The spotlights and all of the pageantry that surrounds the state wrestling tournament can be a distraction.
Hoisington High School's wrestling program was supposed to be entering the rebuilding process.
SALINA - The Great Bend High School bowling team walked away from Salina with a pair of first-place finishes on Monday night.
HOISINGTON - The Great Bend High School girls' basketball team weathered a third-quarter spurt by Hoisington to win 43-32 on Tuesday night at the Hoisington Activities Center.
HOISINGTON - With the aid of the 3-pointer, the Great Bend High School boys' basketball team blasted Hoisington 56-37 on Tuesday night at the Hoisington Activities Center.
HOISINGTON - Tonight, the Great Bend High School basketball teams meet Hoisington in non-conference action.
BELOIT - Hoisington High School qualified five wrestlers at the Beloit regional on Saturday for the Class 3-2-1A state wrestling meet in Hays.
It seemed as though both Great Bend High School's and Dodge City's girls spent much of their Western Athletic Conference basketball clash trying to give the game back to each other.
GARDEN CITY - The Great Bend High School bowling team - both boys and girls - took second place at the Western Athletic Conference tournament in Garden City on Thursday.
For the better portion of 3 ½ quarters, the Great Bend High School Panthers matched defending Western Athletic Conference champion and current leader Dodge City on Friday night at Panther Fieldhouse.
ST. JOHN - Forget D-Wade of the NBA's Miami Heat.
LIBERAL - It was a matter of survival for the Great Bend High School girls' basketball team, who captured a huge road victory on Saturday night, edging Liberal 45-43.
ST. JOHN - Friday night's Central Prairie League matchup between Macksville and St. John seemed to be a game of polar opposites.
WICHITA - The Ellinwood High School track and field team competed in the 2014 Shocker Pre-State Meet on Friday.
WICHITA - In a meet that was designed a precursor to the Class 6-1A State Track and Field Championships, Great Bend High School turned in nine top-6 performances in eight events.
The first chunk of the season has not been kind to the Great Bend High School girls' soccer team.
HOISINGTON - The Great Bend High School baseball team got swept by Hoisington on the road on Thursday evening.
HOISINGTON - A steady stream of runs and solid pitching performances locked up a high school softball sweep for Great Bend on Thursday afternoon.
ELLSWORTH - Central Plains High School's boys' tennis team won the Ellsworth Invitational on Tuesday evening.
BUHLER - The Great Bend High School boys' tennis team couldn't get things going in the quadrangular in Buhler on Tuesday evening.
In their final home games of the regular season, Great Bend High School's baseball team split a doubleheader against Liberal on Tuesday night at the Great Bend Sports Complex.
HUTCHINSON - Larned High golfer Michael Reece earned first-place medalist honors with a 7-over-par 79 Monday at The Highlands Golf Club.
The Great Bend High School girls' swim team locked up another first-place finish this season, claiming the top spot in a quadrangular on Monday evening at Kirkman Activity Center.