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History of teams in the state football title games

Norton punched its first ticket in 30 years to the state title game.
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Nov 23, 2019

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Looking at how the 2019 teams have been in the history of state title games in Kansas, plus other state title game history.

Last Title Game Appearance

6A: Derby 2018, Olathe North 2010

5A: Wichita Northwest 2018, Mill Valley 2016

4A: Miege 2018, Andover Central 2015

3A: Andale 2017, Perry Lecompton 2008

2A :Norton 1989, East spot TBD on Saturday (Nemaha Central -never, Riley Co. – 2018)

1A: Smith Center 2018, Centralia 2013

8M-I: Canton Galva 1991, St. Francis 2016

8M-II: Axtell 1993, West spot TBD on Saturday (Central Christian- never, Osborne – 2018)

Title Game Appearances w/ title game record

6A: Derby (11, 5-5 in title games), Olathe North 11 (8-2, in title games)

5A: Wichita Northwest (3, 0-2 in title games), Mill Valley (3, 2-0 in title games)

4A: Miege (13, 9-3 in title games), Andover Central (2, 0-1 in title games)

3A: Andale (5, 3-1 in title games), Perry Lecompton (2, 0-1 in title games)

2A: Norton (5, 2-2 in title games), TBD (Riley Co 4, 0-3 in title games – Nemaha Central 0)

1A: Smith Center (14, 10-3 in title games), Centralia (7, 3-3 in title games)

8M-I: Canton Galva (3, 0-2 in title games), St. Francis (2, 0-1 in title games)

8M-II: Axtell (3, 1-1 in title games), TBD (Osborne 5, 3-1 in title games - Central Christian 0)

Most Titles All-Time (includes teams not in current title game)

T-1. Smith Center & Lawrence, 10

T-3. Miege & Kapaun, 9

T-5. Midway Denton, Silver Lake and Olathe North, 8

-Conway Springs, Colgan, Victoria and Hutchinson each have 7

Most State Runner-Up finishes

1. Silver Lake, 10

T-2. Colgan & B&B, 8

4. Blue Valley, 7

T-5. Frontenac & Clafin, 6

-Manhattan, SM West, Hope, Liberal, Garden City and Fort Scott all have five runner up finishes