Scores of interest
Class 5A Great Bend High School's football team had the toughest all-class schedule in the state the last two seasons - both 4-5 campaigns.
St. Thomas Aquinas High School head football coach Mike Thomas doesn't have to worry about Gardner-Edgerton star Bubba Starling anymore in district play.
LIBERAL - The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team opened its season against defending Western Athletic Conference champion Liberal.
Because of heat-related issues,Thursday's Great Bend High School cross country invitational was canceled.
LARNED - The Larned High School volleyball opened its season on Tuesday by hosting a quadrangular, including LaCrosse, Otis-Bison and Hays.
GODDARD - Great Bend High School's volleyball team opened its season Tuesday night at the Goddard Eisenhower triangular.
Great Bend High School boys' soccer head coach Gus Prieto said that he saw a lot of good things from his teams at Friday night's preseason scrimmages.
Great Bend High School gave a sneak preview of the fall sports teams on Friday night.
LYONS - The season-opening tennis matches for Great Bend High School found the Panthers taking their junior varsity to the Lyons varsity invitational.
With the fall sports season getting under way, a full evening of activities will be held on the Great Bend High School campus late this afternoon and tonight.
Great Bend High School head coach Bo Black and his football staff genuinely entertained the prospect of having a two-platoon system at quarterback with Mitch Kottas and Matt Marshall.
The Great Bend High School Panthers proudly wore the label of having the toughest all-class football schedule in the state last season.
Great Bend's girls' high school tennis team opens the 2011 fall campaign earlier than any other sport.
BUHLER - The Great Bend High School boys' tennis team couldn't get things going in the quadrangular in Buhler on Tuesday evening.
In their final home games of the regular season, Great Bend High School's baseball team split a doubleheader against Liberal on Tuesday night at the Great Bend Sports Complex.
HUTCHINSON - Larned High golfer Michael Reece earned first-place medalist honors with a 7-over-par 79 Monday at The Highlands Golf Club.
The Great Bend High School girls' swim team locked up another first-place finish this season, claiming the top spot in a quadrangular on Monday evening at Kirkman Activity Center.
GREAT BEND - Grant Harris led Great Bend High School's tennis team with a first-place at No. 1 singles at the Great Bend Invitational. Great Bend finished third with 36 points. Harris cruised through a 6-0 record. His closest match was a 8-6 decision over Sterling's Zach Brashear.
By Jim Misunas
The Great Bend High School girls' swim team hosted a swim meet on Thursday at Kirkman Activity Center.
PREP TRACK & FIELD
McPHERSON - The Great Bend High School boys' tennis team finished sixth in the season-opening McPherson tournament on Monday.