Author Archives: Conor Nicholl

Sports in Kansas Week 1 Football: Bucklin, Spearville among those with long Week 1 streaks from 6A to 6-Man

By CONOR NICHOLL

Sports In Kansas takes a dive into Week 1 current winning and losing streaks, notably the big eight-man contest between Spearville and Bucklin. Spearville has won nine in a row in Week Read Story

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SIK Volleyball Weekly Notes: O. West, S. Center, S. Valley among those with big opening week

Smith Center is a team to watch again this season.

By CONOR NICHOLL

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For the third straight year, Sports In Kansas will provide weekly features/notes with volleyball. Stat Leaders will start next week. Olathe Read Story

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American Implement Team of the Week: Scott City VB

By CONOR NICHOLL

Last season, Scott City opened with a pair of wins on August 28 versus Sharon Springs and Oakley. The next day, SC struggled at the eight-team Hays High tournament. In pool play, Read Story

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2021 Sports In Kansas: Class 4A Football Preview

By CONOR NICHOLL for Sports in Kansas

Class 4A preview. All game-by-game records and scoring offense/defense rankings from KPreps.com and Conor Nicholl research.

St. James Academy football coach Tom Radke has a few screen savers Read Story

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2021 Sports In Kansas: Class 3A Preview

By CONOR NICHOLL for Sports in Kansas

Class 3A Preview. All game-by-game records and scoring offense/defense rankings from KPreps.com and Conor Nicholl research

Editor’s Note: In the last several weeks, SIK reporter Bethany Bowman has Read Story

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2021 Sports In Kansas: 6A Football Preview

Dylan Edwards of Derby is one of the best in Kansas. Photo: Nathan Alspaw (Derby Informer)

By CONOR NICHOLL for Sports in Kansas

Class 6A Preview. All game-by-game records and scoring offense/defense rankings from KPreps.com Read Story

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2021 Sports In Kansas: 2A Preview

Torrey Horak of Rossville

Class 2A Preview. All game-by-game records and scoring offense/defense rankings from KPreps.com database and Conor Nicholl research. All roster numbers from MaxPreps, unless otherwise noted.

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Many of Class Read Story

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2021 Sports In Kansas: 8-Man II Preview

Hanover looking for another title (Photo: Clint Holle)

By CONOR NICHOLL

Eight-Man, Division II Preview. All game-by-game records and scoring offense/defense rankings from KPreps.com database and Conor Nicholl research. All roster numbers from MaxPreps, unless Read Story

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2021 Sports In Kansas: 1A Football Preview

in Olpe is looking to repeat in 1A. (Photo: Noah Ochsner)

By CONOR NICHOLL

Class 1A has the fewest teams of any classification, and limited middle class. However, the top-10 squads present plenty of intrigue Read Story

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Sports in Kansas: Six-Man Football Preview

Cheylin won the 6-man state championship last season.

By CONOR NICHOLL for Sports in Kansas

Sports In Kansas continues its in-depth classification breakdown. Next up: Six-Man Football. Bird City-Cheylin is the defending champion. Cheylin, Cunningham Read Story

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Sports in Kansas: 5A Football Preview

Mill Valley looks to continue its dynasty in 5A. (photo: Mill Valley News)

SIK continues its in-depth classification previews. Will the 5A hegemony stay the same this year? All per-game statistics and rankings from KPreps Read Story

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2021 Sports in Kansas 8M-I Football Preview: Balance with 8-Man, Division I

Garrett Matblie is looking for a big junior year for Canton-Galva.

2021 Sports in Kansas 8M-I Football Preview: Balance with 8-Man, Division I – Sports in Kansas – @cnichollHays takes a look at the classification Read Story

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