Western Athletic Conference
HUTCHINSON - The Great Bend High School Lady Panthers were digging it. They were pouncing at every ball hit their way during a volleyball match with Hutchinson on Thursday evening at the Hutchinson triangular.
Great Bend High School recovered a Wichita North fumble on the game's opening kickoff and scored on the first play from scrimmage, when Bryce Beck ran 24 yards for a touchdown on a reverse.
An impending switch at quarterback for Great Bend High School's football team may have to wait.
Already one-third of the high school football season has been played, and the Great Bend High School Panthers still haven't put together four solid quarters in a game.
After moving ahead 2-0, the Great Bend High School boys' soccer team held off Western Athletic Conference foe Dodge City on Thursday evening at Cavanaugh Field.
SALINA - The Salina South High School girls' tennis tournament marked the first time that Great Bend has finished out of first place in September.
CLAFLIN - The Central Plains High School girls' tennis team won its own quadrangular on Tuesday.
Black says team needs to play with more gusto, more passion
Starting out the season with a 2-1 record, Great Bend High School head football coach Bo Black wants his team to be more spirited and play with more passion.
After capturing its first win last week, the Hoisington High School football team will be looking to follow that up with a Mid-Central Activities Association victory at home against Ellinwood on Friday night.
As goes middle hitter Brenna Haines, so goes the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers.
Thanks to two goals from Enrique Guyton and another from Joaquin Garcia, the Great Bend High School boys' soccer team captured its second Western Athletic Conference win of the season on Tuesday evening.
Tonight is "Jam The Gym" night at Panther Fieldhouse for the Great Bend High School varsity volleyball team.
SALINA- The stakes were raised for Great Bend swimmers at Friday's Salina Invitational. Following a victorious quadrangular in Garden City earlier in the week, the Panther girls threw the momentum into high gear and recorded yet another first place finish at the 12-team Salina Invitational Friday.
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.