Volleyball in Kansas: Ellinwood, SM Northwest, undefeated teams, tournament winners, stat leaders mark standouts

By CONOR NICHOLL for Sports in Kansas w/ Chet Kuplen

Ellinwood’s Maxwell reaches 100 career wins; has Eagles among 2A contenders again

Ellinwood’s Greg Maxwell played college football at Bethany and won four KCAC conference Read Story

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Sports in Kansas: What impressed us after week three of the 2021 football season in Kansas?

Girard is 3-0 in 2021. Photo by Carolyn Eddington

By CONOR NICHOLL for Sports in Kansas w/ Chet Kuplen

Looking at the Week 3’s Football Impressions, including a 57-yard field goal, a 42-40 win between Read Story

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Kansas Kickoff Show: Week Three

Listen to the week three Kansas Kickoff Show – presented by Sports in Kansas & Kpreps featuring host Sean Boston along with Matt Gilmore & Chet Kuplen. The Kansas Kickoff Show is presented by American Read Story

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Nex-Tech Wireless Central Kansas AOM: From Tahiti to Pratt’s single wing: The story of Enoch Knox Walton

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Located in the Pacific Ocean, French Polynesia Tahiti is known for its island paradise landscape and travel destination. However, tourists don’t see the Tahiti where Pratt senior back Read Story

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Craw-Kan Southeast Kansas Team of the Week: Girard Football

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Girard has been a strong early season Class 3A squad in southeast Kansas. The Trojans have opened 2-0 with a 33-7 home win versus Pittsburg Colgan, and a Read Story

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Football in Kansas: K.C. Piper back home, 9/11 Memories, Eight-Man Parity, Underrated Position Groups and huge stat games

photo: Lexi Miles

By CONOR NICHOLL for Sports in Kansas

Football in Kansas Week 3 notes feature:

K.C. Piper wins first home game in 694 days on last play

Victoria coach Doug Oberle, a U.S. Read Story

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American Implement Team of the Week: Western Plains football returns to play

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RANSOM – Ransom-Western Plains athletic director Dana Shay stood on the Bobcats’ sideline a few minutes before the conclusion of last Friday afternoon’s contest against Cunningham. Shay, a 1976 Ransom High School Read Story

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Volleyball in Kansas: Wheatland-Grinnell, Riverton, Cheney, Smoky Valley among top early standouts

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This week’s Sports In Kansas volleyball notes highlight several teams that won tournaments and/or have undefeated records, along with several big milestones and stat leaders. Plus, Wheatland-Grinnell continues its trend of winning Read Story

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Sports in Kansas: What impressed us after week two of the 2021 football season?

Amy Peters Rickard – photo

By CONOR NICHOLL & Chet Kuplen – Sports in Kansas

Sports In Kansas Week 2 Impressions are highlighted by Derby’s opening its remodeled stadium, more than 790 yards of total Read Story

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Kansas Kickoff Show – Week Two – 9/10/21 – Listen

Listen to Sean Boston, Matt Gilmore and Chet Kuplen preview high school football across the state of Kansas for week number two in 2021. The only statewide pregame show in Kansas.

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KVA Volleyball Rankings – Week One – 9/10/21

Rank – School – Record – Pre-Season Ranking

Class 6A

1. Washburn Rural 4-0 (3)

2. Blue Valley North 4-0 (4)

3. Blue Valley West 4-1 (1)

4. Shawnee Mission Northwest 4-0 (8) 

5. Lawrence-Free Read Story

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Craw-Kan Team of the Week: Frontenac football with dominating defense

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Mark Smith has it rolling with Frontenac football. In his first nine seasons, the Raiders posted a 69-29 record. After a 5-5 mark in his first fall, the Raiders have posted a Read Story

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