Avery Urban led the Hoisington High School football team in tackles last season with 67, including 41 unassisted.
Great Bend High School has reportedly hired Carrie Minton as the Lady Panthers' head basketball coach.
This year marks a couple of milestones for Great Bend High School head tennis coach Shannon Schartz.
Jace Bowman, a recent graduate of Great Bend High School, has been selected as a designated hitter for the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches all-star game.
After one of the most successful seasons in the Great Bend High School boys' tennis team's history, every player on the team was an All-Western Athletic Conference first-team selection.
After a 2012 season that saw the Great Bend High School softball team ring up a 13-game win streak and a Western Athletic Conference title, the Lady Panthers had seven all-conference selections.
The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team had three seniors selected as All-Western Athletic Conference athletes after the 2012 season.
Class 6-1A State Track & Field Championships
WICHITA - Chalk up Nos. 6 and 7 for Macksville High School hurdler Adam Oak.
WICHITA - Chon Chavez's 3,200-meter run got everything started for Great Bend High School at the Class 6-1A state track and field championships.
WICHITA - With the Class 6-1A state track and field championships behind him, Great Bend High School hurdler Matt Moyd was already looking to the future on Saturday.
WICHITA - Second- and third-place finishes at the Class 6-1A state track and field championships are hard to come by.
Class 6-1A State
WICHITA - Austin Stout captured a pair of fourth-place finishes at the Class 6-1A state track and field championships for the Hoisington High School boys - one in the 300-meter hurdles (41.12 seconds) and one in the high jump (six feet, two inches).
WICHITA - Hoisington High School's Savannah Rose did not have a repeat of last year's Class 3A long jump state championship.
Seven qualifiers represented Great Bend as the Panthers declared their second straight victory at Monday's five-team meet at the BCCC natatorium.
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.