Craw-Kan Team of the Week: St. Mary's Colgan Baseball

Colgan baseball went 4-0 last week.
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
May 10, 2016

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The St. Mary's Colgan Panthers baseball team, led by head coach Mike Watt, has earned the Craw-Kan "Your Community Technology Partner" Team of the Week for their play last week. 

SMC went 4-0 over the week with key doubleheader CNC victories over Girard on Monday (14-0, 9-4) and Frontenac on Thursday (5-4, 4-2). The Panthers also picked up another win this Monday as they knocked off Columbus (2-0). Colgan, the number one ranked team in 2-1A, is 15-3 overall this season, including an 11-2 mark in CNC league play. Their only two league losses came to Baxter Springs who sits at 16-1 overall and 11-1 in league action.

Colgan will be back in action with a non-league double header against Carl Junction (MO) on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. Carl Junction is one of the top teams in Southwest Missouri this season and in Missouri Class 4. Colgan will look for their fourth consecutive state title this spring, winning 3A in 2013 and 2-1A the past two seasons. Watt has 15 state titles as the Colgan head coach since taking the job in 1986. 


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 ( 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?