Running back Mike Jones turned the statewide-televised Class 5A District 7 football game on Cox channel 22 into his own personal highlight reel.
Coming to grips with the fact their season is coming to an end tonight, it makes for a bitter pill to swallow.
Great Bend High School's upcoming opponent and the location for Tuesday's Class 5A state tournament quarterfinal soccer match was incorrect in Friday's sports section of the Great Bend Tribune. The Panthers (14-4) take on defending state champion Liberal (9-8-1), starting at 6 p.m. at Cavanaugh Field.
Area high schools St. John and Hoisington are set to compete in opening Class 1A Divsion-I and 3A state tournaments, respectively, this afternoon.
HAYS - There was no question who would advance to the Class 3A playoffs, or who would be the Mid-Central Activities Association champion on Thursday night at Lewis Field Stadium.
It wasn't a blowout.
There will be a lot riding on tonight's Class 3A District 15 high school football tilt between Hoisington and Thomas More Prep Marian in Hays.
In a sport that is all about beating your best time, it's important to set goals.
At St. John, a postseason run is becoming a foregone conclusion for the high school's volleyball team.
When Jon Bingesser came on board prior to the 2012-13 school year, he noticed the would-be volleyball talent.
Great Bend High School junior forward Michael Prieto recorded a hat trick as the Panthers eliminated Goddard-Eisenhower in a Class 5A regional semifinal game on Tuesday evening at Cavanaugh Field.
ST. JOHN - After a first-round bye, the St. John High School volleyball team captured a Class 1A Division-I sub-state championship on Saturday evening.
HILL CITY - There is one last stop before the end of another successful cross-country season for Ellinwood High School.
SALINA - After enjoying a 5-1 start to the high school football season, Class 5A District 7 has been unkind to Great Bend.
HILL CITY - Ellinwood High School's cross-country teams swept a Class 2A regional meet on Saturday afternoon.
The Barton Community College women's basketball program proudly announces the signing of Great Bend High School's Regan Unruh to its 2015 class of Lady Cougars on the first day of national signings.
Great Bend senior Jeff Mietler was selected to be on the All Kansas State Bowling team. The Panther captain ended the season with an average of 218. At the conclusion of the regular season, Jeff was named the Most Valuable Player in the WAC and was also named to the All WAC First Team. Mietler anchored the Great Bend boys to a regional runner-up finish and a third place finish at the state tournament.
HILLSBORO- The Hoisington Cardinals baseball team outlasted the Hillsboro Trojans Tuesday squeaking out an 8-6 win at Hillsboro.
ANDOVER- Morgan Kottas was perfect for the game hitting 3 for 3 including a pair of doubles in a 5-3 loss to Andover in the first round of a Tuesday doubleheader. The Panthers then went on a 12-run tirade in the second game and shutout the Trojans, 12-0 to split the series.
#1 singles boys, Matt Phillips, 2-2 3rd place
LIBERAL- Redskin ace Cole Evans pitched six innings allowing four hits and a run to lead Liberal to a 3-1 edging over visiting Great Bend in the first part of Tuesday's twin bill. The Panthers launched a late-game attack but could not overcome an early deficit and fell to Liberal 8-6 in the second game giving the Redskins the two-game sweep.
ELLINWOOD- Great Bend boys jv track finished with 77 team points and a fourth place finish out of nine teams at Tuesday's junior varsity meet in Ellinwood. Meanwhile the Panther girls jv finished sixth with 38 points.
#1 Singles Rigo Miranda 2-1 2nd place
Great Bend forward Keely Ireland belted out three goals while fellow sophomores Araceli Delgadillo and Melani Garcia scored a goal each to lead the Panthers to a 6-1 win over visiting Liberal in Tuesday afternoon play.
BUHLER- Grant Harris swept through the first round of singles play as the Great Bend tennis team posted a second place finish at Tuesday's quadrangular in Buehler. Buhler won the quad with 27 team points, while the Panthers finished with 12.
Ellinwood jv track girls come up big at home meet, boys finish fifth
#1 doubles Jace Whetham, Daniel Abbott 0-2
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Seven qualifiers represented Great Bend as the Panthers declared their second straight victory at Monday's five-team meet at the BCCC natatorium.
In four seasons, Grant Harris is undefeated at the annual Great Bend Invitational tennis tournament following Saturday's competition. The Panther senior improved his season record to 7-1 on Saturday and recorded his fourth straight victory at the annual meet.