Dighton Hornets

Kansas Class 8M-II
Head Coach: Ken Simon

Overall Record: 7-2
District Record: 3-2
League Record: 4-0 - Northwest Kansas League
2017 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
Notes
Result
9/1
W 52-6
9/8
W 53-8
9/15
W 46-0
9/22
W 36-20
9/29
(Winona)
W 49-0
10/6
W 20-8
10/13
L 8-54
10/20
L 6-46
10/26
W 56-6
Dighton News Feed

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 9

Our Kpreps contributors pass out one final set of helmet stickers for the season. See which teams earned a sticker to complete the Kpreps helmet for 2017. [READ]

District Playoff Scenarios: 8M-I & 8M-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 district in the state – all classifications. [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 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]

Friday Night Photo Contest Winner – Week 7

Congrats to Everett Royer on winning Week 7 of the Kpreps Friday Night Photos Contest. Everett’s photo captures Dighton’s Blair Hoffman trying to stiff arm Otis-Bison’s Luke Higgason away while Higgason has a hold of his facemask. [READ]

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]

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 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]

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 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]

Around the Classes - Week 6 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 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]

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 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]

Around the Classes - Week 5 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]

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]

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]

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 2017 Preseason Rankings

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

Late safety allows West to escape with a 22-21 win

The West pulled off a dramatic 22-21 victory with a late safety to win the 44th annual Kansas Shrine Bowl. The West now leads the all-time series 27-16-1. [READ]

Kansas Shrine Bowl kicks off Saturday in El Dorado

The 44th annual Kansas Shrine Bowl is set to kick off at 7:00 p.m. Saturday on the campus of Butler County Community College in El Dorado. All proceeds from the game benefit the network of 22 Shriners Hospitals for Children. [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 2016 Photo of the Year Finalists

Kpreps is proud to showcase the weekly winners of our 2016 Friday Night Photos Contest. Click to view a slideshow of this year's winning shots. [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]

Friday Night Photo Contest Winner – Playoffs Week 3

Congratulations to Everett Royer, Playoffs - Week 3 winner of the Kpreps Friday Night Photo Contest. Everett's photo captures Thomas Atkins of Hanover making an incredible one-handed interception in the 8M-II state title game against Dighton. [READ]

Nicholl: 2016 season in review

Kpreps contributor Conor Nicholl takes a look at some of the themes and great team performances of the 2016 season. [READ]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - State Champions

We would like to thank Athletic Strength Institute (ASI) of Lawrence for powering the Kpreps Helmet Stickers feature this fall. Check them out online at AthleticSI.com and follow ASI on Twitter @AthleticSI or Facebook. [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]

Kpreps Kansas Pregame Show - Nov. 26

Listen to our state championship edition of the Kpreps Kansas Pregame Show where we break down last week's 8-man championships and preview Saturday's 11-man title games. [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]

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]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 12 (Nov. 20th)

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]

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]

Dighton, Hanover prepare for the 8M-2 title game

Dighton (12-0) takes on Hanover (11-0) in the 8-Man, Division II state championship game in Newton. [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]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 11 (Nov. 13th)

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 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]

Picks to Click -- Top Performers of the Year

Kpreps presents the final fantasy standings in our Player Picks to Click for 2016. We've also included the top ten scoring performances from individual players throughout the season. [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 - 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]

Kpreps Helmet Stickers - Week 9

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]

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]

Player 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]

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 Helmet Stickers - Week 7

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]

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]

Caldwell, Hartford expected to light up the scoreboard

High-scoring Caldwell (6-0) travels to Hartford (5-1) in a key 8M-II, District 2 contest. Caldwell is the state's highest-scoring team at 63 points per game, while Hartford scored 94 points last week. [READ]

Kpreps Game Day - Week 7

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

Player Picks to Click - Week 7

In our Picks to Click, we feature six players from across the state that we feel will have breakout performances 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]

Around the Classes - Week 6 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 7 - Oct 10th

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

Kpreps Game Day - Week 6

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

The Pick List - Week 6

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 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 Game Day - Week 4

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

Pride, Hustle, Desire fuel Caldwell to 3-0 start

Caldwell is off to a 3-0 start thanks to the state's top scoring offense at 65.3 points per game. The Blue Jays have returned to the program's old motto of "pride, hustle, desire." [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]

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 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]

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]

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]

8-Man, Division II Semifinal Preview

We provide previews and predictions of the 8-Man, Division II 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]

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 II

Our previews and predictions of second-round games in the 8-Man, Division II 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 II

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

Kpreps Rankings - Week 7

There is a new No. 1 team in Class 3A. Find out who as we release the Week 7 Kpreps.com rankings powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [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

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

Kpreps Rankings - Week 2

Salina South (5A) staked a claim as the top team in all of Kansas with an impressive 41-35 win over previously top-ranked Derby (6A). The Kpreps.com Top 5 rankings for each classification powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [READ]