While only one golfer has state tournament experience on the Ellinwood High School boys' team, most of the players have at least seen the Class 2A tournament in action.
MONTEZUMA - Macksville High School's boys' track and field team won a Class 1A regional championship.
A history of success at the Class 1A boys' golf regional level has been established at St. John High School.
GREENSBURG - The Ellinwood High School girls track and field team finished runners-up at a Class 2A regional on Friday.
Michael Reece and Tague Conrad of Larned High School will represent their school in the Class 4A state golf tournament on Monday.
Jacy Quade will be bidding for her second consecutive Class 5A regional track and field championship in the discus today, as regional competition takes place in Salina at Salina Stadium.
The multi-dimensional Matt Moyd had a Western Athletic Conference meet he'd like to forget.
Chris Burley has already set a Great Bend High School record in the pole vault, clearing 14 feet, six inches twice this season, including last week at the Western Athletic Conference meet in Dodge City.
Berths for the Class 5A portion of the 6-1A state track and field championships will be at stake Friday as Great Bend High School heads to Salina.
After a regular season that saw the Great Bend High School girls' swim team win their 10th straight Western Athletic Conference championship, the Lady Panthers will be taking 12 swimmers to the Class 5-1A state meet this weekend.
WINFIELD - The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team closed their season with a loss to Winfield in the first round of a Class 5A regional tournament on Tuesday.
PRATT - The bats just weren't firing for the Hoisington High School softball team in a Class 4A regional championship game against host Pratt.
GODDARD - Quintin Dougherty took control early and never let up.
GODDARD - The first-round game for the Great Bend High School softball team at a Class 5A regional tournament proved to be similar to its regular season meetings with Liberal.
RUSSELL - Ryan Becker of Hoisington High School qualified for the Class 3A state golf tournament on Monday by placing sixth at a regional tournament.
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.
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CENTRAL PLAINS 70, NESS CITY 42
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BY JIM MISUNAS