Craw-Kan Team of the Week: Pittsburg Purple Dragons

Pittsburg won three games last week to take home team of the week honors.
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Jan 11, 2016

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The Pittsburg High Boys Basketball team has been named this week's Craw-Kan "Your Community Technology Partner" team of the week from the Southeast Kansas area. The Dragons, who started 0-4 on the season, won three basketball games last week and are on a three game winning streak. 

Pittsburg knocked off Joplin (Mo.) on Monday, Parsons on Tuesday and Chanute on Friday. It marks the first time the Pittsburg boys basketball team has won three games in a row since the 2012-2013 season. Dylan Untereker led the charge for the Dragons as he had 59 total points in three games, including a career-high 28 against Joplin on Monday. 

Pittsburg (3-3, 2-4 SEK League) will take on Fort Scott at home on Tuesday. 

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?

email: chetkuplen@kansas-sports.com