A freak accident left standout Great Bend High School track and field distance runner Rubi Torres in pain last week, prior to last Friday's Class 5A regional track and field meet at Friends University in Wichita.
All the hard work, the sweat and strain of grueling regular-season drills have diminished.
LARNED - The Larned High School track and field team qualified five individuals for the Class 3A state meet on Friday and Saturday at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.
Larned High School softball coach Carl Miller and the Lady Indians knew that they would take some lumps, when they scheduled the likes of Class 6A Garden City and Class 5A schools Great Bend and Hays.
There will be a bonfire at Jordaan Park immediately following the Larned High School athletic banquet tonight at approximately 9.
Hoisington High School qualified four individuals and a relay team for the Class 3A state track and field meet on Friday and Saturday in Wichita.
The Otis-Bison High School track and field team qualified seven athletes for the Class 1A portion of the state track and field meet on Friday and Saturday at Wichita State University's Cessna Stadium.
Sophomore Chris Burley and senior Simon Sullivan, out of Great Bend High School, share a special yet competitive bond.
EMPORIA - The St. John High School boys' golf team took sixth place in the team standings, led by a sixth-place finish by Bryce Garner at the Class 1A state golf meet at Emporia Municipal Golf Course.
SALINA - Larned High School's Tague Conrad tied for 11th place at the Class 3A state golf meet at Salina Municipal Golf Course.
TOPEKA - Fighting a two-hour, 40-minute lightning and tornado delay, the Great Bend High School girls' swim team had two state qualifiers make it to Saturday's finals of the Class 5-1A state meet.
Class 5-1A State Swim Meet
WICHITA - The listing of Class 5A state track and field state championships qualifiers from Great Bend High School is long and impressive.
GREENSBURG - The Ellinwood High School girls' track team took second place at the Class 2A regional track and field meet at Kiowa County on Friday.
Macksville High School qualified in seven individual events and one relay for the Class 1A state track and field meet in Wichita on Friday and Saturday.
HAYS - Both the Great Bend High School girls' and boys' cross-country teams finished in fifth place at the Hays Invitational on Thursday.
LARNED - A 39-yard field goal by Kingman High School's Caden Knoblauch with 1:46 left on the clock silenced a noisy Larned crowd and propelled the Eagles to a 3-0 victory over the Larned Indians on Friday evening at Earl Roberts Stadium.
Central Plains 74, Macksville 0
Abilene 13, Concordia 7
Things started off well for the Great Bend High School football team.
The Great Bend High School football team needs to turn things around offensively.
Kingman (2-0) at Larned (1-1)
LINDSBORG - The Larned Indians remained winless in Central Kansas League play with losses to Smoky Valley and Halstead Tuesday night.