Smith Center Redmen

Kansas Class 2A
Head Coach: Darren Sasse

Overall Record: 9-3
District Record: 3-0
League Record: 4-2 - Mid-Continent League (11M)
2016 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
Notes
Result
9/2
L 16-20
9/9
L 16-29
9/16
W 62-0
9/23
W 20-17 | OT
9/30
vs. Oakley
W 43-14
10/7
vs. Ellis
W 52-0
10/14
W 33-0
10/21
W 40-7
10/27
W 39-0
11/4
(@ Smith Center)
W 52-6
11/11
(at La Crosse)
W 42-20
11/18
(at Plainville)
L 0-14
Smith Center News Feed

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]

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, 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]

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]

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]

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]

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 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]

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]

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 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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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 2016 Preseason Rankings

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

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]

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]

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 2-1A Semifinal Preview

Kpreps previews the semifinal match-ups in Class 2-1A including No. 1 Phillipsburg taking on No. 2 Smith Center for the second time in three weeks. [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 2-1A Quarterfinal Preview

Kpreps previews the quarterfinal match-ups in Class 2-1A including a playoff showdown between Troy and Lyndon for a third consecutive season. [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]

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]

Kpreps Rankings - Nov 2nd

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

Friday Fresh Take -- Week 9

On the Friday Fresh Take presented by Subway, we recap some of the top games and stories from Thursday and Friday's action in the final week of the regular season. [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: 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]

Kpreps Week 9 Rankings (Oct 26th)

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

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]

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]

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]

Friday Fresh Take -- Week 4

On the Friday Fresh Take presented by Subway, we’ll recap some of the state’s top games and highlight a few of the top performances from Friday’s action. [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]

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]

Kpreps Live Video Broadcast Schedule – Sept 18th

Stay dry! Watch Kansas high school football games live using Kpreps Video Broadcast Schedule! [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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Class 2-1A Quarterfinal Preview

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

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]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 7

Seven ranked teams lost during Week 6 of the Kansas high school football season. Find out how those losses impacted this week's Kpreps 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]

The Pick List - Week 4

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. Pictured above: Bishop Miege's Jafar Armstrong looks for another big game this week as the Stags take on another ranked opponent in St. Thomas Aquinas. [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]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 3

A couple of classifications saw significant changes in the top five rankings after Week Two. Here's a look at the Kpreps Rankings for Week 3. [READ]

Friday First Look - Week 2

Our first look at action from Week 2 of the Kansas high school football season, including Alex Delton (5) and Hays beating up on WAC rival Great Bend. [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]

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]

All-Time Football Wins in Kansas

All-Time Football wins in Kansas compiled through the 2013 football season. The top 50 schools are listed. [READ]

Centralia, La Crosse to meet in 2-1A title rematch

Top-ranked Centralia will take on La Crosse in Hays to decide the Class 2-1A state championship. The two teams met for the 2-1A crown in 2011 with Centralia winning 20-14 in overtime. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings -- Nov. 25th

Two state champions have been crowned and five more will be determined this week as the Kansas high school football season comes to a close. [READ]

Friday Playoff First Look: Nov 15th

Our first look at action from Friday's 11-man quarterfinals and 8-man semifinals. Nathan Finley & LaDarrius Johnson each rushed for two touchdowns in Coffeyville's 35-27 win over Baldwin. [READ]

Class 2-1A Quarterfinal Preview

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

Kpreps Rankings -- Nov. 11th

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. Check out the Kpreps rankings for November 11th powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [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]

Around the Classes -- Week 5 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]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 5

How did eight ranked teams losing impact the rankings? Here are the Week 5 Kpreps.com rankings powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [READ]

The Pick List -- Week 4

Our weekly feature of six of the best match-ups across the state and predictions on several other games. Unbeaten Chanute travels to Pittsburg to take on Alex Barnes (34) and the 3-0 Purple Dragons. [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]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 3

While there have already been changes at the top spot in the larger classifications this season, Holton appears to be a team with staying power atop the 4A poll. The Kpreps.com Top 5 rankings for each classification powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [READ]

The Pick List -- Week 2

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

Natoma kicker Meiers a rarity at the 8-Man level

Conor Nicholl highlights Natoma's all-state kicker Jackson Meiers, Smith Center running a new wrinkle on offense, and recent 8-man power Otis-Bison's youth movement. [READ]

Some of the states top programs have new leaders

Mark Schremmer previews a sample of new coaches for the 2013 season including replacements for traditional powers Eudora, Smith Center, Wichita Heights. [READ]

Nicholl: Barta's patience most impressive in Smith Center's success

Conor Nicholl takes a look at his time covering Roger Barta at Smith Center and the patience the legendary coach displayed. [READ]

Baetz: Barta included everyone in Smith Center Program

Smith Center's Roger Barta announced his retirement last week, bringing to an end one of the most successful coaching careers not just in Kansas, but the country. [READ]