Hesston Swathers

Kansas Class 3A
Head Coach: Clint Rider

Overall Record: 10-4
District Record: 3-0
League Record: 4-2 - Central Kansas League
2016 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
Notes
Result
9/2
L 27-33
9/9
L 24-26
9/16
vs. Larned
W 41-13
9/23
L 27-36
9/30
W 35-0
10/7
W 35-7
10/14
W 49-20
10/21
W 34-26
10/27
vs. Marion
W 57-24
11/1
(@ Hesston)
W 48-8
11/5
(@ Hesston)
W 35-20
11/11
(at Phillipsburg)
W 38-26
11/18
(at Hesston)
W 35-19
11/26
L 42-48 | OT
Hesston News Feed

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]

Updated: Kansas High School Coaching Changes

Kpreps keeps you informed of all the Kansas high school football coaching changes and provides some insight into the coaching positions that remain open. [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]

Kpreps 2016 Class 3A All-State Team

Kpreps presents the 2016 Class 3A All-State Team. [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]

Rossville edges Hesston 48-42 in OT to three-peat in 3A

Jacob Bradshaw scored from on a 10 yard run as Rossville won a third consecutive Class 3A state championship by defeating Hesston, 48-42. [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]

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]

Subway Playoff Fresh Take - Friday Nov 18th

On this Friday Playoff edition of the Subway Fresh Take, we’ll recap semifinal playoff action from the 11-Man classes. [READ]

Class 3A Semifinal Preview

Kpreps previews the Class 3A semifinals including defending champion Rossville against Nemaha Central, and top-ranked Hoisington's trip to Hesston. [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]

Class 3A Quarterfinal Preview

Kpreps previews the Class 3A quarterfinal games including Wellsville's trip to Nemaha Central, and Garden Plain visiting No. 1 Hoisington. [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 3A

Kpreps.com breaks down Friday's first-round playoff action in Class 3A. [READ]

Tuesday Playoff Preview: Class 3A

Kpreps.com breaks down Tuesday's first-round playoff action in Class 3A. [READ]

The Pick List - Week 9

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 Playoff Scenarios: 3A & 2-1A

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 Class 3A and 2-1A. [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 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]

District Preview: Class 3A

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

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 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]

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]

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]

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]

Friday Fresh Take -- Week 1

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 1

Welcome to the 2016 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 Class 3A All-State Team Announced

Kpreps presents the 2015 Class 3A All-State team. [READ]

"Ike vs. the World"

In just its fourth year of existance, the Eisenhower Tigers' football program is in the Class 5A semifinals. [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: Class 3A

Kpreps.com breaks down first round playoff action in Class 3A including a rematch of a TVL showdown between Cherryvale (8-1) and Neodesha (8-1). [READ]

The Pick List - Week 9

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 Playoff Scenarios: 3A & 2-1A

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 Class 3A & 2-1A. [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 8

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: Class 3A

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

Friday Fresh Take -- Week 6

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 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]

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]

Kpreps Live Video Broadcast Schedule – Sept 18th

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

Friday Fresh Take -- Week 2

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]

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]

Kpreps Live Video Broadcast Schedule – Sept 4th

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

Dylan Meier - GBL 2014 Player of the Year Finalists

Kpreps is proud to announce the finalists for the 4th Annual Get Busy Livin' - Kpreps Player of the Year Award promoting The Dylan Meier Foundation. The award is made possible once again by Mytown Media. [READ]

2014 Kpreps Class 3A All-State Team

Kpreps presents the 2014 Class 3A 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: Class 3A

Kpreps previews Saturday's action in Class 3A as we narrow the field down to the sweet sixteen. [READ]

Picks to Click -- Final Fantasy Standings

We recap the final fantasy standings from the Picks to Click feature as well as look at the top performances from the season. [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: Class 3A

The largest playoff field in Kansas looks to be very competitive with legit contenders on both sides of the state. Here's our previews and predictions for the Class 3A first-round slate. [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]

Thursday First Look - Week 9

A first look at action from Thursday night as the regular season wraps up in Kansas. [READ]

Hesston, SE of Saline to battle for District 12 title

Unbeaten Hesston will travel to Southeast of Saline in a game that will decide the District 12 championship. The Swathers and Trojans will battle in the Kpreps Fan's Choice for Game of the Week. [READ]

District Playoff Scenarios: Class 3A & 2-1A

Our complete narrative of the district playoff scenarios for Class 3A and Class 2-1A. [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]

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]

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]

District Preview: Class 3A

Kpreps.com previews each 3A district, the key match-ups, and provides predictions of the playoff qualifiers. [READ]

Picks to Click -- Week 6

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 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]

The Pick List - Week 2

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]

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]

Hesston Head Coach Clint Rider previews 2014 season

Chet Kuplen and Mike Snow talk with Hesston head coach, Clint Rider. Last year the Swathers finished 8-2 and made the 4A playoffs, while this year, they are back down to 3A. (photo: Stephanie Simpson) [LISTEN]

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]

Dylan Meier - GBL Player of the Year Finalists

Kpreps.com is proud to announce the finalists for the third annual Get Busy Livin Kpreps Player of the Year Award in conjunction with the Dylan Meier Foundation. [READ]

Class 4A Quarterfinal Preview

Our previews and predictions of the Sectional round in Class 4A. [READ]

Picks to Click -- Final Fantasy Standings

We recap the final fantasy standings from the Picks to Click feature as well as look at the top performances from the season. Left to Right: Alex Delton (Hays), Brad Ivey (Bishop Miege), Trae Wrench (Gardner-Edgerton), Braeden Crites (Central Plains), Trent Rietzke (Thunder Ridge) [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]

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: Class 4A

Our previews and predictions of notable first-round games in the Class 4A 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]

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]

Friday First Look - Week 8

Our first look at results from Week 8 including a pair of dramatic finishes and a No. 1 team getting upset. In addition, we'll recap how Baileyville B&B quarterback Dustin Rottinghaus led his team past Hanover in the final scheduled showdown between the two eight-man powers. [READ]

Maize South, Hesston excel on opposite sides of ball

When the Maize South Mavericks butt heads with the Hesston Swathers in the Kpreps.com statewide game of the week, it will truly be a matchup of great defense versus great offense. [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 4A

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

Picks to Click -- Week 6

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]

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]

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]

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]

A quick look at new football classifications

On Friday, the Kansas State High School Activities Association released football classifications for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. Here's our initial breakdown of the changes. [READ]

Friday First Look - Week 4

Upsets and amazing performances highlight a wild Week 4 in which eight ranked teams lost. You won't believe some of the amazing numbers from this week such as Trae Wrench's 343-yard effort in Gardner-Edgerton's 56-51 win over Bishop Miege. [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]

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]

Some of the states top programs have new leaders

Mark Schremmer previews a sample of new coaches for the 2013 season including replacements for traditional powers Eudora, Smith Center, Wichita Heights. [READ]