Mainstays for the Great Bend High School Panthers baseball team, seniors Mitch Kottas, Jace Bowman and Connor Sell have been named as All-Western Athletic Conference first-team selections in a vote by league coaches.
WICHITA - Larned High School's Carrie Kellie picked the perfect time to unleash a personal-best jump of 36 feet, nine inches in the triple jump.
WICHITA - Great Bend High School pole vaulter Chris Burley had his hands full on Friday in the Class 6-1A state track and field championships at Cessna Stadium on the Wichita State University campus.
WICHITA - Larned High School's Carrie Kellie won a Class 4A state title in the triple jump (36-9), and also finished third in the long jump (17 feet, 3 1/4 inches) on Friday at the 6-1A state track and field championships.
WICHITA - Great Bend High School's Chris Burley, Selam Ball, Hannah Middleton, Jacy Quade and Chon Chavez finished in the top seven in their individual events to earn medals on Friday.
School records are hard to break.
The Ellinwood High School track and field team qualified 18 kids to compete at the Class 6-1A state track and field championships today and Saturday.
On one side of the spectrum, there's senior 110-meter hurdler/200 sprinter Matt Moyd, in quest of a gold medal.
DeleteHOISINGTON - Drive and determination propelled Hoisington High School long jumper Savannah Rose to a Class 3A state championship at the 6-1A state track and field championship last year.
Memorial Day weekend is Great Bend High School senior thrower Jacy Quade's final Class 6-1A state track and field championships at Wichita State's Cessna Stadium.
For Macksville High School's Adam Oak, he has always been the groomsman, never the groom at the Class 6-1A state track and field championships.
SENECA - The experience of competing at a Class 2A state golf tournament got to many of the Ellinwood High School golfers, according to Eagles head coach Greg Maxwell.
LAWRENCE - The neatly cropped greens and plush fairways of Alvamar Country Club is its trademark.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - In his first trip to a Class 4A state golf tournament, Larned High School sophomore Michael Reece finished fourth on Monday at Dub's Dread Golf Club.
HUTCHINSON - Despite a tough start, St. John High School golf team finished as the No. 2 team at the Class 1A state tournament on Monday at Highlands Country Club.
By Jim Misunas
JUNCTION CITY- Battling against a six-team lineup including schools from the Topeka and Kansas City areas, Great Bend boys track and field saddled a first place finish at Friday's Junction City Invitational. Meanwhile the Great Bend girls team wrapped up competition with a fourth slot in the final standings with 80, one seed above Shawnee Heights at 78.
CIMARRON- Ellinwood girls track combined for 109 team points and a second place finish out of nine teams at Thursday's Cimarron Invitational. Ellinwood boys took the eighth slot with 20 points. Meade won the championship in the girls division while South Gray posted the top spot in the boys meet.
KINSLEY- St. John's boys wrapped up competition with 47 team point and a third place team finish while the girls team placed fourth with 41 points at Thursday's Kinsley Invitational. A total of nine school competed in both boys and girls meets.
Great Bend registered six first place performances and five state-qualifying times out of 12 events to take the gold at Thursday's quadrangular at the BCCC natatorium.
HAVEN- The Hoisington Cardinal baseball team outlasted the Haven Wildcats on Tuesday picking up a doubleheader sweep by scores of 9-6 and 8-1.
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 Prep, Larned and Russell/Victoria. Russell defeated Larned 5-2 in last year's regional final at Larned.