Wichita Heights head coach Rick Wheeler carefully uses his choice of words. He's not going to say that his Falcons are among the state's elite football programs, even though they captured the Class 6A state championship last season and are heavy favorites to repeat.
The St. John High School football team has bounced back after its season-opening loss at the hands of Otis-Bison.
KINSLEY - The Macksville High School volleyball team split matches at the Central Plains League triangular in Kinlsey on Tuesday.
OTIS - The St. John High School volleyball swept the competition at the Otis-Bison triangular on Tuesday.
GBHS JV wins
GARDEN CITY - The Great Bend High School junior varsity football team, trailing 3-0 at halftime after Garden City kicked a 21-yard field goal as time expired in the first half, uncorked a second-half scoring explosion to knock out the Buffaloes for a 27-9 win on Monday night.
The Great Bend area must be a great place for high school volleyball, with two area teams ranked No. 1 in the state in their respective classes in the latest Kansas Volleyball Association poll.
SALINA - For the second straight weekend, the Great Bend High School junior varsity volleyball team captured first place in an invitational tournament.
STAFFORD - The Ellinwood High School boys' cross country team won the Stafford Invitational on Thursday.
MACKSVILLE - Quarterback Seth Filbert led the Macksville High School football team with 367 yards and four touchdown passes to beat Fairfield on Friday night.
ROSE HILL - The Great Bend High School varsity volleyball team was swept in three matches on Thursday at the Rose Hill quadrangular in suburban Wichita.
ELLINWOOD - With all of its starters back on the field, the Hoisington High School football a looked shaky at times.
The scene in the Great Bend High School football locker room Friday night was a sight to behold.
Losing was not an option.
DODGE CITY - An increase in intensity helped the Great Bend High School varsity tennis team finish in second place, out of eight teams, one point behind first-place Hays on Thursday at the Dodge City Invitational.
HAYS - Both the Great Bend High School girls' and boys' cross-country teams finished in fifth place at the Hays Invitational on Thursday.
LARNED - A 39-yard field goal by Kingman High School's Caden Knoblauch with 1:46 left on the clock silenced a noisy Larned crowd and propelled the Eagles to a 3-0 victory over the Larned Indians on Friday evening at Earl Roberts Stadium.
Central Plains 74, Macksville 0
Abilene 13, Concordia 7
Things started off well for the Great Bend High School football team.
The Great Bend High School football team needs to turn things around offensively.
Kingman (2-0) at Larned (1-1)
LINDSBORG - The Larned Indians remained winless in Central Kansas League play with losses to Smoky Valley and Halstead Tuesday night.