Panther Tales

The games must go on: Football

The games must go on: Football

Caitlin Schmitt, Editor/Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spotlight, Uncategorized

As most students and staff know, at the end of last year, our football coaches Tyler Manwarren and Tony Crough moved on from Great Bend High School and their coaching positions. Although the two coaches will be dearly missed, the games must go on. This year we’re introducing Mr. Cody Carlson, and Mr. Erin ...

New Tennis Coach Serves Up a New Team

New Tennis Coach Serves Up a New Team

Sayler Peplinski, Writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under Sports

The tennis season began with an early start. Three days before schools started the tennis team began their hard work to become the best that they could possibly be. The reason for this is that in the first two weeks of school they have already had 4 meets. In these 4 meets the lady panthers  of the tenn...

Right on Track

Right on Track

Abby Stiner, Editor/Writer

April 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

The track team has been competing for about three weeks now and they’ve got the Junction City meet, the Great Bend Invitational, and the KT Woodman meet under their belt. On the boys’ side, Jeffrey Muiruri, senior, took first place in the 110m hurdles at the first two meets. He is currently ranked ...

This Is How We Roll

This Is How We Roll

Caitlin Schmitt, Writer

February 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

Tuesday, January 26th the GBHS Panther Bowling teams bowled against Liberal and Holcomb. On the girls side of the alley, the Panthers destroyed with a whopping 2714 pin tally, compared to Liberal’s 2104 and Holcomb’s 2193. Coming in first Allie Brodrick bowled games of 235, 201, and 174. In second...

Boys Basketball Mid-Season Update

Boys Basketball Mid-Season Update

Abby Stiner, Editor/Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

With the season about halfway over, the Panthers basketball team is 2-9 so far. At the recent Bluestem Classic, Great Bend placed 7th overall. The boys have less than ten games left in the regular season. “Our goals for the rest of the season are to get back in the WAC race, compete to our fullest po...

Panthers vs. Broncos: Super Bowl 50

Panthers vs. Broncos: Super Bowl 50

Brittani Weers, Writer

January 30, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

The NFL’s biggest event of the year is 8 days away! Super Bowl 50 will be held in Santa Clara, California on February 7, 2016, as the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos meet head to head. The Broncos ended the regular season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses. The Panthers carried on the reg...

Panthers End Up Short on Homecoming

Panthers End Up Short on Homecoming

Abby Stiner, Editor/Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Sports

Last Friday night, the Great Bend Boys Basketball team attempted to upset the number three ranked team in 4A, the Buhler Crusaders. The Panthers rallied the first half, finishing the half up by one. Juniors Jacob Murray and Kody Crosby both started the second half with three pointers each. Buhler beg...

Concussion Protocols

Concussion Protocols

Brittani Weers

December 30, 2015


Filed under News, Sports

As the intensity of sports increases, so does the risk of injury. The National Football League (NFL) has noticed the increased risk, and has a plan to combat permanent injury to players. During the 2014-2015 NFL season, 108 players suffered concussions. It has been shown that certain positions are more...

Fight Like a Girl!

Fight Like a Girl!

Rebecca Dawson

November 2, 2015


Filed under Sports

October 10th, the girls tennis team went to Regionals in Salina, and over all, they did well. Macy Moyers, senior, qualified for state and all of the other girls played great as well. With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the girls wanted to show their support. Like most people, each of ...

Panthers Fall to Demons

Panthers Fall to Demons

Abby Stiner

October 7, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Panthers took a tough defeat at Friday night’s homecoming game. Scoring only in the first quarter, Great Bend finished with 7 points, while Dodge City had 51 points. The Panthers had a total of 205 offensive yards, compared to the Demons’ 503 offensive yards. Jacob Murray recorded 19 carries for ...

Panthers Wreck Redskins Homecoming

Caitlin Schmitt

September 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

Friday, September 25th proved to be a long wet disappointing night for the Wichita North Redskins. Not only did the big game get rained out, the Great Bend Panthers proved victorious on the field. The Panthers jumped out to early lead when Jacob Murray landed his first two touchdowns of the game. Fol...

Cross Country Runners Are Making Strides with New Distances

Cross Country Runners Are Making Strides with New Distances

Abby Stiner

September 28, 2015


Filed under Sports

On Saturday, September 19th, the cross country team traveled down to Wichita’s Cessna Activity Center to compete against twenty other teams. The varsity girls ran first. This was the second time they have raced in a 5K, after KSHSAA upped the distance this summer. Junior Karen Razo placed seventh out o...

The student news site of Great Bend High School
Sports