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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...

Sweeping the Mat with Wrestling

Laura Daniel, Reporter

October 30, 2019

The end of fall sports is closing in. The first day of the winter season will switch the athletic spotlight over to winter sports, one of which will be wrestling. The first day of wrestling practice will be November 18 in the wrestling room inside the PAC (Panther Athletic Center). There has been...

Breaking the Record

Breaking the Record

Bayle Sandy, Reporter

October 24, 2019

After several years of weight lifting, Senior Joanna Sanchez finally achieved her goal of breaking a school record. Last Thursday on October 10th, Sanchez broke the school record with a back squat lift of 310 lbs. The previous record of 300lb had been unbeatable since 2004, so this just shows Sanchez's...

Football Players Appreciates Teachers

Isaiah Smith, Author

October 17, 2019

Today, the seniors from the Great Bend Panthers football each delivered their jersey with their number to a teacher that had made an impact on them through their high school years. There are 22 seniors on the team, and they have all snapped a photo with the teacher of their choice. ...

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