HOLCOMB - Hoisington High School had its football season end at the hands of Holcomb in a first-round game of the Class 3A state playoffs on Tuesday night.
ST. JOHN - Pretty Prairie High School converted twice on fourth down and turned to magician Alex Mains to rescue the Bulldogs one last time.
OTIS - It only took 24 minutes for a winner to be decided in an Eight-Man Division-II Bi-District game on Tuesday evening.
With one strike of the ball, the high school soccer season was over for the Great Bend Panthers.
It wasn't like he took a blueprint with him, when Jason Ingram accepted the Hoisington High School head-coaching position a couple years ago.
The excitement is almost tangible in St. John as the high school football team is about to take a stab at an Eight-Man Division-I state playoff run.
A lot can be said about experience, especially in the postseason.
Sure it may be a soccer team that the Great Bend High School Panthers sees twice a year, but tonight's matchup at Cavanaugh Field will be anything but a regular-season game.
Running back Mike Jones of Salina South High School turned the statewide-televised Class 5A District 7 football game on Cox channel 22 into his own personal highlight reel.
HAYS - Finding itself in a familiar situation, the perennial powerhouse St. John High School volleyball team was playing for a Class 1A Division-I state title.
LAWRENCE - For three seniors, it was the end of a high school career.
SALINA - It all came down to one high school volleyball match on Friday night at the Bicentennial Center in Salina.
WAMEGO - The Ellinwood Eagles flew high for the second consecutive year on Saturday at the Class 2A state cross-country championships.
LITTLE RIVER - The Eight-Man Division-I District 5 football matchup between Central Plains High School and Little River on Thursday night proved just how crucial 2-point conversions can be.
#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.