Craw-Kan Team of the Week: Colgan Panthers

Colgan has been named this weeks Craw-Kan Team of the Week.
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Nov 12, 2014

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The St. Mary's Colgan football team has been named this weeks "Craw-Kan Team of the Week" from the Southeast Kansas area for their 35-18 road victory over Galena in the 3A playoffs on Saturday.

Colgan scored 28 second half points in the contest to take control of the game. It was the Panthers second win over the Bulldog's on the year after they beat them in the first game of the season (16-12).

"It's always tough to play a team twice. Galena is a very good football team, we beat a very nice team," Colgan head coach, Chuck Smith said.

The Panthers were led by Ian Duncan who had six catches for 120 yards on the night from quarterback Ryan Cedeno. Duncan is a tall target who is one of the states best high jumpers. 

With the win, the Panthers (8-2) advance to play Rossville (10-0), the number one team in 3A, at Pittsburg State on Friday at 5 p.m. in the 3A sectionals. Colgan is 76-22 all-time in the state playoffs. If the Panthers win they would take on the winner of Silver Lake/Wellsville in the 3A semifinals. 

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

Week 3: Girard Trojans Football 

Week 4: Chetopa Green Hornets Football

Week 5: Frontenac Raiders Football

Week 6: Uniontown Eagles Football

Week 7: Riverton Rams Football

Week 9: 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 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: chetkuplen@kansas-sports.com

twitter: @sportsinkansas

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