Running back Mike Jones turned the statewide-televised Class 5A District 7 football game on Cox channel 22 into his own personal highlight reel.
Coming to grips with the fact their season is coming to an end tonight, it makes for a bitter pill to swallow.
Great Bend High School's upcoming opponent and the location for Tuesday's Class 5A state tournament quarterfinal soccer match was incorrect in Friday's sports section of the Great Bend Tribune. The Panthers (14-4) take on defending state champion Liberal (9-8-1), starting at 6 p.m. at Cavanaugh Field.
Area high schools St. John and Hoisington are set to compete in opening Class 1A Divsion-I and 3A state tournaments, respectively, this afternoon.
HAYS - There was no question who would advance to the Class 3A playoffs, or who would be the Mid-Central Activities Association champion on Thursday night at Lewis Field Stadium.
It wasn't a blowout.
There will be a lot riding on tonight's Class 3A District 15 high school football tilt between Hoisington and Thomas More Prep Marian in Hays.
In a sport that is all about beating your best time, it's important to set goals.
At St. John, a postseason run is becoming a foregone conclusion for the high school's volleyball team.
When Jon Bingesser came on board prior to the 2012-13 school year, he noticed the would-be volleyball talent.
Great Bend High School junior forward Michael Prieto recorded a hat trick as the Panthers eliminated Goddard-Eisenhower in a Class 5A regional semifinal game on Tuesday evening at Cavanaugh Field.
ST. JOHN - After a first-round bye, the St. John High School volleyball team captured a Class 1A Division-I sub-state championship on Saturday evening.
HILL CITY - There is one last stop before the end of another successful cross-country season for Ellinwood High School.
SALINA - After enjoying a 5-1 start to the high school football season, Class 5A District 7 has been unkind to Great Bend.
HILL CITY - Ellinwood High School's cross-country teams swept a Class 2A regional meet on Saturday afternoon.
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.
Following a 2-0 run by the opposition, Great Bend used a free kick by junior Alondra Garcia late in the first half and sophomore Araceli Delgadillo's goal late in the second to knot the game at two.