ELLINWOOD - Hoisington High's Ryan Broeder posted a 6-over-par 70 (35-35) and lost a tiebreaker for first place honors at the Ellinwood Golf Tournament at Grove Park Golf Course. First-place medalist Zach Schissler of Sterling also posted a 70 (36-34).
LIBERAL - Great Bend's softball team rolled past Liberal 19-0 and 22-0 to open Western Athletic Conference play Thursday. Panther pitchers Hunter Marcum and Hannah Honomichl each threw one-hit shutouts. Liberal committed 16 errors in the twin bill.
HOISINGTON -- Hoisington pitcher Kyle Lang secured a baseball split by striking out the final two batters to preserve a 4-3 victory over league leader Nickerson. The Panthers won the opener 9-4. Hoisington improves to 5-7, 5-7 CKL and Nickerson drops to 7-1, 7-1 CKL.
HAYS - Weekend rain and the forecast for more rain has postponed the scheduled doubleheader at Hays for the Great Bend baseball team. The Panthers were scheduled to play Thomas More Prep and Scott City.
Coach Beaumont: "Any time we go to Garden City, we know we are in for a dog fight. It is a very tough place to compete. This is a very good Garden City team, and we were fortunate enough to come away with a narrow victory. I'm proud of our team for the way they competed and hung in there. Garden City jumped out to an early lead, but we were able to overtake them after scoring well in the 50 free, 100 fly, and 100 free events. We had a 28 point lead midway through the meet, but ...