Varsity Football

A look at Conway Springs football

Carl Leahy. Conway Springs. (Aug. 12, 2012)
Carl Leahy. Conway Springs. (Aug. 12, 2012) The Wichita Eagle

At a glance

Coach: Matt Biehler, fourth season, 36-3

Last season:13-1, won Class 3A title

Last five seasons: 58-6

Projected 2012 playoff team? Yes

Top skill players

Player Ht. Wt. Pos Yr
Tanner Wood 6-5 240 QB-LB Sr.
Ryan Pauly 6-0 160 RB-FS Sr.
Brady Bodine 5-11 185 RB-LB Sr.
Alex Stanley 5-11 160 RB-LB Jr.

Top linemen

Player Ht. Wt. Pos Yr
Levi Bond 6-0 225 C-DE Sr.
Derek Martin 5-11 215 OG-DT Sr.
Ethan Roth 6-0 250 OT-DT Jr.
Logan Creek 6-3 260 OT-DL So.

2011 results

at Belle Plaine W,65-0

Douglass W,55-8

at Independent W,80-0

Garden Plain L,19-13 (OT)

at Cheney W,49-12

Trinity Academy W,53-13

at Medicine Lodge W,56-6

Chaparral W,69-15

Kingman W,69-0

Douglass W,46-8

Sedgwick W,55-13

Scott City W,39-21

Garden Plain W,38-14

Silver Lake W,49-7

2012 schedule

Aug. 31 Bluestem

Sept. 7 at Caney Valley

Sept. 14 at W. Independent

Sept. 21 Cheney

Sept. 28 Trinity Academy

Oct. 5 at Garden Plain

Oct. 12 Belle Plaine

Oct. 19 at Chaparral

Oct. 25 at Douglass

DEREK MARTIN TALKS ABOUT HIS TEAM

What Conway Springs does well: “We’re committed to being the most physical team anybody has to face all season and running the ball in the style we’re used to. We want to be big and physical with teams, to be the aggressors.”

What has to improve: “We have a lot of guys that aren’t necessarily inexperienced, but they haven’t been starters and haven’t had to be completely relied on before. Because they haven’t been starters you have to consider them unproven, but I think they’re ready to make a big impact.”

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