ST. JOHN - Forget D-Wade of the NBA's Miami Heat.
LIBERAL - It was a matter of survival for the Great Bend High School girls' basketball team, who captured a huge road victory on Saturday night, edging Liberal 45-43.
ST. JOHN - Friday night's Central Prairie League matchup between Macksville and St. John seemed to be a game of polar opposites.
HAYS - In Norbert Muth's seven seasons as head wrestling coach at Great Bend High School, the most state qualifiers he had in the program was 10.
TOPEKA - The Great Bend swim team places in fourth at the Class 5A State Swimming and Diving Meet in Topeka on Saturday.
LIBERAL - With the ball in their hands and time running out in regulation, again in overtime and then once more in double overtime, the Great Bend High School boys' basketball team was unable to get a shot to fall to put Liberal away on Saturday night.
It all started a decade ago, when Brian Burley qualified for the Class 5A state championships in wrestling his senior campaign at Great Bend High School.
Chris Burley of Great Bend High School takes a 29-3 record and a top ranking at 112 pounds by the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association in their latest poll to the Class 5A regional tournament on Saturday in Hays.
Today, the Great Bend High School swim team will be competing in the Kansas Class 5-1A Swimming and Diving State Tournament.
By MACK McCLURE
The Hoisington High School wrestling team will be sending 11 wrestlers to the Class 3-2-1A regional tournament in Beloit, starting tonight and continuing through Saturday.
LIBERAL - The Great Bend bowling team left Liberal with a pair of wins on Tuesday night.
The Hoisington Cardinal Wrestling Team dominated the Regional Tournament held this past Friday and Saturday at Russell. On the first day of competition the team got on a roll and advanced 11 out of their 14 wrestlers into the semifinals on the championship side of the bracket. The team than went on to win 8 of the semifinal matches to secure an insurmountable lead at the conclusion of the first day of competition. The second day went much the same as the first day. The Cardinals advanced all six of their non-championship finalists into the consolation finals.
Both Great Bend Bowling teams concluded their regular season on Thursday as they competed in the WAC Tournament in Garden City. The Lady Panthers dominated the tournament from start to finish. The girls squad captured 17 of the possible 21 points possible as they won the tournament. However, they fell just short of Garden City who was able to hang on to claim the Conference title. This ended the Lady Panthers 4 year run as conference champions. Sophomore Allie Brodrick paced the team as she rolled a 1st place series of 599 which include a high game of 259. Senior ...
LIBERAL - Liberal battled past pesky Great Bend by outscoring the Panthers down the stretch for a 45-40 Western Athletic Conference victory.
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CENTRAL PLAINS 70, NESS CITY 42
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BY JIM MISUNAS