CLAFLIN - In a game that saw a combined 122 points light up the scoreboard, it was fitting that a defensive play be the difference maker.
It will be a battle of two high-octane running games going head-to-head tonight in Hays at Lewis Field Stadium.
Until the previous two seasons, Great Bend High School had a stranglehold on the Western Athletic Conference football race.
Great Bend High School sophomores Brianna Schartz and Jami McVay and freshman Morgan Francis are in Goddard today, competing in the Class 5A state tournament.
The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team bounced back from its second loss of the season earlier this week by beating Wichita Heights on Thursday night at Cavanaugh Field.
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend High School girls' cross country team finished in second place with 45 points at the Western Athletic Conference meet on Thursday.
The Central Plains High School football team is knee-deep in district play with a 4-0 record to place it on top of the Eight-Man Division-I district standings.
Teams like the Ellinwood High School girls' tennis squad are rare.
A measure of unfamiliarity will be unmasked on Saturday morning during the Western Athletic Conference volleyball tournament at Hays High School.
HOISINGTON - The top-ranked Hoisington High School volleyball team swept the competition at the Larned quadrangular on Tuesday.
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.
It was a one-sided matchup from the outset as Great Bend High School's boys' basketball team could not keep up with Hays High.
SALINA - Things did not work out as planned for the Great Bend High School bowling teams.
CLASS 4A DIVISION I
The Great Bend Recreation Commission and the City of Great Bend are sharing in the announcement from the Kansas State High Sschool Activities Association that the 2014 Class 2-1A State Baseball and Softball State Tournaments will be played at the Great Bend Sports Complex on Thursday, May 29 to Friday, May 30.
Things went according to plan once the Western Athletic Conference Bowling Tournament finally got under way on Monday.
HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School's wrestling team qualified seven athletes for the Class 3-1A state tournament, which will be held on Friday and Saturday at Fort Hays State University.
TOPEKA - The Great Bend High School boys' swim team only brought six swimmers competing in seven events.
WICHITA - The magic number for the Great Bend High School wrestling team is 10.
COLBY - Larned High School's Kaiden Reed finished third and qualified for his second consecutive Class 4A state wrestling tournament at the Salina Bicentennial Center.
The Great Bend High School boys' basketball team found their shot early, taking off in the first quarter to give themselves an early lead.
A hard-fought Western Athletic Conference game between Great Bend High School's girls' basketball team and Liberal came down the wire.