CLAFLIN - The Central Plains High School girls' basketball team built a 30-16 lead by halftime, and maintained the lead throughout the second half to beat Larned on Thursday night.
The Great Bend High School boys' bowling team swept Garden City on Thursday afternoon at Walnut Bowl, winning all seven points available in the Western Athletic Conference.
In high school wrestling, it's Great Bend vs. Hays for the Western Athletic Conference championship.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School girls' basketball team outscored Victoria 21-8 in the third quarter to put the game out of reach on Tuesday night, winning 59-22.
With the Class 5A regional wrestling tournament just around the corner, the Great Bend High School Panthers appear to be hitting their stride at just the right time.
MANHATTAN - The Great Bend High School swim team closed the regular season with a fourth-place finish on Saturday.
The leg-weary Manhattan High School Indians, coming off a game the night before like their counterpart, Great Bend, jumped ahead 15-8 in the first quarter on Saturday night at Panther Gymnasium.
The Manhattan High School girls' basketball team opened and closed Saturday night's non-conference road game against Great Bend with big runs to win 38-22 at Panther Fieldhouse.
SALINA - The Great Bend High School boys' swimming team finished in third place at the Salina meet on Wednesday.
CLAFLIN - Down 40-39 with one minute, 50 seconds remaining, Jamie Waters knocked down a 3-pointer for the St. John High School girls' basketball team.
CLAFLIN - The St. John High School boys' basketball team climbed out of a 40-28 hole in the final quarter to beat Central Plains 56-50.
LIBERAL - Someone once said that a cat has nine lives.
LIBERAL - Cutting loose for their best half of the season, the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers rallied to beat host Liberal 39-19 on Friday night in Western Athletic Conference action.
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