SALINA - There's nothing like getting a low seed to get the competitive juices flowing, motivating a high school doubles team.
EL DORADO - The Great Bend High School boys' cross country team took fifth place at the El Dorado meet on Saturday.
KIOWA - The Ellinwood High School girls' tennis team took first place at the Class 3-1A regional meet hosted by South Barber on Friday.
SALINA - While the Class 5A girls' tennis regional hosted by Salina Central finally got under way on Saturday, it didn't last long.
Great Bend High School used a gadget play on the Panthers' first play from scrimmage Friday night for an unlikely touchdown.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School football team was able to dominate its final Mid-Central Activities Association opponent on Friday night, beating Larned 41-15.
PEABODY - The Central Plains High School football team leaned on running back Benn Kirmer in a 50-0 win on Friday night.
HILLSBORO - The Great Bend High School junior varsity volleyball team split a pair of matches at Hillsboro on Thursday.
Great Bend High School has emerged in the driver's seat in the Western Athletic Conference football race.
The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team missed a shutout of Western Athletic Conference foe Garden City by one minute, 14 seconds.
The Hoisington High School volleyball team competed at the Great Bend triangular, going 2-0 on Tuesday night.
McKenna Mauler led the Great Bend High School girls' golf team, shooting a 52 at the Lady Panthers Invitational on Tuesday.
HAYS - The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team advanced its winning streak to 10 games on Tuesday against Thomas More Prep-Marian.
On Friday night, the Hoisington High School football team will host Larned in the final Mid-Central Activities Association football game of the season.
Last season, the Great Bend High School boys' soccer team played Junction City to a 3-3 tie on the road.
NEWTON - The Hanover Wildcat offense will be a challenge for the Central Plains Oiler defense in Saturday's Eight-Man I state championship game at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Fischer Field.
By JIM MISUNAS
KANSAS STATE PLAYOFFS
KANSAS STATE PLAYOFFS
NESS CITY - Central Plains football coach Chris Steiner and Ness City coach Chris Bamberger were side-by-side talking about the weather at the Central Prairie League meeting this week.
ST. JOHN - St. John High School basketball all-stater Dean Wade signed his letter of intent with Kansas State University Wednesday. Wade has led St. John to back-to-back state basketball championships.
Great Bend High School's Jayce Brack signed a letter of intent to throw for the Kansas State University track team. When asked what was going through his mind from the time he received the acceptance letter to when he made it all final and it became a reality he said, "It felt good to finally make it official. I've grown up a Kansas State fan and really love the atmosphere at Kansas State and Manhattan. A lot of schools always talk about family but Kansas State is a school that genuinely has a family atmosphere. I was just ...
By Jim Misunas
CLAFLIN – After leading all afternoon, the Central Plains Oilers trailed Spearville 32-28 after the Royal Lancers converted its fourth 2-pointer in the Eight-Man I state football quarterfinals.
MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis scored the game-winning touchdown with 19 seconds left to stun Hoisington High 17-14 Saturday in the Class 3A football playoffs. Hoisington finishes with a 9-2 record as co-champion of the Central Kansas League West Division.
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