One seriously injured in Great Bend explosion
One person received what were described as critical injuries in an explosion reported at 3:08 a.m. Wednesday at 705 10th St. in Great Bend.
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Great Bend playing host to state tourney
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Great Bend is playing host to a state baseball tournament this weekend.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission is conducting the 11-and-under Hap Dumont State Tournament on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Twenty-five teams will be seeking the top spot in the tournament.
Pool play is slated for Friday and Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park and Brit Spaugh ballfields, starting at 10 a.m. each day.
The Elimination side of the bracket begins Saturday afternoon, and the championship rounds start Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at Veterans South.
Brackets can be viewed on the Great Bend rec’s Facebook page or
For more information, contact the GBRC office at 793-3755.
Teams represented:
• Larned Cubs
• Derby Tigers
• Salina Irish
• Wichita Jets
• Wichita Hawks
• Pratt Gators
• Salina Orioles
• Westurban Gators
• Southwest Hitters
• Salina Diamondbacks
• Salina Dirt Dawgs
• Andover Dirt Dawgs
• Wichita Sluggers
• Wichita Wolfpack
• Wichita Rock Hounds
• Andover Aces
• MBA Midwest Yankees
• Jaguars
• Wichita Giants
• Manhattan Renegades
• Hays Braves
• Wichita Grays
• Arkansas City
• Kansas Crush
• Wichita Kings