HAYS - Neither basketball team led by more than four points until the final three minutes, 32 seconds in the Class 1A Division-II semifinal state tournament game at Gross Memorial Coliseum on Friday night.
MANHATTAN - The Central Plains High School girls' basketball team did not have an answer for Olpe's Janae Haag.
EMPORIA - Gimmick defenses sometimes are the great neutralizer.
HAYS - It was a rematch of the Class 1A Division-II state semifinal game from last year that left the Otis-Bison High School boys' basketball team in the third-place game.
EMPORIA - Once St. John High School started hitting on all cylinders, Waverly's girls couldn't stop the Lady Tigers' momentum.
EMPORIA - Bottling up Caldwell High School throughout Thursday night, the No. 2-ranked St. John Lady Tigers stormed into tonight's Class 1A Division-I state tournament semifinals after cruising to a 44-17 win Thursday night at White Auditorium.
HAYS - The Otis-Bison High School boys' basketball team went into Wednesday night's game as the No, 5 seed.
MANHATTAN - A smothering defense put the Central Plains High School girls' basketball team in the driver's seat against Oakley on Wednesday night.
St. John, a small farming community of nearly 1,300, is located south of Great Bend, a 30-minute drive down U.S. Highway 281.
At the beginning of this school year, two traditions collided.
The Otis-Bison High School boys' basketball team have a knack for playing up to the postseason.
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PRATT - The Central Plains High School girls' basketball team will be heading to the Class 2A state tournament in Manhattan on Wednesday after Saturday night's 55-53 victory over Sterling.
HOISINGTON - The Chase High School girls' basketball team traded baskets with Otis-Bison for a little while in the Class 1A Division-II sub-state semifinal game.
ELLINWOOD - There is a brand new outlook for the Ellinwood High School football team.
For the Central Plains High School football team, the trick will be out-accomplishing last season.
LARNED - Larned High School's football program made school history with the school's first playoff appearance in 28 years and first winning record in 15 years.
High school football season is upon us, and the Great Bend Panthers are back in action, but with a new face guiding the way.
The Great Bend High School girls' golf team finds itself in an unusual position this season.
There's a new head coach for the Macksville High School football team.
HOISINGTON - There's a new head coach in town for the Hoisington High School football team.
OTIS - To say the Otis-Bison High School football team had a rough start to the 2013 season would be an understatement.
ST. JOHN - While there is a change in the coaching staff for the St. John-Hudson High School football team, it is a familiar face.
Shannon Schartz returns for his 37th year as head coach, and he's bringing back a lot of talent.
It's a new year for the Great Bend High School volleyball team.
Central Plains High School
LARNED - Great Bend High School football this year is getting about as much respect as the Titanic gave to icebergs.
GREENSBURG - The Macksville High School volleyball team won two out of three matches at the Kiowa County quadrangular on Tuesday evening.
HAYS - The Great Bend High School girls' golf team opened the season on Tuesday, competing at a Hays tournament.