6A state football to be broadcast live
The Kansas 6A state football championship football game Saturday will air live on Fox Sports Kansas City Plus.
Kickoff between Olathe South, 11-1, and Wichita Heights, 12-0, is set for 1 p.m. at Washburn University’s Yager Stadium in Topeka.
It also will be streamed live on FoxSportsKansasCity.com, which also will stream the Kansas 5A state championship game between Blue Valley and Hutchinson live at 1 p.m. from Emporia State’s Welch Stadium.
Hawks girls hoops announce clinic
The 2011 Lil’ Hawks Basketball Clinic, which is sponsored and run by the Olathe East girls basketball team, is scheduled 1-3 p.m. Dec. 3 in the school’s gymnasium.
Returning members of last season’s 20-win team, which finished third at the Kansas 6A state tournament, will provide instruction along with the Hawks’ coaching staff to girls in kindergarten through sixth grade.
The advance registration deadline is today and costs $25. The cost at the door will be $30, which includes an Olathe East Hawks T-shirt. For more information, contact East coach Clint Evans at .
South grad sets receptions record
Marshall Davis, who plays wide receiver at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, broke the Hard-rocker record for receptions in a game Nov. 12 when he hauled in 14 passes.
Davis, a graduate of Olathe South, finished with 14 catches for 153 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-21 loss to Black Hills State. South Dakota SM&T is in Rapid City.
UCM soccer honors roll in
Three former soccer players at Olathe high schools now playing at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg were selected to the Daktronics All-South Central Region women’s soccer team.
Senior midfielder Alyssa Rhodes, an Olathe South graduate, headlined the group, securing first-team status after earning MIAA player of the year honors for the second time and helping the Jennies to a 19-2 record.
Junior defender Jenna Stones, who graduated from Olathe East, joined Rhodes on the first team, while fellow junior defender Kelsie Hanson, who previously played alongside Rhodes at South, was a second-team selection.
Krug earns All-KCAC honor
Ottawa University senior wide receiver C.J. Krug is an honorable mention All-KCAC selection after hauling in 21 passes for 274 yards and three touchdowns this season.
A graduate of Olathe Northwest, Krug helped the Braves finish 12th in the NAIA in scoring.
Compton signs with SBU
The Midland Monarchs announced last Friday that Olathe East senior Gage Compton had signed a national letter of intent to play baseball at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo.
Compton, a center fielder, batted .426 for the Monarchs last summer and was the team’s defensive player of the year.
South hoops special tip-off
The Olathe South boys and girls basketball teams will kick off its season with “Late Night at Southside” Monday, Nov. 28, which will be similar to KU’s Late Night at the Phog but on a smaller scale.
Admission for the event, which tips off at 7 p.m., is free with the donation of a non-perishable food item for Mission Southside.
It will feature a basketball trick competition and special dance, a performance by the Falcons B-Ballers, an alumni/faculty game as well as a boys-versus-girls matchup and the boys’ blue-and-gold scrimmage.
Smoothie King will be providing free smoothies, and fans can enter to win a Garmin GPS or various gift cards.