Pike Valley Panthers

Kansas Class 8M-II
Head Coach: Don Melby

Overall Record: 10-2
District Record: 5-0
League Record: 6-1 - Northern Plains League (8M)
2016 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
Notes
Result
9/2
W 54-26
9/9
W 48-0
9/16
W 56-8
9/23
L 32-34
9/30
W 68-6
10/7
W 58-8
10/14
W 50-0
10/21
W 40-34
10/27
vs. Linn
W 48-0
11/1
(@ Scandia)
W 54-8
11/5
(@ Scandia)
W 60-14
11/11
(at Hanover)
L 0-48
Pike Valley News Feed

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]

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]

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 2016 8M-II All-State Team

Kpreps presents the 2016 8-Man, Division II 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]

Osborne grinds out state title win; Bruna sets 8M record

Conor Nicholl takes a second look at Osborne's state championship win over St. Francis, and recaps the record-setting careers of Hanover's Will Bruna and Dighton's Tyler Lingg. [READ]

Hanover turns over Dighton to win 8M-Div. II state title

The Hanover Wildcats forced seven Dighton turnovers in claiming the Eight-Man, Division II state title, 68-22. [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]

8-Man, Division II Semifinal Preview

Kpreps previews the 8-Man, Division II sub-state semifinal games including Pike Valley at Hanover and Sharon Springs-Wallace County at Dighton. [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]

Subway Playoff Fresh Take - Saturday Nov 5th

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

Saturday Playoff Preview: Class 8M-II

Kpreps.com breaks down Friday's first-round playoff action in Class 8M-II. [READ]

Subway Playoff Fresh Take - Tues Nov 1st

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 II

Kpreps.com breaks down Tuesday's first-round playoff action in Class 8-man Division II . [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: 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]

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. Here’s a look at several of the results that caught our attention from Week 8. [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]

Kpreps Rankings Week 7 - Oct 10th

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

Osborne delivers big in outscoring Logan-Palco

Osborne rushed for more than 550 yards in beating Logan-Palco 84-44 in a district game featuring two teams that entered this week 5-0. [READ]

Kpreps Game Day - Week 6

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

Player Picks to Click - Week 5

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

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]

Osborne stops late conversion, beats Pike Valley 34-32

In a Northern Plains League battle of ranked teams, Osborne stopped Pike Valley all-state RB Lane Peters on a two-point conversion attempt with 1:25 remaining to preserve a 34-32 Bulldog win. [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]

Player Picks to Click - Week 4

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

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 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]

Kpreps 2016 Preseason Rankings

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

Kpreps 2015 8M-II All-State Team Announced

Kpreps presents the 2015 8-Man, Division II All-State team. [READ]

Kpreps 8M-II All-District Teams Announced

Kpreps presents the 2015 All-District teams for Eight-Man, Division II. Teams are created from coaches nominations, statistical analysis, and video research. [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]

Saturday Playoff Fresh Take - Nov 7th

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

Saturday Playoff Preview - Class 8M-II

Kpreps.com breaks down the quarterfinal round playoff action in Eight-Man, Division II including Wallace County's emotional game at Ingalls. [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 II

Kpreps.com breaks down first round playoff action in Class 8-man Division II including a clash between No. 5 Otis-Bison and No. 2 Sharon Springs-Wallace County (9-0). [READ]

Around the Classes - Week 9 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]

Chase, South Central look to change recent playoff trend

Chase (8M-II) and South Central (8M-I) are two of an intriguing collection of eight-man teams that have put together great seasons but haven’t had recent success in the playoffs. [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]

Around the Classes - Week 8 recap

Kpreps.com takes you Around the Classes as we look at a handful of games in each classification from teams outside our top five rankings. [READ]

SureFire Picks to Click -- Week 8

In our SureFire Picks to Click, we feature six players or units from across the state that we feel will have breakout performances on Friday night. Picks to Click are powered by SureFire Ag Systems. [READ]

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]

Friday Fresh Take -- Week 7

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

District Preview: 8-Man, Division II

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

Around the Classes - Week 4 recap

Kpreps.com takes you Around the Classes as we look at a handful of games in each classification from teams outside our top five rankings. [READ]

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]

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]

2014 Kpreps Class 8M-II All-State Team

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

Kpreps Rankings - Nov. 10th

There are several changes in the Kpreps Rankings this week as we have reached the state quarterfinals in 11-man football and the semifinals in 8-Man. [READ]

Saturday Playoff First Look - Nov 8th

Kpreps first look at Saturday's playoff action in Class 3A and both 8-Man divisions. [READ]

Saturday Playoff Preview: 8-Man, Division II

Kpreps previews the quarterfinals in 8-Man, Division II including top-ranked Chetopa's long road-trip to take Axtell, and a pair of one-loss teams facing off in Victoria and Minneola. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff First Look

Kpreps' first look at Tuesday's playoff action in Class 3A, 8-Man I, and 8-Man II. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff Preview: 8-Man, Division II

Kpreps.com breaks down first round playoff action in Class 8-man Division II including a clash between Trey Dubbert (pictured) and No. 5 Beloit St. John's-Tipton (7-2) traveling to No. 3 Sharon Springs-Wallace Co. (9-0). [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: 8-Man, Division II

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

Will each Kpreps top-ranked team win a state title?

We take an in-depth look at the preseason top-ranked teams and identify why each one will or will not win the state title in their respective class. [READ]