HOLCOMB - Hoisington High School had its football season end at the hands of Holcomb in a first-round game of the Class 3A state playoffs on Tuesday night.
ST. JOHN - Pretty Prairie High School converted twice on fourth down and turned to magician Alex Mains to rescue the Bulldogs one last time.
OTIS - It only took 24 minutes for a winner to be decided in an Eight-Man Division-II Bi-District game on Tuesday evening.
With one strike of the ball, the high school soccer season was over for the Great Bend Panthers.
It wasn't like he took a blueprint with him, when Jason Ingram accepted the Hoisington High School head-coaching position a couple years ago.
The excitement is almost tangible in St. John as the high school football team is about to take a stab at an Eight-Man Division-I state playoff run.
A lot can be said about experience, especially in the postseason.
Sure it may be a soccer team that the Great Bend High School Panthers sees twice a year, but tonight's matchup at Cavanaugh Field will be anything but a regular-season game.
Running back Mike Jones of Salina South High School turned the statewide-televised Class 5A District 7 football game on Cox channel 22 into his own personal highlight reel.
HAYS - Finding itself in a familiar situation, the perennial powerhouse St. John High School volleyball team was playing for a Class 1A Division-I state title.
LAWRENCE - For three seniors, it was the end of a high school career.
SALINA - It all came down to one high school volleyball match on Friday night at the Bicentennial Center in Salina.
WAMEGO - The Ellinwood Eagles flew high for the second consecutive year on Saturday at the Class 2A state cross-country championships.
LITTLE RIVER - The Eight-Man Division-I District 5 football matchup between Central Plains High School and Little River on Thursday night proved just how crucial 2-point conversions can be.
#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.