Great Bend Middle School wrestling season began Saturday at the Little Apple Grapple in Manhattan. The Panthers brought 36 wrestlers and placed 21 in their respective brackets including nine first place finishes.
SHARON SPRINGS - Wallace County halfback Luke Schemm scored four touchdowns and rushed for 209 yards before collapsing on the sidelines after a successful 2-pointer against Otis-Bison. A few hours later, Schemm died in a Denver hospital.
WAMEGO - Ellinwood's girls made school history after previously capturing the runner-up state trophy. As each Eagle crossed the finish line, excitement built until the fifth runner passed the finish at Wamego Country Club.