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Craw-Kan Team of the Week: Pittsburg Purple Dragons

Pittsburg boys won their third straight league title.
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Feb 19, 2018

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The Craw-Kan "Your Community Technology Partner" Team of the Week from the Southeast Kansas are is the Pittsburg High School Purple Dragon boys basketball team led by head coach Kiley Roelfs.

The Dragons were named the team of the week after they captured their third consecutive SEK League Boys Basketball title on Friday as they defeated Labette County, 76-53. Pittsburg was led by their 5A all-state selection Marque English who had a team-high 22 points in the contest. Chase Curtis also had a big night for PHS as he added 17, while Gavyn Elkamil chipped in 13. 

Pittsburg, ranked fourth in last weeks KBCA Poll in 5A, will be back in action against Joplin (Mo.) on Tuesday at home. The Dragons are 15-3 on the year and haven't lost since January 20th (6A #1 Blue Valley Northwest). 


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 (Kansas-Sports.com). 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?

email: sportsinkansas@gmail.com