Salina South Cougars

Kansas Class 5A
Head Coach: Sam Sellers

Overall Record: 1-8
District Record: 1-7
League Record: 1-4 - Ark Valley Chisholm Trail - I
2016 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
Notes
Result
9/2
L 9-27
9/9
L 14-40
9/16
L 21-36
9/23
vs. Maize
L 21-28
9/30
L 7-42
10/7
L 21-42
10/14
vs. Derby
L 7-56
10/21
W 28-13
10/28
L 0-52
Salina South News Feed

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]

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]

Class 6A & 5A Preview - Week 9

Kpreps takes a quick look at each match-up in the Class 6A & 5A first round. [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 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]

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 Game Day - Week 6

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

The Pick List - Week 5

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 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]

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]

The Pick List - Week 2

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]

Several schools find new leagues in 2016

Kpreps takes a look at changes in league membership entering the 2016 football season. [READ]

Kpreps 2015 Class 5A All-State Team Announced

Kpreps presents the 2015 Class 5A All-State team. [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]

Friday Playoff Fresh Take - Nov 6th

On this Friday Playoff edition of the Subway Fresh Take, we’ll recap first round playoff action from Class 6A, 5A, 4A Divisions I & II, and Class 2-1A. [READ]

Friday Playoff Preview: Class 5A

Kpreps.com breaks down first round playoff action in Class 5A including a paring of two 7-2 teams when Maize South visits Great Bend. [READ]

District Playoff Scenarios: 6A & 5A

We’ve analyzed the records, completed all the calculations, and researched all of the district tie-breakers. Here is the complete narrative of the district playoff scenarios for each district in Class 6A and 5A. [READ]

Friday Night Photo Contest Winner – Week 7

Congratulations to Yee Mar on winning Week 7 of the Kpreps Friday Night Photos Contest. Yee's photo captures Salina South's Jacob Marcotte (18) leaping to avoid Salina Central defensive back Seth Leuthiphonh (4) during the Cougars 42-35 win on October 16th. [READ]

Around the Classes - Week 7 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: Class 5A

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

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]

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]

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]

The Pick List - Week 3

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 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]

Wichita Northwest, Mill Valley shake up 5A; Dinkel out

Conor Nicholl looks at how defining wins by Wichita Northwest and Mill Valley in Week 1 have shaken up the Class 5A rankings. In addition, Victoria tries to recover after losing quarterback Brady Dinkel to a scary injury. [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]

Friday Fresh Take -- Week 1

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]

Kpreps 2015 Preseason Rankings

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

2014 Kpreps Class 5A All-State Team

Kpreps presents the 2014 Class 5A All-State team. [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]

Friday Playoff First Look - Sub-State

Kpreps takes a first look at Friday's Sub-State semifinal action including the dramatic overtime showdown between No. 1 Shawnee Mission East and No. 2 Olathe North. [READ]

Bishop Carroll, Salina South to collide in 5A semifinal

Bishop Carroll and Salina South will meet in the Class 5A playoffs for the second straight year. The game will be televised statewide on Cox Channel Kansas. [READ]

Class 5A Semifinal Preview

Kpreps analyzes the Class 5A semifinals featuring St. Thomas Aquinas and Shawnee Heights, and Bishop Carroll and Salina South. [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]

Playoff First Look - Nov 14th & 15th

Our first look at Friday and Saturday's action from the quarterfinals in the 11-man classifications and the semifinals in the 8-Man divisions. [READ]

Class 5A Quarterfinal Preview

Kpreps previews the quarterfinal match-ups in Class 5A. [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]

Friday Playoff First Look - Nov 7th

Kpreps first look at Friday's playoff action in 6A, 5A, 4A-1, 4A-II, and 2-1A. [READ]

Friday Playoff Preview - Class 5A

Kpreps previews Friday night's first-round match-ups in Class 5A as contenders to the title emerge. [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]

Friday First Look - Week 9

Our recap of Friday's action from Week 9 of the Kansas High School football season. [READ]

District Playoff Scenarios: Class 6A & 5A

Our complete narrative of the district playoff scenarios for Class 6A & 5A. [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

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

District Preview: Class 5A

Kpreps.com previews each 5A district, the key match-ups, and provides predictions of the playoff qualifiers. [READ]

Rivals Salina South, Central ready for Friday Night Live

Salina South and Salina Central will renew their rivalry to open district play. Four of the past five meetings between the Cougars and Mustangs have been decided by exactly three points. [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]

Friday First Look - Week 6

We recap some of the highlights of Week 6 action that saw seven ranked teams lose. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 6

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 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]

The Pick List - Week 5

The Pick List features previews and predictions of a few of the top match-ups across the state and our predictions on a handful of other games. Pictured above: KC Piper QB Ty Banes will look to keep the Pirates unbeaten against Bonner Springs. [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]

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 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]

Picks to Click -- Week 3

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]

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]

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]

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 of 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]

Kpreps 2014 Preseason Rankings

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

Big second half leads West past East, 21-6

Garden City's Greyson Tempel connected with Salina South's Zach Nachbar on two third-quarter touchdown passes to lead the West All-Stars to a 21-6 victory in the 41st annual Shrine Bowl. [READ]

Kansas Shrine Bowl Saturday in Pittsburg

The 41st annual Kansas Shrine Bowl will be played Saturday at Pittsburg State University’s Carnie Smith Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. [READ]

2013 Kpreps Class 5A All-State Team

Kpreps.com is proud to announce the 2013 Kansas Class 5A All-State football team. [READ]

Nicholl: 2013 football season in review

Conor Nicholl takes a look at the 2013 season and at a handful of the promising returning players for 2014. From Left to Right: Centralia's J.T. Rosine, Sedgwick's Brylie Ware, Baileyville B&B's Dustin Rottinghaus, & Hays' Alex Delton. [READ]

Kpreps Final Rankings -- Dec. 2nd

The final Kpreps.com rankings of the 2013 season presented by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [READ]

Blue Valley holds off Salina South, 27-26

After building a 24-6 halftime lead, Blue Valley held off a 20-point Salina South surge in the fourth quarter to claim the school's sixth state football title. [READ]

State champions crowned in Kansas

Derby, Blue Valley, Buhler, Silver Lake, and Centralia brought home state championships on Saturday. Click here for the full scoreboard and stay tuned to Kpreps.com throughout the evening for full coverage. [READ]

Panthers, Lancers set to collide for 6A title

The Derby Panthers and the Shawnee Mission East Lancers will face off the in the Class 6A state championship game Saturday in Topeka. [READ]

Salina South, Blue Valley set for rematch

Blue Valley defeated Salina South during the third week of the season. Now, the two teams will face off in the Class 5A state championship at 1 p.m. Saturday in Emporia. [READ]

Kpreps Radio: Class 6A/5A/4A Title Previews

Our experts break down the Class 6A, 5A and 4A state championship games. What do we think about each team's chances to bring home the title? [LISTEN]

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]

First Look: Sub-State semifinal recaps

Our first look at action from Friday's Sub-State semifinal games which resulted in top-ranked Derby, Salina South, and Centralia advancing to state title games. In Class 4A, Buhler ended No. 1 Holton's 26-game win streak with a 28-14 victory. [READ]

Kpreps Radio - 6A, 5A, 4A Sub-State Previews

Matt Gilmore, John Baetz, and Mike Snow go in-depth to highlight each sub-state championship game in Kansas Class 6A, 5A, and 4A. [LISTEN]

Class 5A Semifinal Preview

Previews and predictions of the 5A Sub-State games featuring EKL rivals Blue Valley and Blue Valley West, and Salina South visiting surprising Kapaun Mount Carmel. [READ]

Class 6A Semifinal Preview

Previews and predictions for the 6A Sub-State games featuring a rematch between Olathe North and Shawnee Mission East and Garden City visiting top-ranked Derby. [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]

Class 5A Quarterfinal Preview

Our previews and predictions of the Sectional round in Class 5A. [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]

Friday Playoff First Look: Nov 8th

Our first look at each game from first-round action in Class 6A, 5A, and 2-1A from Friday night. [READ]

Friday Playoff Preview: Class 5A

Our previews and predictions of notable first-round games in the Class 5A 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]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 9

There is a new No. 1 in 8-Man, Division I as Madison was upset last week. Check out the Kpreps Week 9 rankings powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [READ]

Kpreps Friday Night Photo Contest - Week 7 winner

Congratulations to Yee Mar for submitting the winning photo for Week 7 of the Kpreps Friday Night Photo Contest. Mar captured Salina South defensive back Cade Calvert (22) upending Salina Central running back Malik Veal in the Cougars' 55-27 win. [READ]

The Pick List -- Week 8

Our weekly feature of six of the best match-ups across the state including the final scheduled showdown between Baileyville B&B and Hanover. [READ]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 8

The Kpreps Week 8 rankings powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. Visit the Rankings page to view a complete list of the top five teams in each classification and how they performed last week. [READ]

Friday First Look - Week 7

Our first look at action from Week 7 including a pair of showdowns featuring top five teams in the Kpreps rankings. [READ]

District Preview: Class 5A

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

The Pick List -- Week 7

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

Kpreps Rankings - Week 6

Does any team want to be No. 1 in Class 6A? Here are the Week 6 Kpreps.com rankings powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [READ]

Friday First Look - Week 5

Our first look at action from Week 5, including Salina South's big win over Hutchinson and a list of games postponed due to weather. [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]

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]

Kpreps Rankings - Week 4

Five ranked teams lost last week and three more barely avoided upsets. Here is a look some of the changes for Week 4 of the Kpreps.com rankings, powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [READ]

Friday First Look - Week 3

Our first look at Friday night's action that ended with five ranked teams losing and a No. 1 barely squeaking by. [READ]

Send your photos: Kpreps Friday Night Photo Contest

Send your photos to the KPREPS FRIDAY NIGHT PHOTOS CONTEST! We want to see your best action shots and pictures of student sections. You could win great prizes including our $500 grand prize! [READ]

The Pick List -- Week 3

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

Kpreps Rankings - Week 3

While there have already been changes at the top spot in the larger classifications this season, Holton appears to be a team with staying power atop the 4A poll. The Kpreps.com Top 5 rankings for each classification powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [READ]

Friday First Look - Week 2

Connor Lungwitz passed for four touchdowns as Maize upset No. 1 Salina South, 40-28 on Friday night. [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]

Friday First Look - Week 1

Mike Jones scored from three yards out with just six seconds remaining to lift 5A No. 1 Salina South to a 41-35 win over 6A No. 1 Derby. [READ]

Derby, Salina South set for Cox Friday Night Live

Class 6A's top-ranked Derby Panthers will face 5A's top-ranked Salina South Cougars on Friday. The game will be broadcast statewide on Cox Kansas 22. [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]

Kpreps 2013 Preseason Rankings

The Kpreps.com Top 5 rankings for each classification powered by Pinamonti Physical Therapy. [READ]

Matt Gilmore talks football on the ESPN Local Show

Matt Gilmore from Kpreps.com talks High School football on The Local Show. [LISTEN]

Games to watch early in 2013 season

We're only one month away from the start of the 2013 Kansas high school football season. Matt Gilmore and Mike Snow discuss the players featured on this year's Kansas Pregame magazine as well as major match ups right out of the gate in 2013. [LISTEN]