The path to the Class 5A state tournament is finally set for the Great Bend High School softball team.
The likes of Jeff Keenan, Aaron Mull, Tanner Neeland, Chance Haney, Cole Mulch and RJ Seidel are headed to the Class 5A regional golf tournament at the Salina Municipal Golf Course on Monday.
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF
HIGH SCHOOL TRACK & FIELD
HIGH SCHOOL TRACK & FIELD
CLAFLIN - The St. John High School boys' golf team won a Central Prairie League title on Friday at the Claflin Golf Course.
HUTCHINSON - The Great Bend High School softball team's hopes of a first-round home game in a Class 5A regional tournament were dashed after dropping the first game of a doubleheader with Hutchinson on Thursday.
DODGE CITY - The high-flying pole vaulters of the Great Bend High School track and field team had their field locked down at the Western Athletic Conference meet on Thursday.
LARNED - After Great Bend High School cruised to a 12-1 run-rule baseball victory in the opening game on Thursday, Larned gave the Panthers fits in the nightcap.
SALINA - Great Bend High School will be taking part in a Class 5A regional golf tournament on Monday at the Salina Municipal Golf Course.
Providing Great Bend High School wants to be a No. 3 seed for a Class 5A regional baseball tournament next week, the Panthers need to sweep Larned on the road.
The Great Bend High School softball team's hopes for a home game in the first round of a Class 5A regional tournament are still alive after Maize swept Goddard-Eisenhower on Tuesday night.
High school track and field is a buildup of sorts.
HOISINGTON - The end of the regular season didn't go the way the Hoisington High School baseball team drew it up.
Great Bend High School's Nick Moyers and Chase Buntain are about to do something that no Panthers tennis player has done since 2003.
#1 Singles: Dorian Lueth, 1-2, 7th place
Due to wet field conditions at the Great Bend Sports Complex, today's baseball doubleheader against TMP and Scott City has been moved to Al Burns Field at Veterans Park. First pitch is scheduled for 2 pm.
MCPHERSON- Aleah Urban, Gage Fritz and Reece Morss all placed as top competitors in their respective events at Thursday's middle school track and field meet in McPherson. The latter part of the meet was called off as showers and thunderstorms moved through the area resulting in the completion of only three running events for Great Bend. All field events, except the seventh grade girls discus, were completed.
CPL BASKETBALL RECOGNITION - Girls: Rachel Doll unanimous first team, Delaney Beckwith second team and Blake Wilt honorable mention. Boys: Marc Waite second team and Tyson Martinez honorable mention
#1 singles- Brady Daniel (3-1) 3rd place
Due to wet field conditions, Monday's (April 20) GBHS C-team baseball game at Veterans Park against Garden City has been postponed. A make up date is yet to be determined.
SALINA- The stakes were raised for Great Bend swimmers at Friday's Salina Invitational. Following a victorious quadrangular in Garden City earlier in the week, the Panther girls threw the momentum into high gear and recorded yet another first place finish at the 12-team Salina Invitational Friday.
HAYS- Due to inclement weather, Friday's WAC softball doubleheader between Great Bend and Hays has been postponed to Tuesday, April 28.
#1 singles Jessica Nieto (1-2)
Due to inclement weather, Thursday's GBHS soccer match at Liberal has been postponed and moved to Friday, May 1.
#1 singles- Brady Daniel 3-0, 1st place
GARDEN CITY- Great Bend used a three-inning drive in the middle of Tuesday's first game of a WAC doubleheader and held off a Buffalo rally in the final frame to beat Garden City, 7-4. Despite some defensive miscues in the second contest, the Panthers rounded up all 11 of their runs during another three-inning span and defeated Garden City in an 11-8 final.
Nine runs in the first inning provided a little foreshadowing for Tuesday's Western Athletic Conference opener between Class 5A power Great Bend and Liberal. The Lady Panthers needed just six innings to complete two 15-0 wins.
GARDEN CITY- A 10-point spread separated the Great Bend girls swim team from host Garden City as the Panthers took the top spot and won their fourth straight competition at Tuesday's quadrangular.