GODDARD - Great Bend swept a pair of high school volleyball road matches on Tuesday evening, beating Wichita Campus, 25-18, 25-20, and host Goddard Eisenhower, 25-14, 25-23.
It was the final home game of the regular season for the Great Bend High School boys' soccer team on Tuesday evening.
Garden City High School golfer Abbey Campbell edged teammate and Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year Abby Shaddix by a stroke, carding a 37 on Tuesday at The Club at StoneRidge for first place in the 2012 Lady Panther Invite.
GARDEN CITY - Any team would want to finish the regular season on a roll, and it can't be done much better than the Great Bend High School girls' tennis team.
SALINA - Wrapping up their season, the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers junior varsity tennis team captured sixth place out of eight teams last Thursday at the Salina Central invitational.
While it got two touchdowns in the second half, the Great Bend High School junior varsity football team couldn't dig itself out on Monday evening.
DODGE CITY - After disposing of Dodge City High School 24-7 on Friday night in a critical Western Athletic Conference football clash, the Great Bend Panthers are off to their best start since their 8-3 campaign in 2007.
OTIS - After four weeks of play, senior tailback Dylan Wissman looked to be the sole driver of the Otis-Bison High School football team's offense.
Establishing their best Great Bend High School Invitational record and finish in five seasons, the Lady Panthers placed third out of seven teams on Saturday at Panther Fieldhouse.
JUNCTION CITY - Chon Chavez matched his personal best time on Saturday to lead Great Bend High School's boys' cross-country team to a fourth-place finish in Junction City.
McPHERSON - The Great Bend High School girls' tennis team accomplished something that head coach Shannon Schartz hasn't seen in his 36 years.
CLAFLIN - The Canton-Galva High School football team held an 8-0 lead after the first quarter, but Central Plains took the lead before halftime and never turned back in Eight-Man action on Friday night.
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DODGE CITY - Already duplicating their season win total of each of the last two football campaigns, the Great Bend HIgh School Panthers came up with a huge road victory on Friday night, whacking Dodge City 24-7.
ELLINWOOD - Larned High School missed sweeping the Mid-Central Activities Association girls' tennis tournament on Thursday by one match.
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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