MANHATTAN - The Great Bend High School swim team closed the regular season with a fourth-place finish on Saturday.
The leg-weary Manhattan High School Indians, coming off a game the night before like their counterpart, Great Bend, jumped ahead 15-8 in the first quarter on Saturday night at Panther Gymnasium.
The Manhattan High School girls' basketball team opened and closed Saturday night's non-conference road game against Great Bend with big runs to win 38-22 at Panther Fieldhouse.
SALINA - The Great Bend High School boys' swimming team finished in third place at the Salina meet on Wednesday.
CLAFLIN - Down 40-39 with one minute, 50 seconds remaining, Jamie Waters knocked down a 3-pointer for the St. John High School girls' basketball team.
CLAFLIN - The St. John High School boys' basketball team climbed out of a 40-28 hole in the final quarter to beat Central Plains 56-50.
LIBERAL - Someone once said that a cat has nine lives.
LIBERAL - Cutting loose for their best half of the season, the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers rallied to beat host Liberal 39-19 on Friday night in Western Athletic Conference action.
LIBERAL - The Great Bend High School girls' bowling team swept Liberal on Thursday, winning 7-0.
The dream that flickered in the minds of six Great Bend High School football players became a reality during national signing day.
High school football players from St. John, Ellinwood, Macksville, Central Plains and Hoisington signed letters of intent to play at the next level on Wednesday, the national signing day.
High School Scores
In a basketball matchup of Barton County rivals, where every possession was precious, the Hoisington High School girls' basketball team held off Great Bend for a 35-33 non-conference victory on Tuesday night at Panther Fieldhouse.
CLAFLIN - The Central Plains High School volleyball team continued their dominance on Tuesday night, hosting a triangular of Central Prairie League teams.
Ellinwood and Central Plains High Schools sent their girls' tennis players to South Barber for a 3-1A regional tournament over the weekend.
LARNED - With a young golf team, Larned High School head coach Toni Novotny was hopeful a home-course advantage would help the Indians.
It was a big day for the Great Bend High School girls' golf team.
LIBERAL - It was their last chance at a Western Athletic Conference win.
SALINA - All season long, there has been two Great Bend High School girls' tennis players that have come out on top every time.
Central Plains 22, Little River 6
Abilene 39, Clay Center 21
HAVEN - In a game as strange as the weather the Larned High School Indians defeated the Wildcats of Haven.
EL DORADO - This was the second-to-last meet before the Class 5A cross-country regional meet, so Great Bend High School is focused on final preparations for the postseason as they competed at the El Dorado Invitational.
STERLING - Ellinwood High School's girls' cross-country team won the Sterling Invitational on Saturday.
HILLSBORO - The Great Bend High School volleyball team fell to a pair of ranked teams at a Hillsboro triangular on Thursday night.
Smoky Valley (3-2) at Hoisington (4-1)
It's the final chance for both high school football teams to get a Western Athletic Conference victory this season.
By Jim Misunas