The Frontenac Raiders football team, led by head coach Mark Smith, has been named the Craw Kan "Your Community Technology Partner" Team of the Week from the Southeast Kansas area for their 40-12 victory on the road over Girard on Friday.
Frontenac would jump out early in the first quarter to a 20-0 lead as they scored on their first three posessions and would score once more in the second quarter to lead 27-0 at the half. Senior quarterback Brandon Mlekus led the Raiders with 118 yards rushing and two touchdowns and had 127 passing yards with another score through the air. Senior wide reciever Ryan Long led the Raiders with six catches for 52 yards, including an incredible catch in the back corner of the endzone in the first half for a touchdown. Senior running back Cadin Bollinger had 79 yards rushing and three touchdowns.
Frontenac (1-0, 1-0 CNC) will be back in action on Friday as they have their home opener with Galena. The Bulldogs (1-0, 1-0 CNC) opened up with a 26-20 win over Colgan last Friday.
Craw-Kan “Your Technology Partner" and Sports in Kansas will once again be in partnership over the 2016-2017 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 now in the the area. Also that Craw-Kan is now in 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 in 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?