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.
CENTRAL PRAIRIE LEAGUE
NEWTON – The Hanover Wildcats will have images of Layne Bieberle dancing in their heads.
NEWTON – The battle of Claflin High classmates swung Victoria High's way.
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
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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
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