GARDEN CITY -- The Great Bend Panther volleyball team opened the season Thursday by winning one of three matches.
Garden City downed Great Bend 25-16 and 25-14. Liberal beat the Panthers in a hard-fought three-set match, 17-25, 27-25 and 23-25. The Panthers rallied to defeat Colby 25-17, 25-14.
Great Bend played Monday against Smoky Valley and Ellinwood.