The Great Bend High School boys' bowling team will be heading to the Class 5-1A state tournament on Friday at Northrock Lanes in Wichita after winning its regional on Saturday.
HAYS - The Hoisington High School wrestling team accomplished something that no other wrestling team in the history of the school has done - finish as the runner-up of the Class 3-1A state tournament.
PARK CITY - It wasn't the outcome that he was looking for, but Great Bend High School wrestler Chris Burley took second place at the Class 5A state wrestling tournament on Saturday in the 120-pound weight class.
With all eight Great Bend High School wrestlers advancing to today's portion of the Class 5A state tournament, the Panthers only have one going for a state championship in Park City.
Great Bend High School plays host to Hays tonight in Western Athletic Conference basketball action at Panther Fieldhouse.
Great Bend's Walnut Bowl will be hosting one of the state's four Class 5-1A regional high school bowling tournaments on Saturday.
It's sufficient to say the Great Bend High School Panthers wrestling team will be well-represented at this weekend's Class 6-5A state tournament.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School wrestling team has nine athletes making the trip to Fort Hays State University today for the Class 3-1A state tournament.
RANSOM - The Central Plains High School girls' basketball team put away Western Plains early on Tuesday night to close out the regular season with a 74-20 win.
TOPEKA - Great Bend High School head boys' swimming coach Steve Beaumont is calling this year's Class 5-1A meet one of the best for the Panthers.
RUSSELL - The Hoisington High School wrestling team qualified nine athletes for the Class 3-1A state tournament for the second time in school history.
TOPEKA - The Great Bend High School swim team finished in 15th place at the Class 5-1A state meet on Saturday at Hummer Park.
KINSLEY - The Central Plains High School girls' basketball team made only one 3-pointer in the overtime win against Kinsley on Friday night.
DODGE CITY - There was no comeback victory for the Dodge City High School girls' basketball team against Great Bend on Friday night at the DCHS Fieldhouse.
DODGE CITY - Smothering on-ball defensive pressure provided the needed gusto for the Dodge City High School Red Demons to stick a fork in Great Bend's early lead.
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.