Spearville Royal Lancers

Kansas Class 8M-I
Head Coach: Matt Fowler

Overall Record: 8-0
District Record: 4-0
League Record: 5-0 - Southern Plains Iroquois Activities Association (8M)
2017 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
Notes
Result
9/1
W 48-0
9/8
W 64-34
9/15
W 54-8
9/22
W 54-8
9/29
W 48-2
10/6
W 58-8
10/13
W 64-16
10/20
W 46-0
10/26
11/3
 District 8B
Spearville News Feed

Kpreps Game Day - Week 8

This week's Kpreps Game Day program features a special helmet sticker for Down syndrome awareness month. In addition, we look at league/conference races winding down. [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]

Subway Friday Fresh Take - Week 7

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 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 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 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]

Kpreps Game Day - Week 5

Kpreps Kansas Game Day feature this week in order to provide you with a program for things to watch out for in Week 5 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]

District Preview: 8-Man, Division I

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 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]

Nicholl: Potential break out players for 2017

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

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-I All-State Team

Kpreps presents the 2016 8-Man, Division I 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]

Grabast, Osborne win 8-Man, Div. I state championship

Cullen Grabast rushed for 189 yards and two fourth quarter touchdowns to lift Osborne to a 38-24 win over St. Francis in the Eight-Man, Division I state title game. [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 I Semifinal Preview

Kpreps previews the 8-Man, Division I state semifinals including a showdown between No. 3 Burlingame and No. 4 Osborne, and No. 1 Spearville traveling to No. 2 St. Francis. [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-I

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

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

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 Game Day - Week 7

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

Kpreps Rankings Week 7 - Oct 10th

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

Subway Friday Fresh Take - Week 6

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 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]

Clifton-Clyde, Herington feature a similar single wing

The Kpreps Fan's Choice for Game of the Week features a pair of unbeaten teams in 8-Man, Division 1, District 3. Herington (4-0) travels to Clifton Clyde (4-0) [READ]

District Preview: 8-Man, Division I

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

Kpreps Game Day - Week 4

Kpreps Game Day is designed to be your program of things to watch for 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]

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]

Around the Classes - Week 1 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 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]

Ready to repeat? Defending champs set sights high again

Kpreps' Mark Schremmer takes a quick look at each of the defending state champions' chances of winning it all again this fall. [READ]

Kpreps 2016 Preseason Rankings

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

Kpreps 2015 8M-I All-State Team Announced

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

How 11 QBs shaped the 2015 season

Kpreps contributor Conor Nicholl looks at the impact 11 quarterbacks made on the 2015 Kansas high school football season. [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]

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]

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]

Spearville tops Hanover 62-16 to capture 8M-I crown

The Spearville Royal Lancers captured their first state football championship with a 62-16 win over Hanover. The game ended with 2:38 in the third quarter. [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]

"Ike vs. the World"

In just its fourth year of existance, the Eisenhower Tigers' football program is in the Class 5A semifinals. [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]

8-Man, Division I Semifinal Preview

Kpreps previews the 8-Man, Division I sub-state semifinal match-ups featuring No. 2 Hanover at No. 3 Burlingame and No. 1 Spearille at No. 5 Solomon. [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]

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-I

Kpreps.com breaks down the quarterfinal round playoff action in Eight-Man, Division I including No. 1 Spearville hosting defending champion No. 2 Central Plains. [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]

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]

Kpreps Rankings - Nov 2nd

Check out the Kpreps Top 5 Rankings as we head into the first round of 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]

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]

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: 8-Man, Division I

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]

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]

Kpreps Week 2 Rankings (Sept 7th)

The first week of the Kansas high school football season saw ten ranked teams lose. The biggest changes to our Kpreps rankings occurred in Class 5A where the top four teams fell during Week 1. Here’s a look at the Week 2 rankings. [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]

Kpreps 2015 Preseason Rankings

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

2014 Kpreps Class 8M-I All-State Team

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

Nicholl: 2014 football season in review

Kpreps contributor Conor Nicholl provides a review of the 2014 season including surprise teams, dominant teams, key injuries and record-setting performances. [READ]

Kpreps Final Rankings - Dec. 1st

Kpreps presents the final rankings for the 2014 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]

Kpreps Rankings - Nov. 24th

The Kpreps Rankings as we enter State Championship Week! [READ]

Hanover, Central Plains each seek perfect season in 8M1

No. 1 Hanover (12-0) and No. 2 Central Plains (12-0) will square off for the 8-Man, Division I championship on Saturday at Newton's Fischer Field. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Nov. 17th

There are several changes in the Kpreps Rankings this week as we have reached the state semifinals in 11-man football and the 8-Man state champions will be decided this Saturday. [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]

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 I

Kpreps previews Saturday's action in 8-Man, Division I as No. 2 Spearville travels to take on No. 3 Central Plains. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff First Look

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

Experienced QBs could be difference in 8-Man, Division I

Experienced quarterbacks and unique offenses will play a huge role in determining a champion in Class 8M-I. Jake Tiernan of Osborne, Nathan Stein of Spearville, and Braedan Crites of Central Plains are all looking to lead their teams on a big playoff run. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff Preview: 8-Man, Division I

Kpreps highlights the 8-Man, Division I first round and predicts winners for all eight games. See who our favorites are here. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Nov.3rd

If's playoff times in Kansas high school football! Take a look at the Kpreps Rankings for November 3rd. [READ]

Picks to Click -- Week 9

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

District Playoff Scenarios: 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]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 6

Week 5 action resulted in only minor changes in this week’s polls. Find your team in the polls as we enter the final week before district play begins in all classifications. [READ]

Friday First Look - Week 5

Our first look at action from Week 5 of the Kansas high school football season. [READ]

Fan Vote: Ness City vs. Spearville Preview

John Baetz and Matt Gilmore break down this week's Fan Vote Game of the Week, a huge 8M-I District 7 match-up between Ness City and Spearville. [LISTEN]

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]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 5

Losses by ranked teams in Class 5A, 4A-II, and 2-1A have caused major changes in those respective polls. Take a look at the top five rankings for Week 5. [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]

Ball control pushes Pratt-Skyline past South Barber

Pratt-Skyline controlled the football and the line of scrimmage in ending a long losing streak against South Barber. Conor Nicholl looks at a few significant eight-man results from the season's first week. [READ]

Kpreps Week 2 Rankings

The first week of the Kansas high school football season featured several marquee games matching ranked teams. In all, ten teams ranked in our Kpreps Top 5 poll lost in week one. How did that shake this up? Here’s a look at the week two rankings. [READ]

Friday First Look - Week 1

Our first look at action from Week 1 including losses by ten ranked teams to start the new season. [READ]

Fan's Choice: Madison, Spearville in ranked showdown

Top-ranked Madison will take on No. 5 Spearville in the Kpreps Game of the Week as voted on by the fans. [READ]

Kpreps 2014 Preseason Rankings

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

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]

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]

Around the Classes -- Week 3 recap

Around the Classes is our weekly recap of several games around the state featuring teams not ranked in our Kpreps.com poll. [READ]