With one more Western Athletic Conference basketball game under their belts than defending champion Dodge City, the Great Bend Lady Panthers have the early lead in the conference standings with a 2-0 record.
After losing in its season opener on Dec. 3 at Wichita East High School, 57-53, Dodge City has won five straight games heading into tonight's Western Athletic Conference matchup with Great Bend.
Look who's sitting alone at the top of the early-season Western Athletic Conference girls' basketball standings.
The game clock was melting, and sole possession of the early lead in the Western Athletic Conference boys' basketball standings was at stake.
GIRLS St. John 50, Ellinwood 20 ELLINWOOD - The St. John High School girls' basketball team, ranked No. 8 in Class 1A Division-I in the latest Kansas Basketball Coaches Association poll, jumped ahead of Ellinwood (2-7) in the first quarter, 11-2, and held the lead to win on Tuesday night. St. John (7-0) was led by Teresa Wade, who scored a game-high 15 points and was the only Lady Tigers player in double digits. Morgan ...
Great Bend High School opens Western Athletic Conference home action tonight, entertaining a longtime rival in Hays at Panther Gymnasium.
GIRLS St. John 49, Ness City 26 ST. JOHN - St. John jumped ahead of Ness City after an 18-7 first quarter, and the Lady Tigers never let go of the lead. Led by Teresa Wade, who scored 14 points in the first half and a game-high 16, St. John extended its lead to 33-14 at the half. Morgan Osborne pumped in 13 points, including three 3-pointers. St. John 49, Ness City 26 ...
CLAFLIN - The high school basketball game between the Claflin Wildcats and the Macksville Mustangs Friday night was very much a tale of two halves.
CLAFLIN - Going into the game Friday night, both the Claflin High School girls' basketball team and the Macksville Lady Mustangs had something to defend.
LARNED - The Dodge City girls' basketball team is the defending Western Athletic Conference champion and fourth-place finishers at the Class 6A state tournament in Emporia last March.
GARDEN CITY - Practice your free throws. Every day. It saved the Great Bend High School Panthers in their Western Athletic Conference opener against Garden City Friday night at The Garden. Senior guard Will Gray converted 5 of 7 free throws in the final 26.8 seconds of regulation, lifting Great Bend to a 42-37 road victory over the stubborn Buffaloes. "Will stepped up and did a great job at the line," Great Bend head coach ...
GARDEN CITY - Finally. Great Bend High School head coach Jason Tatkenhorst and his Lady Panthers have been working to get to this point since before the Christmas holidays. And, what better time to play your best basketball game of the season than the Western Athletic Conference opener Friday night? Coming up with a consummate team performance, Great Bend rode a rock-solid second quarter en route to a 56-35 romp past Garden City at The ...
Great Bend High School embarks on Western Athletic Conference-opening play tonight, when the Panthers travel out west to take on Garden City.
Winter is here, the new year has begun and that can only mean one thing: it's high school bowling season again.
McPHERSON - The Great Bend High School girls' basketball team had its moments while taking on Class 5A No. 7-ranked McPherson Tuesday night at The Roundhouse.
LARNED - Ulysses High School's boys' baseball team scored a run in the top of the first inning of a Class 4A regional baseball tournament quarterfinal game on Monday afternoon.
It came down to a coin flip.
LIBERAL - The Great Bend High School had one boys' golfer qualify for the Class 5A state meet, which will be held on Monday, May 20, at Overland Park's Brookridge Golf & Fitness.
There's always howling winds in southwest Kansas, and a Class 5A boys golf regional on Monday in Liberal will be no exception.
The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team travels to Hays on Tuesday to play an opening-round game of a Class 5A regional tournament
HILLSBORO - Central Plains High School brought a young team, but the Oilers came through for a third-place finish at the Class 3-1A state tennis tournament on Saturday to take home some hardware.
HAYS - It was Thomas More Prep Marian that ruled Thursday's Mid-Central Activities Association track and field meet.
ST. JOHN - The Central Plains High School girls' track and field team won a Central Prairie League title on Thursday.
While the doubleheader didn't have postseason implications for Larned High School, the pair of non-conference baseball games meant a lot to the Great Bend Panthers.
EMPORIA - Shannon Schartz is setting out on a new adventure next spring - taking over the Great Bend Middle School tennis program.
EMPORIA - In a twist of events, where the upstart Great Bend High School's doubles teams became the talk of the Class 5A state tennis tournament's opening round, the record-setting Panthers knocked down more barriers in a season already full of milestones.
After officials deemed the baseball field at the Great Bend Sports Complex was too soggy to play Larned High School on Thursday in a doubleheader, the Great Bend Panthers and the Indians will try again today at 4.
Nick Moyers and his Great Bend High School teammates are embarking on the Class 5A state tennis tournament today and Saturday at Emporia High School.
DODGE CITY - The Western Athletic Conference track and field meet was not kind to Great Bend High School on Thursday evening.
It turned out to be their best power display of the high school softball season - thus far.