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Updated Kansas Shrine Bowl Rosters - 2018

Shrine Bowl Rosters
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Mar 29, 2018

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Kansas Shrine Bowl Contact: B.J. Harris E-mail: director@kansasshrinebowl.com Office: 913-602-8656 Cell: 913-602-4359

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 29th, 2018

Kansas Shrine Bowl Releases Updated Roster College commitments and injuries lead to changes to Shrine Bowl roster

 KANSAS- The Kansas Shrine Bowl Board of Directors would like to announce the latest updated roster for the 2018 game, taking place Saturday, July 28th at Carnie Smith Stadium in Pittsburg, Kansas. Due to college commitments and injuries some players were unable to either accept their initial invitation or fulfil their commitment this year. “Every year we have some changes after our original selections are made,” said B.J. Harris, Executive Director of the Kansas Shrine Bowl. “Fortunately for us, Kansas is blessed with a wealth of talented players and our rosters are as strong as ever; this is going to be a great game.” The East Team, led by Head Coach Warren Seitz from Nemaha Central, has added Tucker Kimball, Osage City High; Jack Petz, St. James Academy, Nijel Roberts, Blue Valley North and Jack Burns, Bishop Miege. The West Team, led by Head Coach Scott Vang of Goddard, has added Dylan Jensen, Hutchinson; Jarrett Jurgens, Scott City and Austin Youngers, Garden Plain. 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 45 th Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl will be played Saturday, July 28 th, 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. ### For more information contact B.J. Harris at 913-602-4359 or director@kansasshrinebowl.com

2018 Kansas Shrine Bowl East Team

 (Updated 3/29/18)

1 Broc Ginavan 6'4" 215 Frontenac High

2 Dante Jackson 5'7" 150 Lawrence High

3 KeShaun Anderson 5'10" 160 Labette County High

4 Jared Flood 5'10" 170 St Thomas Aquinas High

5 Jack Blumer 6'3" 180 Marysville High

 6 Nijel Roberts 6'0" 160 Blue Valley North High

7 Tucker Kimball 6'3" 198 Osage City High

9 Eric Dooley 6'2" 185 Olathe North High

10 Connor Jeffers 5'11" 185 Burlington High

11 Camron Mitchell-Johnson 5'11" 160 Olathe East High

12 Max Wilson 6'0" 185 St Mary's Colgan High

13 Dexton Swinehart 5'11" 170 Lyndon High

15 Damon Schmidt 6'5" 190 Olpe High

18 Chase Curtis 6'5" 185 Pittsburg High

21 Wyatt Beyer 5'10" 170 Sabetha High

23 Mitchell Henry 6'0" 175 Nemaha Central High

26 Jack Petz 6'0" 200 St James Academy High

31 Gage Foster 5'11" 175 Lawrence Free State High

32 Triston Lee 6'0" 250 Burlingame High

34 Anthony Geist 5'11" 185 Wellsville High

40 Jackson Heath 6'5" 220 Blue Valley NW High

44 Josh Boyd 5'11" 220 Silver Lake High

47 Brent Peavler 6'2" 205 Hayden Catholic High

50 Sam Eddington 6'1" 235 Columbus Unified High

52 Jonathan Olsson 6'5" 265 Emporia High

53 Cade Holmes 6'3" 270 Shawnee Heights High

58 Tanner Matthias 6'0" 260 Topeka High

59 Jack Burns 6'3" 280 Bishop Miege High

66 Anthony Albertini 6'2" 220 St Paul High

67 Mitchell Grissom 6'4" 260 Mill Valley High

69 Jacob Glendinning 6'6" 300 Washburn Rural High

73 Trevor Little 6'3" 250 Galena High

76 Andrew Callahan 6'2" 270 Fort Scott High

78 Marshall Kellner 6'4" 290 De Soto High

Coaches Warren Seitz (Head) Nemaha Central High Walt Alexander Topkea High Garrett Michael Sabetha High Tom Nickelson Pittsburg High Shawn Seematter St Mary's Colgan High Mark Smith Frontenac High

2018 Kansas Shrine Bowl West Team

(Updated 3/29/18)

1 Tate Busse 6'2" 175 Saint Francis Com High

2 Federico Harvey Jr 6'2" 150 Campus High

4 Brody Kooser 5'11" 185 Derby High

5 Tanner King 6'3" 197 Eisenhower High

6 Dawson Williams 6'3" 190 Dodge City High

7 Jayden Price 6'0" 180 Mulvane High

8 Kirk Coomes 6'0" 210 Phillipsburg High

9 Reese Nebel 6'2" 175 Hesston High

10 Neal Bever 6'0" 160 Sedgwick High

11 Garrett Bridwell 6'2" 220 Wichita NW High

12 Braden Howell 6'2" 190 Bishop Carroll High

13 Andrew Brautman 6'2" 185 Arkansas City High

14 Levi Archer 6'4" 210 Goodland High

15 Chance Rodriguez 6'2" 195 Holcomb High

18 Peyton Lane 5'11" 180 Clay Center High

20 Jarrett Jurgens 5'11" 175 Scott City

22 Josh Seabolt 5'9" 205 Cimarron High

25 Kyle Anderson 6'2" 195 Smoky Valley High

30 Nik Grubbs 6'2" 215 Manhattan High

33 Jhet Burkhart 6'0" 210 Buhler High

50 Dylan Jensen 6'0" 235 Hutchinson High

51 AJ Vang 6'2" 285 Goddard High

52 Grant Fairchild 6'4" 205 Andale High

55 Hayden Gillum 6'4" 260 Plainville High

56 Wyatt Seidl 6'3" 225 Mcpherson High

57 Austin Youngers 6'1" 240 Garden Plain

58 Luis Sotelo 6'1" 280 Salina Central High

64 Dalton Kuhn 6'2" 235 Smith Center High

69 Carlos Emanuel 6'5" 310 Hanover High

73 Xavier Cason 6'4" 367 Junction City High

76 Aaron Clark 6'8" 305 Great Bend High

81 Dalton Cross 5'11" 175 Valley Center High

91 Dalen Williams 6'3" 230 Heights High

99 Demarcus Elliott 6'3" 280 Garden City High

Coaches Scott Vang (Head) Goddard High Tyson Bauerle Hesston High Tim Lambert Smoky Valley Steve Martin Wichita NW High Darren Sasse Smith Center High Dusty Trail Bishop Carroll High

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.