ULYSSES - The Larned High School girls' golf team placed second at the Class 4A regional meet on Monday.
LARNED - The Larned High School volleyball team finished 0-3 at its home quadrangular on Tuesday night.
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team fell to Dodge City 2-0 on Tuesday evening.
SALINA - McKenna Mauler, a sophomore, qualified for the Class 5A state tournament for the first time and Great Bend teammate Maddie Werth qualified for a second time during a regional at the par-70 Salina Municipal on Monday.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School girls' golf team qualified for the Class 3-1A state meet by winning its regional on Monday.
SALINA - There's nothing like getting a low seed to get the competitive juices flowing, motivating a high school doubles team.
EL DORADO - The Great Bend High School boys' cross country team took fifth place at the El Dorado meet on Saturday.
KIOWA - The Ellinwood High School girls' tennis team took first place at the Class 3-1A regional meet hosted by South Barber on Friday.
SALINA - While the Class 5A girls' tennis regional hosted by Salina Central finally got under way on Saturday, it didn't last long.
Great Bend High School used a gadget play on the Panthers' first play from scrimmage Friday night for an unlikely touchdown.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School football team was able to dominate its final Mid-Central Activities Association opponent on Friday night, beating Larned 41-15.
PEABODY - The Central Plains High School football team leaned on running back Benn Kirmer in a 50-0 win on Friday night.
HILLSBORO - The Great Bend High School junior varsity volleyball team split a pair of matches at Hillsboro on Thursday.
Great Bend High School has emerged in the driver's seat in the Western Athletic Conference football race.
The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team missed a shutout of Western Athletic Conference foe Garden City by one minute, 14 seconds.
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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BY JIM MISUNAS