kaiser's brilliant performance wasn't enough to rescue the Hoisington Cardinals Saturday in the Class 3A Lyons basketball substate.
HOISINGTON - The Otis-Bison High School boys' basketball team is making its second trip to the Class 1A Division-II state tournament in two years.
WICHITA - The Great Bend High School boys' bowling team finished in second place at the Class 5-1A state tournament on Friday at Northrock Lanes.
HOISINGTON - The Otis-Bison High School boys' basketball team led by 30 points at halftime in a Class 1A Division-II sub-state semifinal game on Thursday night.
NEWTON - In the first round of a Class 5A sub-state tournament game on Thursday night, the No. 6-seeded Great Bend High School Lady Panthers made sure that they wouldn't have a 50-spot planted on them this time around.
It's the third time in three years that the Great Bend High School boys' bowling team has qualified for the Class 5-1A state tournament.
For the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers, it's going back to where they started.
SALINA - This one hurt.
DODGE CITY - Another doubleheader, another pair of wins for the Great Bend High School softball team.
HAYS - The Great Bend High School boys' golf team finished in seventh place at the Bob Blazer Hays High Invitational on Tuesday.
ELLINWOOD - Kyle Oglesbee's athletic career nearly never was.
LAWRENCE - The Great Bend High School track and field team took athletes to compete in the 87th Annual Kansas Relays on Friday.
SALINA - The Great Bend High School girls' swim team won the Salina Invitational on Thursday evening.
HESSTON - The Central Plains High School boys' tennis team edged Conway Springs 5-4 but fell to host Hesston 8-1 on Thursday afternoon.
ST. JOHN - The St. John-Hudson High School boys' golf team won its own invitational on Wednesday.
HOISINGTON - The Central Plains High School Oilers tennis team placed first at the Hoisington Invitational on April 10, with a total of 28 team points - 12 points over second-place Scott City in the four-team tournament.
Morgan Harwood led the 2013-14 Great Bend High School girls' basketball team in points and rebounds in several games.
For Great Bend High School senior McKenna Mauler, the choice to play basketball for Labette Community College next year was a logical one.
GARDEN CITY - The Great Bend High School girls' swim team won the Garden City Invitational on Tuesday evening.
LIBERAL - They played a total of eight innings.
NICKERSON - After the Hoisington Cardinals worked hard for an opening baseball victory, the nightcap came much easier.
Out of the five first-place finishes for the Great Bend High School track and field teams on Tuesday evening at the Great Bend Invitational, none were so closely watched as the girls' pole vault.
GARDEN CITY - The Great Bend High School boys' golf team finished sixth on Saturday at the Garden City Invitational.