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The Kansas Kickoff Show, featuring Sean Boston, Matt Gilmore, Conor Nicholl and Chet Kuplen is presented by Seatbelts Are For Everyone (SAFE), American Implement and Nex-Tech Wireless. Sports in Kansas radio coverage is presented by Read Story

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Rainbow Communications Northeast Kansas Athlete(s) of the Month: Nemaha Central Volleyball ranked #5 in 3A by KVA, open up season 6-1.

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The Nemaha Central Volleyball team opened up the 2021 season over the weekend with a tournament win with wins over Valley Heights, Marysville, Chapman, Royal Valley and Shawnee Mission West to Read Story

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Labette Bank Athlete of the Month: Ashley & Allie Marietta – St. Mary’s Colgan

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St. Mary’s Colgan senior twin sisters Ashley and Allie Marietta made it official last week by committing to Division I St. Louis University softball out of the Atlantic 10 Conference.

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KVA Volleyball Preseason Rankings – 2021

Smoky Valley ranked #1 in 3A opened up as CKL tournament champs. (courtesy of SV volleyball)

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Class 6A 1. Blue Valley West 2. Olathe Northwest 3. Washburn Rural 4. Blue Valley North Read Story

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Returning KVA All-State Volleyball Players

Lauren Schutter of Wabaunsee is looking for a big senior year and has committed to Illinois State. (photo: Chet Kuplen)

Players below listed by class of returnees that were all-state selections from the Kansas Volleyball Read Story

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Sports in Kansas: 25 Defensive Backs to Watch for 2021

Tyson Struber is looking for a fourth straight all-state season. photo: Bethany Bowman Sports in Kansas

25 to Watch for the 2021 season

(List is not ranked or in any order)

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Football participation numbers around the state (2021)

First day of practice at Garden Plain kicked off at midnight on Monday at 12 am.

Numbers reported in from schools around the state for football participation (9th-12th grades) for the first day of fall Read Story

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Sports in Kansas: 25 Wide Receivers/Tight Ends to Watch for 2021

Casen Stallbaumer is looking for a big year for Topeka-Seaman. (photo: Laura Schwinn)

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Cooper Hayden, QB of Pittsburg, talks w/ Chet Kuplen of Sports in Kansas

Hayden is a senior multiple sport star for the Purple Dragons (5A) that enters year three as a starting QB. He is also an all-state pick in baseball for the Purple Dragons. Presented by Mammoth Read Story

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Brett Sarwinski of Galena talks w/ Chet Kuplen of Sports in Kansas

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Sports in Kansas: 25 Quarterbacks to Watch for 2021

Lance Hoffsommer of Sedgwick (Terri DeGraffenreid)

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25 to Watch for 2021 – Sports in Kansas (List is not ranked or in order)

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Sports in Kansas: 25 Running Backs To Watch List for 2021

Jovannie Blackie of Paola. Photo: Gene Morris

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