Ell-Saline Cardinals

Kansas Class 2A
Head Coach: Terry King

Overall Record: 8-2
District Record: 2-1
League Record: 5-0 - Heart of America
2017 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
Notes
Result
9/1
W 31-21
9/8
W 35-7
9/15
W 28-14
9/22
W 35-0
9/29
W 14-6
10/6
10/13
W 27-8
10/20
W 28-21
10/26
L 0-54
11/3
(at Sedgwick)
W 44-41
11/10
(at Ell-Saline)
L 20-27 | 2OT
Ell-Saline News Feed

St. Paul, Spearville, & Plainville survive to the semis

Field goals, bunch plays and fifth downs - Conor Nicholl recaps how St. Paul, Spearville, and Plainville survived to advance to the state semifinals. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 12 (Nov 13th)

We have reached the state semifinals of the Kansas high school football playoffs. Let’s take a look at the Kpreps.com rankings for November 13th. [READ]

Subway Friday Fresh Take - Playoffs Nov. 10th

In addition to the Subway Friday Fresh Take, listen as Matt Gilmore (Kpreps) & Chet Kuplen (Sports In Kansas) break down the brackets after a wild quraterfinal round. [READ]

Quarterfinal Preview: Class 2-1A

Kpreps.com breaks down Friday's quarterfinal playoff action in Class 2-1A. [READ]

Subway Friday Fresh Take - Playoffs Nov.3rd

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, 2-1A, and both 8-Man divisions. [READ]

Playoff Preview: Class 2-1A

Kpreps breaks down Friday's first-round playoff action in Class 2-1A. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 10 (Oct 30th)

As the playoffs begin for all classes this week, Phillipsburg remains #2 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]

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 a complete look at the district playoff scenarios for every district in Class 3A and 2-1A. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 9 (Oct 23rd)

There is a new No. 1 in this week’s Kpreps Rankings. Check out the top five polls as we enter the bracket round for Class 6A and 5A and wind down the regular season in all other classifications. [READ]

Subway Friday Fresh Take - Week 8

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 8

This week's Kpreps Game Day program features a special helmet sticker for Down syndrome awareness month. In addition, we look at league/conference races winding down. [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 8 (Oct 16th)

Find out how the first week of district games impacted this week’s Kpreps Rankings for Week 8! [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]

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]

District Preview: Class 2-1A

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

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]

Trinity, Ell-Saline are near mirror images of each other

There are several similarities between Hutchinson Trinity and Ell-Saline. The Celtics and Cardinals are both undefeated and will battle for the Heart of America League lead on Friday in the Fan's Choice for Kpreps Game of the Week. [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 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]

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 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]

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]

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]

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]

Sedgwick, Ell-Saline to clash in Fan's Game of the Week

The Kpreps' fan choice for Game of the Week is a Heart of America League battle between 2-1A No. 5 Sedgwick Cardinals and the Ell-Saline Cardinals. [READ]

Nicholl: Potential Breakout teams for 2017

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]

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]

District Preview: Class 2-1A

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

Around the Classes - Week 4 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]

2015 All-District nomination forms due Dec 7th

Kpreps.com is in the process of obtaining nominations for our sixth annual All-District teams for Class 2-1A and Eight-Man Divisions I and II. Nominations are due by Monday, December 7th. [READ]

2-1A: Phillipsburg edges Troy 30-29 to win first title

Behind a big performance from sophomore Kirk Coomes, Phillipsburg held off Troy 30-29 to win the schools' first state football title. [READ]

Phillipsburg,Troy each seek first state football title

The Phillipsburg Panthers (10-2) and the Troy Trojans (10-1) will meet Saturday in the Class 2-1A state championship game at Lewis Field on the campus of Fort Hays State. Both the Panthers and Trojans are playing in their first state football championship game. [READ]

Friday Night Photo Contest Winner – Week 8

Congratulations to Jacque Bretton on winning Week 8 of the Kpreps Friday Night Photos Contest. Jacque's photo captures Phillipsburg’s Conner Weinman jumping over an Ell-Saline player during the Panthers’ 52-0 win on October 23rd. [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 2-1A

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

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]

The Pick List - Week 3

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]

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 2015 Preseason Rankings

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

Goolsby named 2014 Dylan Meier-GBL Player of the Year

The Get Busy Livin’ Foundation, along with Mytown Media and Kpreps.com, is pleased to announce Denzel Goolsby has been named the 2014 Get Busy Livin’ - Kpreps Player of the Year Award. [READ]

Dylan Meier - GBL 2014 Player of the Year Finalists

Kpreps is proud to announce the finalists for the 4th Annual Get Busy Livin' - Kpreps Player of the Year Award promoting The Dylan Meier Foundation. The award is made possible once again by Mytown Media. [READ]

2014 Kpreps Class 2-1A All-State Team

Kpreps presents the 2014 Class 2-1A 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]

Olpe holds off Ell-Saline 26-24 for first state title

Ell-Saline scored with 26 seconds left, but couldn't complete the two-point conversion attempt as the Eagles hold on. [READ]

Kpreps Live Broadcast Schedule - Championship Saturday

Watch or Listen to the state title games right here! [READ]

Olpe, Ell-Saline have the opportunity for a title

Olpe (11-1) will take on Ell-Saline (9-3) to decide the Class 2-1A state championship. The Eagles and Cardinals will kick off at 1 p.m. at Lewis Field on the campus of Fort Hays State University. [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]

Class 2-1A Semifinal Preview

Kpreps previews the 2-1A sub-state games featuring Troy (10-1) at Olpe (10-1) and a district rematch between Ell-Saline and Phillipsburg. [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 2-1A Quarterfinal Preview

Kpreps previews the quarterfinal match-ups in Class 2-1A including a rematch between Phillipsburg and Oakley. [READ]

Friday Playoff First Look - Nov 7th

Kpreps first look at Friday's playoff action in 6A, 5A, 4A-1, 4A-II, and 2-1A. [READ]

Friday Playoff Preview - Class 2-1A

Kpreps previews Friday night's first-round match-ups in Class 2-1A, including Marion's tough home test against No. 4 Lyndon and Meade's road trip to No. 2 La Crosse. [READ]

District Playoff Scenarios: Class 3A & 2-1A

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

Early District Playoff scenarios: 2-1A, 8 Man-1, 8 Man-2

We've taken an early look at the district records and tried to clarify the playoff picture for these classes as much as possible with two weeks remaining. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 5

The Pick List features previews and predictions of a few of the top match-ups across the state and our predictions on a handful of other games. Pictured above: KC Piper QB Ty Banes will look to keep the Pirates unbeaten against Bonner Springs. [READ]

District Preview: Class 2-1A

Kpreps.com previews each district, the key match-ups, and gives our 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]

The Pick List - Week 3

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]

2013 Kpreps Class 2-1A All-State Team

Kpreps.com is proud to announce the 2013 Kansas Class 2-1A All-State football team. [READ]

District Preview: Class 2-1A

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]