Tall orders are, well, tall orders.
The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team closed out regular-season play with a decisive win over Wichita Independent on Thursday at Memorial Stadium.
Talk about an instant classic.
It's time for the swing game in Class 5A District 6 football, the second of a three-game district season in determining which two of the four teams qualify for the state playoffs.
The Great Bend High School cross country team travels to Newton for the Class 5A regional meet on Saturday.
The St. John High School volleyball team will host a Class 1A Division-I sub-state tournament on Saturday afternoon.
The Class 5A sub-state volleyball tournament, which is set for Saturday, pits Great Bend in one of four sub-states across the state.
The Macksville High School football team has cruised through its first seven games to remain undefeated with two remaining.
EMPORIA - The Hoisington High School girls' golf team captured second place at the Class 3-1A state meet on Monday.
ROZEL - The Pawnee Heights High School volleyball team swept the competition at its home triangular on Tuesday.
GODDARD - Great Bend High School made a youth movement in girls tennis this season, capped by freshman singles player Morgan Francis and sophomore doubles players Jami McVay and Brianna Schartz competing in their first Class 5A state tournament.
HAYS - Junior Maddie Werth carded a 107 and sophomore McKenna Mauler finished at 110 for Great Bend High School on Monday during the Class 5A state golf tournament at Smoky Hill Country Club.
The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team fell short of its goal to win the Western Athletic Conference title on Monday.
DODGE CITY - The Ellinwood girls' tennis team took first place at the Class 3-1A state meet on Saturday.
CENTRAL PLAINS 70,
HIGH SCHOOL SCORES
ELLINWOOD GIRLS 44, RUSSELL 29
By Jim Misunas
DODGE CITY – Class 2A Central Plains stunned Class 6A Shawnee Mission South 54-38 to advance to Saturday's championship game of the Dodge City Tournament of Champions. The Oilers (10-1) outscored South 30-16 in the second half.
HIGH SCHOOL SCORES
CENTRAL PLAINS 51,
DODGE CITY - Dodge City's girls handed Great Bend its first Western Athletic League loss 55-35 and Dodge City's boys completed a sweep with a 50-36 victory over the Panther boys.
Hesston 60, Larned 32
Defending Mid-Winter Classic champion St. John (9-0) drew the top seed, but innovative scheduling gives the unbeaten Tigers three games next week. St. John will open against the Pratt-Macksville loser at 4:45 p.m. But the Tigers will still play in Friday's second semifinal game at 8:15 p.m. against the Pratt-Macksville winner, which is scheduled Tuesday. The other bracket matches Ness City against Nickerson and Larned versus winless Wichita West (0-8) in Thursday's games.
STAFFORD - Hoisington High, ranked third in Class 3A, swept the Stafford High dual competition with a 4-0 record to stay unbeaten in dual matches. Hoisington defeated Bluestem, 70-7; Chaparral 65-6; Lincoln 76-6 and Nickerson 74-3.
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