It will be a battle of two high-octane running games going head-to-head tonight in Hays at Lewis Field Stadium.
Until the previous two seasons, Great Bend High School had a stranglehold on the Western Athletic Conference football race.
Great Bend High School sophomores Brianna Schartz and Jami McVay and freshman Morgan Francis are in Goddard today, competing in the Class 5A state tournament.
The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team bounced back from its second loss of the season earlier this week by beating Wichita Heights on Thursday night at Cavanaugh Field.
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend High School girls' cross country team finished in second place with 45 points at the Western Athletic Conference meet on Thursday.
The Central Plains High School football team is knee-deep in district play with a 4-0 record to place it on top of the Eight-Man Division-I district standings.
Teams like the Ellinwood High School girls' tennis squad are rare.
A measure of unfamiliarity will be unmasked on Saturday morning during the Western Athletic Conference volleyball tournament at Hays High School.
HOISINGTON - The top-ranked Hoisington High School volleyball team swept the competition at the Larned quadrangular on Tuesday.
ULYSSES - The Larned High School girls' golf team placed second at the Class 4A regional meet on Monday.
LARNED - The Larned High School volleyball team finished 0-3 at its home quadrangular on Tuesday night.
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team fell to Dodge City 2-0 on Tuesday evening.
SALINA - McKenna Mauler, a sophomore, qualified for the Class 5A state tournament for the first time and Great Bend teammate Maddie Werth qualified for a second time during a regional at the par-70 Salina Municipal on Monday.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School girls' golf team qualified for the Class 3-1A state meet by winning its regional on Monday.
HOISINGTON - The Great Bend High School baseball team got swept by Hoisington on the road on Thursday evening.
HOISINGTON - A steady stream of runs and solid pitching performances locked up a high school softball sweep for Great Bend on Thursday afternoon.
ELLSWORTH - Central Plains High School's boys' tennis team won the Ellsworth Invitational on Tuesday evening.
BUHLER - The Great Bend High School boys' tennis team couldn't get things going in the quadrangular in Buhler on Tuesday evening.
In their final home games of the regular season, Great Bend High School's baseball team split a doubleheader against Liberal on Tuesday night at the Great Bend Sports Complex.
HUTCHINSON - Larned High golfer Michael Reece earned first-place medalist honors with a 7-over-par 79 Monday at The Highlands Golf Club.
The Great Bend High School girls' swim team locked up another first-place finish this season, claiming the top spot in a quadrangular on Monday evening at Kirkman Activity Center.
GREAT BEND - Grant Harris led Great Bend High School's tennis team with a first-place at No. 1 singles at the Great Bend Invitational. Great Bend finished third with 36 points. Harris cruised through a 6-0 record. His closest match was a 8-6 decision over Sterling's Zach Brashear.
By Jim Misunas