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.
It's time to shake things off.
The Great Bend High School Booster Club will have a tailgate party prior to Friday night's football game.
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend High School volleyball team improved to 2-3 on the season after going 2-1 at the Dodge City quadrangular on Tuesday.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood High School volleyball team swept their own triangular on Tuesday night.
SALINA - The Great Bend High School girls' golf team placed third at the Salina Central Invitational on Tuesday.
The Great Bend High School girls' tennis team battled wind, rain and five other teams to finish second at the varsity tournament on Tuesday at Veterans Memorial Park.
LEAVENWORTH - Things didn't necessarily go as planned as Great Bend High School's football team challenged Leavenworth on the road on Friday night.
LARNED - It was an old-fashioned, bone-jarring slugfest of a football game at Earl Roberts Stadium Friday evening as the Larned High School Indians handed Hoisington's new head coach, Zach Baird, a loss in his coaching debut, 21-20 in two overtimes.
Central Plains 42, Victoria 24
It's a dream for several athletes from Kansas to play for either Kansas State University or Kansas University.
GARDEN CITY - The Great Bend High School volleyball team struggled against Western Athletic Conference opponents on Thursday evening.
McPHERSON - The Great Bend High School girls' tennis team placed seventh out of nine teams at the McPherson tournament on Thursday.