HOISINGTON - Plans for his next four years have been set, and Hoisington High School senior Cody Stetler is glad that the decision is over.
Of the 16 girls to make an All-Mid-Central Activities Association volleyball team, only Hoisington High School junior Abi Rziha was unanimously selected.
KANSAS STATE HIGH SCHOOL
A parent meeting for Great Bend High School winter sports will be held at 7 tonight in the Commons.
The disappointment lingers for the Great Bend High School football program.
With 12 players selected for 15 positions, Hoisington High School led the All-Mid-Central Activities Association football teams.
Great Bend High School senior forward Alex Urias was selected as the Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year, leading five Panthers on the all-conference teams.
Great Bend High School has landed junior middle hitter Brenna Haines on the first team and senior outside hitter Bonny Boultinghouse was an honorable mention pick.
OTIS - Fumbles proved the difference as the Otis-Bison High School football team was eliminated from the Eight-Man Division-II state playoffs on Saturday afternoon by Thunder Ridge.
WAMEGO - Macksville coach Mike Hullman accepts responsibility for a mistake that cost the Mustangs a fifth-place medalist Saturday at the Class 1A state cross-country championship.
State fooball playoffs pairings
After thinning out the herd in the Eight-Man Division-II state football playoffs, you can find teams who have a lot of history.
HIGH SCHOOL STATE
#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
Great Bend Red
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.