Junction City missed out on the postseason by a slim margin last year and aim for a return trip to the playoffs after a recent drought.
Manhattan looks for another trip to the postseason as the Indians compete in the Centennial League.
Emporia earned a trip to the postseason last year, now the Spartans look for another successful season with a new-look squad.
The Topeka High Trojans set school records last season. Coach Walt Alexander’s squad expects similar results in 2013.
Topeka West begins the season at KC-Schlagle as the Chargers look to improve in 2013.
The Shawnee Heights T-Birds aim for another return trip to the postseason as they bring back many talented players.
Hiawatha’s Peyton Newell announces he will play college football at Nebraska.
Highland Park won just one game last season but Nick Cummings and company prepare to make a statement in 2013.
Baileyville B&B plays its final season as the high school will consolidate with Nemaha Valley after this school year.
The Holton Wildcats look for a repeat state championship in Class 4A.
Sabetha football made the postseason a year ago and aim for another trip to the playoffs.
Hiawatha football has one of the most prized recruits in Kansas and the Redhawks aim for another postseason berth.
Nemaha Valley finished with a perfect record in the Big 7 League last season, now the Raiders aim to get back to the postseason.
Santa Fe Trail returns a young squad and has goals of erasing a winless season.
Royal Valley didn’t win a game at home last season but expect that to change for head coach Jason Grider and the Panthers.
The Jeff West Tigers went undefeated at home last year and made the Class 4A playoffs.
After back-to-back runner-up finishes in Class 3A, the Silver Lake Eagles are one of the prime contenders to take home a title.
The Rossville Bulldawgs open a new era with a new head coach, but the expectations remain the same for a team that advanced to the Class 3A …
St. Marys won all four games last season by more than 30 points and look for more improvement this year.
The Riley County Falcons football players are gearing up for the 2013 season.
The Wabaunsee Chargers didn’t win a game against league opponents a season ago but still managed to make the postseason.
The Rock Creek Mustangs are in full preparation for the upcoming 2013 season
The first stop on our countdown to kickoff takes us to Wamego as the Red Raiders prepare for the upcoming season.
Varsity practices are underway for high schools in Kansas for fall sports, including state championship teams from Washburn Rural.