The Columbus Titan Football Team, led by head coach Dan Grundy, has been named the Craw-Kan "Your Community Technology Partner" Team of the Week from Sports in Kansas for their 36-27 victory over Santa Fe Trail in the 4A-II quarterfinals on Friday night in Columbus.
The Titans (12-0), who went undefeated and won the CNC league championship, were led by 186 yards and two touchdowns by senior all-state running back Jace McDown. McDown now leads the state of Kansas with over 2,500 yards rushing in 2015. Ethan Martin, who helps lead the Columbus defense with McDown, also scored two touchdowns on the ground for the Titans as Keenan Stanley added another.
This marks the second consecutive year Columbus has advanced to the 4A-II state semifinals, last year beating Santa Fe Trail to advance to state championship. This year Columbus will travel to Holton to take on the Wildcats on Friday at 6pm with a berth to the 4A-II state championship on the line.
Craw-Kan “Your Technology Partner" and Sports in Kansas will once again be in partnership over the 2015-2016 school year to release a "Craw-Kan Team of the Week".
"I am again excited for this partnership 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," 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 coming to the area. Also the announcement that Craw-Kan is coming to 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 coming to 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?
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