Girard named Craw-Kan Team of the Week

The Girard football team was named the Craw-Kan Team of the Week.
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Sep 23, 2014

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The Girard Trojans football squad was named this weeks "Craw-Kan Team of the Week" for their 57-13 victory over Baxter Springs on Friday night in week three of the football season.

"It was a good team effort and we executed very well." Girard head coach, Leon Miller said.

Friday night marked the first win for the 4A-II Trojans in 2014, after opening up with losses to Riverton and Galena in the first two weeks of the season.

In Fridays match-up, Girard jumped out to a 21-0 lead on Baxter Springs after the first quarter with touchdowns by Trey Eaton, Tyler Green and Noe Guzman. Two more touchdowns in the the second quarter by the Trojans gave them a 35-0 halftime lead over the Lions, before cruising to a 57-13 victory. 

Girard (1-2) will have a big task this week as they take on fellow CNC member, 4A-II #2 ranked Columbus. The Trojans fell 26-7 in last years matchup at Columbus, and won 19-14 two years ago when the Titans first joined the CNC. Despite the 1-2 start in the brutal CNC League, Girard is still considered to be a favorite in their 4A-II district with Anderson County (1-2), Burlington (1-2) and Iola (0-3). 

This new partnership with Craw-Kan and Sports in Kansas will highlight a Southeast Kansas Area team weekly and their achievements. For complete info: see below. 

Past Winners:

Week 1: Columbus Titans Football

Week 2: Northeast-Arma Football

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Craw-Kan "Your Community Technology Partner" and Sports in Kansas will be in partnership over the 2014-2015 school year to release a "Craw-Kan Team of the Week". 

"I am very excited for this partnership with Craw-Kan and highlighting teams from the SEK area," 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". 

"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 and are excited to have them to offer to the area."

Nominations will be accepted from every Friday-Monday, with the "Craw-Kan Team of the Week" being released every Tuesday 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 eligble: 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: chetkuplen@kansas-sports.com

twitter: @sportsinkansas

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