In an unusual twist of fate on Thursday, Great Bend played its first high school baseball games at the new City of Great Bend Sports Complex as the visiting team against non-conference opponent Hoisington.
In a high school softball doubleheader that was moved due to rain earlier in the week, Great Bend lit up its home field as the visiting team on Thursday, scoring 25 runs on 28 hits.
Barton Community College will be hosting an inaugural KJCCC Versus ICCAC Challenge track and field meet today and Saturday at the Track/Soccer Complex on campus.
It has been a rough start to the Western Athletic Conference season for the Great Bend High School girls' soccer team.
Great Bend High School's scheduled baseball and softball doubleheaders for today at Hoisington have been moved to the City of Great Bend Sports Complex, starting at 5 p.m. The twinbills initially were slated to start at 4, but grounds crews have been working on the fields since mid-morning and officials determined they needed another hour to have the fields in playing condition.
LARNED - A year removed from finishing in third place in the Class 3A state softball tournament, Larned High School has begun this season 1-3.
This afternoon - weather permitting - the Great Bend High School Panthers baseball team will open their season in non-conference action at Hoisington.
It was the second meeting of the Great Bend High School girls' soccer team and Liberal in four days.
The last time Great Bend High School had a boys golfer advance to the Class 5A state tournament was 2009.
BUHLER - Coming off a sweep of their home tennis invite, the Great Bend High School Panthers nearly swept the competition at Buhler Invitational on Monday.
SALINA - The Great Bend High School softball team swept a pair of pitcher's duels against Salina Sacred Heart on Monday.
The Great Bend High School varsity baseball team's scheduled season-opening doubleheader with Liberal, set for 4 today at the City of Great Bend Sports Complex, has been postponed.
It has been a case of mixing and matching in the preseason for Randy Beck.
The Great Bend High School girls' swim team took first place at the home meet on Monday at the Kirkman Activity Center pool.
CLASS 3A BOYS
BY JIM MISUNAS
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KBCA basketball rankings
The 1-5A high school boys state swim meet took place this past weekend at the Topeka-Capitol Federal Natatorium in Topeka. Great Bend swimmers results are:
The Hoisington Cardinal Wrestling Team dominated the Regional Tournament held this past Friday and Saturday at Russell. On the first day of competition the team got on a roll and advanced 11 out of their 14 wrestlers into the semifinals on the championship side of the bracket. The team than went on to win 8 of the semifinal matches to secure an insurmountable lead at the conclusion of the first day of competition. The second day went much the same as the first day. The Cardinals advanced all six of their non-championship finalists into the consolation finals.
Both Great Bend Bowling teams concluded their regular season on Thursday as they competed in the WAC Tournament in Garden City. The Lady Panthers dominated the tournament from start to finish. The girls squad captured 17 of the possible 21 points possible as they won the tournament. However, they fell just short of Garden City who was able to hang on to claim the Conference title. This ended the Lady Panthers 4 year run as conference champions. Sophomore Allie Brodrick paced the team as she rolled a 1st place series of 599 which include a high game of 259. Senior ...
LIBERAL - Liberal battled past pesky Great Bend by outscoring the Panthers down the stretch for a 45-40 Western Athletic Conference victory.
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