Ellis Railroaders

Kansas Class 2A
Head Coach: Craig Amrein

Overall Record: 2-6
District Record: 0-2
League Record: 0-4 - Mid-Continent League (11M)
2017 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
Notes
Result
9/1
W 18-12
9/8
L 13-49
9/15
W 47-0
9/22
L 20-56
9/29
L 13-69
10/6
L 7-33
10/13
L 6-19
10/20
L 14-47
10/27
Ellis News Feed

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 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]

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]

Player Picks to Click - Week 5

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 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]

The Pick List - Week 4

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]

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]

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]

Kpreps Game Day - Week 2

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

Player Picks to Click - Week 2

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

Player 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 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]

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]

District Preview: Class 2-1A

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]

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]

Phillipsburg overpowers Ellis during difficult week

Phillipsburg, ranked No. 4 in Class 3A, rolled to a 56-14 win over Ellis on Friday. Earlier in the week, coach J.B. Covington underwent surgery to remove malignant melanoma. [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]

Kpreps Game Day - Week 5

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

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]

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]

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]

Plainville frustrates Norton, 20-14

Plainville held off Norton 20-14 on Friday night to pick up its second win over a ranked opponent this season. The Cardinals beat Smith Center 20-16 in Week 1. [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 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]

Kpreps 2015 Class 2-1A All-State Team Announced

Kpreps presents the 2015 Class 2-1A All-State team. [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]

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 2-1A

Kpreps.com breaks down first round playoff action in Class 2-1A including a battle of ranked teams as No. 4 Smith Center visits No. 2 Sedgwick. [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]

After a 1-3 start, Oakley rebounds to win district title

After consecutive losses to three good Mid-Continent League teams, Oakley has won four straight games and clinched the District 7 championship. [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]

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]

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]

Hanover reloads, Free State & Ellis pick up key wins

Kpreps contributor Conor Nicholl looks at how Hanover has reloaded in 8M-I, and how special teams played a key role in wins by Lawrence Free State and Ellis. Also, two single-game state records fell last week. [READ]

Around the Classes - Week 5 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]

District Preview: Class 2-1A

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

Norton's Green developing into a force on defense

After earning all-state honors as a sophomore last season, Norton's Jacob Green is quickly developing into one of the better defensive players in the state. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 1

Welcome to the 2015 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]

Nicholl: Players to break out in 2015

Just like teams that have massive one-season jumps, players can also achieve big gains in one season. Here are Conor Nicholl's picks for breakout players in 2015. [READ]

Nicholl: Potential Breakout teams for 2015

Kpreps contributing writer Conor Nicholl identifies a team in each classification that he believes will have a breakout 2015 season. [READ]

2014 Kpreps Class 2-1A All-State Team

Kpreps presents the 2014 Class 2-1A All-State team. [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 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]

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 Rankings - Week 6

Week 5 action resulted in only minor changes in this week’s polls. Find your team in the polls as we enter the final week before district play begins in all classifications. [READ]

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]

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

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]

Norton freshman QB Jace Ruder already turning heads

Norton freshman quarterback Jace Ruder is already drawing attention from across the state. Ruder and the unbeaten Bluejays take on Smith Center (3-0) this week. [READ]

Picks to Click -- Week 3

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]

Picks to Click -- Week 2

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]

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]

Potential breakout teams & players in the west

Conor Nicholl identifies some potential teams and players from smaller classes poised to have solid seasons on the west side of the state. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 9

There is a new No. 1 in 8-Man, Division I as Madison was upset last week. Check out the Kpreps Week 9 rankings powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [READ]

Picks to Click -- Week 8

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

Picks to Click -- Week 7

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]

Around the Classes -- Week 6 recap

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

District Preview: Class 2-1A

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

Stokes changing the culture at Larned

Coach A.B. Stokes has Larned off to a 3-0 start for the second consecutive season. Prior to Stokes taking over last season, the Indians had won just 11 games in the previous eight years. [READ]

Around the Classes -- Week 2 recap

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

The Pick List -- Week 1

Our weekly feature of six of the best match-ups across the state plus our predictions on several other games. [READ]