HOISINGTON - The setting at Elton Brown Field was a sight to behold on Friday night.
OTIS - Both the Otis-Bison High School and St. John football teams felt the difference that a safety can make on Friday night.
CLAFLIN - The Central Plains High School football team's quarterback, Bryce Steiner, was involved in all but one of the Oilers touchdowns on Friday night.
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HOISINGTON - To be sure, most of the overflowing crowd Friday night at Elton Brown Field probably wasn't expecting Class 3A Hoisington High School to knock off 5A Great Bend.
McPHERSON - Costing the Great Bend High School varsity tennis team were near misses at the McPherson Invitational.
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GARDEN CITY - The season has just begun, and the youthful Great Bend High School Lady Panthers are already showing some teeth.
The great unknown is taking place tonight, when Great Bend High School makes the short trip to Hoisington's Elton Brown Field to play the Cardinals to open the 2012 season.
Special teams breakdowns can be the difference between winning and losing close football games.
There were highs and lows for the Great Bend High School cross-country team at the season-opening Great Bend Invitational on Thursday afternoon at Barton Lake course.
The season-opening and home-opening soccer game saw the Great Bend High School boys accomplish something they haven't for 12 years.
Both the St. John High School and Otis-Bison football teams had 1,000-yard rushers last season.
MAIZE - Using a consummate team effort, the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers stormed into suburban Wichita on Tuesday evening and swept a pair of matches to open the season.
Morgan Francis, Macy Moyers, Jami McVay and Brianna Schartz are set to make their Great Bend High School 2012 varsity tennis debuts today at the McPherson Invitational.
Larned will be the site a Class 4A-Division 2 softball regional May 19. Teams competing will be Hoisington-Central Plains, Hays-Thomas More Prep, Larned and Nickerson. State champion Pratt defeated Larned 1-0 in the Class 4A regional final last year.
Hoisington will be the site of a Class 4A-Division 2 baseball regional May 19. Teams competing will be Hoisington-Central Plains, Hays-Thomas More Pre, Larned and Russell/Victoria. Russell defeated Larned 5-2 in last year's regional final at Larned.
HUTCHINSON-Shade Wondra and Bryce Lytle went 2-for-3 and helped lead an 8-hit attack as the Panthers opened the 2015 campaign with a 5-3 win over Andover in the first of a Tuesday doubleheader. Hutch High took advantage of six errors and rallied with a 12-run payload in the bottom of the fifth to defeat Great Bend, 13-3 in the second contest.
GBMS round robin tennis meet with Hays, Salina South, Sterling
HAYS- Great Bend boys track and field recorded a meet-best 234 team points to win the gold at Saturday's Alex Francis Classic. The Panther girls claimed a second place finish with 153 points behind Hays who posted 193 points for the day. Seven teams were represented in boys and girls competition.
There was little doubt the player to watch at the fourth annual Central Kansas All-Star Game was Mr. Basketball in the state of Kansas – Dean Wade.
For the first 20 minutes of the Central Kansas High School All-Star Game Sunday it was the Rachel Doll show. The Ellinwood High School senior dominated the opening 20 minutes and with that led her team to a 93-87 win at the Barton Gym on the campus Barton Community College.
The Western Athletic Conference has released its 2014-15 post season winter sports honors.
MCPHERSON- Grant Harris recorded a second place finish with a 3-1 record in singles play at Monday's season-opening tennis match at McPherson.
MCPHERSON- Lauren Welsh posted a combined 6-for-8 performance at the plate to lead the Great Bend softball team to a 2-game sweep in the season opener against McPherson and Mulvane Monday.
SALINA - All-staters Dean Wade of St. John, Layne Bieberle of Central Plains and Ellinwood's Rachel Doll will participate in the Kansas Basketball Coaches All-Star games June 27 at Kansas Wesleyan University.
Great Bend's boys JV golf team opened their 2015 campaign on the home links on Monday at the StoneRidge Country Club.
SALINA- Great Bend High's women's swim team took the crown in their season-opening meet last Thursday in Salina.
ST. JOHN - St. John's Dean Wade has earned three consecutive high school basketball titles heading to Kansas State University.