The Great Bend High School girls' swim team finished fifth at the Great Bend Invitational on Friday at Kirkman Activity Center.
Wyatt Bayless was getting ribbed by some of his teammates as they walked away from the City of Great Bend Sports Complex Friday evening.
Mitch Kottas went after Liberal High School's batters with a vengeance Thursday evening at the City of Great Bend Sports Complex.
A pair of double plays got Great Bend High School freshman pitcher Hunter Middleton out of jams in the first and second innings of Game 1 of a doubleheader against Garden City on Thursday.
HIGH SCHOOL TRACK & FIELD
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team fell short on the road against Western Athletic Conference foe Dodge City on Thursday.
The problem right now for the Great Bend High School Panthers is a lack of stringing together two complete games in a day.
It finally happened.
STERLING - They've done it again.
HUTCHINSON - The Great Bend High School Lady Panthers finished second at the Hutchinson swim meet behind Andover on Monday.
ELLINWOOD - Bailey Schartz, a senior at Ellinwood High School, signed a letter of intent to play tennis for Washburn University in Topeka.
Scoring opportunities were in short supply for the Great Bend High School girls' soccer team on Monday.
ST. JOHN - The Macksville High School boys' track and field team won the St. John Keith Blide track and field invite on Friday.
A high-powered offense carried the Great Bend High School baseball team to a 13-8 win over Junction City in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday at the City of Great Bend Sport Complex.
As the Western Athletic Conference baseball and softball races heat up, it will tend to bring plenty more fanfare to the City of Great Bend Sports Complex.
#1 Singles Rigo Miranda 2-1 2nd place
Great Bend forward Keely Ireland belted out three goals while fellow sophomores Araceli Delgadillo and Melani Garcia scored a goal each to lead the Panthers to a 6-1 win over visiting Liberal in Tuesday afternoon play.
BUHLER- Grant Harris swept through the first round of singles play as the Great Bend tennis team posted a second place finish at Tuesday's quadrangular in Buehler. Buhler won the quad with 27 team points, while the Panthers finished with 12.
Ellinwood jv track girls come up big at home meet, boys finish fifth
#1 doubles Jace Whetham, Daniel Abbott 0-2
Great Bend Red
Seven qualifiers represented Great Bend as the Panthers declared their second straight victory at Monday's five-team meet at the BCCC natatorium.
In four seasons, Grant Harris is undefeated at the annual Great Bend Invitational tennis tournament following Saturday's competition. The Panther senior improved his season record to 7-1 on Saturday and recorded his fourth straight victory at the annual meet.
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.