In his one season as Great Bend High School's quarterback, senior Mitch Kottas has been the engineer behind the controls of the Panthers' productive running game.
The byproduct of enduring one of the toughest schedules in the state is definitely paying big dividends for Great Bend High School.
Mallory Flagor is decidedly the leader of the Class 3A top-ranked Hoisington High School volleyball team.
The Great Bend High School cross country team is heading to the Class 5A state meet at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence on Saturday with experience.
The Hoisington High School football team sits in the of the Class 3A District 13 standings.
In what has become commonplace the past month, the Great Bend High School Panthers have had a penchant for grinding out time-consuming drives with a stout running game.
Great Bend senior midfielder Noel Rodriguez came up big three times over for the boys' soccer team on Tuesday at Cavanaugh Field.
Things didn't quite happen as planned for the Great Bend High School boys' soccer team.
MEADE - The Ellinwood High School cross country team qualified both the boys and the girls teams for the Class 2A state meet at Wamego Country Club on Saturday.
SALINA - Head coach Kelsey Perry knew that her Great Bend High School volleyball team had a difficult task entering Saturday's Class 5A sub-state volleyball tournament at Salina Central.
LYONS - Hoisington High volleyball coach Tina Johnson wasn't sure how the Lady Cardinals would respond when they got tested in the Lyons sub-state.
ST. JOHN - The No. 1-ranked St. John High School volleyball team earned the chance to defend its Class 1A Division-I state title on Saturday, winning its sub-state tournament.
NEWTON - The Great Bend High School cross country team achieved its goal on Saturday at the Class 5A regional meet in Newton.
CLAFLIN - Benn Kirmer ran for 167 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Central Plains High School football team over Victoria in a non-district game.
Memorial Stadium has become a temple of doom for Great Bend High School football visitors this season.
ST. JOHN- It was a silver Tuesday for St. John's jv boys and girls track and field teams.
#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.