There's no clear-cut favorite in the boys eight-team field for the Class 1A-Division II state basketball tournament in Hays.
Going into the Class 1A-Division I state basketball tournament at Emporia, the Macksville High School boys' basketball team is 22-1 and the No. 2 seed.
The athletes at Otis-Bison High School have really outdone themselves this year. First, they made a run all the way to the Eight-Man Division-II football state championship game. Now, they have punched their ticket to the Class 1A Division-II state basketball tournament in Hays. "We've got good athletes," Otis-Bison head coach Alan Clark said. "Last year, you had to win regionals to make it to sub-state because 1A wasn't divided. We won the regional and ...
For the Macksville High School boys' basketball team, a trip to the Class 1A state basketball tournament is an old-hat scenario.
CLASS 6A GIRLS DODGE CITY Sub-state A-Wichita Northwest 50, Goddard 41 Sub-state B-Maize 45, Dodge City 34 OLATHE Sub-state A-Olathe South 61, Lawrence Free State 41 Sub-state B-Olathe East 56, Olathe Northwest 43 OVERLAND PARK Sub-state A-SM West 62, Blue Valley West 55 Sub-state B-Blue Valley Northwest 31, Blue Valley North 23 TOPEKA Sub-state A-Wichita Heights 64, Manhattan 51 Sub-state B-Topeka Washburn Rural 74, Wichita Southeast 64 CLASS 5A BOYS PITTSBURG Sub-state A-St. Thomas Aquinas ...
STATE TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS First-round games Boys CLASS 6A at Wichita Wednesday's games Dodge City (19-2) vs Leavenworth (16-6), 3 p.m.; BV Northwest (21-1) vs Wichita Northwest (15-7), 4:45 p.m.; Olathe East (19-3) vs. Washburn Rural (18-4), 6:30 p.m.; Wichita Heights (22-0) vs Blue Valley West (9-13), 8:15 p.m. CLASS 5A at Topeka Thursday's games Andover Central (16-5) vs St. Thomas Aquinas (13-9), 3 p.m.; McPherson (21-1) vs Bishop Miege (11-11), 4:45 p.m.; Kansas City Washington ...
The path was set. At 11-8, the Otis-Bison High School boys' basketball team entered the Class 1A Division-II sub-state bracket as a No. 3 seed. The seeding set up an uphill battle where the apparent underdogs, the Cougars, would have to best the likes of No. 8-ranked, No. 2-seeded Chase and No. 1-ranked, No. 1-seeded Wilson. However, according to Otis-Bison head coach Alan Clark, anyone calling the Cougars underdogs didn't realize one thing, their regular ...
LARNED - The Hoisington High School boys' basketball team led for nearly 28 of the 32 minutes in its Class 3A sub-state second-round game on Friday night.
ST. JOHN - The Macksville High School boys' basketball team weathered a late storm of 3-pointers from the No. 1-seeded Ashland on Saturday night to win, 61-58.
SALINA - Entertaining the hopes of an upset special, Great Bend High School trimmed a nine-point halftime deficit to six points and had the basketball midway through the third quarter.
GIRLS Quivira Heights 53, Natoma 43 HAYS - The Quivira Heights High School girls' basketball team was able to edge Natoma on Thursday night in Hays to advance to the Class 1A Division-II sub-state championship. The game will be played at the Felten Middle School in Hays on Saturday at 6 p.m. The Lady Thunderbirds will be playing Wilson, which beat Otis-Bison on Thursday, 53-38. St. John 39, Spearville 28 ST. JOHN - St. John ...
WICHITA - After only four years of existence at Great Bend High School, the boys and girls bowling teams have already been to the Class 5-1A state meet twice with the most recent being a trip for both this year.
HAYS - In a tale of two halves on Thursday evening in an opening-round Class 5A sub-state basketball tournament game, the Great Bend High School Panthers picked the second half to hit their stride.
Just showing up is not enough. That is the mindset of the Great Bend High School bowling teams going into the Class 5-1A state bowling meet today in Wichita according to head coach Mike Perry. The meet begins for the Lady Panthers at 9:30 a.m., with the boys following. "Our kids are hungry," Perry said. "I know its cliche, but there is a look in their eyes. Since they've been here before, they aren't going ...
Here we go again. The storyline is familiar: Great Bend High School vs. Hays. Yet this time the stakes are much higher. This is the Class 5A sub-state basketball tournament, mind you. Winning 2 of 3 in the season series extends your season. Great Bend and Hays - Western Athletic Conference foes alike - enter tonight's game in Hays with tipoff set for 7. Great Bend is 11-9 overall and Hays is 10-9. The winner ...
HERINGTON - The Ellinwood High School girls' track and field team won a Class 2A regional championship on Friday, scoring 93 points to top Berean Academy, which finished with 88.
TOPEKA - With a 12th-place finish, the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers did something no other swim team has done at the Class 5-1A state swimming championships.
The Larned High School boys' golf team will compete on Monday morning in the Class 4A state tournament at Cherry Oaks Golf Course in Cheney.
ST. JOHN - Tanner Tranbarger, Henry Penner and Isaac Seibert led the Macksville High School boys' track and field team to a Class 1A regional championship on Friday.
SALINA - On Friday in a Class 5A regional track and field meet, Great Bend High School pole vaulters Chris Burley, Selam Ball and Hannah Middleton - along with throwers Jayce Brack and Nick Warren - qualified for the upcoming state championships in Wichita.
OVERLAND PARK - Chance Haney got it right the second time around.
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CLASS 6A, OVERLAND PARK
It will be the high-flying pole vaulters from Great Bend High School taking to the stage today at Salina District Stadium - site of a Class 5A regional track and field meet.
HAYS - The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team closed their season with a 5-0 loss against Hays in a opening-round game of a Class 5A regional tournament.
HUGOTON - The Larned High School Indians had their season close in a Class 4A regional baseball tournament on Wednesday afternoon.
ULYSSES - Things just wouldn't go right at the plate for the Hoisington High School softball team on Wednesday afternoon.
It all comes down to one day in qualifying for the upcoming Class 6-1A state high school track and field meet, set for next weekend at Cessna Stadium on the Wichita State University campus.
Great Bend High School had seven swimmers qualify for the Class 5-1A state swim meet, which will start on today with the diving competition at Hummer Sports Complex in Topeka.