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Hoisington wrestlers win Kuhn Classic - Great Bend Tribune
HAYS — Three-time state champion Brandon Ball of Hoisington High led the Cardinals to first place in the Bob Kuhn Prairie Classic with a first-place finish. Brandon Ball (25-0) placed first at 138 pounds with a 13-0 victory over Dalton Henbsley of Ellis ...
Manhattan’s defense fends off Panthers - Great Bend Tribune
GREAT BEND — State-ranked Class 6A Manhattan High was rolling along, on target to repeat an easy 16-point victory over the Great Bend Panthers. The Indians built a 16-point lead when Manhattan’s 6-foot-6 Pierson McAtee scored on a rebound basket for a ...
Lady Oilers rally to win Hilltop Classic - Great Bend Tribune
Reagan Phelan scored the game-winning basket to rally the Central Plains girls from a 17-point deficit for a 61-59 victory over Moundridge in the championship game of the Hilltop Hoops Classic. Phelan tied the score at 59 with 50 seconds left and Taylor ...
Much-hyped Wiggins fulfilling promise in Minnesota - Great Bend Tribune
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In the throes of a sometimes-contentious negotiation on a contract extension with the Timberwolves, Ricky Rubio sat down at a table and started to recount the reasons he wanted to stay in Minnesota. His first three seasons were filled ...
Seau, Warner, Pace first-time Hall eligibles - Great Bend Tribune
PHOENIX (AP) — When Junior Seau’s name is mentioned as a first-time Hall of Fame candidate, people nod in recognition of his career achievements. Then they shake their heads with sadness. Seau spent 20 seasons in the NFL as a dominant linebacker ...
No. 9 Jayhawks drop Kansas State - Great Bend Tribune
LAWRENCE (AP) — Getting off to a sensational start is only half the battle. Bill Self hopes No. 9 Kansas learned that lesson while beating Kansas State 68-57 on Saturday and holding the Wildcats to one of their most miserable halfs ever. “If somebody ...
NFL’s Goodell seeks to look past ‘tough year,’ to future - Great Bend Tribune
PHOENIX (AP) — As if wishing made it so, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell described his league — and himself — as having addressed missteps on difficult matters such as domestic violence and being ready to move on. “As an organization, and as an ...
No. 12 WSU humbled in loss - Great Bend Tribune
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — No. 18 Northern Iowa let No. 12 Wichita State know the Shockers are no longer the only dominant team in the Missouri Valley Conference. Seth Tuttle scored a career-high 29 points and the Panthers trounced Wichita State 70-54 on ...
More than sports - Great Bend Tribune
In case you live in a cave or under a rock, one of the biggest sporting events on the planet takes place Sunday, Feb. 1. This refers to much hyped Super Bowl XLIX. The returning Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks take on the perennial Super Bowl ...
Home Run: Smithsonian exhibit open in Ellinwood - Great Bend Tribune
The Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit, “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shaped America,” and a local exhibit on hometown “Heros on the Sideline” opened Saturday at the Ellinwood School/Community Library, located at 210 N. Schiller Ave.
VFW to hold pot luck before meeting - Great Bend Tribune
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3111, 504 Washington St., Great Bend, will hold a pot luck supper at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, followed by a meeting at 7, for all VFW members, as well as VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Men’s Auxiliary. The purpose of the ...
CASA Chocolate Auction helps children in need - Great Bend Tribune
Central Kansas CASA will reach a milestone this year, celebrating its 30th year of helping area children. On Saturday, Feb. 7, the nonprofit organization will reach another milestone, holding its 10th annual Chocolate Auction. The event is a sweet way to ...
Chapman jury selection starts Monday - Great Bend Tribune
Jury selection starts Monday for the trial of Jeffrey Wade Chapman, who is charged with the first-degree murder of 25-year-old Damon Galyardt. District Judge Ron Svaty said 220 potential jurors have been summoned. Galyardt’s body was discovered by ...
Ryan Engle elected to USSSA Softball Hall of Fame - Great Bend Tribune
Ryan Engle has been elected to the USSSA Softball Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place on Feb. 7, at the Courtyard Marriot Old Town in Wichita. Ryan grew up on the baseball and softball fields in Great Bend where he was the batboy for his ...
Hard choice with lesser of two evils - Great Bend Tribune
It’s a Super Bowl that even Dr. Evil would not appreciate. The villain portrayed in Mike Myers’ movie would have nothing good to say about the Seattle Seahawks or New England Patriots. It’s hard to imagine a worse Super Bowl with teams you don’t like.