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Heights’ Ealy Bell hits buzzer-beater in 65-62 win over Southeast

Like so many teenage basketball players, Ealy Bell has watched just about every crazy game-winning shot that has been uploaded to YouTube or sent in to SportsCenter.

Varsity Kansas Big Show (Jan. 13)

East coach Joe Jackson joins Joanna Chadwick on the Big Show.

Trinity Academy coach Steve Miller and family happily provide foster care for babies

During a late-summer high school event, Trinity Academy boys basketball coach and athletic director Steve Miller stood off to the side smiling, bouncing a sleeping baby in his arms.

Read a transcript from Wednesday's live chat with Joanna Chadwick

Joanna answered your questions in the final chat questions of 2013.

Varsity Kansas Big Show (Dec. 16)

Maize boys coach Chris Davis joins Joanna Chadwick on the Big Show.

Football coach Randy Dreiling leaving Hutchinson High for St. Thomas Aquinas

Randy Dreiling, who built a football dynasty 17 seasons at Hutchinson, has resigned as the Salthawks’ coach and will be the new coach at St. Thomas Aquinas.

Read a transcript of Wednesday's live chat with Joanna Chadwick

Ask Joanna your questions about the first week of basketball or the Top 11 football team.

Hot shooting helps Kapaun girls beat South

As the top-ranked Class 6A girls basketball team in the state traveled to the second-ranked 5A school Tuesday night, an intriguing matchup of the two tallest girls on the court grabbed most of the attention at first.

VarsityKansas Big Show (Dec. 9)

Southeast boys basketball coach Melvin Herring joins Joanna Chadwick for the Big Show.

The 2013 VarsityKansas Top 11 football team

Top 11 and All-Class football teams are selected by The Wichita Eagle with the help of coaches across Kansas.

Every coach in the state is mailed a ballot to return to The Eagle, by mail or online, by the end of the season. Coaches may nominate their own players and players from other teams. They also are asked to supply statistics and comment on players they nominate.

Top 11 teams are selected regardless of position, while All-Class teams are selected by position.

Friday's Kansas high school basketball scores (Dec. 6)

Boys

Read a recap of Friday's Kansas high school basketball action as it happened on Twitter

The high school basketball season tips off in earnest Friday. Follow scores and updates from around the state. Use #vkscores to join the conversation.

2013 VarsityKansas.com All-Metro football team

The VarsityKansas.com All-Metro teams recognize the best players in team sports in Sedgwick, Harvey and Butler counties. The VarsityKansas.com Top 11 team, recognizing Kansas’ top players, will appear online Friday and in Sunday’s Wichita Eagle.

Read the transcript from Wednesday's live chat with Joanna Chadwick

Join Eagle reporter Joanna Chadwick for a live chat at 1 p.m. today.

Former West High wrestling great Kenneth Taylor back as coach

Kenneth Taylor clearly remembers his wrestling career in high school. He was the first wrestler from West to place four times at the state tournament, and the third to be a two-time state champion. He went on to become one of the first wrestlers from West to gain All-America status in college, and now he’s back at West to coach the wrestling team.

Maize’s Swenson built for success

The battle royale that raged for years in the Swenson household, mercifully, has ground to a halt.

Varsity Kansas Big Show (Dec. 2)

South girls coach Antwain Scales was Joanna Chadwick's guest on the VarsityKansas.com Big Show.

Read a transcript of Wednesday's live chat with Joanna Chadwick

Ask questions about the state football championships in the final chat of the fall season.

Follow State Championship Saturday live on Twitter

Five football titles are on the line Saturday. Follow all the action via Twitter here. Use #vkscores to join the conversation.

Derby blows out Garden City to reach 6A final

Blowout status became official when, with less than a minute gone in the second half of the Class 6A semifinal, the referee ordered that the clock keep moving.

Kansas high school football playoffs (Nov. 22)

All games in bracket order

Read a recap of the state semifinal football games as they happened on Twitter

Berths in the state championship games are at stake Friday night. Follow all the action via Twitter. Use #vkscores to join the conversation.

Bob Lutz: Persistence is rewarded for Kapaun’s Jack McGrath

Jack McGrath, who has had to work extraordinarily hard for his ordinary high school football career at Kapaun Mount Carmel, had a surprise for his father last week before the Crusaders played Salina Central in a Class 5A quarterfinal playoff game.

Read the transcript from Wednesday's live chat with Joanna Chadwick

Ask Joanna your questions about the state semifinal football games this week.

Varsity Kansas Big Show (Nov. 18)

Buhler football coach Steve Warner joined Joanna Chadwick this week.

Kapaun offense powers past Salina Central

Kapaun Mount Carmel quarterback Brock Monty admits he likes a good offensive shootout.

Read how the football playoff quarterfinals unfolded live on Twitter

The second week of the high school football playoffs are under way. Use #vkscores to join in the conversation.

Read a recap of Wednesday's live chat with Joanna Chadwick

We're talking more playoff football and All-Metro selections on this week's chat.

Varsity Kansas Big Show (Nov. 11)

Carroll football coach Alan Schuckman joined Joanna Chadwick this week. (Nov. 11, 2013)

Manhattan trickery eliminates Maize in fifth OT

The Maize players were scattered around the 30-yard-line of their football field Friday night. Several hugged, tears streaking down their faces.

Kansas high school football playoffs (Nov. 8)

All games in bracket order

Derby TE DeAndre Goolsby says he’ll play for Florida

Derby senior DeAndre Goolsby, one of the top-rated tight ends in the country, announced Friday that he has made an oral commitment to play at Florida.

Bob Lutz: Kansas high school football playoffs remain a head-scratcher

Hello, I’m Dizzy, your automated voice of the Kansas State High School Activities Association.

Read a recap of Wednesday's live chat with Joanna Chadwick

The first playoff games are in the books. Ask Joanna about the games so far or Friday and Saturday's games. How about state soccer? Ask away.

VarsityKansas Big Show (Nov. 4)

Kapaun volleyball coach Terri Hessman joined Joanna Chadwick this week. (Nov. 4, 2013)

Maize loses game to Hutch, but wins 6A playoff spot

Painful tears pooled in the eyes of Hutchinson’s Turner Wintz as he tried to describe what he had just experienced Friday.

Friday’s Kansas high school district football scores (Nov. 1)

KC Wyandotte 38, Leavenworth 28

Thursday’s Kansas high school district football, regional soccer scores, Friday’s schedule (Oct. 31)

Olathe East 31, SM South 21

Read the transcript from Wednesday's live chat with Joanna Chadwick

The final week of football district play, cross country, soccer and volleyball are on the docket for Wednesday's live chat with Joanna Chadwick

Former Heights coach Charles ‘Goose’ Doughty dies at 80

When Heights boys basketball coach Joe Auer moved to Wichita for his first teaching job, just out of college in 1988, Charles “Goose” Doughty took him under his wing.

Maize South's defense saves day

While the Maize South offense created opportunities for itself Friday night by moving within the Hesston 20-yard-line seven times, the Mavericks failed to score on their first six trips into the red zone.

Friday’s Kansas high school football scores (Oct. 25)

District 1

Carroll’s defense continues to get to the ball

Bishop Carroll senior Nate Stallbaumer understands the high standard for the Eagles’ defense, which he recognized well before entering high school. Then, as a sophomore, he was introduced to the Gang Green defense and how Carroll expects it to be run.

Read the transcript from Wednesday's live chat with Joanna Chadwick

Week 8 football is on the docket for Joanna Chadwick's weekly chat. Sub-state volleyball? Check. Soccer and cross country if you want, too.

Kapaun wins first state golf title in 30 years

The excitement slowly brewed for Kapaun Mount Carmel’s girls golf team as it huddled Monday afternoon outside the clubhouse at Consolver Golf Course.

VarsityKansas Big Show (Oct. 21)

Andale football coach Gary O'Hair joined Joanna Chadwick for this week's Big Show.

Withrow, Collegiate finish out with more state titles

When Collegiate’s Brooke Withrow spent her eighth and ninth grade tennis seasons at the Chris Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, Fla., her focus was firmly on the sport and developing all facets of her game.

Kapaun recovers late to nip West 14-13

The buzzword around Kapaun Mount Carmel’s football team this week was fortitude.

Friday’s Kansas high school football scores (Oct. 18)

District 1

Read the transcript from Wednesday's live chat with Joanna Chadwick

Discuss the first week of district play for most football teams, or state tennis and golf competitions in this week's chat.

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