Western Athletic Conference
HOISINGTON - To be sure, most of the overflowing crowd Friday night at Elton Brown Field probably wasn't expecting Class 3A Hoisington High School to knock off 5A Great Bend.
McPHERSON - Costing the Great Bend High School varsity tennis team were near misses at the McPherson Invitational.
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GARDEN CITY - The season has just begun, and the youthful Great Bend High School Lady Panthers are already showing some teeth.
The great unknown is taking place tonight, when Great Bend High School makes the short trip to Hoisington's Elton Brown Field to play the Cardinals to open the 2012 season.
Special teams breakdowns can be the difference between winning and losing close football games.
There were highs and lows for the Great Bend High School cross-country team at the season-opening Great Bend Invitational on Thursday afternoon at Barton Lake course.
The season-opening and home-opening soccer game saw the Great Bend High School boys accomplish something they haven't for 12 years.
Both the St. John High School and Otis-Bison football teams had 1,000-yard rushers last season.
MAIZE - Using a consummate team effort, the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers stormed into suburban Wichita on Tuesday evening and swept a pair of matches to open the season.
Morgan Francis, Macy Moyers, Jami McVay and Brianna Schartz are set to make their Great Bend High School 2012 varsity tennis debuts today at the McPherson Invitational.
MAIZE - The Great Bend High School varsity volleyball team opened their season with a pair of impressive victories on Tuesday night.
HAYS - In a season-opening high school tournament on Monday at Smoky Hill Golf Course, Great Bend finished sixth out of nine teams.
If you're heading to Hoisington on Friday night for the high school football game between Great Bend and Hoisington, it might be in your best interests to leave a little early.
The Hoisington Cardinal Wrestling Team dominated the Regional Tournament held this past Friday and Saturday at Russell. On the first day of competition the team got on a roll and advanced 11 out of their 14 wrestlers into the semifinals on the championship side of the bracket. The team than went on to win 8 of the semifinal matches to secure an insurmountable lead at the conclusion of the first day of competition. The second day went much the same as the first day. The Cardinals advanced all six of their non-championship finalists into the consolation finals.
Both Great Bend Bowling teams concluded their regular season on Thursday as they competed in the WAC Tournament in Garden City. The Lady Panthers dominated the tournament from start to finish. The girls squad captured 17 of the possible 21 points possible as they won the tournament. However, they fell just short of Garden City who was able to hang on to claim the Conference title. This ended the Lady Panthers 4 year run as conference champions. Sophomore Allie Brodrick paced the team as she rolled a 1st place series of 599 which include a high game of 259. Senior ...
LIBERAL - Liberal battled past pesky Great Bend by outscoring the Panthers down the stretch for a 45-40 Western Athletic Conference victory.
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BY JIM MISUNAS