Sophomore Greg Burley, a 132-pounder from Great Bend High School, has been named as a first-team selection for the All-Western Athletic Conference wrestling team.
In a trying 2011-12 campaign that produced a 3-16 record, one of the constants for the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers was post player Elizabeth Kutina.
The Great Bend High School bowling team placed eight rollers on the All-Western Athletic Conference teams, four on the boys' teams and four on the girls' teams.
Hoisington High School claims the most selections in the All-Mid-Central Activities Association basketball teams.
The Central Prairie League had five high school basketball teams make state tournaments this season - St. John girls, Otis-Bison boys, Central Plains girls, Ness City boys and Victoria girls.
The painful road to recovery for Jace Bowman began shortly after the Great Bend High School senior injured his right knee in football practice.
SOLOMON - The Ellinwood High School power lifting team competed at the Class 2A state meet on Saturday.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Former Great Bend High School Panthers head football coach Mike Zoffuto passed away on Sunday, Feb. 26, at Northwest Texas Hospital. Zoffuto, age 65, will long be remembered for the mark he left on Great Bend.
CLASS 6-1A STATE BASKETBALL
EMPORIA - The tears began to flow shortly after the St. John High School Lady Tigers posed for the Class 1A Division-I second-place trophy picture on the hardwood at White Auditorium Saturday night.
OTIS - The Class 1A Division-II state tournament basketball championship game was decided by three-point plays - in double overtime.
MANHATTAN - It came down to the wire in the Class 2A state tournament girls' third-place basketball game at Bramlage Coliseum on Saturday.
HAYS - Neither basketball team led by more than four points until the final three minutes, 32 seconds in the Class 1A Division-II semifinal state tournament game at Gross Memorial Coliseum on Friday night.
MANHATTAN - The Central Plains High School girls' basketball team did not have an answer for Olpe's Janae Haag.
EMPORIA - Gimmick defenses sometimes are the great neutralizer.
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend High School girls' tennis team placed second at the Dodge City Tennis Invitational on Thursday.
The Great Bend High School football team's anemic offense took several strides forward on Friday night.
HAYS - Both the Great Bend High School girls' and boys' cross-country teams finished in fifth place at the Hays Invitational on Thursday.
LARNED - A 39-yard field goal by Kingman High School's Caden Knoblauch with 1:46 left on the clock silenced a noisy Larned crowd and propelled the Eagles to a 3-0 victory over the Larned Indians on Friday evening at Earl Roberts Stadium.
Central Plains 74, Macksville 0
Abilene 13, Concordia 7
Things started off well for the Great Bend High School football team.
The Great Bend High School football team needs to turn things around offensively.
Kingman (2-0) at Larned (1-1)
LINDSBORG - The Larned Indians remained winless in Central Kansas League play with losses to Smoky Valley and Halstead Tuesday night.
The Great Bend High School volleyball team swept its home triangular on Monday night at the Panther Fieldhouse.
PRATT - The Hoisington High School girls' golf team continue a strong start to the season with a win at the Pratt tournament on Monday.
HAYS - The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team finished tied with Western Athletic Conference rival Hays on Monday.
WICHITA - The Great Bend High School boys' cross-country team finished in seventh place at the Wild Wind Cross-Country Festival over the weekend.
Usually when a football team scores 49 points, you don't compliment the other team's defense.