HIGH SCHOOL TRACK & FIELD
CLAFLIN - The St. John High School boys' golf team won a Central Prairie League title on Friday at the Claflin Golf Course.
HUTCHINSON - The Great Bend High School softball team's hopes of a first-round home game in a Class 5A regional tournament were dashed after dropping the first game of a doubleheader with Hutchinson on Thursday.
DODGE CITY - The high-flying pole vaulters of the Great Bend High School track and field team had their field locked down at the Western Athletic Conference meet on Thursday.
LARNED - After Great Bend High School cruised to a 12-1 run-rule baseball victory in the opening game on Thursday, Larned gave the Panthers fits in the nightcap.
SALINA - Great Bend High School will be taking part in a Class 5A regional golf tournament on Monday at the Salina Municipal Golf Course.
Providing Great Bend High School wants to be a No. 3 seed for a Class 5A regional baseball tournament next week, the Panthers need to sweep Larned on the road.
The Great Bend High School softball team's hopes for a home game in the first round of a Class 5A regional tournament are still alive after Maize swept Goddard-Eisenhower on Tuesday night.
High school track and field is a buildup of sorts.
HOISINGTON - The end of the regular season didn't go the way the Hoisington High School baseball team drew it up.
Great Bend High School's Nick Moyers and Chase Buntain are about to do something that no Panthers tennis player has done since 2003.
LARNED - What was originally a Mid-Central Activities Association high school softball triangular became a single game to determine the league champion.
After spending the entire first game stranding baserunners, Great Bend High School's baseball team closed the deal during the nightcap of a doubleheader with Garden City at the City of Great Bend Sports Complex.
The Grand Opening for the state-of-the-art City of Great Bend Sports Complex was a smashing success Tuesday evening in front of a large crowd.
McPHERSON - On a last-minute goal, the Great Bend High School girls' soccer team beat McPherson on Tuesday night 2-1.
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