Avery Urban led the Hoisington High School football team in tackles last season with 67, including 41 unassisted.
Great Bend High School has reportedly hired Carrie Minton as the Lady Panthers' head basketball coach.
This year marks a couple of milestones for Great Bend High School head tennis coach Shannon Schartz.
Jace Bowman, a recent graduate of Great Bend High School, has been selected as a designated hitter for the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches all-star game.
After one of the most successful seasons in the Great Bend High School boys' tennis team's history, every player on the team was an All-Western Athletic Conference first-team selection.
After a 2012 season that saw the Great Bend High School softball team ring up a 13-game win streak and a Western Athletic Conference title, the Lady Panthers had seven all-conference selections.
The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team had three seniors selected as All-Western Athletic Conference athletes after the 2012 season.
Class 6-1A State Track & Field Championships
WICHITA - Chalk up Nos. 6 and 7 for Macksville High School hurdler Adam Oak.
WICHITA - Chon Chavez's 3,200-meter run got everything started for Great Bend High School at the Class 6-1A state track and field championships.
WICHITA - With the Class 6-1A state track and field championships behind him, Great Bend High School hurdler Matt Moyd was already looking to the future on Saturday.
WICHITA - Second- and third-place finishes at the Class 6-1A state track and field championships are hard to come by.
Class 6-1A State
WICHITA - Austin Stout captured a pair of fourth-place finishes at the Class 6-1A state track and field championships for the Hoisington High School boys - one in the 300-meter hurdles (41.12 seconds) and one in the high jump (six feet, two inches).
WICHITA - Hoisington High School's Savannah Rose did not have a repeat of last year's Class 3A long jump state championship.
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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