Otis-Bison Cougars

Kansas Class 8M-II
Head Coach: Travis Starr

Overall Record: 6-3
District Record: 3-2
League Record: 3-1 - Central Prairie League (8M)
2016 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
Notes
Result
9/2
W 54-6
9/9
W 66-26
9/16
L 28-40
9/23
W 46-36
10/7
W 62-6
10/14
L 30-36
10/21
W 48-0
10/27
W 58-34
Otis-Bison 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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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 helmet stickers - Week 3

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]

Oilers score 26 in 4Q to overtake Otis-Bison

Central Plains scored 14 points in the game's final minute to rally past 8M-II No. 2 Otis-Bison, 40-28. [READ]

Central Plains, Otis-Bison to battle for CPL supremacy

Central Plains (2-0) will travel to Otis-Bison (2-0) in a key Central Prairie League match-up voted as the Kpreps Fan's Choice for Game of the Week! [READ]

Player Picks to Click - Week 3

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 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]

Game Day: Wallace County travels to No. 1 St. Francis

Sharon Springs-Wallace County will try and extend the state's longest current regular-season winning streak by knocking off 8M-I No. 1 St. Francis. [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-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]

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]

8-Man, Division II Semifinal Preview

Kpreps previews the 8-Man, Division II sub-state semifinal match-ups featuring Axtell at Argonia-Attica, and Victoria at Sharon Springs-Wallace County. [READ]

SureFire Picks to Click -- Final Fantasy Standings

SureFire Ag Systems presents the final fantasy standings in our SureFire Picks to Click for 2015. We've also included the top ten scoring performances from individual players throughout the season. [READ]

Victoria rides defense in 22-game winning streak

Top-ranked Victoria has extended its win streak to 22 consecutive games behind a defense allowing only 61 rushing yards per game. Pictured defensive linemen Eric McAlonan (15), Brandon Brungardt (55), & Wheaton Hockersmith surround an A&A player in the 2014 state title game. [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]

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]

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]

Victoria's Dinkel returns for showdown with Otis-Bison

The fan's choice for Kpreps Game of the Week features No. 1 Victoria traveling to No. 4 Otis-Bison to decide the 8M-II District 7 title. Victoria's Brady Dinkel is expected to return after a serious early-season injury. . [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]

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]

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 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]

Improvement on defense key in Otis-Bison's turnaround

Otis-Bison has risen to the No. 4 spot in the 8-Man, Division II rankings thanks to an improved defense keyed by a couple of underclassmen. [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 Week 5 Rankings (Sept 28th)

Week 4's action resulted in changes in the top five rankings in six of the eight classifications. [READ]

SureFire Picks to Click -- Week 4

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]

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]

SureFire Picks to Click -- Week 3

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

Kpreps Live Video Broadcast Schedule – Sept 4th

Watch Kansas high school football games live using Kpreps Video Broadcast Schedule! [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]

Central Prairie League sweeps 8-Man titles

For the first time since 2008, teams from the same league captured both Eight-Man division state championships. Central Plains and Victoria each won to highlight another strong year for the Central Prairie League. [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]

Knights keep winning on tradition and toughness

Victoria’s 58-34 home victory last Friday against Thunder Ridge served as microcosm for the Knight program and their hallmarks of tradition and toughness. The Knights have clinched a tough District 7 and seemed poised for another deep playoff run. [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]

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]

Friday First Look - Week 4

Our first look at action from a wild, high-scoring Week 4 of the Kansas high school football season. [READ]

Friday Night Photos Week 2 Gallery

Scott Higgason is the winning photographer for Week 2 of the Kpreps Friday Night Photo Contest. Scott's photos, taken within a split second of each other, capture Otis-Bison's Hayden Maier making a catch in the end zone with no time remaining. The TD gave the Cougars a 46-42 win over St. John. [READ]

Potential breakout teams & players in the west

Conor Nicholl identifies some potential teams and players from smaller classes poised to have solid seasons on the west side of the state. [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]

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]

Around the Classes -- Week 2 recap

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

Around the Classes -- Week 1 recap

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