Varsity Football

#VK17FB: The complete high school football preview by Varsity Kansas

Mulvane’s Jayden Price and Heights’ K’Vonte Baker are the cover athletes for the 2017 Varsity Kansas football preview.
Mulvane’s Jayden Price and Heights’ K’Vonte Baker are the cover athletes for the 2017 Varsity Kansas football preview.

BIG TICKET ITEMS

    • Get your cameras ready: Mulvane’s Jayden Price and Heights’ K’Vonte Baker are always on the verge of the next great highlight. STORY
    • There’s a new change in the playoff point tiebreaker in Class 6A and 5A. Coaches are still adjusting to the new rules. STORY
    • First-year coaches Dusty Trail and Dylan Schmidt are taking over state powerhouse programs following the footsteps of legends. An update on their summers. STORY
    • After one-point loss in the state championship game last season, Goddard’s returning core is focused on “finishing the job” this season. STORY
    • Coaches, fans: we want you to send us video of the top plays this season to vote for plays of the year. STORY

    RANKINGS

    PLAYER RANKINGS

    • Playmakers: Top 10 Quarterbacks. TOP 10 QB
    • Gamebreakers: Top 10 Running Backs. TOP 10 RB
    • Deep threats: Top 10 Receivers. TOP 10 WR
    • People movers: Top 10 Offensive Linemen. TOP 10 OL
    • Life on the edge: Top 10 Defensive Lineman. TOP 10 DL
    • Tackling machines: Top 10 Linebackers. TOP 10 LB
    • Secondary stars: Top 10 Defensive Backs. TOP 10 DB
    • Got leg?: Top 10 Kickers. TOP 10 K

    PREDICTIONS

    Taylor Eldridge predicts how the 2017 season will finish.

    CATCH UP ON THE PAST

    • A list of every returning all-state football player from last season. ALL-STATE PLAYERS
    • Refresh your memory on how the 2016 playoffs finished in each class. STATE RESULTS
    • View every Kansas high school football record going into this year. KANSAS RECORDS

    2017 SCHEDULES

    DISTRICT PREVIEWS

    Class 6A West: PREVIEW

    • Campus, Derby, Dodge City, East, Garden City, Hutchinson, Junction City, Lawrence Free State, Manhattan, North, Northwest, South, Southeast, Topeka, Washburn Rural, West.

    Class 5A West: PREVIEW

    • Andover, Arkansas City, Bishop Carroll, Eisenhower, Emporia, Goddard, Great Bend, Heights, Kapaun Mt. Carmel, Liberal, Maize, Newton, Salina Central, Salina South, Topeka West, Valley Center.

    Class 4A I West: PREVIEW

    • District 5: Mulvane, Ulysses, Wellington, Winfield.
    • District 6: Andover Central, Augusta, Maize South, Rose Hill.
    • District 7: Andale, Buhler, Circle, El Dorado.
    • District 8: Abilene, Hays, McPherson, Wamego.

    Class 4A II West: PREVIEW

    • District 5: Clearwater, Collegiate, Nickerson, Trinity Academy.
    • District 8: Holcomb, Hugoton, Kingman, Pratt.

    Class 3A West: PREVIEW

    • District 9: Belle Plaine, Bluestem, Douglass, Independent.
    • District 10: Chaparral, Cheney, Conway Springs, Garden Plain.
    • District 11: Halstead, Haven, Hutch Trinity, Sterling.
    • District 12: Hesston, Hillsboro, Marion, Southeast-Saline.
    • District 15: Ellsworth, Hoisington, Larned, Lyons.

    Class 2-1A West: PREVIEW

    • District 5: Inman, Medicine Lodge, Moundridge, Remington, Sedgwick.

    LEAGUE PREVIEWS

    City League: PREVIEW

    • Bishop Carroll, East, Heights, Kapaun Mt. Carmel, North, Northwest, South, Southeast, West.

    AV-CTL I: PREVIEW

    • Campus, Derby, Hutchinson, Maize, Salina Central, Salina South.

    AV-CTL II: PREVIEW

    • Andover, Arkansas City, Eisenhower, Goddard, Newton, Valley Center.

    AV-CTL III: PREVIEW

    • Andover Central, Augusta, Buhler, Circle, Maize South, McPherson, Winfield.

    AV-CTL IV: PREVIEW

    • Andale, Clearwater, Collegiate, El Dorado, Mulvane, Rose Hill, Wellington.

    Central Plains League: PREVIEW

    • Belle Plaine, Chaparral, Cheney, Conway Springs, Douglass, Garden Plain, Independent, Medicine Lodge, Trinity Academy.

    Central Kansas League: PREVIEW

    • Halstead, Haven, Hesston, Hillsboro, Hoisington, Kingman, Larned, Lyons, Nickerson, Pratt, Smoky Valley.

    Heart of America: PREVIEW

    • Ell-Saline, Hutch Trinity, Inman, Marion, Moundridge, Remington, Sedgwick, Sterling.

    TEAM PREVIEWS

    ANDALE: Story | Video

    ANDOVER: Story | Video

    ANDOVER CENTRAL: Story | Video

    AUGUSTA: Story | Video

    BISHOP CARROLL: Story | Video

    CAMPUS: Story | Video

    CHENEY: Story | Video

    CIRCLE: Story | Video

    CLEARWATER: Story

    COLLEGIATE: Story | Video

    CONWAY SPRINGS: Story | Video

    DERBY: Story | Video

    EAST: Story | Video

    EISENHOWER: Story | Video

    EL DORADO: Story | Video

    GARDEN PLAIN: Story | Video

    GODDARD: Story | Video

    HEIGHTS: Story | Video

    INDEPENDENT: Story | Video

    KAPAUN MT. CARMEL: Story | Video

    MAIZE: Story | Video

    MAIZE SOUTH: Story | Video

    MULVANE: Story | Video

    NEWTON: Story | Video

    NORTH: Story | Video

    NORTHWEST: Story | Video

    ROSE HILL: Story | Video

    SOUTH: Story | Video

    SOUTHEAST: Story | Video

    TRINITY ACADEMY: Story | Video

    VALLEY CENTER: Story | Video

    WEST: Story | Video

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