ELLINWOOD - Lauren Thill scored 10 of her game-high 17 points in the third quarter, leading Ellinwood High School to a 47-32 win over Wichita Northfield Tuesday night in the opening round of the Ellinwood preseason tournament.
LARNED - Despite pulling to within two points to end the first half, the Pawnee Heights High School girls' basketball team fell to Hoisington 51-29 on Tuesday after being outscored 28-8 in the second half.
VALLEY CENTER HIGH SCHOOL
SALINA - After just one meet, the Great Bend High School boys' swim team has already qualified for the Class 5A state in five events.
ST. JOHN - The St. John High School girls basketball season-opening 48-26 win against Pratt-Skyline came quickly became the Teresa Wade Show on Friday night.
ST. JOHN - The St. John High School boys' basketball team overcame shooting 6-for-21 from the free throw line to edge Skyline 55-46 on Friday night.
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS
HAYS - Clutch free-throw shooting bailed out Great Bend High School after host Hays made a late run at the Lady Panthers Saturday morning during the seventh-place game of the Hays City Shoot-Out.
HAYS - The speed of the basketball game increased drastically from the previous two nights for the Great Bend High School Panthers.
In her first season as head basketball coach for Macksville High School, Kathryn McAllister guided the Lady Mustangs to a 9-11 record in 2009-10, including 4-5 in the Central Prairie League.
HAYS - Points were at a premium, and Great Bend High School and Colby spent much of Thursday's opener getting floor burns in the rough-and-tumble opening-round girls game of the Hays City Shoot-Out.
HAYS - Not only did the Great Bend High School boys' basketball team flourish running a variation of the Princeton offense Thursday afternoon during the first round of the Hays City Classic.
The state-champion St. John-Hudson High School volleyball team claims two first-team all-Central Prairie League selections this season.
The Great Bend High School boys' swimming team is returning to the pool after finishing in ninth place at the Class 5-1A state meet.
HAYS - Great Bend High School opens the 2010-11 basketball campaign today at the annual Hays City Shoot-Out.
The Great Bend High School girls' golf team finds itself in an unusual position this season.
There's a new head coach for the Macksville High School football team.
HOISINGTON - There's a new head coach in town for the Hoisington High School football team.
OTIS - To say the Otis-Bison High School football team had a rough start to the 2013 season would be an understatement.
ST. JOHN - While there is a change in the coaching staff for the St. John-Hudson High School football team, it is a familiar face.
Shannon Schartz returns for his 37th year as head coach, and he's bringing back a lot of talent.
It's a new year for the Great Bend High School volleyball team.
Central Plains High School
LARNED - Great Bend High School football this year is getting about as much respect as the Titanic gave to icebergs.
GREENSBURG - The Macksville High School volleyball team won two out of three matches at the Kiowa County quadrangular on Tuesday evening.
HAYS - The Great Bend High School girls' golf team opened the season on Tuesday, competing at a Hays tournament.