Varsity Football

A look at Andale football

Andale football player Jake Brand (August 14, 2012)
Andale football player Jake Brand (August 14, 2012) The Wichita Eagle

At a glance

Coach: Gary O’Hair, 10th year, 100-22

Last season: 5-6, lost in second round of Class 4A playoffs

Last five seasons: 50-11

Projected 2012 playoff team? Yes

Top skill players

Player Ht. Wt. Pos Yr
Jake May 6-1 180 RB Sr.
Jared Smarsh 6-2 170 QB Jr.
Levi Eck 6-1 185 LB Sr.
Tyler Bugner 6-7 175 DB-P Sr.

Top linemen

Player Ht. Wt. Pos Yr
Jake Brand 6-1 210 OL-LB Sr.
Daniel Carney 6-2 180 OL Sr.
Kyle Armstrong 5-11 175 DL Sr.
Michael Maus 5-8 175 DL Sr.

2011 results

Wellington L,35-28

Mulvane L,44-19

at Rose Hill L,42-7

at Collegiate L,41-0

Clearwater L,36-31

at Circle W,53-13

at Cheney W,22-19

at Trinity Academy W,57-3

Maize South W,48-6

2012 schedule

Aug. 31 Collegiate

Sept. 7 Rose Hill

Sept. 14 at Clearwater

Sept. 21 Circle

Sept. 28 at Augusta

Oct. 5 at Wellington

Oct. 12 Buhler

Oct. 19 at Nickerson

Oct. 25 at Cheney

JAKE BRAND ON HIS TEAM

What Andale does well: "This year we’re doing a lot more running and conditioning. That’s going to be one of our strengths is we’re going to be in really good shape, because we’re doing a lot more sprints than we have in the past."

What has to improve: "In the past, we’ve always had the tradition of always winning. Last year, we didn’t do as well as we have in the past. I think that kind of changed our mindset that we can actually lose. We need to work harder than we did last year to improve and not have a repeat."

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