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.
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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.
In four seasons, Grant Harris is undefeated at the annual Great Bend Invitational tennis tournament following Saturday's competition. The Panther senior improved his season record to 7-1 on Saturday and recorded his fourth straight victory at the annual meet.
By Jim Misunas
JUNCTION CITY- Battling against a six-team lineup including schools from the Topeka and Kansas City areas, Great Bend boys track and field saddled a first place finish at Friday's Junction City Invitational. Meanwhile the Great Bend girls team wrapped up competition with a fourth slot in the final standings with 80, one seed above Shawnee Heights at 78.
CIMARRON- Ellinwood girls track combined for 109 team points and a second place finish out of nine teams at Thursday's Cimarron Invitational. Ellinwood boys took the eighth slot with 20 points. Meade won the championship in the girls division while South Gray posted the top spot in the boys meet.
KINSLEY- St. John's boys wrapped up competition with 47 team point and a third place team finish while the girls team placed fourth with 41 points at Thursday's Kinsley Invitational. A total of nine school competed in both boys and girls meets.
Great Bend registered six first place performances and five state-qualifying times out of 12 events to take the gold at Thursday's quadrangular at the BCCC natatorium.
HAVEN- The Hoisington Cardinal baseball team outlasted the Haven Wildcats on Tuesday picking up a doubleheader sweep by scores of 9-6 and 8-1.
Hoisington will be the site of a Class 4A-Division 2 baseball regional May 19. Teams competing will be Hoisington-Central Plains, Hays-Thomas More Prep, Larned and Russell/Victoria. Russell defeated Larned 5-2 in last year's regional final at Larned.