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Three storylines to watch for at state golf

By Brad HallierBad weather throughout the state pushed back many regional tournaments last week, which meant state preparation was shorter for many golfers.Monday, seven state golf championships will be contested throughout Kansas. Here are three storylines to watch for.Can Hesston, Cheney compete in a... Read More.

Three storylines to watch for at regional softball

By Brad HallierRegional softball site managers are probably nervously watching the weather forecast for the upcoming week. While Tuesday will be warm and dry, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday have a good chance of rain and storms.Welcome to postseason spring sports. Here are three more... Read More.

Three storylines to watch for at regional baseball

By Brad HallierAlthough Class 3A and Class 2-1A have begun regional baseball play, the biggest games will be next week. The upper classifications will start next week.Here are three storylines to watch for at area regional tournaments.Don't underestimate HutchinsonSurely by now, the teams in... Read More.

Three storylines to follow for state girls basketball

By Brad HallierWe can talk about how the smaller classifications do substate later, but boy, it sure stings seeing Halstead and Smoky Valley not at the Class 3A state tournament, simply because they were in the same substate with equally powerful Hesston.It's state-tournament week,... Read More.

Three storylines to follow for state boys basketball

By Brad HallierThere were some surprises in substates, such as 15-loss Wichita East getting to the Class 6A state tournament, Class 4A bully Bishop Miege going out in the first round, and top-ranked Elyria Christian going ice cold in a Class 1A Division 2... Read More.

Five storylines to watch for the boys basketball season

By Brad HallierWhat a year 2022-2023 was for area boys basketball.Hesston won a Class 3A record-tying third straight state championship. Mounridge sent its long-time coach Vance Unrau into retirement with a state championship. Macksville won Class 1A Division 1. McPherson took down its all-sports... Read More.

Five Storylines to Watch for this Girls Basketball Season

By Brad Hallier HUTCHINSON, Kan. - Less than a week ago, snow covered Gowans Stadium at Hutchinson during the Class 3A state championship football ago. There won't be any snow in the gyms Friday night - at least, we hope not - when the high... Read More.

Five Storylines to Watch for at State Cross Country

By Brad Hallier While some sports can take an hour (volleyball), two hours (soccer), three hours (football) or even four hours (golf), cross country is over within less time than an average Hulu show.The final races of the season will be conducted Saturday at the... Read More.

Five Storylines to Watch for in KSHSAA Football Playoffs

By Brad Hallier The speculation and scenario guessing can stop, and the calculators can be put away. Postseason football has arrived in Kansas.The brackets were released Saturday morning by KSHSAA. Here are five storylines to watch for.Class 4A West again is wide openWho is the... Read More.

Three storylines to watch for at state tennis

By Brad HallierIt seems like just a couple days ago when KSHSAA released this year's classifications, and now, we're already looking at the first state tournament of the 2023-2024 academic year.Girls state tennis will start Friday at four different sites across Kansas. Here are... Read More.

Five Storylines to Watch for at Boys State Track

By Brad Hallier WICHITA, Kan. - State track weekend often has one of three weather options.Searing heat with high temps in the mid-90s. Overcast and windy, with high temps in the upper 60s. Thunderstorms that cause hours upon hours of delays.It's almost hard to... Read More.

Five Storylines for Girls State Track

By Brad Hallier WICHITA, Kan. - Look, it's easy to poke fun or and rip into the Kansas State High School Activities Association. The list of problems is longer than a typical weekend honey-do list.But one thing that almost everyone agrees upon - and trust... Read More.