Western Athletic Conference
ELLINWOOD - After shattering a losing streak that spanned three seasons in Week 1, the Larned High School football team may be starting a new streak after Week 2 - a winning one.
ULYSSES - Dealing with adversity can sometimes be self-inflicted.
The Great Bend High School girls' tennis team swept its own invitational on Saturday at Veterans Park.
ULYSSES - Great Bend High School quarterback Bryce Beck ran for a 5-yard touchdown with 8:22 remaining in the fourth quarter, breaking a 20-20 deadlock and lifting the Panthers to a 28-20 non-conference victory over Ulysses on Friday night at Maxwell Field.
The Great Bend High School Panthers spent Labor Day morning hard at work.
WICHITA - The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team secured a 1-0 win over Dodge City in the second round of the Wichita Titans Classic on Thursday evening.
Larned High School's football team shattered a 23-game losing streak that stretched back to 2009.
LARNED - The Larned High School volleyball team struggled in its home quadrangular on Tuesday evening.
HOISINGTON - The Central Plains High School girls' tennis team dominated a quadrangular hosted by Hoisington on Tuesday afternoon.
Overpowering the opposition, Great Bend High School totaled 44 points to beat second-place Larned (38) in the seven-team GBHS round-robin tennis tournament on Tuesday.
The Great Bend High School varsity tennis team will host its own round-robin tournament Tuesday at the Veterans Park tennis courts.
HOISINGTON - The setting at Elton Brown Field was a sight to behold on Friday night.
OTIS - Both the Otis-Bison High School and St. John football teams felt the difference that a safety can make on Friday night.
CLAFLIN - The Central Plains High School football team's quarterback, Bryce Steiner, was involved in all but one of the Oilers touchdowns on Friday night.
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.
ST. JOHN 86,
CENTRAL PLAINS 70, NESS CITY 42
ST. JOHN 80, KIOWA COUNTY 24
BY JIM MISUNAS