Craw-Kan Team of the Week: Pittsburg Purple Dragons

By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Dec 6, 2017

Share This Story:

The Pittsburg High Purple Dragons boys basketball team has earned Craw-Kan "Your Community Technology Partner" Team of the Week honors after their 76-48 road win over Louisburg on Friday night to being the 2017-2018 season. 

The Purple Dragons, who are ranked #7 in the latest coaches association poll, led 38-22 at the half and dominated the game. Pittsburg High may be the top team to watch in the area this year with a loaded cast of players that return off a team that made their first state tournament in 20 years last year. The Dragons feature Marque English, Chase Curtis, Gavyn Elkamil, Jerek Buther, Drew Roelfs, and Trent Austin. 

Pittsbug High will be back in action on December 12th where they will face the Independence Bulldogs at home. 


Craw-Kan “Your Technology Partner" and Sports in Kansas will once again be in partnership over the 2017-2018 school year to release a "Craw-Kan Team of the Week". 

"I am looking forward to this partnership again for another year with Craw-Kan and highlighting teams from the SEK area to not only a local platform but also giving them statewide reach on our network, it's became quite the popular feature over the last three or four years," said Sports in Kansas Managing Partner, Chet Kuplen. "Not only does this help athletes and teams to be promoted for their achievements, it also lets the area know what all the new products that Craw-Kan has to offer, including new gigabit fiber now in the the area. Also that Craw-Kan is now in Frontenac and Pittsburg” 

"Craw-Kan offers all your technology needs in the area from internet to web design and cell phones to security systems." said Craw-Kan Marketing Manager, Zach Adams. "We have a lot of new products including the fastest internet in the area in the new gigabit fiber, we are also in Frontenac and Pittsburg with our service. We are very excited with all the new products we have to offer to the area."

Nominations will be accepted from every Friday-Sunday, with the "Craw-Kan Team of the Week" being released every Monday on Sports in Kansas ( Teams must be nominated via email or twitter. 

Teams must be from the following leagues in the Southeast Kansas area to be eligible: SEK, CNC, TRL

Craw-Kan and Sports in Kansas will also partner in releasing a "All Craw-Kan Team" for the Southeast Kansas area after postseason play has wrapped up. 

How to nominate?