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.
LYONS - Derrick Kaiser's brilliant performance wasn't enough to rescue the Hoisington Cardinals Saturday in the Class 3A Lyons basketball substate.
HOISINGTON - The Otis-Bison High School boys' basketball team is making its second trip to the Class 1A Division-II state tournament in two years.
WICHITA - The Great Bend High School boys' bowling team finished in second place at the Class 5-1A state tournament on Friday at Northrock Lanes.
HOISINGTON - The Otis-Bison High School boys' basketball team led by 30 points at halftime in a Class 1A Division-II sub-state semifinal game on Thursday night.
NEWTON - In the first round of a Class 5A sub-state tournament game on Thursday night, the No. 6-seeded Great Bend High School Lady Panthers made sure that they wouldn't have a 50-spot planted on them this time around.
It's the third time in three years that the Great Bend High School boys' bowling team has qualified for the Class 5-1A state tournament.
For the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers, it's going back to where they started.
By Jim Misunas
CHENEY - Larned High captured the team title and Dorothy Keenan captured medalist honors with an 88 at the Central Kansas League-Central Prairie League Tournament at Cherry Oaks Golf Course. Keenan birdied the sixth hole to highlight her round.