The Western Athletic Conference wrestling showdown between Great Bend High School and Hays played out as expected.
CLAFLIN - The Central Plains High School girls' basketball team built a 30-16 lead by halftime, and maintained the lead throughout the second half to beat Larned on Thursday night.
The Great Bend High School boys' bowling team swept Garden City on Thursday afternoon at Walnut Bowl, winning all seven points available in the Western Athletic Conference.
In high school wrestling, it's Great Bend vs. Hays for the Western Athletic Conference championship.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School girls' basketball team outscored Victoria 21-8 in the third quarter to put the game out of reach on Tuesday night, winning 59-22.
With the Class 5A regional wrestling tournament just around the corner, the Great Bend High School Panthers appear to be hitting their stride at just the right time.
MANHATTAN - The Great Bend High School swim team closed the regular season with a fourth-place finish on Saturday.
The leg-weary Manhattan High School Indians, coming off a game the night before like their counterpart, Great Bend, jumped ahead 15-8 in the first quarter on Saturday night at Panther Gymnasium.
The Manhattan High School girls' basketball team opened and closed Saturday night's non-conference road game against Great Bend with big runs to win 38-22 at Panther Fieldhouse.
SALINA - The Great Bend High School boys' swimming team finished in third place at the Salina meet on Wednesday.
CLAFLIN - Down 40-39 with one minute, 50 seconds remaining, Jamie Waters knocked down a 3-pointer for the St. John High School girls' basketball team.
CLAFLIN - The St. John High School boys' basketball team climbed out of a 40-28 hole in the final quarter to beat Central Plains 56-50.
LIBERAL - Someone once said that a cat has nine lives.
It wasn't easy, but now it's over.
RUSSELL - Larned's boys held a nine-point lead and were two minutes away from their first state basketball appearance since 1994. The Indians lost a 3-point lead in the first overtime and a 4-point lead in the second overtime.
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BURRTON - Macksville High School's girls have earned a reputation as the ultimate underdog after back-to-back upset basketball victories.
They never looked comfortable.
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.