First positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Barton County
The Barton County Health Department reported the first confirmed positive case of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) in Barton County. Testing was confirmed on Monday, March 30 at 11 a.m.
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Panthers compete at state wrestling
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SALINA — Great Bend's No. 3 Breckyn Elliott (33-5, 101) and No. 3 Bre Ridgeway (33-1, 130) advanced to Thursday's girls state wrestling semifinals.



101—No. 3 Breckyn Elliott, GB (33-6); Elliott pinned Lonna Belshe, SM South, 2:26; Amanda Newcomb, Olathe South pinned Elliott, 5:12; Elliott vs. Chloe Gile; 3RD/5TH—

130—No. 3 Bre Ridgeway, GB (33-2); Ridgeway pinned Marissa Porsch, Hoxie, 1:11; Madyson Gray, Lawrence Free State pinned Ridgeway, 3:31; Ridgeway vs. McNeal/Martinek, Silver Lake

136—Lexi Deines, GB (27-10); Maya Ogden, Royal Valley def. Deines, 5-1; Cheyenne Blackwood, VC def. Deines, 7-2; Tally Wikum, Hoisington (22-8); Gianna Culbert, Burligame def. Wikum, 6-1; Ogden, Royal Valley def. Wikum, 7-4

155—No. 4 Briana Perez, GB (29-12); Perez pinned Ingrid Beltran-Gonzaga, Olathe West, 5:55; Perez pinned Alexis Rusk, Fort Scott, 5:08; Morgan Mayginnes, Onaga def. Perez, 16-0; Perez vs. Giddings, Mc/Browning, VC

155--Bailey Sanders, Hoisington (23-4); Sanders pinned Copenhagen Browning, Prairie View, 2:13; Mayginnes, Onaga pinned Sanders, 1:23; Sanders pinned Alondra Guzman, GC, 0:56; Sanders vs. Rusk, Free State

 235--Kyeal Mogbo, GB (17-13); Mogbo pinned Whittney Aseyo, Lansing, 1:01; Makayla Rivera, Olathe West pinned Mogbo, 1:59; Mogbo pinned Madi Hargett, Basehor, 1:00; Mogbo vs. Drucilla/Longbrake