This year marks a couple of milestones for Great Bend High School head tennis coach Shannon Schartz.
Jace Bowman, a recent graduate of Great Bend High School, has been selected as a designated hitter for the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches all-star game.
After one of the most successful seasons in the Great Bend High School boys' tennis team's history, every player on the team was an All-Western Athletic Conference first-team selection.
After a 2012 season that saw the Great Bend High School softball team ring up a 13-game win streak and a Western Athletic Conference title, the Lady Panthers had seven all-conference selections.
The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team had three seniors selected as All-Western Athletic Conference athletes after the 2012 season.
Class 6-1A State Track & Field Championships
WICHITA - Chalk up Nos. 6 and 7 for Macksville High School hurdler Adam Oak.
WICHITA - Chon Chavez's 3,200-meter run got everything started for Great Bend High School at the Class 6-1A state track and field championships.
WICHITA - With the Class 6-1A state track and field championships behind him, Great Bend High School hurdler Matt Moyd was already looking to the future on Saturday.
WICHITA - Second- and third-place finishes at the Class 6-1A state track and field championships are hard to come by.
Class 6-1A State
WICHITA - Austin Stout captured a pair of fourth-place finishes at the Class 6-1A state track and field championships for the Hoisington High School boys - one in the 300-meter hurdles (41.12 seconds) and one in the high jump (six feet, two inches).
WICHITA - Hoisington High School's Savannah Rose did not have a repeat of last year's Class 3A long jump state championship.
Mainstays for the Great Bend High School Panthers baseball team, seniors Mitch Kottas, Jace Bowman and Connor Sell have been named as All-Western Athletic Conference first-team selections in a vote by league coaches.
WICHITA - Larned High School's Carrie Kellie picked the perfect time to unleash a personal-best jump of 36 feet, nine inches in the triple jump.
MCPHERSON- Grant Harris recorded a second place finish with a 3-1 record in singles play at Monday's season-opening tennis match at McPherson.
MCPHERSON- Lauren Welsh posted a combined 6-for-8 performance at the plate to lead the Great Bend softball team to a 2-game sweep in the season opener against McPherson and Mulvane Monday.
SALINA - All-staters Dean Wade of St. John, Layne Bieberle of Central Plains and Ellinwood's Rachel Doll will participate in the Kansas Basketball Coaches All-Star games June 27 at Kansas Wesleyan University.
Great Bend's boys JV golf team opened their 2015 campaign on the home links on Monday at the StoneRidge Country Club.
SALINA- Great Bend High's women's swim team took the crown in their season-opening meet last Thursday in Salina.
ST. JOHN - St. John's Dean Wade has earned three consecutive high school basketball titles heading to Kansas State University.
The Hoisington Cardinal wrestling team continues to have news worthy announcements about its staff and team members. This past week the team learned that High School Assistant and Middle School Head Coach Anthony Leiker was named Middle School Coach of the year by the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association.
MANHATTAN – The championship matchup between defending Class 2A state champion St. John High School and arch-rival Central Plains was an old-fashioned street battle – brother-against-brother.
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