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Chiefs’ opportunistic defense to test high-scoring Falcons - Great Bend Tribune
ATLANTA (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons have found different ways to win despite ranking near the bottom of the league in yards allowed. Those winning formulas will be tested when the two teams currently on pace for the playoffs meet today.
Wetlands wonderland - Great Bend Tribune
Fluffy flakes of snow were falling on Cheyenne Bottoms when the Kansas Wetlands Education Center opened its doors Saturday morning, but it only added to the festive spirit at the center’s open house. “It was standing room only,” KWEC Educator Jean ...
Great Bend girls fall flat against Hays - Great Bend Tribune
HAYS — Great Bend’s top scorer Carley Brack tried to inspire her basketball teammates through three quarters. But Brack’s effort wasn’t nearly enough as Western Athletic Conference rival Hays High easily rolled past the flat Panthers 50-35 for ...
Oilers survive Cardinal rally - Great Bend Tribune
HOISINGTON – Hoisington sliced a Central Plains lead to 39-38 on Cameron Davis’ inside basket. But Alex Hickel preserved a 44-38 Central Plains victory over Hoisington with a driving shot. Devin Ryan and Collin Schlochtermeier iced the ballgame with ...
Panthers get first win in comeback - Great Bend Tribune
HAYS — As comebacks go, this one carried special meaning. Great Bend boys basketball coach Tim Brooks earned his first victory when the Panthers rallied for a 65-61 double overtime victory over Garden City Saturday in the Gerald Mitchell Hays City Shootout.
GBHS swimmers qualify for state - Great Bend Tribune
SALINA — The Great Bend boys swimming team qualified for state in four events and won the Salina South meet with 410 points. The Panthers qualified their 200 free relay and 200 medley relay for the Class 5A state meet. Dawson Clark (100 butterfly) and ...
Hoisington LB headlines CKL team - Great Bend Tribune
HOISINGTON — All-Central Kansas League linebacker Landen Urban of Hoisington High School has been selected by the Topeka Capital Journal on the Top 11 All-Class football team. Urban is a two-time All-CKL offensive line and linebacker selection.
Larned girls upset Pratt - Great Bend Tribune
LARNED — The Larned Lady Indians parlayed 24 Pratt turnovers into numerous easy baskets as they upset the Pratt Greenbacks Friday, 47-42, in a Central Kansas League matchup to open the 2016-17 season. The game was a seesaw affair in the first half with ...
Panther coach loses opener - Great Bend Tribune
HAYS — The debut for Great Bend basketball coach Tim Brooks’ against his former team was perfect for better than a quarter at the Hays City Shootout. State-ranked Class 6A Manhattan High School eventually delivered a dose of reality with a hard-fought ...
Ertz runs for career-high, K-State tops TCU - Great Bend Tribune
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jesse Ertz and Kansas State rushed to the end of coach Bill Snyder’s 25th regular season, and to another bowl game. Ertz ran for a career-high 170 yards with a touchdown and Justin Silmon had 133 yards rushing with two ...
No. 4 Kansas cruises to victory over Stanford - Great Bend Tribune
LAWRENCE (AP) — Jerrod Haase received a long, loud ovation upon his return to Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday. The rest of the cheers were for the Jayhawks. Frank Mason III scored 20 points, Devonte Graham delivered an early 3-point barrage and fourth ...
NFL Week 13 matchups - Great Bend Tribune
New York is among the hottest teams in football with six straight victories. Not that it’s helped the Giants move much closer to the Cowboys in the NFC East. But the Giants are in control of the NFC wild-card picture, even if their victories haven’t ...
Deck the Halls safely this holiday season - Great Bend Tribune
As the holidays approach, Great Bend residents are becoming increasingly excited about adorning their homes for the season. However, these decorations, as beautiful as they are, can also be a home fire hazard, Great Bend Fire Chief Mike Napolitano said.
OPEC deal could trigger gas price hikes - Great Bend Tribune
It came just in time for the holiday driving season. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries Thursday agreed to cut oil production worldwide by 1.2 million barrels a day beginning Jan. 2. This has already caused a 10-percent rally in crude oil ...
School board to tour bus barn - Great Bend Tribune
Members of the Great Bend USD 428 Board of Education plan to tour the district bus barn at 12th and Williams St. at noon Tuesday, Dec. 6. Superintendent Brad Reed said the tour should take about 30 minutes. Reed noted that the administration’s proposal ...