2018 Kansas Shrine Bowl Rosters Announced

Selections released from the Kansas Shrine Bowl
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Dec 27, 2017

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Nemaha Central’s Seitz and Goddard’s Vang set to lead All-Star lineups  
KANSAS- The Kansas Shrine Bowl Board of Directors would like to announce the East and West teams for the 2018 Kansas Shrine Bowl. These players have been invited to participate in the 45th Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl to be played at Carnie Smith Stadium on the campus of Pittsburg State University on July 28th, 2018 at 7:00 pm.  
The 2018 Head Coaches for Kansas Shrine Bowl are Nemaha Central’s Warren Seitz, leading the East Team and Goddard’s Scott Vang, leading the West. Both coaches will bring a unique perspective into this year’s game, as both competed in the Kansas Shrine Bowl. Warren Sietz played for the East in the 1981 game representing Topeka West and Scott Vang played for the West as a graduate of Wichita Northwest. “There are players from every level and they get the chance to shine at the Kansas Shrine Bowl,” said Coach Seitz. “That’s one of the many things that makes this such a special game.”  
The Assistant coaches for the East team are; Walt Alexander, Topeka High; Tom Nickelson, Pittsburg; Mark Smith, Frontenac; Garrett Michael, Sabetha and Shawn Seematter, St. Mary’s-Colgan (Pittsburg). Assistant coaches for the West team are; Steve Martin, Wichita Northwest; Dusty Trail, Bishop Carroll; Tim Lambert, Smoky Valley; Tyson Bauerle, Hesston; Darren Sasse, Smith Center. (Full List of Players Below) 
“We are very excited about the great group of young men selected for this year’s game,” Said B.J. Harris, Executive Director of the Kansas Shrine Bowl. “These players and coaches now have an incredible opportunity ahead of them, one that is sure to have a lasting impact in their life.”  
All Shrine Bowl events are produced and presented to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children [SHC]. SHC is a health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, innovative research, and outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals. Children up to the age of 18 are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the patients' ability to pay. The 45th Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl will be played Saturday, July 28th, 2018, in Pittsburg, Kansas, at Carnie Smith Stadium on the campus of Pittsburg State University.  Kickoff will be at 7:00 pm.  Tickets and additional information are available at www.kansasshrinebowl.com or by calling 800-530-5524. 
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For more information contact B.J. Harris at 913-602-4359 or directo@kansasshrinebowl.com 
 
2018 Kansas Shrine Bowl East Team 
First Last Squad School Class 
Anthony Albertini East St Paul 8-Man 
Nick Allen East Blue Valley Southwest 5A 
KeShaun Anderson East Labette County 4A 
Wyatt Beyer East Sabetha 3A 
Jack Blumer East Marysville 3A 
Josh Boyd East Silver Lake 3A 
Andrew Callahan East Fort Scott 4A 
Chase Curtis East Pittsburg 5A 
Eric Dooley East Olathe North 6A 
Sam Eddington East Columbus 4A 
Jared Flood East St. Thomas Aquinas 5A 
Gage Foster East Lawrence Free State 6A 
Dylan Freberg East Blue Valley North 6A 
Anthony Geist East Wellsville 3A 
Broc Ginavan East Frontenac 4A 
Jacob Glendinning East Washburn Rural 6A 
Mitchell Grissom East Mill Valley 5A 
Jackson Heath East Blue Valley Northwest 6A 
Mitchell Henry East Nemaha Central 3A 
Cade Holmes East Shawnee Heights 5A 
Dante Jackson East Lawrence 6A 
Connor Jeffers East Burlington 4A 
Marshall Kellner East De Soto 4A 
Tristan Lee East Burlingame 8-Man 
Trevor Little East Galena 3A 
Tanner Matthias East Topeka 6A 
Camron Mitchell-Johnson East Olathe East 6A 
Jonathan Olsson East Emporia 5A 
Brent Peavler East Topeka-Hayden 4A 
Carter Putz East Bishop Miege 4A 
Damon Schmidt East Olpe 2A 
Dexton Swinehart East Lyndon 2A 
Ivan Webb East KC Schlagle 5A 
Max Wilson East St. Mary's - Colgan 2A 
East Coaches      
Warren Seitz East Nemaha Central Head Coach 
Walt Alexander East Topeka  6A 
Tom  Nickelson East Pittsburg 5A 
Mark Smith East Frontenac 4A 
Garrett Michael East Sabetha 3A 
Shawn Seematter East St. Mary's - Colgan 2A 
 
2018 Kansas Shrine Bowl West Team 
First Last Squad School Class 
Kyle Anderson West Smoky Valley 4A 
Levi Archer West Goodland 4A 
Neal Bever West Sedgwick 2A 
Andrew Brautman West Arkansas City 5A 
Garrett Bridwell West Wichita Northwest 6A 
Jhet Burkhart West Buhler 4A 
Tate Busse West St. Francis 8-Man 
Xavier Cason West Junction City 6A 
Nick Channel West Kapaun Mt. Carmel 5A 
Aaron Clark West Great Bend 5A 
Kirk Coomes West Phillipsburg 3A 
Mac Copeland West Wichita Collegiate 4A 
Dalton Cross West Valley Center 5A 
Demarcus Elliott West Garden City 6A 
Carlos Emanuel West Hanover 8-Man 
Grant Fairchild West Andale 4A 
Hayden Gillum West Plainville 2A 
Nik Grubbs West Manhattan 6A 
Federico Harvey Jr West Haysville Campus 6A 
Braden Howell West Bishop Carroll 5A 
Tanner King West Goddard Eisenhower 5A 
Brody Kooser West Derby 6A 
Dalton Kuhn West Smith Center 2A 
Peyton Lane West Clay Center 4A 
Matthew Lange West Conway Springs 3A 
Reese Nebel West Hesston 3A 
Jayden Price West Mulvane 4A 
Chance Rodriguez West Holcomb 4A 
Josh Seabolt West Cimmaron 3A 
Wyatt Seidl West McPherson 4A 
Luis Sotelo West Salina Central 5A 
AJ Vang West Goddard 5A 
Dalen Williams West Wichita Heights 5A 
Dawson Williams West Dodge City 6A 
West Coaches
Scott Vang West Goddard Head Coach 
Steve Martin West Wichita Northwest 6A 
Dusty Trail West Bishop Carroll 5A 
Tim Lambert West Smoky Valley 4A 
Tyson Bauerle West Heston 3A 
Darren Sasse West Smith Center 2A 
 
 
The Kansas Shrine Bowl is an all-star high school senior, East vs. West, football game put on each year in Kansas, by the Kansas Shrine. It is a 501(c) 3 non-profit charity that produces annual events and related activities, with net proceeds benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children. The Kansas Shrine Bowl has sent over $2M to Shriners Hospitals for Children.  
 
The game has been played throughout Kansas each July, host cities have included Lawrence, Manhattan, Wichita, 
Topeka, Hays, Emporia, Pittsburg and for the first time, Dodge City in 2019. The West football team practices at Kansas 
Wesleyan in Salina, Kansas, and the East football team practices at Emporia State University, in Emporia, Kansas. The East Camp Director is Jack Call, current President of the Kansas Shrine Bowl Board of Directors. The West Camp Director is Myron Converse, a past Shrine Bowl All-Star Player in 1982, a Shrine Hall of Famer, and Past President of the Kansas Shrine Bowl Board of Directors. 
 
Beginning in 1974, the flagship event has been the East/West All-Star Football Game. As of 2017, the West leads the series with 27 wins, the EAST has 16 wins, and there has been one tie. Notable alumni include current Green Bay Packers 
All-Pro Wide Receiver Jordy Nelson, NFL Hall of Famer Barry Sanders, former Kansas State and Kansas City Chiefs Linebacker Gary Spani,  former Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year and Super Bowl Champion Linebacker Mark Simoneau and many others.  
 
The Kansas Shrine Bowl also includes the Kansas Masonic All-State Marching band camp, held annually at each host site. The week also includes the Kansa Shrine Bowl Cheer Camp, which culminates with performances at each game. 
 
Other bowl weekend activities include, the Kansas Shrine Bowl Banquet, the state’s largest Shrine Parade, Shriner's Hospitals for Children Free Screening Clinic, 2-Mile Run for Charity/Walk for Love, Junior All-Star Challenge (ages 5–14), High School Football Combine/Clinic and 4-Man Golf Scramble. 
 
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