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2017 KSHSAA State Basketball Tournament Sportsmanship Awards

The Kansas State High School Activities Association, through its member schools, defines sportsmanship as those qualities of behavior which are characterized by generosity and genuine concern for others. Further, an awareness is expected of the impact of an individual’s influence on the behavior of others.

The excitement of a basketball game can create concerns for fans, students and officials. Citizenship/Sportsmanship Rule 52 addresses this by stating: "Win with character and lose with dignity."

Outstanding sportsmanship is acknowledged each year by presenting sportsmanship certificates, plaques and medals. All 128 high school teams participating in KSHSAA State Basketball Tournaments may qualify for an award. A "rating" system is used allowing schools to compete against a “standard of excellence”, rather than competing against one another.

Schools whose teams did not advance to the semifinal rounds were eligible to receive a certificate if they met the qualifying standards of sportsmanship. Schools participating all three days of the tournament were eligible to receive a plaque for their school and medals for cheerleaders.

A special sportsmanship committee appointed by the KSHSAA evaluated and rated the cheerleaders, school cheering section, adult and non-high school followers, team and coach of each school. The following schools qualified for sportsmanship awards at the KSHSAA State Basketball Tournaments:

CLASS 1A D2 GIRLS

Certificate:
Caldwell: Kevin Schmidt, Principal
Hutchinson-Central Christian: Tim Kuhns, Principal
Wetmore: Janelle Boden, Principal

Plaque & Medals:
Grainfield-Wheatland/Grinnell: Gary Kraus, Principal
Otis-Bison: Mark Goodheart, Principal
Rexford: Golden Plains: Larry Lyder, Principal

CLASS 1A D2 BOYS

Certificate:
Axtell: Larry Geist, Principal
Grainfield-Wheatland/Grinnell: Gary Kraus, Principal

Plaque & Medals:
Caldwell: Kevin Schmidt, Principal
Hutchinson-Central Christian: Tim Kuhns, Principal
Sharon Springs-Wallace County: Connie Bergquist, Principal

CLASS 1A D1 GIRLS

Certificate:
Quinter: Toby Countryman, Principal
Rural Vista: Mike Teeter & Joel Kahnt, Principals
Stockton: Shelly Swayne, Principal

Plaque & Medals:
Centralia: Larry Glatczak, Principal
Coldwater: South Central: Ty Theurer, Principal
Hanover: Brian Cordel, Principal
Olpe: Shane Clark, Principal

CLASS 1A D1 BOYS

Certificate:
Onaga: Adam McDaniel, Principal
Rural Vista: Mike Teeter & Joel Kahnt, Principals
Kiowa-South Barber: Brent Shaffer, Principal

Plaque & Medals:
Montezuma-South Gray: Tim Skinner, Principal
St. Francis: David Morrow, Principal

CLASS 2A GIRLS

Certificate:
Hill City: Alan Stein, Principal

Plaque & Medals:
Alma-Wabaunsee: Jeff Stuewe, Principal
Claflin-Central Plains: Toby Holmes, Principal
Meade: Scott Moshier, Principal

CLASS 2A BOYS

Certificate:
Hillsboro: Clint Corby, Principal
Ness City: Tom Flax, Principal
Pittsburg-St. Mary’s Colgan: David Stephenson, Principal

Plaque & Medals:
Hoxie: Gary Johnson, Principal

CLASS 3A GIRLS

Certificate:
Council Grove: Kelly McDiffett, Principal
Humboldt: John Johnson, Principal
Riley County: Harold Oliver, Principal
Wichita-The Independent School: Jenifer Pence, Principal

Plaque & Medals:
Cheney: Greg Rosenhagen, Principal
Hays-Thomas More Prep-Marian: Chad Meitner, Principal
Hugoton: Melody Witt, Principal
Seneca-Nemaha Central: Ben Scism, Principal

CLASS 3A BOYS

Certificate:
Galena: Toby VanCleave, Principal
Hugoton: Melody Witt, Principal
Norton Community: Rudy Perez, Principal

Plaque & Medals:
Cheney: Greg Rosenhagen, Principal
Gypsum-Southeast of Saline: Roger Stumpf, Principal
Marysville: Darren Schroeder, Principal

CLASS 4A D2 GIRLS

Certificate:
Larned: Troy Langdon, Principal
Topeka-Hayden: James Sandstrom, Principal

Plaque & Medals:
Girard: Todd Ferguson, Principal
Meriden-Jefferson West: Rhonda Frakes, Principal
Scott Community: Brad McCormick, Principal

CLASS 4A D2 BOYS

Certificate:
Burlington: Stacy Reed, Principal
Lindsborg-Smoky Valley: Bill Nelson, Principal
St. George-Rock Creek: Eric Koppes, Principal

Plaque & Medals:
Holcomb: Rob Schneeberger, Principal
Pratt: Steve Blankenship, Principal

CLASS 4A D1 GIRLS

Certificate:
Abilene: Ben Smith, Principal
Wellington: Adam Hatfield, Principal

Plaque & Medals:
Kansas City-Piper: Jason Malaschak, Principal

CLASS 4A D1 BOYS

Certificate:
Altamont-Labette County: Shane Holtzman, Principal
Louisburg:Dr. Tammy Thomasson, Principal
Mulvane: Dr. Jay Ensley, Principal

Plaque & Medals:
Abilene: Ben Smith, Principal
Andover Central: Cheryl Hochhalter, Principal

CLASS 5A GIRLS

Certificate:
Kansas City-FL Schlagle: Yolanda Thompson, Principal

Plaque & Medals:
Leavenworth: Dr. Tom Barry, Principal

CLASS 5A BOYS

Certificate:
Pittsburg: Jon Bishop, Principal

Plaque & Medals:
NONE

CLASS 6A GIRLS

Certificate:
NONE

Plaque & Medals:
NONE

CLASS 6A BOYS

Certificate:
Garden City: Steve Nordby, Principal

Plaque & Medals:
NONE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Current Boys Champions Current Girls Champions

6A

5A

4A-DI

4A-DII

3A

2A

1A-DI

1A-DII

OP-Blue Valley Northwest HS

Tecumseh-Shawnee Heights

SM-Bishop Miege

Holcomb

Marysville

Salina-Sacred Heart

Hanover

Sharon Springs-Wallace County

6A

5A

4A-DI

4A-DII

3A

2A

1A-DI

1A-DII

Manhattan

OP-St. Thomas Aquinas

SM-Bishop Miege

Girard

Hugoton

Claflin-Central Plains

Hanover

Waverly


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