St. James Academy Thunder

Kansas Class 5A
Head Coach: Tom Radke

Overall Record: 5-2
District Record: 5-2
League Record: 5-1 - Eastern Kansas League
2017 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
Notes
Result
9/1
W 45-21
9/8
(Bonner Springs)
W 38-26
9/15
(Bishop Miege)
W 17-6
9/22
(BVDAC-Switzer)
W 17-14
9/29
(Bishop Miege)
W 35-28
10/6
L 14-34
10/13
(Mill Valley)
L 27-28 | OT
10/19
(BVDAC-Switzer)
St. James Academy News Feed

Player Picks to Click - Week 8

In our Picks to Click, we feature eight players or units from across the state that we feel will have breakout performances on Friday night. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 7

Each week, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered a notable performance in their opinion. [READ]

Around the Classes - Week 7 recap

Kpreps.com takes you Around the Classes as we look at a handful of games in each classification from teams outside our top five rankings. [READ]

Subway Friday Fresh Take - Week 7

Subway sponsors our Friday Fresh Take where we provide a recap of some of the state's most notable games and performances from Friday night's action. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 7

Each Thursday throughout the regular season, The Pick List will feature a few of the best match-ups across the state, and make our predictions on a handful of other games. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 6

Each week, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered a notable performance in their opinion. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 7 (Oct 9th)

There are changes at the top of two classifications in this week’s Kpreps Rankings. Let’s take a look at the Kpreps Rankings for Week 7! [READ]

Subway Friday Fresh Take - Week 6

Subway sponsors our Friday Fresh Take where we provide a recap of some of the state's most notable games and performances from Friday night's action. [READ]

Kpreps Game Day - Week 6

Kpreps Kansas Game Day feature this week in order to provide you with a program for things to watch out for in Week 6 action. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 6

Each Thursday throughout the regular season, The Pick List will feature six of the best match-ups across the state, and make our predictions on a handful of other games. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 6 (Oct 2nd)

The Kansas high school football season has crossed over the mid-season point and movement in the Kpreps rankings is starting to stabilize. Check out the Kpreps Rankings for Week 6! [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 5

Each Sunday, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered a notable performance in their opinion. [READ]

Subway Friday Fresh Take - Week 5

Subway sponsors our Friday Fresh Take where we provide a recap of some of the state's most notable games and performances from Friday night's action. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 5

Each Thursday throughout the regular season, The Pick List will feature six of the best match-ups across the state, and make our predictions on a handful of other games. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 5 (Sept 25th)

Seven ranked teams lost during Week 4 action. Find out how those losses impact the Kpreps High School Football Rankings for Week 5! [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 4

Each Sunday, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered a notable performance in their opinion [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 4 (Sept 18th)

The Kpreps rankings have quite a different look this week, especially at the top. There are four new teams occupying the top spot, but only three No. 1 teams suffered losses last week. Where are the changes? Find out with the Kpreps rankings for Week 4! [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 3

Each Sunday, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered a notable performance in their opinion. [READ]

Player Picks to Click - Week 3

In our Picks to Click, we feature eight players from across the state that we feel will have breakout performances on Friday night. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 3 (Sept 11th)

There is a new No. 1 in the Kpreps Class 6A poll for the first time since November 9, 2015. Derby had held the top spot for 19 consecutive ranking polls. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 2

Each Sunday, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered the most important performance of the week in their opinion. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 2

Each Thursday throughout the regular season, The Pick List will feature six of the best match-ups across the state, and make our predictions on a handful of other games. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 2 (Sept 4th)

The first week of the Kansas high school football season resulted in eight teams that played for a state title last fall dropped their season opener, including three defending state champions. How did the "upsets" impact the Week 2 rankings? [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 1

Each Sunday, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered the most important performance of the week in their opinion. [READ]

Subway Friday Fresh Take - Week 1

Subway sponsors our Friday Fresh Take where we provide a recap of some of the state's most notable games and performances from Friday night's action. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 1

Welcome to the 2017 football season and our first edition of The Pick List. Each Thursday throughout the regular season, The Pick List will feature six of the best match-ups across the state, and make our predictions on a handful of other games. [READ]

Kansas Shrine Bowl kicks off Saturday in El Dorado

The 44th annual Kansas Shrine Bowl is set to kick off at 7:00 p.m. Saturday on the campus of Butler County Community College in El Dorado. All proceeds from the game benefit the network of 22 Shriners Hospitals for Children. [READ]

Kpreps 2016 Photo of the Year Finalists

Kpreps is proud to showcase the weekly winners of our 2016 Friday Night Photos Contest. Click to view a slideshow of this year's winning shots. [READ]

Kpreps All-State players committing to play in college

Find out where players receiving Kpreps 2016 All-State honors are headed to play at the next level. Help us complete this list, DM us @Kpreps on Twitter, or email matt@kpreps.com. [READ]

Kpreps 2016 Class 5A All-State Team

Kpreps presents the 2016 Class 5A All-State Team. [READ]

Goddard stands in the way of a Mill Valley repeat in 5A

Mill Valley (8-4) goes for a second straight Class 5A state title when the Jaguars take on top-ranked Goddard (11-1). The Jaguars and Lions will battle on Saturday at Pittsburg State's Carnie Smith Stadium. [READ]

Class 5A Quarterfinal Preview

Kpreps previews the quarterfinal match-ups in Class 5A where St. Thomas Aquinas looks to advance to the state semifinals for a third consecutive season under Randy Dreiling. [READ]

Subway Playoff Fresh Take - Friday Nov 4th

The Friday Playoff edition of the Subway Fresh Take includes our recap of first-round playoff action from Class 6A, 5A, 4A Divisions I & II, and Class 2-1A. [READ]

Friday Playoff Preview: Class 5A

Kpreps.com breaks down Friday's first-round playoff action in Class 5A. [READ]

Class 6A & 5A Preview - Week 9

Kpreps takes a quick look at each match-up in the Class 6A & 5A first round. [READ]

Friday Night Photo Contest Winner - Week 7

Congrats to Susan Goodwyn for winning Week 7 of the Kpreps Friday Night Photo Contest with this shot of St. Thomas Aquinas' Shawn Doherty's INT in a 24-7 win over St. James Academy. [READ]

Around the Classes - Week 8 recap

Kpreps.com takes you Around the Classes as we look at a handful of games in each classification from teams outside our top five rankings. [READ]

Around the Classes - Week 7 recap

Kpreps.com takes you Around the Classes as we look at a handful of games in each classification from teams outside our top five rankings. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings Week 7 - Oct 10th

There are changes in all by one classification of the Kpreps Rankings for Week 7. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 6

Each Thursday throughout the regular season, The Pick List features six of the best match-ups across the state, and we make our predictions on a handful of other games. [READ]

Player Picks to Click - Week 6

In our Picks to Click, we feature six players from across the state that we feel will have breakout performances on Friday night. [READ]

Kpreps Week 6 Rankings (Oct 3rd)

Two top-ranked teams lost in Week 5. Find out how Mill Valley and Rossville's losses impact the Kpreps Rankings in Week 6? [READ]

The Pick List - Week 5

Each Thursday throughout the regular season, The Pick List features six of the best match-ups across the state, and we make our predictions on a handful of other games. [READ]

Player Picks to Click - Week 5

In our Picks to Click, we feature six players (or units) from across the state that we feel will have breakout performances on Friday night. [READ]

Eyes of the state, nation on Blue Valley vs. Mill Valley

6A No. 2 Blue Valley will take on 5A No. 1 Mill Valley in a game that has the attention of the entire state and the nation. The Tigers and Jaguars were selected as the Kpreps Fan's Choice for Game of the Week. [READ]

Around the Classes - Week 3 recap

Kpreps.com takes you Around the Classes as we look at a handful of games in each classification from teams outside our top five rankings. [READ]

Several Kansas seniors make D-I verbal commitments

Prior to the season thirteen Kansas seniors had made verbal commitments to FBS colleges. Mark Schremmer of Kpreps takes a look at each of these players and their commitment. [READ]

Around the Classes - Week 2 recap

Kpreps.com takes you Around the Classes as we look at a handful of games in each classification from teams outside our top five rankings. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 2

Each Thursday throughout the regular season, The Pick List features six of the best match-ups across the state, and we make our predictions on a handful of other games. [READ]

Player Picks to Click - Week 2

In our Picks to Click, we feature six players from across the state that we feel will have breakout performances on Friday night. [READ]

Kpreps Week 2 Rankings (Sept 5th)

The first week of the Kansas high school football season resulted in 11 ranked teams losing their season opener. How did the "upsets" impact the Week 2 rankings? [READ]

Kpreps helmet stickers for Week 1

Each Sunday our experts will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered the most important performance of the week in their opinion. Powered by Athletic Strength Institute (ASI) of Lawrence! [READ]

Friday Fresh Take -- Week 1

Subway sponsors our Friday Fresh Take where we provide a recap of some of the state's most notable games and performances from Friday night's action. [READ]

Defending champ Mill Valley to host talented St. James

The Kpreps Fan Choice for Game of the Week features 5A No. 3 Mill Valley hosting No. 4 St. James Academy. [READ]

Player Picks to Click - Week 1

In our Picks to Click, we feature six players from across the state that we feel will have breakout performances on Friday night. [READ]

Several schools find new leagues in 2016

Kpreps takes a look at changes in league membership entering the 2016 football season. [READ]

Ready to repeat? Defending champs set sights high again

Kpreps' Mark Schremmer takes a quick look at each of the defending state champions' chances of winning it all again this fall. [READ]

Nicholl: Potential Breakout teams for 2016

Conor Nicholl of Kpreps takes a look at one team from each classification that has the potential to significantly improve its record from a season ago. [READ]

Kpreps 2016 Preseason Rankings

Kpreps presents the preseason Top 5 football rankings in each classification. [READ]

Kpreps 2015 Class 5A All-State Team Announced

Kpreps presents the 2015 Class 5A All-State team. [READ]

Kpreps Final Rankings - Nov. 30th

Kpreps presents the final rankings for the 2015 season as three preseason No. 1s finished with state championships, while three more titles were won by teams that began the season ranked No. 2. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Nov 23rd

We've reached championship week in Kansas high school football! Check out this week's Kpreps Rankings as we prepare to crown six more champions this weekend. [READ]

Class 5A Semifinal Preview

Kpreps previews the Class 5A semifinal games featuring Goddard-Eisenhower taking on Bishop Carroll, and St. Thomas Aquinas taking on Mill Valley for a second time this season. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Nov 16th

We have reached the state semifinals in the 11-Man classes of Kansas high school football, and the 8-Man state championship games will be played this Saturday in Newton. [READ]

Friday Playoff Fresh Take - Nov 13th

On this Friday Playoff edition of the Subway Fresh Take, we’ll recap quarterfinal playoff action from the 11-Man classes as well as the 8-Man state semifinals. [READ]

Class 5A Quarterfinal Preview

Kpreps previews the quarterfinal match-ups in Class 5A including No. 1 Mill Valley on the road to take on No. 5 Pittsburg in a rematch of last year's first-round game. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Nov 9th

With seemingly the entire state sharing condolences, prayers, and support, Wallace County returned to the field on Saturday an outscored Ingalls, 74-58. [READ]

Friday Playoff Fresh Take - Nov 6th

On this Friday Playoff edition of the Subway Fresh Take, we’ll recap first round playoff action from Class 6A, 5A, 4A Divisions I & II, and Class 2-1A. [READ]

Friday Playoff Preview: Class 5A

Kpreps.com breaks down first round playoff action in Class 5A including a paring of two 7-2 teams when Maize South visits Great Bend. [READ]

District Playoff Scenarios: 6A & 5A

We’ve analyzed the records, completed all the calculations, and researched all of the district tie-breakers. Here is the complete narrative of the district playoff scenarios for each district in Class 6A and 5A. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 9

Each Thursday throughout the regular season, The Pick List will feature a few of the best match-ups across the state, and make our predictions on a handful of other games. [READ]

Friday Fresh Take -- Week 8

On the Friday Fresh Take presented by Subway, we recap some of the state’s top games and highlight a few of the top performances from Friday’s action. [READ]

SureFire Picks to Click -- Week 8

In our SureFire Picks to Click, we feature six players or units from across the state that we feel will have breakout performances on Friday night. Picks to Click are powered by SureFire Ag Systems. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 8

Each Thursday throughout the regular season, The Pick List will feature a few of the best match-ups across the state, and make our predictions on a handful of other games. [READ]

Kpreps Week 8 Rankings (Oct 19th)

Find out the changes to the Kpreps Top 5 Rankings as we prepare for some major district match-ups in Week 8. [READ]

Friday Fresh Take -- Week 7

On the Friday Fresh Take presented by Subway, we recap some of the state’s top games and highlight a few of the top performances from Friday’s action. [READ]

District Preview: Class 5A

Kpreps.com previews each district, the key match-ups, and gives our predictions of the playoff qualifiers. [READ]

No. 5 St. James opens districts vs. No. 1 Mill Valley

A top-five showdown will take place on Friday to open district play as No. 5 St. James Academy hosts No. 1 Mill Valley in the Kpreps' fan's choice for Game of the Week. [READ]

SureFire Picks to Click -- Week 7

In our SureFire Picks to Click, we feature six players or units from across the state that we feel will have breakout performances on Friday night. Picks to Click are powered by SureFire Ag Systems. [READ]

Kpreps Week 7 Rankings (Oct 12th)

The second season is officially here. All classifications are now in district play as we begin to clarify the playoff picture for the 2015 season. [READ]

SureFire Picks to Click -- Week 6

In our SureFire Picks to Click, we feature six players or units from across the state that we feel will have breakout performances on Friday night. Picks to Click are powered by SureFire Ag Systems. [READ]

Kpreps Week 6 Rankings (Oct 5th)

The top two teams in Class 6A and the top-ranked team in Class 5A lost on Friday. See how those results impacted the Kpreps rankings in Week 6. [READ]

Kpreps Week 5 Rankings (Sept 28th)

Week 4's action resulted in changes in the top five rankings in six of the eight classifications. [READ]

Friday Fresh Take -- Week 4

On the Friday Fresh Take presented by Subway, we’ll recap some of the state’s top games and highlight a few of the top performances from Friday’s action. [READ]

Kpreps Week 4 Rankings (Sept 21st)

Week 3 of the Kansas high school football season came to a close on Monday night with the completion of games suspended from Friday. The Kpreps Top 5 Rankings are a day late, but we think they are worth the wait! [READ]

Kpreps Live Video Broadcast Schedule – Sept 18th

Stay dry! Watch Kansas high school football games live using Kpreps Video Broadcast Schedule! [READ]

Around the Classes - Week 1 recap

Kpreps.com takes you Around the Classes as we look at a handful of games in each classification from teams outside our top five rankings. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 9

Each Thursday throughout the regular season, The Pick List will feature a few of the best match-ups across the state, and make our predictions on a handful of other games. [READ]

District Playoff Scenarios: Class 6A & 5A

Our complete narrative of the district playoff scenarios for Class 6A & 5A. [READ]

District Preview: Class 5A

Kpreps.com previews each 5A district, the key match-ups, and provides predictions of the playoff qualifiers. [READ]

Around the Classes - Week 3 recap

Kpreps.com takes you Around the Classes as we look at a handful of games in each classification from teams outside our top five rankings. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings -- Nov. 11th

We have reached the state quarterfinals in the 11-Man classes of Kansas high school football, and the 8-Man classes will play the semifinals this week. Check out the Kpreps rankings for November 11th powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff First Look

Our first look at every first-round game from a wet and muddy Tuesday night. Despite some delays and sloppy conditions, there were some great games to kick off the 2013 playoffs. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff Preview: Class 4A

Our previews and predictions of notable first-round games in the Class 4A bracket as well as a complete list of teams we expect to move on to the second round. [READ]

District Preview: Class 4A

Kpreps.com previews each district, the key match-ups, and gives our predictions of the playoff qualifiers. [READ]

A quick look at new football classifications

On Friday, the Kansas State High School Activities Association released football classifications for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. Here's our initial breakdown of the changes. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 4

Five ranked teams lost last week and three more barely avoided upsets. Here is a look some of the changes for Week 4 of the Kpreps.com rankings, powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [READ]