STATE TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS First-round games Boys CLASS 6A at Wichita Wednesday's games Dodge City (19-2) vs Leavenworth (16-6), 3 p.m.; BV Northwest (21-1) vs Wichita Northwest (15-7), 4:45 p.m.; Olathe East (19-3) vs. Washburn Rural (18-4), 6:30 p.m.; Wichita Heights (22-0) vs Blue Valley West (9-13), 8:15 p.m. CLASS 5A at Topeka Thursday's games Andover Central (16-5) vs St. Thomas Aquinas (13-9), 3 p.m.; McPherson (21-1) vs Bishop Miege (11-11), 4:45 p.m.; Kansas City Washington ...
The path was set. At 11-8, the Otis-Bison High School boys' basketball team entered the Class 1A Division-II sub-state bracket as a No. 3 seed. The seeding set up an uphill battle where the apparent underdogs, the Cougars, would have to best the likes of No. 8-ranked, No. 2-seeded Chase and No. 1-ranked, No. 1-seeded Wilson. However, according to Otis-Bison head coach Alan Clark, anyone calling the Cougars underdogs didn't realize one thing, their regular ...
LARNED - The Hoisington High School boys' basketball team led for nearly 28 of the 32 minutes in its Class 3A sub-state second-round game on Friday night.
ST. JOHN - The Macksville High School boys' basketball team weathered a late storm of 3-pointers from the No. 1-seeded Ashland on Saturday night to win, 61-58.
SALINA - Entertaining the hopes of an upset special, Great Bend High School trimmed a nine-point halftime deficit to six points and had the basketball midway through the third quarter.
GIRLS Quivira Heights 53, Natoma 43 HAYS - The Quivira Heights High School girls' basketball team was able to edge Natoma on Thursday night in Hays to advance to the Class 1A Division-II sub-state championship. The game will be played at the Felten Middle School in Hays on Saturday at 6 p.m. The Lady Thunderbirds will be playing Wilson, which beat Otis-Bison on Thursday, 53-38. St. John 39, Spearville 28 ST. JOHN - St. John ...
WICHITA - After only four years of existence at Great Bend High School, the boys and girls bowling teams have already been to the Class 5-1A state meet twice with the most recent being a trip for both this year.
HAYS - In a tale of two halves on Thursday evening in an opening-round Class 5A sub-state basketball tournament game, the Great Bend High School Panthers picked the second half to hit their stride.
Just showing up is not enough. That is the mindset of the Great Bend High School bowling teams going into the Class 5-1A state bowling meet today in Wichita according to head coach Mike Perry. The meet begins for the Lady Panthers at 9:30 a.m., with the boys following. "Our kids are hungry," Perry said. "I know its cliche, but there is a look in their eyes. Since they've been here before, they aren't going ...
Here we go again. The storyline is familiar: Great Bend High School vs. Hays. Yet this time the stakes are much higher. This is the Class 5A sub-state basketball tournament, mind you. Winning 2 of 3 in the season series extends your season. Great Bend and Hays - Western Athletic Conference foes alike - enter tonight's game in Hays with tipoff set for 7. Great Bend is 11-9 overall and Hays is 10-9. The winner ...
McPHERSON - Two things couldn't happen, providing Great Bend High School wanted to upset No. 2-ranked McPherson on Tuesday night in a Class 5A sub-state tournament game.
BOYS St. John 60, Spearville 46 ST. JOHN - After one quarter, the St. John High School boys' basketball team was ahead 21-13, and the Tigers went on to win their first-round Class 1A Division-I sub-state game against Spearville on Tuesday. Zach Minnis rang up 26 points, including 7 of 8 from the free-throw line and three 3-pointers. Zuriel Reyes joined him in double digits with 12 points. The Tigers will play Ashland at home ...
HAYS - The Hays High School girls junior varsity basketball team pulled away in the each quarter to lead, but never by more than three points against Great Bend on Friday night.
You remember the game, don't you? That trip to Manhattan High School on Saturday evening earlier in the season, where the Lady Panthers played their best game of the season, exploding for 20 first-quarter points and playing four-plus quarters of intense basketball before falling 56-51 in overtime? It's going to take that type of effort for the Lady Panthers (9-11) to make an impact in the Class 5A sub-state tournament - and it all starts ...
HAYS - The Hoisington High School wrestling team finished in a five-way tie for 23rd place at the Class 3-2-1A state wrestling tournament on Saturday.
Today's scheduled softball doubleheader between Great Bend High School and Hutchinson is still on, starting at 4, at the Great Bend Sports Complex.
There's still much more to play for.
The Western Athletic Conference track meet is set for today at Dodge City, starting at 4.
Great Bend High School's softball doubleheader against Hutchinson today at the Great Bend Sports Complex marks the end of the regular season for the Lady Panthers.
LIBERAL - It was a fourth-place finish on Tuesday for the Great Bend High School golf team at the Liberal invitational.
Qualifying five boys' players for the Class 5A state tennis tournament this weekend is the most ever from Great Bend High School.
GARDEN CITY - Having to share a Western Athletic Conference baseball championship turned out to be bittersweet for the Great Bend High School Panthers.
Great Bend High School freshman forward Alondra Garcia kept her team from getting shut down completely on Tuesday afternoon against McPherson at Cavanaugh Soccer Fields.
NICKERSON - Larned High School's baseball team swept Nickerson 14-3 and 4-2 on Tuesday evening to maintain momentum heading to a Thursday doubleheader at Great Bend.