Updated: Aug 30, 2022
You wanted high school sports, I deliver. I have comprised a list of who I think are the Top 25 in the MoKan area in the sport of football. I'll offer up a summary at the end instead of doing an individual summary for each one (As that would make this article more massive than it needs to be) and I would love to know your thoughts on the matter! Let's jump in, shall we?
Lee's Summit North
Park Hill South
St. Thomas Aquinas
Potential Breakouts: Eudora, Free State, Belton, Basehor-Linwood, North Kansas City
A few things I want to touch base on going into this list. Lawrence jumps into the top ten by securing a commitment from standout running back Tyrell Reed. He's expected to fill the shoes that Devin Neal left and become the next great Chesty Lion running back. Lee's Summit North, led by one of my former coaches Jamar Mozee, I believe will be #1 heading into this year. With a talented class and a top 3 offense, expect high caliber, high intensity, high scoring games from the Broncos. Former Missouri 4A champion Smithville lost quite a few starters to graduation, but will still be a force to be reckoned with. They still have plenty chance to win state once again if the cards are played right. Center makes a strong case to be the inner city school to make noise this year, returning quite a few starters and having a stacked roster full of potential. Expect big things. Finally, you may notice I kind of took preference for my top 3 being all Missouri. Missouri high school football looks as competitive as its ever been, with D1 talent all over the place and great coaches leading these programs. It'll be a tough matchup for Kansas come All-Star game time, but Kansas isn't short on talent either. Local D1 institutions seem to finally be taking notice, and it'll be interesting and exciting not only to see the level of competition these schools bring to the table, but the fireworks that will come from these guys trying to earn that scholarship.
If you want more content like this but on a weekly basis, I'd love to know your thoughts! I'd love to know your thoughts in general as my readers, but if you'd wanna see power rankings, player profiles, and things of that nature I'm all ears. Covering high school again, was not something I considered when I first started the site, but it makes a lot of sense with the kind of noise that local high schools are generating with their talent. I for one, am super excited.
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