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.
In accordance with Kansas State High School Activities Association regulations, fall sports practices got under way throughout the state on Monday.
2010-2011 WAC All Academic Awards
Shortstop Logan Buehler, third baseman Darien Blackwill and catcher Landon Leuenberger - three vital cogs on the Great Bend High School baseball team - have been named as All-Western Athletic Conference first-team picks.
Pitcher Jordan Haney, catcher-pitcher Abby Morrison and third baseman Stephanie Morrison of Great Bend High School were named as first-team picks on the All-Western Athletic Conference softball team.
The Garden City High School girls' soccer team won the Western Athletic Conference with a record of 6-1-1.
The Mid-Central Activities Association only had three high school softball teams in the league.
HIGH SCHOOL STATE BASEBALL
WICHITA - Macksville High School's Adam Oak, who qualified for state in four events, took home a silver medals in the 200-meter dash and the 300 hurdles.
STATE TRACK & FIELD
WICHITA - Hoisington High School had an exceptional Class 3A state track meet on Friday and Saturday, according to the Cardinals' head coach Mike Richter.
By Jim Misunas
CHENEY - Larned High captured the team title and Dorothy Keenan captured medalist honors with an 88 at the Central Kansas League-Central Prairie League Tournament at Cherry Oaks Golf Course. Keenan birdied the sixth hole to highlight her round.
LYONS - Larned High School continued to battle, but came up short in Central Kansas League volleyball matches.
OTIS - The Otis-Bison High School volleyball team split games at a home triangular on Tuesday evneing.
Great Bend High School girls' golf team hosted the Western Athletic Conference schools for a golf invitational on Tuesday.