Western Athletic Conference
HUTCHINSON - The Great Bend High School Lady Panthers were digging it. They were pouncing at every ball hit their way during a volleyball match with Hutchinson on Thursday evening at the Hutchinson triangular.
Great Bend High School recovered a Wichita North fumble on the game's opening kickoff and scored on the first play from scrimmage, when Bryce Beck ran 24 yards for a touchdown on a reverse.
An impending switch at quarterback for Great Bend High School's football team may have to wait.
Already one-third of the high school football season has been played, and the Great Bend High School Panthers still haven't put together four solid quarters in a game.
After moving ahead 2-0, the Great Bend High School boys' soccer team held off Western Athletic Conference foe Dodge City on Thursday evening at Cavanaugh Field.
SALINA - The Salina South High School girls' tennis tournament marked the first time that Great Bend has finished out of first place in September.
CLAFLIN - The Central Plains High School girls' tennis team won its own quadrangular on Tuesday.
Black says team needs to play with more gusto, more passion
Starting out the season with a 2-1 record, Great Bend High School head football coach Bo Black wants his team to be more spirited and play with more passion.
After capturing its first win last week, the Hoisington High School football team will be looking to follow that up with a Mid-Central Activities Association victory at home against Ellinwood on Friday night.
As goes middle hitter Brenna Haines, so goes the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers.
Thanks to two goals from Enrique Guyton and another from Joaquin Garcia, the Great Bend High School boys' soccer team captured its second Western Athletic Conference win of the season on Tuesday evening.
Tonight is "Jam The Gym" night at Panther Fieldhouse for the Great Bend High School varsity volleyball team.
GARDEN CITY- Turning to its senior leadership Thursday night, the Garden City girls soccer team scored three goals within a three minute span in the second half and added another score for good measure late in the period for a 4-0 shutout victory over visiting Great Bend.
#1 singles, Dylan Sateren, 0-3
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