Plainville Cardinals

Kansas Class 2A
Head Coach: Grant Stephenson

Overall Record: 11-2
District Record: 3-0
League Record: 5-1 - Mid-Continent League (11M)
2016 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
Notes
Result
9/2
W 20-16
9/9
vs. Norton
W 20-14
9/16
L 16-31
9/23
W 60-14
9/30
W 58-28
10/7
W 41-0
10/14
W 51-0
10/21
vs. Ellis
W 48-0
10/28
W 46-12
11/4
(@ Plainville 6:00)
W 49-6
11/11
(at Belleville)
W 49-0
11/18
(at Plainville)
W 14-0
11/26
L 24-28
Plainville 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 2-1A All-State Team

Kpreps presents the 2016 Class 2-1A 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]

Troy defeats Plainville, 28-24, to capture 2-1A title

The Troy Trojans captured their first state football championship by defeating the Plainville Cardinals 28-24 in Hays. [READ]

Kpreps Kansas Pregame Show - Nov. 26

Listen to our state championship edition of the Kpreps Kansas Pregame Show where we break down last week's 8-man championships and preview Saturday's 11-man title games. [READ]

Troy, Plainville to decide 2-1A title in Hays

Top-ranked Troy returns to Lewis Field in Hays on Saturday where the Trojans will take on No. 2 Plainville in the Class 2-1A state championship game. [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 2-1A Semifinal Preview

Kpreps previews the Class 2-1A semifinals as traditional power Colgan visits top-ranked Troy, and Mid-Continent League rivals Smith Center and Plainville meet for a second time this season. [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 2-1A Quarterfinal Preview

Kpreps previews the state quarterfinal match-ups in Class 2-1A. [READ]

Picks to Click -- Top Performers of the Year

Kpreps presents the final fantasy standings in our Player Picks to Click for 2016. We've also included the top ten scoring performances from individual players throughout the season. [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 - 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 2-1A

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

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]

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]

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 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]

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]

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]

Trojans ride key win into showdown with No. 4 Osborne

Logan-Palco is off to a 5-0 start behind standout running back David Thompson and quarterback Josh Van Laeys. Friday, the Trojans take on No. 4 Osborne (5-0) in a key District 4 battle. [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]

Friday Night Photo Contest Winner – Week 3

Congratulations to Rachel Martin on winning Week 3 of the Kpreps Friday Night Photos Contest. Rachel's photo captures Plainville’s Dylan Wallace attempting to haul in a pass from quarterback Hayden Friend. [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]

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]

Subway Friday Fresh Take - Week 3

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]

Player Picks to Click - Week 3

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

The Pick List - Week 3

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 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]

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]

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]

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 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]

Nicholl: Potential break out players for 2016

Conor Nicholl of Kpreps highlights at least one player from each classification poised for a breakout year. [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]

SureFire Picks to Click -- Final Fantasy Standings

SureFire Ag Systems presents the final fantasy standings in our SureFire Picks to Click for 2015. We've also included the top ten scoring performances from individual players throughout the season. [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]

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 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]

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]

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]

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]

District Preview: Class 2-1A

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

The Pick List - Week 4

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

District Preview: Class 2-1A

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

Kpreps Rankings - Week 4

Close wins, close losses, overtime, and double overtime all highlighted the Week 3 schedule. How did Friday’s action impact the Kpreps Rankings? Find out here! [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]

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]

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]

Class 2-1A Quarterfinal Preview

Our previews and predictions of the Class 2-1A Sectional round. [READ]

Friday Playoff First Look: Nov 8th

Our first look at each game from first-round action in Class 6A, 5A, and 2-1A from Friday night. [READ]

Friday Playoff Preview: Class 2-1A

Our previews and predictions of notable first-round games in the Class 2-1A bracket as well as a complete list of teams we expect to move on to the second round. [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 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]