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Craw-Kan Team of the Week: Pittsburg Purple Dragons

Craw-Kan Team of the Week: PHS Girls T&F
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
May 2, 2017

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For the second time in three weeks the Pittsburg girls track and field team has earned Craw-Kan Team of the Week honors after picking up a first place finish at the Girard Optimist Track and Field meet on Friday.

The Purple Dragons scored 144 points to place first out of 14 schools. Taylor Muff (100 hurdles, 300 hurdles) and McKenzie Wilks (800,1600) each doubled up in two individual running event gold medals for PHS. The Pittsburg 4x400 also took first place honors as the 4x800 finished second behind Girard. 

Craw-Kan would like to congratulate the Purple Dragons on their outstanding performances in 2017. 


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