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Football Great Bend Hays High School Photos Sports

Hays Football versus Great Bend 9-7-18

Rivalries give football games added flavor. Two teams that square off with each other so often that the meetings take on special meaning. The Hays Indians traveled to face the Great Bend Panthers on the gridiron for the 81st time on September 7th.

The game started with a back and forth defensive battle. Both teams faced a second down and 22 yards to go on their opening possessions.

Late in the first half, Great Bend intercepted a pass from the Hays quarterback and on the ensuing possession, scored the first touchdown of the game. The Panthers failed to make the point after touchdown kick. A couple of minutes later, Hays used a busted pass play to get on the board themselves and take a 7 to 6 lead into halftime.

Great Bend added another touchdown and a field goal to clinch the victory with a score of 15 to 7.

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Football High School Larned Photos Smoky Valley Sports

Smoky Valley Football vs Larned 9-8-17

With second week of football, some schools enjoy their first home game. The Smoky Valley Vikings traveled to Larned for the Indians first home game which was also their Homecoming festivities.

The hosts received the opening kick off and proceeded to march down the field for a touchdown. Smoky Valley tried to respond, but they could not find a reliable way to shut down the Larned rushing attack.

By the end of the night, the Indians recorded their first victory of the night winning the game over Smoky Valley by a score of 28 to 14.

Below are some of the pictures I took at the game:

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Basketball Great Bend Hays High School Photos Sports

Hays Boys Basketball versus Great Bend 1-10-17

A strong rival makes for a great high school environment. The Great Bend Panthers welcomed their long rivals, the Hays Indians into their court for the first home game of the new year.

The first quarter started as a back and forth game. Soon, Hays’ strong outside shooting took over and extended the lead to more than ten points. Great Bend tried to narrow the gap, but failed to find the shooting to claw back. The Hays Indians finished the night with a score of 51 to 37.

Below are some of the pictures I took at the game:

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Football High School Photos Pratt Sports

Pratt Football vs Larned 9-2-16

Week One of a new Football season means new players, new traditions, and new hopes for a young season.

The Pratt Greenbacks traveled to Larned to face the Indians. Larned celebrated a new addition of an Indian statue at the field with starting a new tradition of touching it before the game. They also welcomed some new players to the team especially a tough running new running back.

Pratt brought their running game of multiple backs and took over the game in the second quarter. After Halftime, the Greenbacks traded a touchdown with Larned, but won the game 31 to 16 in the end.

Below are some of the pictures I took at the game:

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American Legion Baseball Great Bend Larned Photos Sports

Larned vs Great Bend American Legion Baseball 6-29-16

A mild summer evening made for a great time to watch the Larned Indians and Great Bend Chiefs American Legion Baseball teams square off.

In the first game of the double-header, Larned jumped out to a 4-0 lead off of Isiah Perez’s Grand Slam in the First Inning. Great Bend worked to get out of the jam and tied the game at six all in the bottom of the Seventh Inning. Then Bryce Lyttle scored the walk off winning run in the Eighth Inning.

Below are some of the pictures I took at the game:

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Football High School Hoisington Larned Photos Sports

Larned Football vs Hoisington 9-14-15

The first week of the 2015 high school football season saw two rivals lock horns again as the Larned Indians traveled to face the Hoisington Cardinals.

After playing a tight battle the previous year, the Cardinals came out firing from the start and buried the Indians with a final score of 53 to 21.

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Baseball High School Medicine Lodge Photos Sports St. Mary's Colgan

2-1A State Baseball Championship Medicine Lodge vs St. Mary’s Colgan 5-28-16

A wet couple of days pushed the KSHSAA Class 2-1A State Baseball Championship to Saturday morning. This year’s game saw a rematch of last year’s with the Medicine Lodge Indians taking on the St. Mary’s Colgan Panthers.

The Indians jumped out to a one run lead in the top of the First Inning. St. Mary’s Colgan picked up the bats and drove home eight runs. The Panthers would add five more runs to win the game 13 to 3.

This win gave St. Mary’s Colgan their fourth straight 2-1A State Championship.

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