BY KEVIN PRICE
ELLINWOOD - Kale Clawson put together five points and Kyle Blakeslee hit two 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, but the Sterling High School boys' basketball team was already too far ahead for Ellinwood to catch up.
DODGE CITY - Great Bend High School came away with a dual victory over host Dodge City on Thursday evening at the Dodge City Fieldhouse.
Down the stretch in the second of two cliffhangers Friday night, Great Bend High School boys' basketball coach Chris Battin was beside himself.
Struggling for a better portion of three quarters, the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers made a furious comeback bid against visiting Pratt Friday night.
The Great Bend High School basketball teams have their home openers tonight, playing host to the Pratt Greenbacks at GBHS Panther Fieldhouse.
LARNED - The Pawnee Heights High School girls' basketball team could not fight their way back after a scoreless first quarter that saw Kinsley go up by 16 points on Thursday at the Larned Keady Basketball Classic.
LARNED - It looked as though the size advantage that the Hoisington High School girls' basketball team brought to the Larned Keady Basketball Classic was going to be a non-factor in the matchup with Macksville Thursday night.
Larned Keady Basketball Classic
HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School enters its 2010-2011 season with five state qualifiers from last season, including sophomore Chance Demel, who finished in sixth place in the 135-pound weight class at the Class 3-2-1A state tournament last season.
When the Great Bend High School boys' basketball team entertains Pratt in the Panthers home opener Friday night, the Greenbacks will be missing some of their swagger.
The Great Bend High School boys' swimming team took first place at its swim meet held Tuesday at the Kirkman Athletic Center on the Barton Community College campus.
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
The Great Bend High School girls' tennis team finished fourth at the Great Bend Invitational on Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park.
CLAFLIN - Everything went Central Plains High School's way on Friday night.
Things did not go Great Bend High School's way on Friday night at Memorial Stadium.
The second week of Friday Night Live on Cox Channel Kansas will feature a Western Athletic Conference battle between Hays and Great Bend.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood High School volleyball team hosted the former members of the Mid-Central Activities Association on Thursday evening.
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend High School girls' golf team competed at the Dodge City Invitational on Thursday afternoon.
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.