Hoisington Cardinals

Kansas Class 3A
Head Coach: Zach Baird

Overall Record: 12-1
District Record: 3-0
League Record: 6-0 - Central Kansas League
2016 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
Notes
Result
9/2
W 44-3
9/9
W 31-22
9/16
W 41-0
9/23
W 47-6
9/30
W 32-14
10/7
W 64-8
10/14
W 39-20
10/21
W 56-27
10/27
vs. Lyons
W 62-3
11/1
(@ Hoisington)
W 56-13
11/5
(@ Norton)
W 20-0
11/11
(at Hoisington)
W 49-8
11/18
(at Hesston)
L 19-35
Hoisington News Feed

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 3A All-State Team

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

Nicholl: 2016 season in review

Kpreps contributor Conor Nicholl takes a look at some of the themes and great team performances of the 2016 season. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - State Champions

We would like to thank Athletic Strength Institute (ASI) of Lawrence for powering the Kpreps Helmet Stickers feature this fall. Check them out online at AthleticSI.com and follow ASI on Twitter @AthleticSI or Facebook. [READ]

Kpreps Final Rankings - Nov. 28th

Check out the Kpreps final rankings for the 2016 season where five teams highlighted as preseason No. 1 in our poll captured state titles this fall. [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. 21st

It is state championship week! The 11-Man classes will crown their champions this weekend, while the state trophies were hoisted in Newton this past Saturday for both 8-Man classes. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 12 (Nov. 20th)

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]

Subway Playoff Fresh Take - Friday Nov 18th

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

Class 3A Semifinal Preview

Kpreps previews the Class 3A semifinals including defending champion Rossville against Nemaha Central, and top-ranked Hoisington's trip to Hesston. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Nov. 14th

We have reached the state semifinals in the 11-Man classes of Kansas high school football, and the 8-Man classes will play the state title games this week. Let’s take a look at the Kpreps.com rankings for November 14th. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 11 (Nov. 13th)

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]

Subway Playoff Fresh Take - Friday Nov 11th

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

Class 3A Quarterfinal Preview

Kpreps previews the Class 3A quarterfinal games including Wellsville's trip to Nemaha Central, and Garden Plain visiting No. 1 Hoisington. [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]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 10 (Nov.6th)

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]

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]

Kpreps Rankings - Oct 31st

The regular season is complete and it’s finally playoff time! Here’s a look at the Kpreps Rankings for October 31st. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 9

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]

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 Rankings Week 9 - Oct 24th

There are two new No. 1 teams as we head into Week 9 of the Kpreps Rankings. [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]

Kpreps Rankings Week 8 - Oct 17th

There is a new No. 1 in Class 5A this week as the top two teams in the 5A poll lost last week. Here’s a look at the Kpreps Rankings for Week 8. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 7

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]

Kpreps Game Day - Week 7

Kpreps Game Day is designed to be your program of things to watch for on Friday night! [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 previews each district, the key match-ups, and gives our predictions of the playoff qualifiers. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings Week 7 - Oct 10th

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

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 6

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 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]

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]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 5

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]

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]

Kpreps Game Day - Week 5

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

Kpreps Week 5 Rankings (Sept 26th)

At least one team in the top five of each classification lost last week. How did those losses impact the rankings? Take a look at this week's polls and find out! [READ]

Subway Friday Fresh Take - Week 4

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 4

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

The Pick List - Week 4

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]

Kpreps Week 4 Rankings (Sept 19th)

Are the major upsets beginning to settle down? Despite a couple of losses, there are no changes in the four smaller class rankings this week, but there is movement in the larger classes. [READ]

Friday Night Photo Contest Winner – Week 2

Congratulations to Everett Royer on winning Week 2 of the Kpreps Friday Night Photos Contest. Everett’s photo captures Wichita Collegiate lineman Mac Copeland (white) battling Hoisington defensive end Ben Schneider (65). [READ]

Kpreps Week 3 Rankings (Sept 12th)

Weather played a major role in several games being postponed last Friday night. See how the top five looks in each classification as we enter Week 3. [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]

Subway Friday Fresh Take - Week 2

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 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]

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 2016 Preseason Rankings

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

Kpreps 2015 Class 3A All-State Team Announced

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

Class 4A, Division II Semifinal Preview

Kpreps previews the Class 4A-II semifinal games featuring No. 1 Columbus on the road at Holton, and No. 2 Andale traveling to Holcomb. [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]

District Preview: Class 3A

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

Freshmen QBs emerging for ranked Sedgwick, Phillipsburg

A pair of freshmen quarterbacks are making significant contributions for two of Class 2-1A's top ranked teams. Conor Nicholl looks at how No. 2 Sedgwick and No. 3 Phillipsburg plan to contend with inexperience under center. [READ]

2014 Kpreps Class 3A All-State Team

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

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 8

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]

Friday First Look - Week 1

Our first look at action from Week 1 including losses by ten ranked teams to start the new season. [READ]

Wideout depth leads Central Plains past Victoria

In the Kpreps Kansas Gameday feature game, Central Plains scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns to pull away from Central Prairie League rival Victoria, 42-24. [READ]

Victoria, Central Plains eager for early season test

Our Kansas Gameday coverage opens with Victoria, No. 2 in 8-Man Division II, traveling to Central Plains, No. 4 in 8-Man Division I, in an early-season test in the Central Prairie League. [READ]

Picks to Click -- Final Fantasy Standings

We recap the final fantasy standings from the Picks to Click feature as well as look at the top performances from the season. Left to Right: Alex Delton (Hays), Brad Ivey (Bishop Miege), Trae Wrench (Gardner-Edgerton), Braeden Crites (Central Plains), Trent Rietzke (Thunder Ridge) [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]

Picks to Click -- Week 9

In our Picks to Click, we feature six players from across the state that we feel will have breakout performances on Friday night. [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 4 recap

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

Kpreps Friday Night Photo Contest - Week 2 winner

Congratulations to Everett Royer of Otis (Kan.) for submitting the winning photo for Week 2 of the Kpreps Friday Night Photo Contest. His picture of La Crosse's Taylor Yohe is so good, we gave you a couple of different views! [READ]