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.
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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.
By Jim Misunas
JUNCTION CITY- Battling against a six-team lineup including schools from the Topeka and Kansas City areas, Great Bend boys track and field saddled a first place finish at Friday's Junction City Invitational. Meanwhile the Great Bend girls team wrapped up competition with a fourth slot in the final standings with 80, one seed above Shawnee Heights at 78.
CIMARRON- Ellinwood girls track combined for 109 team points and a second place finish out of nine teams at Thursday's Cimarron Invitational. Ellinwood boys took the eighth slot with 20 points. Meade won the championship in the girls division while South Gray posted the top spot in the boys meet.
KINSLEY- St. John's boys wrapped up competition with 47 team point and a third place team finish while the girls team placed fourth with 41 points at Thursday's Kinsley Invitational. A total of nine school competed in both boys and girls meets.
Great Bend registered six first place performances and five state-qualifying times out of 12 events to take the gold at Thursday's quadrangular at the BCCC natatorium.
HAVEN- The Hoisington Cardinal baseball team outlasted the Haven Wildcats on Tuesday picking up a doubleheader sweep by scores of 9-6 and 8-1.
Hoisington will be the site of a Class 4A-Division 2 baseball regional May 19. Teams competing will be Hoisington-Central Plains, Hays-Thomas More Prep, Larned and Russell/Victoria. Russell defeated Larned 5-2 in last year's regional final at Larned.