SALINA - There's nothing like getting a low seed to get the competitive juices flowing, motivating a high school doubles team.
EL DORADO - The Great Bend High School boys' cross country team took fifth place at the El Dorado meet on Saturday.
KIOWA - The Ellinwood High School girls' tennis team took first place at the Class 3-1A regional meet hosted by South Barber on Friday.
SALINA - While the Class 5A girls' tennis regional hosted by Salina Central finally got under way on Saturday, it didn't last long.
Great Bend High School used a gadget play on the Panthers' first play from scrimmage Friday night for an unlikely touchdown.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School football team was able to dominate its final Mid-Central Activities Association opponent on Friday night, beating Larned 41-15.
PEABODY - The Central Plains High School football team leaned on running back Benn Kirmer in a 50-0 win on Friday night.
HILLSBORO - The Great Bend High School junior varsity volleyball team split a pair of matches at Hillsboro on Thursday.
Great Bend High School has emerged in the driver's seat in the Western Athletic Conference football race.
The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team missed a shutout of Western Athletic Conference foe Garden City by one minute, 14 seconds.
The Hoisington High School volleyball team competed at the Great Bend triangular, going 2-0 on Tuesday night.
McKenna Mauler led the Great Bend High School girls' golf team, shooting a 52 at the Lady Panthers Invitational on Tuesday.
HAYS - The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team advanced its winning streak to 10 games on Tuesday against Thomas More Prep-Marian.
On Friday night, the Hoisington High School football team will host Larned in the final Mid-Central Activities Association football game of the season.
Last season, the Great Bend High School boys' soccer team played Junction City to a 3-3 tie on the road.
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