Central Plains Oiler Layne Bieberle (#3) runs with the ball during the KSHSAA Eight Man Division I Regional Football game between Spearville and Central Plains with Central Plains winning 42 to 40 at Central Plains High School in Claflin, Kansas on November 8, 2014.  (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)

8 Man Division I Regional: Spearville versus Central Plains 11-8-14

The second round of the Eight Man Division I playoffs kicked off in Claflin on Saturday with a matchup between the Spearville Lancers and the Central Plains Oilers.

Both team came in undefeated. Central Plains jumped out to a two score lead. Spearville would battle back and both teams traded scores most of the game. Central Plains missed several two point conversions which kept Spearville within contact and even allowing them to take the lead late in the game.

A Layne Bieberle pick six later and the Oilers held on for a 42 to 40 victory.

Central Plains will play Ness City for the right to play for the State Championship.

Spearville finishes the year with a 10 and 1 record.

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LaCrosse Leopard Jack Garcia (#5) runs around the corner during the KSHSAA Class 2-1A Regional Football game with Meade at LaCrosse with LaCrosse winning 34 to 0 at Bill Schoendaller Athletic Field in LaCrosse, Kansas on November 7, 2014.  (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)

2-1A Regional Meade versus LaCrosse 11-7-14

For the sixth year in a row, the Meade Buffaloes and the LaCrosse Leopards met in the playoffs. Many of those game would decide who would play for the State Championship that year. This year, the meeting came in the very first round of the playoffs.

Both teams squared off and traded drives early on. LaCrosse put up points on the board late in the First Quarter and never looked back. Meade threatened to score a couple of times, but the Leopard Defense kept them away from the end zone. LaCrosse won the game with a 34 to 0 score.

LaCrosse advances to play Ell-Saline in Brookville next Friday night. Meade finishes the season with a 8 and 2 record.

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Hoisington Cardinal Hunter Hanzlick (#27) celebrates scoring a touchdown during the Cimmaron versus Hoisington High School KSHSAA Class 3A Bi-District Football Game with Hoisington winning 48 to 6 at Elton Brown Field in Hoisington, Kansas on November 4, 2014.  (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)

3A Bi-District Cimarron versus Hoisington 11-4-14

While many people concerned themselves with Election night returns, the KSHSAA Football playoffs began with a matchup of the Cimarron Bluejays at the Hoisington Cardinals.

The Bluejays took an early lead after blocking a Cardinal punt. Then Hoisington went to work. Hunter Hanzlick tallied five touchdowns and led his team to a 48 to 6 victory.

Hoisington will now face Minneapolis on Saturday evening. Cimarron ends the season with a 6 and 4 record.

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Great Bend Panther Jacob Murray (#8) celebrates scoring a touchdown during the Salina South versus Great Bend High School Football Game with Salina South winning 35 to 21 at Memorial Stadium in Great Bend, Kansas on October 31, 2014.  (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)

Salina South versus Great Bend Football 10-31-14

The regular season for Football drew to a close with the annual meeting of the Salina South Cougars and the Great Bend Panthers.

Both teams entered the game with a chance to make it into the Class 5A playoffs. The First Half was a slow affair with both teams not able to add points on to the scoreboard. With three minutes to go, Salina South scored a touchdown but missed the extra point. Great Bend quickly answered with seven points right at the end of the Half.

Great Bend extended their lead right after Halftime, and both teams traded scores until the Forth Quarter when Salina South pulled away to win with a score of 35 to 21.

Salina South will go to the playoffs next Friday night. Great Bend finishes the year with a 3-6 record.

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The Hoisington Cardinals warmup prior to the Hoisington Cardinals versus Lyons Lions High School Football game with Hoisington winning 54 to 13 at Elton Brown Field at Hoisington High School in Hoisington, Kansas on October 30, 2014.  (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)

Lyons Football versus Hoisington 10-30-14

The regular season wrapped up with a matchup of the Lyons Lions traveling to Hoisington to face the Cardinals.

Hoisington jumped out to an early lead and never really looked back. They won with a score of 54 to 13.

The Cardinals also collected their trophy for winning the District 15 Championship.

They will face Cimarron on Tuesday night for the first round of the playoffs.

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Spearville Lancer Kaden Stein (#30) tries to extend for more yards during the Spearville at Hodgeman County High School Football Game with Spearville winning 50 to 28 at Sayler Field in Jetmore, Kansas on October 24, 2014.  (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)

Spearville vs Hodgeman County 10-24-14

Week Eight of the Football season saw District Matchup with two long time foes as the Spearville Lancers traveled to Jetmore to face the Hodgeman County Longhorns.

Both teams came into the game undefeated. Spearville jumped out to an early three touchdown lead in the first quarter. In the second quarter, Hodgeman County woke up and put some points on the board. The second half was a back and forth affair, but Hodgeman County could not erase the edge that the Lancers gained early in the game.

Spearville won the game by a score of 50 to 28.

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