OTIS - Thirteen seconds into an Eight-Man Division-II District 7 game against Wilson High School, Otis-Bison senior tailback Dylan Wissman found the end zone on a 57-yard scoring run.
ST. JOHN - The St. John High School football team almost let a 22-point halftime lead slip away, but held on to beat Fairfield on Friday night.
SALINA - Just when it seemed like Great Bend High School was poised to overtake Salina Central on Friday night, a special-teams breakdown helped the Mustangs gallop past the Panthers.
For the second straight year, the Great Bend High School boys' cross-country team captured a Class 5A regional runner-up trophy while hosting on a Saturday morning at the Barton Lake Golf Course.
NEWTON - Prior to Saturday's Class 5A sub-state volleyball tournament, Great Bend High School head coach Kelsey Perry commented that anything can happen when the postseason rolls around.
SALINA - Salina Central High School running back Malik Veal's 6-yard touchdown run provided the difference in Class 5A District 7 football action on Friday night.
Stranger things have happened.
This is it.
WICHITA - While Wichita Independent scored first, Great Bend was able to take advantage of the wind at its back in the second half, winning 3-1 on Thursday evening.
The St. John High School football team has found success as a balanced team between running and passing.
It's all about winning this week for the Great Bend High School football team.
ROZEL - The Pawnee Heights High School volleyball team swept its final triangular of the regular season on Tuesday night.
LIBERAL - The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team finished Western Athletic Conference play with a 1-0 victory over Liberal on Monday night.
TOPEKA - Macy Moyers became the first Great Bend High School freshman to medal at the Class 5A State Tennis Tournament, taking 12th place on Sunday at Kossover Tennis Center.
#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.