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Buffalo the Buffaloes

Buffalo the Buffaloes

Laura Daniel, Reporter

February 13, 2020

Friday is Valentines Day! What is a better way to spend the holiday with a pep assembly at school and the winter homecoming game that evening. The Panther basketball teams are playing against the Garden City Buffaloes. Representing the homecoming court for freshmen are Lakyn Smith, Bryan Chacon, Aubrey...

A First Time for Everything

A First Time for Everything

Laura Daniel, Reporter

February 10, 2020

The regular season for the first Panther girls wrestling team is over. However, there is still a regional tournament for the girls that are eligible to attend. Twenty girls are on the Panther wrestling team. Practice is after school with the boys team in the wrestling room. The girls have duels with...

Chiefs Win Super Bowl LIV

Chiefs Win Super Bowl LIV

Isaiah Smith, Reporter

February 5, 2020

It's been 50 years. Every Chiefs fan has been waiting for this. The Chiefs took home Super Bowl LIV against the San Francisco 49ers with their second Super Bowl win in franchise history. This win came at the perfect time, celebrating the 100th season of the NFL with a long awaited Chiefs victory. Patrick...

2020 Shrine Bowl

2020 Shrine Bowl

Laura Daniel, Reporter

January 23, 2020

On July 18 at 7 p.m, at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, Dalton Miller and Coach Erin Beck will be at the Kansas Shrine Bowl. The Shrine Bowl is a game for high school seniors. It is organized by the Kansas Shrine Bowl Organization. There are two teams: east and west. Miller will be playing...

Opinion: Titans Taking Home Super Bowl LIV

Opinion: Titans Taking Home Super Bowl LIV

Isaiah Smith, Reporter

January 14, 2020

This year, the NFL wildcard playoff games and the divisional games have been underway, with some unpredictable teams pulling through to the next round. This past weekend we saw the division round, where in the AFC the #1 seed, the Baltimore Ravens, went against the Tennessee Titans. The Titans won 28-12,...

Pinning to Win

Pinning to Win

Laura Daniel, Reporter

December 12, 2019

This past weekend, the wrestling teams have been having tournaments and duels. There have been some small changes to the home duels. Recently spotlights have been added to the roof of the main gym to shine down on the varsity wrestlers as they do their match. "It makes it a way different atmosphere...

Winter Sports Kickoff

Laura Daniel, Reporter

November 21, 2019

Waking up at 5 a.m. and going to basketball practice is a normal Friday morning routine for Great Bend High School basketball players. They work hard in the weight room and in practice to do the sport they love. Basketball isn't the only sport with this level of dedication, however: athletes around the...

Buffer Week

Laura Daniel, Reporter

November 13, 2019

There will not be any practices for any sports teams from Monday, November 11 to Friday, November 15. The purpose of the buffer week is to give athletes a break between sports seasons, e.g., runners could have a break between cross country and basketball. There will be a total of two buffer weeks...

REDemption

November 8, 2019

The second playoff game is underway at Wichita Northwest. The theme of the game is REDemption. The weather will be 41 degrees that night. Bundle up in all red for Great Bend to make its redemption against the Wichita Northwest Grizzlies.  Last time the Panthers played the Grizzlies at the Panthers'...

Splish! Splash!

Laura Daniel, Reporter

November 8, 2019

The first practice for the Great Bend High School's Boys Swim Team will be on November 18 at BCCC (Barton County Community College). There are no tryouts for the team. There are two teams: Junior Varsity and Varsity.  There are many different races for each swimmer. The different strokes are butterfly,...

Throwing Baskets in Basketball

Laura Daniel, Reporter

November 4, 2019

Girls Basketball is right around the corner with the first practice on November 18 at the PAC (Panther Athletic Center). The first game is the Hays City Shootout on December 5.  The both the girls and boys have to try out for any of the three teams: Freshman, Junior Varsity, and Varsity. At the PAC...

Panther Pajama Jam!

Panther Pajama Jam!

November 1, 2019

The first playoff game for the Great Bend Panthers kicks off on the first of November. It is going to be held at the Great Bend Memorial Stadium with high temperatures of of 50 degrees to low temperatures of 22 degrees. Though the seats and fans are going to be chilly, it is pajama night, so you can...

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