Not one of the Class 1A- Division II state basketball tournament teams in this year's field qualified for the state tourney last season.
There's no clear-cut favorite in the boys eight-team field for the Class 1A-Division II state basketball tournament in Hays.
Going into the Class 1A-Division I state basketball tournament at Emporia, the Macksville High School boys' basketball team is 22-1 and the No. 2 seed.
The athletes at Otis-Bison High School have really outdone themselves this year.
For the Macksville High School boys' basketball team, a trip to the Class 1A state basketball tournament is an old-hat scenario.
The path was set.
LARNED - The Hoisington High School boys' basketball team led for nearly 28 of the 32 minutes in its Class 3A sub-state second-round game on Friday night.
ST. JOHN - The Macksville High School boys' basketball team weathered a late storm of 3-pointers from the No. 1-seeded Ashland on Saturday night to win, 61-58.
SALINA - Entertaining the hopes of an upset special, Great Bend High School trimmed a nine-point halftime deficit to six points and had the basketball midway through the third quarter.
WICHITA - After only four years of existence at Great Bend High School, the boys and girls bowling teams have already been to the Class 5-1A state meet twice with the most recent being a trip for both this year.
HAYS - In a tale of two halves on Thursday evening in an opening-round Class 5A sub-state basketball tournament game, the Great Bend High School Panthers picked the second half to hit their stride.
Both Great Bend Bowling teams concluded their regular season on Thursday as they competed in the WAC Tournament in Garden City. The Lady Panthers dominated the tournament from start to finish. The girls squad captured 17 of the possible 21 points possible as they won the tournament. However, they fell just short of Garden City who was able to hang on to claim the Conference title. This ended the Lady Panthers 4 year run as conference champions. Sophomore Allie Brodrick paced the team as she rolled a 1st place series of 599 which include a high game of 259. Senior ...
LIBERAL - Liberal battled past pesky Great Bend by outscoring the Panthers down the stretch for a 45-40 Western Athletic Conference victory.
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BY JIM MISUNAS