Hodgeman County Longhorns

Kansas Class 8M-II
Head Coach: Matt Housman

Overall Record: 7-1
District Record: 4-0
League Record: 1-1 - Southern Plains Iroquois Activities Association (8M)
2017 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
Notes
Result
9/1
W 56-6
9/8
L 34-64
9/15
W 74-0
9/22
W 30-27
9/29
W 60-14
10/6
W 52-6
10/20
W 46-6
10/26
Hodgeman County News Feed

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]

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]

Defense propels Otis-Bison over Dighton in District 6

Otis-Bison defeated Dighton 54-8 on Friday to snap the Hornets 15-game regular season win streak. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 7

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 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]

Kpreps Game Day - Week 6

Kpreps Kansas Game Day feature this week in order to provide you with a program for things to watch out for in Week 6 action. [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]

District Preview: 8-Man, Division II

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

Kpreps Rankings - Week 5 (Sept 25th)

Seven ranked teams lost during Week 4 action. Find out how those losses impact the Kpreps High School Football Rankings for Week 5! [READ]

Kpreps 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]

South Central's 'boy with wheels' scores his touchdown

South Central senior Zach Jellison, born with spina bifida, scored a one-yard touchdown against Ingalls on Friday. Jellison's cousin, Hunter Huck, pushed him into the end zone to solidify one of the great moments of the 2017 Kansas high school football season. [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]

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]

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]

Spearville's Strecker honors his brother in win

Spearville pulled away in the second quarter for a 64-34 win over Hodgeman County in the fan's choice for Kpreps Game of the Week. The Lancers won for a fourth consecutive time in the series with the Longhorns. [READ]

Spearville visits Hodgeman County in Game of the Week

Spearville and Hodgeman County will renew their rivalry on Friday in the Kpreps Fan's Choice for Game of the Week. This marks the fourth consecutive season the Lancers and Longhorns matchup has won the Kpreps' fan vote. [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]

Kpreps 2017 Preseason Rankings

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

8-Man All-Star Game scheduled for Saturday in Beloit

The 32nd annual Kansas Eight-Man All-Star Game is scheduled for Saturday, June 10th in Beloit. Visit 8manallstars.com & kvsvradio.com for more information. [READ]

8-Man All-Star Game scheduled for Saturday in Beloit

The 32nd annual Kansas Eight-Man All-Star Game is scheduled for Saturday, June 10th in Beloit. Visit 8manallstars.com for more information. [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]

District Playoff Scenarios: 8 Man-I & 8 Man-II

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 both 8-Man classifications. [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]

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]

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]

Dighton scores late to top Otis-Bison, 36-30

Tyler Lingg's rushing touchdown with 1:11 left propelled Dighton to a 36-30 win over Otis-Bison. The unbeaten Hornets intercepted Otis-Bison in the end zone with 2:30 left leading to the game-winning TD drive. [READ]

Kpreps Game Day - Week 7

Kpreps Game Day is designed to be your program of things to watch for on Friday night! [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 - Oct 10th

There are changes in all by one classification of the Kpreps Rankings for Week 7. [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]

District Preview: 8-Man, Division II

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

Kpreps Game Day - Week 4

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

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]

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]

Rivals Hodgeman County, Spearville battle in Fan's GOTW

Hodgeman County (No. 4 in 8M-II) will take on Spearville (No. 2 in 8M-I) in a rivalry game chosen as the Kpreps Fan's Vote for Game of the Week. [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]

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 8M-I All-District Teams Announced

Lane Hobrock (left) of St. Francis tries to bring down Osborne's Cullen Grabast (right). Both players were named to the Kpreps All-District team in their respective districts. [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]

Victoria, Spearville cap perfect seasons with title

Victoria overcame adversity to finish unbeaten and win a second straight 8M-II title, while Spearville ran its single-wing to near perfection in dominating the opposition all season. [READ]

Spearville, Hanover feature contrasting styles in 8M-I

Top-ranked Spearville (12-0) will take on No. 2 Hanover (12-0) for the 8-Man, Division I state championship today in Newton. The game features Spearville's potent rushing attack against Hanover's record-setting passing offense. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff Fresh Take - Nov 3rd

On this special Tuesday Playoff edition of the Subway Fresh Take, we’ll recap first-round playoff action from Class 3A and both 8-Man divisions. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff Preview: 8-Man, Division I

Kpreps.com breaks down first round playoff action in Class 8-man Division I including a battle of 8-1 teams as Solomon travels to South Central. [READ]

District Playoff Scenarios: 8 Man-I & 8 Man-II

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 8-Man district in the state. [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]

Friday Fresh Take -- Week 8

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

Top-ranked Spearville hosts rival Hodgeman County

Rivals Spearville and Hodgeman County will meet Friday in a game that will likely decide the District 7 championship. The Royal Lancers (7-0) and Longhorns (7-0) were voted on by Kpreps Fans as the statewide Game of the Week. [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]

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: 8-Man, Division I

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

Friday Fresh Take -- Week 3

Subway sponsors our Friday Fresh Take where we provide our initial reaction to some of the state's most notable games and performances from Friday night's action. [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]

2014 Kpreps Class 8M-I All-State Team

Kpreps presents the 2014 8-Man, Division I All-State team. [READ]

8-Man, Division I Semifinal Preview

Kpreps previews the 8-Man, Division I sub-state semifinal match-ups featuring a rematch between Hanover and Osborne, and a pair of league rivals in Central Plains and Ness City. [READ]

Thursday First Look - Week 9

A first look at action from Thursday night as the regular season wraps up in Kansas. [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: 8 Man-I & 8 Man-II

Our complete narrative of the district playoff scenarios for 8-Man I and 8-Man II. [READ]

Friday First Look - Week 8

Kpreps.com recaps some of the highlights from Week 8 as several teams secured playoff bids. [READ]

Fan Vote: Hodgeman Co. vs. Spearville Preview

Kansas-Sports.com's Chet Kuplen breaks down this week's Kpreps Fan's Choice Game of the Week between Hodgeman County and Spearville. [LISTEN]

Spearville, Hodgeman County ready for top 5 showdown

Eight-man football once again takes center stage as No. 4 Spearville (7-0) takes on No. 5 Hodgeman County (7-0) in the fan's choice for Kpreps' Game of the Week. [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]

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]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 8

Check out the Kpreps.com Rankings for Week 8 as major changes occurred in Class 5A and 4A-I. [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]

Similar teams Spearville, Ness City to open District 7

The Fan's Choice for the Kpreps Game of the Week features No. 4 Spearville traveling to Ness City in a key game in District 7. [READ]

District Preview: 8-Man, Division I

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]

The Pick List - Week 3

The Pick List features previews and predictions of six of the top match-ups across the state and our predictions on a handful of other games. [READ]

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]

The Pick List - Week 1

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]

Dylan Meier - GBL Player of the Year Finalists

Kpreps.com is proud to announce the finalists for the third annual Get Busy Livin Kpreps Player of the Year Award in conjunction with the Dylan Meier Foundation. [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]

Osborne rolls to 8-Man I championship, 56-8

Osborne used a big second quarter in route to a dominating victory over Hodgeman County to bring home the Kansas 8-Man Division I state football championship. [READ]

8-Man Division I State Championship Preview

Its a battle between Hodgeman Countys size and defense that has allowed just 158 points and ranked No. 1 in the classification for most of the year. Osborne counters with Kansas top offense at 704 points and a speedy, smaller group. [READ]

Radio - 3A, 2-1A Semis and 8M Title Games

Matt Gilmore, John Baetz, and Mike Snow go in-depth to highlight each sub-state championship game in Kansas Class 3A and 2-1A as well as the state championship contests in 8-Man Division I and II. [LISTEN]

Wallace County's success begins with defense

Wallace County has reached the Eight-Man, Division II state championship game on the strength of their stingy defense which has allowed only 52 points all season. No other eight-man team has allowed fewer than 122 points this season. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings -- Nov. 18th

We have reached the state semifinals in the 11-Man classes of Kansas high school football, and the 8-Man champions will be crowned this weekend in Newton. Check out the Kpreps rankings for November 11th powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [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]

8-Man, Division I Semifinal Preview

Conor Nicholl of the Hays Daily News provides previews and predictions of the 8-Man, Division I Sub-state Semifinals. [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]

Kpreps Friday Night Photo Contest - Week 9 winner

Congratulations to Jennifer Shiew for submitting the winning photo for Week 9 of the Kpreps Friday Night Photo Contest. Shiew captured this great shot of Hodgeman Countys Alex Kregers superman dive towards the pylon during the Longhorns win over South Gray. [READ]

Saturday Playoff First Look: Nov. 9th

Our first look at each game from second-round action in Class 4A, 3A, and the 8-Man divisions on a busy Saturday. [READ]

Saturday Playoff Preview: 8-Man, Division I

Our previews and predictions of second-round games in the 8-Man, Division I bracket. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff First Look

Our first look at every first-round game from a wet and muddy Tuesday night. Despite some delays and sloppy conditions, there were some great games to kick off the 2013 playoffs. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff Preview: 8-Man, Division I

Our previews and predictions of notable first-round games in the 8-Man, Division I bracket as well as a complete list of teams we expect to move on to the second round. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings -- Nov. 4th

There is little change in the top five polls as we head into the playoffs. Check out the Kpreps rankings for November 4th powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [READ]

The Pick List -- Week 5

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

District Previews: 8-Man, Division I

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