For the Macksville High School boys' basketball team, a trip to the Class 1A state basketball tournament is an old-hat scenario.
The path was set.
LARNED - The Hoisington High School boys' basketball team led for nearly 28 of the 32 minutes in its Class 3A sub-state second-round game on Friday night.
ST. JOHN - The Macksville High School boys' basketball team weathered a late storm of 3-pointers from the No. 1-seeded Ashland on Saturday night to win, 61-58.
SALINA - Entertaining the hopes of an upset special, Great Bend High School trimmed a nine-point halftime deficit to six points and had the basketball midway through the third quarter.
WICHITA - After only four years of existence at Great Bend High School, the boys and girls bowling teams have already been to the Class 5-1A state meet twice with the most recent being a trip for both this year.
HAYS - In a tale of two halves on Thursday evening in an opening-round Class 5A sub-state basketball tournament game, the Great Bend High School Panthers picked the second half to hit their stride.
Just showing up is not enough.
Here we go again.
McPHERSON - Two things couldn't happen, providing Great Bend High School wanted to upset No. 2-ranked McPherson on Tuesday night in a Class 5A sub-state tournament game.
HAYS - The Hays High School girls junior varsity basketball team pulled away in the each quarter to lead, but never by more than three points against Great Bend on Friday night.
The Central Plains High School volleyball team is ranked No. 1 in Class 2A by the Kansas Volleyball Coaches Association's latest rankings. As of Wednesday, their record is 27-1 with the Central Prairie League Tournament set for Saturday.
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.