The Macksville High School track and field team qualified for nine events in the Class 1A state track meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita this weekend.
Last year, Ellinwood High School qualified two girls for the Class 2A state track and field meet, but that didn't keep them from bringing the whole team to watch the festivities.
Jacy Quade has been competing in track and field events for the last 10 years and on Friday, she will be making her second consecutive trip to the Class 5A state track and field meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita to represent Great Bend High School in the discus and the shot put.
Great Bend High School's David Simmons will be returning to the Class 5A state track and field meet to compete in the shot put on Friday at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.
A freak accident left standout Great Bend High School track and field distance runner Rubi Torres in pain last week, prior to last Friday's Class 5A regional track and field meet at Friends University in Wichita.
All the hard work, the sweat and strain of grueling regular-season drills have diminished.
LARNED - The Larned High School track and field team qualified five individuals for the Class 3A state meet on Friday and Saturday at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.
Larned High School softball coach Carl Miller and the Lady Indians knew that they would take some lumps, when they scheduled the likes of Class 6A Garden City and Class 5A schools Great Bend and Hays.
There will be a bonfire at Jordaan Park immediately following the Larned High School athletic banquet tonight at approximately 9.
Hoisington High School qualified four individuals and a relay team for the Class 3A state track and field meet on Friday and Saturday in Wichita.
The Otis-Bison High School track and field team qualified seven athletes for the Class 1A portion of the state track and field meet on Friday and Saturday at Wichita State University's Cessna Stadium.
Sophomore Chris Burley and senior Simon Sullivan, out of Great Bend High School, share a special yet competitive bond.
EMPORIA - The St. John High School boys' golf team took sixth place in the team standings, led by a sixth-place finish by Bryce Garner at the Class 1A state golf meet at Emporia Municipal Golf Course.
SALINA - Larned High School's Tague Conrad tied for 11th place at the Class 3A state golf meet at Salina Municipal Golf Course.
TOPEKA - Fighting a two-hour, 40-minute lightning and tornado delay, the Great Bend High School girls' swim team had two state qualifiers make it to Saturday's finals of the Class 5-1A state meet.
NEWTON - The Hanover Wildcat offense will be a challenge for the Central Plains Oiler defense in Saturday's Eight-Man I state championship game at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Fischer Field.
By JIM MISUNAS
KANSAS STATE PLAYOFFS
KANSAS STATE PLAYOFFS
NESS CITY - Central Plains football coach Chris Steiner and Ness City coach Chris Bamberger were side-by-side talking about the weather at the Central Prairie League meeting this week.
ST. JOHN - St. John High School basketball all-stater Dean Wade signed his letter of intent with Kansas State University Wednesday. Wade has led St. John to back-to-back state basketball championships.
Great Bend High School's Jayce Brack signed a letter of intent to throw for the Kansas State University track team. When asked what was going through his mind from the time he received the acceptance letter to when he made it all final and it became a reality he said, "It felt good to finally make it official. I've grown up a Kansas State fan and really love the atmosphere at Kansas State and Manhattan. A lot of schools always talk about family but Kansas State is a school that genuinely has a family atmosphere. I was just ...
By Jim Misunas
CLAFLIN – After leading all afternoon, the Central Plains Oilers trailed Spearville 32-28 after the Royal Lancers converted its fourth 2-pointer in the Eight-Man I state football quarterfinals.
MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis scored the game-winning touchdown with 19 seconds left to stun Hoisington High 17-14 Saturday in the Class 3A football playoffs. Hoisington finishes with a 9-2 record as co-champion of the Central Kansas League West Division.
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