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Are small high schools showing performance boost? - Great Bend Tribune
New York City's small high schools apparently boost graduation rates and college admission rates, and do so at a lower per pupil cost than traditional high schools, according to a study just released by MDRC, a major nonprofit education policy research firm.
Amid sermon subpoena debate, 'church autonomy' issue rises - Great Bend Tribune
One day after news that Houston city attorneys had subpoenaed sermons and emails from church leaders presumably opposed to a local human rights ordinance, the civil liberties questions remain. Legal scholars question whether "church autonomy," which allows ...
This site won’t get overlooked - Great Bend Tribune
The Cheyenne Bottoms scenic overlook project took another step forward Monday morning as the Barton County Commission approved hiring PBA Architects of Wichita to design the viewing tower at the site. “This will be a fun project,” said Allan Milbrandt ...
Home care provider to speak at Senior Center - Great Bend Tribune
Dan Stecklein, American Senior Service Inc. representative, will give a presentation on True Freedom Home Care service contracts at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24th, at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. True Freedom plans offer a solution for seniors ...
Program looks at green cleaning and hygiene - Great Bend Tribune
Zoo Education Coordinator Sarah Cruz will compare common household products to their “green” alternatives during the program, “Green Cleaning and Hygiene – From Toxic To Tender,” from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at Great Bend-Brit ...
Santos gives Chiefs edge in win over Chargers - Great Bend Tribune
SAN DIEGO — Alex Smith knows Qualcomm Stadium well, from teaming with Reggie Bush to lead Helix High to consecutive San Diego Section championships to throwing five touchdown passes against San Diego State for Utah in its BCS-busting season of 2004.
Cardinals claim first district win with ease over Ellsworth - Great Bend Tribune
Hoisington High School's football team took its first step into the Class 3A District 15 schedule. The Cardinals, who have been riding a winning streak dating back to Week 2, did not disappoint. Hoisington hosted the 3-3 Ellsworth and decimated them 60-6.
Longhorns stampede over Indians in district game - Great Bend Tribune
LARNED — The Holcomb High School Longhorns left no doubt that they are the team to beat in the Class 4A Division-II district Friday evening as they smashed the Larned Indians 40-7. It is hard to call any one play a turning point in a 40-7 game, but there ...
DISTRICT DEFENSE - Great Bend Tribune
It was a slow start for the Great Bend High School football team. It was an equally slow start for Newton in the Class 5A District 6 game on Friday night at Memorial Stadium. The Panthers found their offensive footing and their defense came up with ...
GBHS struggles at WAC meet - Great Bend Tribune
HAYS — It was Great Bend High School’s final cross-country meet before the Class 5A Regional meet at Barton Lake on Saturday, Oct. 25. The Western Athletic Conference meet in Hays was a bit of a struggle for both the boys and girls teams. Both teams ...
Texas Tech beats Kansas - Great Bend Tribune
LUBBOCK, Texas — Texas Tech is ready to build off its first Big 12 win in nine tries, though coach Kliff Kingsbury didn’t see as sharp a performance as he’d like in his team’s 34-21 win over Kansas. “It wasn’t our best game, that’s for sure ...
Francis, Moyers place third at Class 5A state tournament - Great Bend Tribune
The Great Bend High School girls' tennis doubles team of Morgan Francis and Macy Moyers skated through Day 1 of the two-day Class 5A State Tournament. With two wins on Friday, Francis and Moyers competed in the semifinal match on Saturday. The duo lost ...
Transfers could shake up Big 12 - Great Bend Tribune
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The preseason Big 12 player of the year began his career at Dayton. The newcomer of the year spent time at Southern California and UNLV before landing at Iowa State. Welcome to big-time college basketball in the modern era, where four ...
LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON - Great Bend Tribune
Dear old dad is proud of his son. Lance Stevens likes to practice the fine art of chili-making when he’s not preparing delicacies as the lead chef at the Club at StoneRidge. But he also likes to pass on tricks of the trade to his 15-year-old son Dakota ...
No. 14 Wildcats edge out No. 11 Sooners 31-30 - Great Bend Tribune
NORMAN, Okla. — With a short field goal the only thing standing between Oklahoma and the lead late in the game, Michael Hunnicutt just had to do what he’s done for more than three years: be automatic. No. 11 Oklahoma, trailing by a point in the fourth ...