Craw-Kan Team of the Week: Colgan Panthers

SMC was named the Craw-Kan Team of the Week.
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Feb 6, 2017

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The Craw-Kan "Your Community Technology Partner" Team of the Week from the Southeast Kansas area is the St. Mary's Colgan Panthers boys basketball team, led by head coach Wayne Cichon.

The Panthers went 2-0 last week with wins over Liberal (Mo.) on Thursday, 46-38, and a CNC league win over Baxter Springs, 54-53 in OT, on Friday. Colgan improved to 10-3 on the season and 2-0 in CNC league play. Dominic Piccini was the hero for the Panthers as he hit the game winning layup for the Panthers in the one point overtime victory against Baxter on Friday. Simon Higginbotham led the way against Baxter with 23 points in the contest. On Thursday, the Panthers were lead by 15 points by senior Josh Hayes, while Higginbotham chipped in 12. 

SMC will be back in action on Tuesday as they will travel to Columbus for a CNC league matchup before facing Frontenac at home on Friday. 

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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?

email: chetkuplen@kansas-sports.com