The Great Bend High School's ninth-grade boys' basketball team was able to defeat Pratt in their season opener on Friday night.
The Great Bend Lady Panthers JV basketball team started its season by outscoring Pratt in all four quarters, including 23-7 in the fourth, to claim a 65-28 win.
EL DORADO - The Great Bend High School Panthers swim team had another successful swim meet in El Dorado on Friday, where they finished in first place by 131 points.
Great Bend High School's boys' basketball team puts a 3-1 record on the line tonight, when Manhattan High (0-1) comes calling to the GBHS Fieldhouse.
The Macksville High School girls' basketball team is not accustomed to winning, at least not in recent years.
LARNED - After the first quarter, it looked as though the Hoisington High School boys' basketball team was going to give the crowd a repeat performance of its quarterfinal game against Pawnee Heights, in which the Cardinals dropped the Tigers 86-16.
LARNED - The Macksville High School girls' basketball team outscored Spearville in all four quarters to cruise to a 49-32 finish to take the Larned Keady Basketball Classic girls' championship game on Saturday night.
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.
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
CLAFLIN – After leading all afternoon, the Central Plains Oilers trailed Spearville 32-28 after the Royal Lancers converted its fourth 2-pointer in the Eight-Man I state football quarterfinals.
MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis scored the game-winning touchdown with 19 seconds left to stun Hoisington High 17-14 Saturday in the Class 3A football playoffs. Hoisington finishes with a 9-2 record as co-champion of the Central Kansas League West Division.
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