Football Jamboree at Central Plains 8-26-22
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Football Jamboree at Central Plains 8-26-22

With one week to go before the official start of the football season, four eight-man teams met up in Claflin for a jamboree. ┬áThe Central Plains Oilers hosted the LaCrosse Leopards, Otis-Bison Cougars, and the Spearville Royal Lancers. Each side had three turns on offense to run 12 plays. ┬áThe jamboree gave these schools a…

Central Plains Football vs Little River 9-21-18
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Central Plains Football vs Little River 9-21-18

Week four saw the start of district play in Eight-Man Division I. The Central Plains Oilers traveled to face the Little River Redskins. Central Plains came into the game with a six-year streak of not losing a district game. Little River looked to play spoiler as both teams took to the field with undefeated records….

Hoisington Cardinals vs Central Plains Oilers 12-1-17
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Hoisington Cardinals vs Central Plains Oilers 12-1-17

The Central Plains Oilers kicked off their latest season by hosting their neighbors from down Kansas Highway Four, the Hoisington Cardinals. Central Plains took hold of the game quickly and never let go as they went on to win by a score of 68 to 24. Below are some of the pictures I took at…

Hoisington Lady Cardinals Basketball vs Central Plains Lady Oilers 12-1-17
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Hoisington Lady Cardinals Basketball vs Central Plains Lady Oilers 12-1-17

A trip of fourteen miles took the Hoisington Lady Cardinals to officially open the 2017-2018 Basketball Season against the Central Plains Lady Oilers. The Lady Cardinals scored the first points of the night, but quickly fell behind the Lady Oilers. Central Plains put up 88 points to Hoisington’s 23 at the end of the night….

Victoria Football vs Central Plains 9-2-17
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Victoria Football vs Central Plains 9-2-17

Twenty-five hours to complete a game? That happens when Mother Nature decides to provide a light show during a game, in this case the Eight Man matchup between the Victoria Knights and the Central Plains Oilers. The game kicked off at 7:00 PM on Friday evening but at the 6:15 mark in the second quarter,…

St. John Boys Basketball versus Central Plains 12-13-16
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St. John Boys Basketball versus Central Plains 12-13-16

When two teams face off enough times, rivalries develop. In Central Kansas, the St. John Tigers and the Central Plains Oilers have battled enough times over the past few years to develop a strong rivalry. On this night in Claflin, both teams squared off in their first meeting of the year. The first quarter stayed…

St. John Girls Basketball versus Central Plains 12-13-16
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St. John Girls Basketball versus Central Plains 12-13-16

The St. John Lady Tigers traveled to Claflin to face the Central Plains Lady Oilers. Central Plains graduated two of their best players last year, but this year’s team kept the momentum going as they cruised to a 87 to 41 victory. Below are some of the pictures I took at the game: Click here…

2A Sub-State Championship Ellinwood Boys vs Central Plains 3-7-15
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2A Sub-State Championship Ellinwood Boys vs Central Plains 3-7-15

The last game of the Class 2A Sub-State in Claflin saw the Ellinwood Eagles face off with the Central Plains Oilers. The Oilers took control of the game from the start. Ellinwood would try to claw back, but the Central Plains defense prevented them from getting close. The Oilers won the game with a score…

2A Sub-State Championship Ellinwood Girls vs Central Plains 3-7-15
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2A Sub-State Championship Ellinwood Girls vs Central Plains 3-7-15

The Central Plains 2A Sub-State Girls Championship saw a rematch of a game from a week ago. In that game, Ellinwood handed Central Plains their first loss of the season. The met back up with a chance to go to State on the line. The Ellinwood Lady Eagles jumped out to a five to nothing…

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