Alex Reed finds himself in an unfamiliar position entering this weekend's Class 6-1A state track and field championships at Wichita's Cessna Stadium.
A marquee field will be featured in the marquee event - the 100-meter dash - with the preliminaries today and the finals on Saturday during the state track and field championships at Cessna Stadium on the Wichita State University campus.
The Macksville High School track and field team qualified for nine events in the Class 1A state track meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita this weekend.
Last year, Ellinwood High School qualified two girls for the Class 2A state track and field meet, but that didn't keep them from bringing the whole team to watch the festivities.
Jacy Quade has been competing in track and field events for the last 10 years and on Friday, she will be making her second consecutive trip to the Class 5A state track and field meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita to represent Great Bend High School in the discus and the shot put.
Great Bend High School's David Simmons will be returning to the Class 5A state track and field meet to compete in the shot put on Friday at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.
A freak accident left standout Great Bend High School track and field distance runner Rubi Torres in pain last week, prior to last Friday's Class 5A regional track and field meet at Friends University in Wichita.
All the hard work, the sweat and strain of grueling regular-season drills have diminished.
LARNED - The Larned High School track and field team qualified five individuals for the Class 3A state meet on Friday and Saturday at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.
Larned High School softball coach Carl Miller and the Lady Indians knew that they would take some lumps, when they scheduled the likes of Class 6A Garden City and Class 5A schools Great Bend and Hays.
There will be a bonfire at Jordaan Park immediately following the Larned High School athletic banquet tonight at approximately 9.
Hoisington High School qualified four individuals and a relay team for the Class 3A state track and field meet on Friday and Saturday in Wichita.
The Otis-Bison High School track and field team qualified seven athletes for the Class 1A portion of the state track and field meet on Friday and Saturday at Wichita State University's Cessna Stadium.
Sophomore Chris Burley and senior Simon Sullivan, out of Great Bend High School, share a special yet competitive bond.
EMPORIA - The St. John High School boys' golf team took sixth place in the team standings, led by a sixth-place finish by Bryce Garner at the Class 1A state golf meet at Emporia Municipal Golf Course.
HOISINGTON - The Great Bend High School baseball team got swept by Hoisington on the road on Thursday evening.
HOISINGTON - A steady stream of runs and solid pitching performances locked up a high school softball sweep for Great Bend on Thursday afternoon.
ELLSWORTH - Central Plains High School's boys' tennis team won the Ellsworth Invitational on Tuesday evening.
BUHLER - The Great Bend High School boys' tennis team couldn't get things going in the quadrangular in Buhler on Tuesday evening.
In their final home games of the regular season, Great Bend High School's baseball team split a doubleheader against Liberal on Tuesday night at the Great Bend Sports Complex.
HUTCHINSON - Larned High golfer Michael Reece earned first-place medalist honors with a 7-over-par 79 Monday at The Highlands Golf Club.
The Great Bend High School girls' swim team locked up another first-place finish this season, claiming the top spot in a quadrangular on Monday evening at Kirkman Activity Center.