Tonight's Class 5A District 6 football opener between bitter high school rivals Great Bend and Hays represents the full gamut.
Heading into the final matches before the postseason, the Great Bend High School volleyball team is set to challenge Western Athletic Conference foes at the conference tournament in Liberal on Saturday.
Let the intensity begin, and forgive the Great Bend High School Panthers football team if they're fired up more than usual today on campus.
KINSLEY - Macksville High School's Lisa Penner and Henry Penner each finished second in the girls and boys cross-country races, respectively, on Thursday evening.
GARDEN CITY - Great Bend High School senior Chon Chavez established himself as an All-Western Athletic Conference selection, and junior Kaitlynn Tuey was named honorable mention during a WAC meet on Thursday evening.
Make no mistake about it, Hays High School possesses the most explosive offense Great Bend has faced all season.
When it comes to high school football rivalries, one will be hard-pressed to find one more bitter than Great Bend and Hays.
The Great Bend High School girls' tennis team is looking for experience to help this postseason after sending two entries to the Class 5A state tournament last year.
Now comes the biggest part of the season.
ST. JOHN - The St. John High School volleyball team swept its triangular on Tuesday evening.
RUSSELL - The Hoisington High School girls' golf team finished third at a Class 3-1A regional tournament at the Russell Municipal Golf Course.
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team shut down Western Athletic Conference foe Dodge City on Tuesday evening.
SALINA - As the final scores started trickling in at the Salina Municipal Golf Course clubhouse late Monday afternoon, Maddie Werth began to feel at ease.
The Great Bend High School junior varsity football team improved to 4-2 on the season on Monday night, beating Garden City's freshman team 20-7.
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.