Halstead Dragons

Kansas Class 3A
Head Coach: Jason Grider

Overall Record: 9-2
District Record: 3-0
League Record: 6-1 - Central Kansas League
2016 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
Notes
Result
9/2
W 36-6
9/9
W 26-24
9/16
W 44-0
9/23
W 54-7
9/30
W 36-3
10/7
L 6-34
10/14
W 46-0
10/21
W 28-14
10/27
W 71-8
11/1
(@ Halstead)
W 36-22
11/5
(@ Garden Plain)
L 20-34
Halstead News Feed

Updated: Kansas High School Coaching Changes

Kpreps keeps you informed of all the Kansas high school football coaching changes and provides some insight into the coaching positions that remain open. [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 3A All-State Team

Kpreps presents the 2016 Class 3A All-State Team. [READ]

Hesston to battle defending champ Rossville in 3A title

Rossville (12-1) will go for a third straight Class 3A state title when the Bulldawgs take on Hesston (10-3). Game time is set for 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Gowan's Stadium in Hutchinson. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Nov. 7th

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. Let’s take a look at the Kpreps.com rankings for November 7th. [READ]

Subway Playoff Fresh Take - Saturday Nov 5th

On this special Saturday playoff edition of the Subway Fresh Take, we’ll recap second round playoff action from Class 3A and both 8-Man divisions. [READ]

Saturday Playoff Preview: Class 3A

Kpreps.com breaks down Friday's first-round playoff action in Class 3A. [READ]

Subway Playoff Fresh Take - Tues Nov 1st

On this special Tuesday Playoff edition of the Subway Fresh Take, we’ll recap first round playoff action from Class 3A and both 8-Man divisions. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff Preview: Class 3A

Kpreps.com breaks down Tuesday's first-round playoff action in Class 3A. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 9

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]

Pratt's pieces back in place with Studer's return

After having to shuffle players around last season, Pratt's offense has produced nearly 40 points per game with Landen Studer back at quarterback. [READ]

District Playoff Scenarios: 3A & 2-1A

We’ve analyzed the records, completed all the calculations, and researched all of the district tie-breakers. The result is this complete narrative of the district playoff scenarios for Class 3A and 2-1A. [READ]

Kpreps Game Day - Week 8

In this week's Kpreps Game Day, we break down the race for the league championship in each league/conference in the state. [READ]

District Preview: Class 3A

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

Around the Classes - Week 6 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 Game Day - Week 6

Kpreps Game Day is designed to be your program of things to watch for on Friday night! [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]

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]

Kpreps helmet stickers for Week 2

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]

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]

The Pick List - Week 1

Welcome to the 2016 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]

Horak named 2015 Dylan Meier-GBL Player of the Year

The Get Busy Livin’ Foundation, along with Kpreps.com, is pleased to announce Tucker Horak has been named the 2015 Get Busy Livin’ - Kpreps Player of the Year Award. [READ]

Kpreps 2015 Class 3A All-State Team Announced

Kpreps presents the 2015 Class 3A All-State team. [READ]

Dylan Meier - GBL 2015 Player of the Year Finalists

Kpreps is proud to announce the finalists for the 5th Annual Get Busy Livin' - Kpreps Player of the Year Award. The award is made possible by Kpreps and the Dylan Meier Foundation. [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]

SIK On-Demand: Collegiate QB Austin Waddell

Austin Waddell, QB of Wichita Collegiate, talks with Chet Kuplen on matchup with Rossville this week. [LISTEN]

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]

Friday Playoff Fresh Take - Nov 20th

On this Friday Playoff edition of the Subway Fresh Take, we’ll recap sub-state semifinal playoff action from the 11-Man classes. [READ]

Class 3A Semifinal Preview

Kpreps previews the Class 3A semifinal games featuring Wellsville at No. 1 Rossville, and Wichita Collegiate taking on unbeaten Halstead. [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 3A Quarterfinal Preview

Kpreps previews quarterfinal match-ups in Class 3A including No. 5 Norton traveling to No. 2 Wichita Collegiate. [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]

Saturday Playoff Fresh Take - Nov 7th

On this special Saturday playoff edition of the Subway Fresh Take, we recap second round playoff action from Class 3A and both 8-Man divisions. [READ]

Saturday Playoff Preview - Class 3A

Kpreps.com breaks down second round playoff action in Class 3A including No. 1 Rossville's showdown with unbeaten Nemaha Central. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff Fresh Take - Nov 3rd

On this special Tuesday Playoff edition of the Subway Fresh Take, we’ll recap first-round playoff action from Class 3A and both 8-Man divisions. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff Preview: Class 3A

Kpreps.com breaks down first round playoff action in Class 3A including a rematch of a TVL showdown between Cherryvale (8-1) and Neodesha (8-1). [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Nov 2nd

Check out the Kpreps Top 5 Rankings as we head into the first round of the playoffs. [READ]

District Playoff Scenarios: 3A & 2-1A

We’ve analyzed the records, completed all the calculations, and researched all of the district tie-breakers. The result is this complete narrative of the district playoff scenarios for every district in Class 3A & 2-1A. [READ]

Kpreps Week 9 Rankings (Oct 26th)

Check out the Kpreps Top 5 Rankings as we enter the final week of the regular season. [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]

Halstead travels to Garden Plain in battle of unbeatens

Kansas Game Day: Third-ranked Halstead will take on Garden Plain in a key game in 3A, District 11. The Dragons and Owls are two of the nine remaining undefeated teams in Class 3A. [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]

District Preview: Class 3A

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

The Pick List - Week 6

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 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]

SureFire Picks to Click -- Week 5

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 5 Rankings (Sept 28th)

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

SureFire Picks to Click -- Week 4

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 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]

SIK On-Demand: Halstead HC Jason Grider

Jason Grider, head football coach at Halstead, talks about the 2015 season with Chet Kuplen of Sports in Kansas. Dragons are a serious contender once again in 3A. [LISTEN]

Kpreps Week 3 Rankings (Sept 14th)

While there were some upsets in Week 2, changes in the Kpreps Rankings were modest overall. However, Week 3 brings several key games featuring ranked teams and with it there is potential for major changes in the Rankings next week. [READ]

Friday Fresh Take -- Week 2

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

The Pick List - Week 2

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

Kpreps Week 2 Rankings (Sept 7th)

The first week of the Kansas high school football season saw ten ranked teams lose. The biggest changes to our Kpreps rankings occurred in Class 5A where the top four teams fell during Week 1. Here’s a look at the Week 2 rankings. [READ]

Kpreps 2015 Preseason Rankings

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

2014 Kpreps Class 3A All-State Team

Kpreps presents the 2014 Class 3A All-State team. [READ]

Nicholl: 2014 football season in review

Kpreps contributor Conor Nicholl provides a review of the 2014 season including surprise teams, dominant teams, key injuries and record-setting performances. [READ]

Kpreps Final Rankings - Dec. 1st

Kpreps presents the final rankings for the 2014 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. 24th

The Kpreps Rankings as we enter State Championship Week! [READ]

Friday Playoff First Look - Sub-State

Kpreps takes a first look at Friday's Sub-State semifinal action including the dramatic overtime showdown between No. 1 Shawnee Mission East and No. 2 Olathe North. [READ]

Kpreps Live Video Broadcast Schedule - Nov. 21st - 22nd

Kpreps.com has partnered with media outlets around the state to compile a weekly list of live video broadcasts. So if you can't be there; watch here! [READ]

Class 3A Semifinal Preview

Kpreps previews the 3A state semifinals including the ninth sub-state edition of the War on 24 in the past 13 seasons. [READ]

Defense is key in Scott City's success

Scott City has won at least 10 games in each of the past seven seasons thanks to a dominating defense. The Beavers are 79-7 since the beginning of the 2008 season. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Nov. 17th

There are several changes in the Kpreps Rankings this week as we have reached the state semifinals in 11-man football and the 8-Man state champions will be decided this Saturday. [READ]

Playoff First Look - Nov 14th & 15th

Our first look at Friday and Saturday's action from the quarterfinals in the 11-man classifications and the semifinals in the 8-Man divisions. [READ]

Class 3A Quarterfinal Preview

Kpreps previews the state quarterfinal match-ups in Class 3A. [READ]

Minneapolis Lions buying in, reaping rewards

A solid group of upperclassman have bought in to new head coach Jhon Haehn's system, and have Minneapolis in the Class 3A quarterfinals. [READ]

Saturday Playoff First Look - Nov 8th

Kpreps first look at Saturday's playoff action in Class 3A and both 8-Man divisions. [READ]

Saturday Playoff Preview: Class 3A

Kpreps previews Saturday's action in Class 3A as we narrow the field down to the sweet sixteen. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff First Look

Kpreps' first look at Tuesday's playoff action in Class 3A, 8-Man I, and 8-Man II. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff Preview: Class 3A

The largest playoff field in Kansas looks to be very competitive with legit contenders on both sides of the state. Here's our previews and predictions for the Class 3A first-round slate. [READ]

Thursday First Look - Week 9

A first look at action from Thursday night as the regular season wraps up in Kansas. [READ]

Hesston, SE of Saline to battle for District 12 title

Unbeaten Hesston will travel to Southeast of Saline in a game that will decide the District 12 championship. The Swathers and Trojans will battle in the Kpreps Fan's Choice for Game of the Week. [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 3A & 2-1A

Our complete narrative of the district playoff scenarios for Class 3A and Class 2-1A. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 7

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]

District Preview: Class 3A

Kpreps.com previews each 3A district, the key match-ups, and provides predictions of the playoff qualifiers. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 2

The Pick List features previews and predictions of six of the top match-ups across the state and our predictions on a handful of other games. [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 3A

Our previews and predictions of notable first-round games in the Class 3A bracket as well as a complete list of teams we expect to move on to the second round. [READ]

District Preview: Class 3A

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

Around the Classes -- Week 1 recap

Around the Classes is our weekly recap of several games around the state featuring teams not ranked in our Kpreps.com poll. [READ]