Smith Center Redmen

Kansas Class 1A
Head Coach: Darren Sasse

Overall Record: 12-1
District Record: 3-0
League Record: 4-1 - Mid-Continent League (11M)
2018 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
Notes
Result
8/31
W 45-0
9/7
W 40-0
9/14
L 14-42
9/21
W 21-10
9/28
vs. Oakley
W 42-0
10/5
W 55-0
10/12
W 57-8
10/19
W 15-8
10/25
vs. Oakley
W 35-0
11/2
(at Smith Center)
W 56-7
11/9
(at Sedgwick 6pm)
W 61-27
11/16
(at Smith Center)
W 49-7
11/24
(at Fort Hays State)
W 59-0
11/25
 
Smith Center News Feed

Year in Review: Derby D headlines season of superlatives

Kpreps contributor Conor Nicholl takes his annual look back at the recently completed 2018 season including dominant defenses from Derby and Central Plains, and a national championship by Christ Prep. [READ]

Kpreps 2018 Final Rankings - Nov. 26th

Check out the Kpreps final rankings for the 2018 season where five teams highlighted as preseason No. 1 in our poll captured state titles this fall. [READ]

Smith Center’s Rushing Trio leads to 1A State Title

Smith Center won a second consecutive state championship and the tenth in school history by beating Olpe, 59-0. [READ]

State Championship Saturday Headquarters

Welcome to State Championship Saturday! Prepare for the action with Kpreps preview articles, follow the live championship scoreboard, and find links to watch all championship games. [READ]

Olpe will try to dethrone Smith Center in Class 1A

Smith Center (11-1) will look to win a second consecutive state football title when the Redmen take on Olpe (12-0) in the 1A state championship game. Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m. at Lewis Field in Hays. [READ]

2018 1A Title Preview w/ Smith Center HC Darren Sasse

Chet Kuplen talks with Smith Center HC Darren Sasse on his matchup with Olpe in the 1A title game in Hays on Saturday. [LISTEN]

2018 1A Title Game Preview w/ Olpe HC Chris Schmidt

Chris Schmidt discusses 1A state title game with Smith Center [LISTEN]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 12

Each week, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered a notable performance in their opinion. [READ]

Kpreps HS Football Rankings - Nov. 19th

The Kpreps Kansas High School Football Rankings for the week of November 19th. [READ]

Around the Brackets - Nov. 16th - Semifinal recap

Kpreps takes you Around the Brackets to recap sub-state semifinal playoff action from Friday night. [READ]

Playoff Preview: Class 2A & 1A (Semifinals)

Kpreps provides a preview and prediction for each sub-state semifinal match-up for both Class 2A and Class 1A. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 11

Each week, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered a notable performance in their opinion. [READ]

Kpreps HS Football Rankings - Nov. 12th

The Kpreps Kansas High School Football Rankings for the week of November 12th. [READ]

Around the Brackets - Nov. 9th

Kpreps takes you Around the Brackets to recap quarterfinal playoff action from Friday night. [READ]

Kpreps Game Day: a few of the state's top defenses

With this week's Kpreps Game Day, Conor Nicholl take a closer look at some of the state's top defenses. [READ]

Playoff Preview: Class 2A & 1A (Quarterfinals)

Kpreps provides a preview and prediction for each quarterfinal match-up for both Class 2A and Class 1A. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 10

Each week, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered a notable performance in their opinion. [READ]

Kpreps HS Football Rankings - Nov. 5th

The Kpreps Kansas High School Football Rankings for the week of November 5th. [READ]

Around the Brackets - Nov. 2nd

Kpreps takes you Around the Brackets to recap reginal playoff action from Friday night. [READ]

Playoff Preview: Class 2A & 1A (Regionals)

Kpreps provides a preview and prediction for each second-round bracket match-up for both Class 2A and Class 1A. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 9

Each week, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered a notable performance in their opinion. [READ]

How Gardner-Edgerton went from 0-9 to 9-0 in one year

Gardner-Edgerton entered the 2018 season on a 10-game losing streak. A year later, the Blazers are undefeated and the top seed on the eastern half of Class 6A. [READ]

Kpreps HS Football Rankings - Oct. 29th

The Kpreps Kansas High School Football Rankings for the week of October 29th. [READ]

Around the Brackets - Oct 26th

Kpreps takes you Around the Brackets to recap first-round playoff action from Thursday and Friday night. [READ]

Around the Brackets - Oct 25th

Kpreps takes you Around the Brackets to recap first-round playoff action from Thursday night. [READ]

Playoff Preview: Class 1A

Kpreps provides a preview and prediction for each first-round bracket match-up for Class 1A. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 8

Each week, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered a notable performance in their opinion. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 9 (Oct. 22nd)

The Kpreps Kansas High School Football Rankings for Week 9. [READ]

Kpreps Friday First Look - Week 8 (Oct 19th)

The Kpreps Friday First Look provides a recap of some of the state's most notable games and performances from Friday night's action. [READ]

Kpreps Game Day - Week 8 (District Scenarios)

This week's Kpreps Game Day provides a complete narrative of each district and let's you know what your team need to do to reach the playoffs. [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]

Kansas Volleyball Association Rankings - Oct 17th (Wk 7)

The Kansas Volleyball Association (KVA) released its state rankings for Week 7. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 7

Each week, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered a notable performance in their opinion. [READ]

Around the Classes - Week 7 recap

Caney Valley players Ethan Moreland (55) & Trent Riley (58) carry the jersey of teammate Jalen Bush before Friday's Homecoming game with Parsons. Bush was seriously injured in a car accident earlier that morning and remains in critical condition in a Tulsa hospital. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 8 (Oct. 15th)

The Kpreps Kansas High School Football Rankings for Week 8. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 6

Each week, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered a notable performance in their opinion. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 7 (Oct. 8th)

The Kpreps Kansas High School Football Rankings for Week 7. [READ]

Chapman, Smoky Valley to test power running schemes

Chapman (5-0) travels to take on Smoky Valley (5-0) in a battle for first place in Class 3A, District 5. The showdown between the power running offenses of the Irish and Vikings was chosen by the fans as the Kpreps Game of the Week. [READ]

District Preview: Class 1A

Kpreps.com previews every district and provides our predictions on how each district will finish. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 5

Each week, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered a notable performance in their opinion. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 6 (Oct. 1st)

Week 5 of the Kansas high school football season saw four teams ranked No. 5 lose and fall out of the rankings last Friday night. [READ]

Kpreps Friday First Look - Week 5 (Sept 28th)

The Kpreps Friday First Look provides a recap of some of the state's most notable games and performances from Friday night's action. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 5

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]

Friday Night Photo Contest Winner – Week 3

Congratulations to Everett Royer on winning Week 3 of the Kpreps Friday Night Photos Contest. Everett’s photo captures Phillipsburg quarterback Trey Sides going airborne over a Smith Center defender in during the Panthers’ 42-14 win over the Redmen. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 4

Each week, Kpreps contributors will hand out helmet stickers to a team or individual that delivered a notable performance in their opinion. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 5 (Sept. 24th)

Find out how our top five looks in each class as we have reached the halfway point of the 2018 regular season. [READ]

Kpreps Friday First Look - Week 4 (Sept 21st)

The Kpreps Friday First Look provides 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 feature is designed to provide you with a program for things to watch out for each week in Kansas High School Football. [READ]

Jackson Heights welcomes challenge of No. 4 Olpe

The Olpe Eagles, ranked fourth in 1A, travel to Holton to take on the Jackson Heights Cobras in the Fan's Choice for Game of the Week. The Cobras have not allowed a point all season, while Olpe has only allowed one score. [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]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 4 (Sept. 17th)

Find out how our top five looks in each class as we enter district play in several classifications. [READ]

Kpreps Friday First Look - Week 3

The Kpreps Friday First Look provides a recap of some of the state's most notable games and performances from Friday night's action. [READ]

Phillipsburg, Smith Center meet in a top-ranked showdown

The Fan's Choice for Kpreps Game of the Week features Class 2A No. 1 Phillipsburg at Class 1A No. 1 Smith Center. The Panthers have defeated the Redmen seven consecutive times. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 3 (Sept. 10th)

Find out how the results from Week 2 action impacted the Kpreps Rankings. [READ]

Kpreps Game Day - Week 2

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

Kpreps Rankings - Week 2 (Sept 3rd)

The first week of the Kansas high school football season resulted in several ranked teams dropping their season opener. How did the "upsets" impact the Week 2 rankings? [READ]

Kpreps Game Day - Week 1

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

Kpreps 2018 Preseason Rankings

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

Rosters are set for Saturday's 45th Kansas Shrine Bowl

The 45th annual Kansas Shrine Bowl will kick off at 7:00 p.m. Saturday at Pittsburg State’s Carnie Smith Stadium in Pittsburg, Kansas. [READ]

Putz named 2017 Dylan Meier-GBL Player of the Year

The Get Busy Livin’ Foundation, along with Kpreps.com, is pleased to announce that Bishop Miege QB Carter Putz has been named the 2017 Get Busy Livin’ - Kpreps Player of the Year Award. [READ]

Kpreps Class 2-1A All-State Team - 2017

Kpreps presents the 2017 Class 2-1A All-State team. [READ]

Dylan Meier - GBL 2017 Player of the Year Finalists

Kpreps is proud to announce the finalists for the 7th Annual Get Busy Livin' - Kpreps Player of the Year Award. The award is made possible by Kpreps and the Dylan Meier Foundation. [READ]

Kansas 8-Man players get opportunity at the next level

Conor Nicholl takes a look at the recruitment of eight-man players in Kansas and profiles a couple of recent signees and their story. [READ]

Kansas Shrine Bowl Announces 2018 Players and Coaches

Nemaha Central’s Warren Seitz and Goddard’s Scott Vang set to lead All-Star lineups on the campus of Pittsburg State University on July 28th. [READ]

Year in Review: Driskell's mark left on 2017 season

Kpreps contributor Conor Nicholl takes his annual look back at the recently completed season and points out the imprint that the late Blue Valley coach Eric Driskell left on program across the state and the 2017 season. [READ]

Kpreps 2017 Final Rankings - Nov. 27th

Check out the Kpreps final rankings for the 2017 season where three teams highlighted as preseason No. 1 in our poll captured state titles this fall. [READ]

Smith Center returns to the top of 2-1A football

Smith Center used a consistent ground game and suffocating defense to claim the 2-1A state championship with a 43-7 win over St. Mary's Colgan. [READ]

Kpreps State Championship Scoreboard

Follow along on Saturday with the Kpreps State Championship scoreboard! [READ]

Watch Kansas HS football State Championships live!

Watch the KSHSAA State Football Championships live courtesy of 810 Varsity, with cooperation from Open Spaces Sports, Kpreps, and ESPN 100.7. [READ]

Andale looks to dethrone Miege in 4A, Division I

Unbeatens Andale (12-0) and Bishop Miege (12-0) will meet in Topeka to decide the Class 4A, Division I state championship. Miege has won the past three 4A-I titles. [READ]

Traditional powers Colgan, Smith Center to meet in 2-1A

Top-ranked Smith Center (11-1) will face second-ranked Colgan (10-2) on Saturday at Fort Hays State University’s Lewis Field Stadium. The two small-school powers are among the most decorated programs in the state of Kansas. [READ]

SMC HC Shawn Seematter talks 2-1A title vs. Smith Center

St. Mary's Colgan head coach Shawn Seematter joins Chet Kuplen to talk 2-1A state championship football. (Photo: Matt Gilmore, Kpreps) [LISTEN]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 13 (Nov 20th)

We have reached the final week of the Kansas high school football season and the state championship games are set in each classification. Let’s take a look at the Kpreps.com rankings for November 20th. [READ]

Subway Friday Fresh Take - Playoffs Nov. 17th

The state championship games are set! Kpreps recaps the state semifinal results from Friday night's action with the Subway Friday Fresh Take! [READ]

Semifinal Preview: Class 2-1A

Kpreps previews the Class 2-1A sub-state semifinal games including No. 2 St. Mary's Colgan hosting No. 5 Olpe and No. 4 Plainville visiting No. 1 Smith Center. [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]

Kansas Volleyball Association - 2017 All-State Teams

Presenting the 2017 All-State Volleyball teams as selected by the Kansas Volleyball Association. In addition, the KVA has selected its players and coaches of the year for each classification. [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]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 11 (Nov 6th)

We have reached the state quarterfinals of the Kansas high school football playoffs. Let’s take a look at the Kpreps.com rankings for November 6th. [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 Rankings - Week 8 (Oct 16th)

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

Jackson Heights hosts Valley Heights in district clash

The Fan's Choice for Kpreps Game of the Week has Jackson Heights (6-0) playing host to fifth-ranked Valley Heights (6-0) in a critical Class 2-1A, District 2 contest. [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]

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]

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 feature is designed to provide you with a program for things to watch out for each week in Kansas High School Football. [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]

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 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]

Friday Night Photo Contest Winner – Week 2

Congratulations to Rachel Martin on winning Week 2 of the Kpreps Friday Night Photos Contest. Martin’s photo captures Phillipsburg’s KirK Coomes (8) leaping over Smith Center defender Colton Hutchinson (5) during the Panthers’ 23-0 win over the Redmen. [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]

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 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 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]

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]

Smith Center defense keys 16-7 win over Plainville

Class 2-1A No. 1 Smith Center topped No. 3 Plainville in a game that featured several turnovers and penalties. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 1

Welcome to the 2017 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]

Player Picks to Click - Week 1

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

Kpreps 2017 Preseason Rankings

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

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]