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8 Man 2014 Division I East Roster

Head Coach Romney Runyan Burden Central
Assistant Coach Chris Haag West Elk
Assistant Coach Mick Holt Sedan

Robert Arnold, Yates Center, has been selected for the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of Yates Center High School.
Career football statistics, accomplishments and honor include: 2012: All-District Honorable Mention Tight End, Wide Receiver and Defensive End, Team Captain; 2013: All Grasslands 2nd Team Tight End with 573 receiving yards, 6 TD's, 36 catches, 99 total tackles, 8 sacks, caused 4 fumbles. He was selected All-State Tight End and All District Tight End and Defensive End.
Yates Center was the Regional Runner up in 2013.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include Wildkat Winter Basketball Classic All-Tourney team 2013-2014; Basketball Team Captain, 2013-2014.
Activities and honors outside school include: Woodson County 4-H Council 3 years, 2013 & 2014 4-H Secretary, Youth Soccer coach 4 years, Youth Soccer official 4 years, Youth basketball official 3 years, Jump Start tutor 4 years, T-Ball assistant coach, LEARN Program volunteer 2 years.
Hobbies and interests include hunting, fishing, showing 4-H animals and sports.
Activities and honors in school include: 2013-2014 FFA Secretary, 2012-2013 Junior Class President, 2013-2014 Senior Class President, Foreign Language Club member-4 years, FFA member-4 years, KAYS Club-7 years, STUCO representative-2 years.
Robert is the son of Rusty and Loretta Arnold, Yates Center, and plans to attend Kansas State University and earn a degree in Engineering.

Collin Berkley, Osborne, has been selected for the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of Osborne High School.
Football honors include being selected All District Guard. Osborne was the undefeated State Champion in 2013.
Collin lettered in track, earned the Key Award in 4-H and enjoys hunting and fishing.
Activities in school include FCCLA, KAYS and Stuco.
He is the son of Calvin Berkley and Donita Shike and plans to attend college and get a degree in agriculture.Austin Biggerstaff, Clyde, has been selected for the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of Clifton-Clyde High School.
Career football statistics, accomplishments and honors include: 2013: District 4 2nd team defensive back, All-State Honorable Mention Back; 173 carries for 1012 yards and 16 touchdowns, 7 receptions for 85 yards and 1 touchdown, 1243 all-purpose yards, 48 total tackles, 3 interceptions and 2 fumble recoveries.
Clifton-Clyde reached the state playoffs in 2013 and was the Sub-State runner-up.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include: 2013-pole vault state qualifier, track and football 3 year letterman.
Activities outside school include assisting with Clifton-Clyde Youth Football Camp-2 years, planting trees in memory of Shane Hoesli and Keenan Bergstrom.
Hobbies and interests include lifting weights, collecting WWII Memorabilia and playing the guitar.
Activities and honors in school include: Teachers Aide, Honor Roll 4 years, Community Service through class Food Drive, Leadership Activities, Read Across Kansas and Art Contests.
Austin is the son of Mike and Ricki Feight and Rob Biggerstaff and plans to attend Bethel College, study secondary education and play football.

John Bott, Palmer, has been selected to play on the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of Linn High School.
Football honors include being named K-Preps Honor Mention. Linn made the playoffs in 2011.
John is a member of LYF at St. John Lutheran Church, Palmer. He enjoys sports and riding 4-wheelers.
Activities and honors in school include National Honor Society, FFA, basketball and track and field.
He is the son of Doug and Kay Bott and plans to attend Cloud County Community College and major in animal science.

Caleb DeNoon, Buffalo, has been selected for the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of Yates Center High School.
Football statistics, accomplishments and honors include: 2011: KPreps.com 8 man Division 2 District 3 All District First Team Linebacker and Return Specialist Altoona-Midway, Three Rivers League Honorable Mention Runningback/Linebacker; 2012: All District Honorable Mention Runningback/Linebacker; 2013: Topeka Capital/Journal and Wichita Eagle Honorable Mention Quarterback and Defensiveback, Grasslands All Stars 1st Team Defense, KPreps.com 8 Man Division I District II Offensive MVP, First Team All District Quarterback and Linebacker, KPreps.com Class 8 Man Division I District 2 All State Team Quarterback.
Yates Center was the Regional Runner Up in 2013.
In other sports, Caleb was selected All League Point Guard in 2011 and was a State Track qualifier in the 4x100 and 4x400 relay in 2013.
Activities and honors outside school include church youth group, 4-H and volunteer coach for elementary basketball.
Caleb enjoys photography and video design, participation in all sports, history and music.
Activities and honors in school include: KAYS President, 2013-2014; KAYS member, 4 years; Freshman and Sophomore Class President; Yearbook sports editor, 2012-2013; Class Vice President Junior and Senior years; FCA freshman and sophomore years; and Honor Roll all 4 years of high school.
Caleb is the son of Doug and Andrea DeNoon, Buffalo, and plans to attend Southwestern, major in physical therapy and play football.

Devon Freeman, Mankato, has been selected for the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of Rock Hills High School.
Career football statistics, accomplishments and honors include: 887 yards career rushing, averaging 7.75 yards per carry, 166 tackles, 114 career carries, 16 career TD's, 615 yards career receiving, 26 receptions, 7 TD's, averaging 17.08.
Rock Hills was State Runner up in 2012.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include: golf-2nd Individual State sophomore year, 1st Individual State junior year; 2 time State Team Champ, 4 year letterman; lettered 2 years in basketball.
Activities and honors outside school include: church youth group, summer youth baseball field maintenance and preparation, umpiring baseball, softball and basketball..
He enjoys hunting, fishing, family and helping others.
Activities and honors in school include Principal's Honor Roll, FFA District Agronomy, All School Play and FCCLA.
Devon is the son of Mike and Kathy Freeman, Mankato and plans to attend Fort Hays State University, majoring in wildlife biology.

Caleb S. Gelino, Clifton, has been selected for the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of Clifton-Clyde High School.
Football statistics, accomplishments and honors include: KEMA All Star Game selection, Wichita Eagle Honorable Mention All State All-Class Quarterback and Runningback, K-preps all District Runningback and Linebacker; Coaches 2nd Team All-District Linebacker, 1st Team Twin Valley All-League Runningback, 2nd Team Twin Valley All League Linebacker.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include: Honorable Mention Twin Valley All League Basketball; competing in the State Track Meet 3 years, freshman 4x100, sophomore 4x100, junior 4x100, 4x400 and triple jump.
Caleb is a member of St. Mary's Parish in Clifton and enjoys working on the farm north of Morganville and taking care of his cows.
He was selected Homecoming King.
Caleb's parents are Scott Gelino and Debbie Gelino and he plans to attend Fort Scott College and play football.

Anthony Hawkins, South Haven, has been selected for the East Squad. He is a 2014 graduate of South Haven High School.
Career football statistics, accomplishments and honors include: 2012 - selected All League and All District Honor Mention Defensive End; 2013 - All League, All District First Team Defensive End, Quarterback and Punter; Honorable Mention All State Defensive End.
In 2012 South Haven was Conference Champions, District Champs and Bi-District Champs.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include lettering three years in basketball, 2 years in track. In 2012-2013 South Haven was the state basketball runner-up.
Anthony works on the farm and referees little league sports.
He enjoys hanging out with family and friends, lifting weights and riding 4-wheelers.
Activities and honors in school include playing football, basketball and track. He is a member of Jets, FFA, pep club and yearbook.
Anthony is the son of Mike and Shine Hawkins and plans to attend Hutchinson Community College.

Xavier Jabary, Peabody, has been selected for the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of Peabody-Burns High School.
Football statistics, accomplishments and honors include: selected District Defensive Most Valuable Player, career high 19 tackles in a game, All League Offensive and Defensive Line 3 years, All-District Offensive and Defensive Line 2 years.
Peabody-Burns was District Runner-Up 2 of the last 4 years and District Champion 1 year.
Xavier was selected to the 2013 Marion Classic All Tournament Basketball Team. He was a member of the Baseball District Championship team 4 years.
Hobbies and interests include singing, music, hanging out with friends and attending Youth Group.
Activities and honors in school include: Forensics, STUCO, Business Professionals of America, Voices, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Xavier is the son of Larry and Karen Larsen and plans to attend Butler Community College, transfer to K-State and earn a degree in music technology.

Matt Jones, Melvern, has been selected to play on the East team. He is a 2014 graduate of Marais des Cygnes Valley High School.
Career football statistics, accomplishments and honors include: All League 2010-2011, 1st Team All-League Offense 2012-2013, 1st Team All-League 2012 & 2013, All State 2013, Shrine Bowl selection.
Marais des Cygnes Valley was Bi-District Runner Up in 2012 and Regional Runner up in 2013.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include: basketball Honorable Mention in 2010-11, League and State 2nd Team; Flint Hills Optimist All Star selection; state track participant in 2013.
Activities and honors outside school include: STARS AAU/MAYB Basketball - with several tournament wins throughout the years; working on the farm - cattle, row, crop and haying; and playing 7 on 7 football.
Hobbies and interests include hunting, fishing, trapping, sports, farming and ranching.
Activites and honors in school include FFA Treasurer 3 years, Green Hand; and FBLA.
Matt is the son of Butch and Sonya Jones, Melvern and plans to attend Butler Community College, transfer to K-State earn a degree in agriculture.

Maverick LeRock, Osborne, has been selected for the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of Osborne High School.
Football statistics, accomplish and honors include: selected Senior of the year, All State Runningback, All State Defensive Line. Career all purpose yards were 3624, 3027 rushing, 584 receiving, 13 kick returns, 56 TD's - 51 rushing, 5 receiving; 190 tackles, 12 sacks, 36 conversions, 1 safety.
Osborne was state champions in 2013 with a 13-0 record. They were also league champions.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include qualifying for the state hurdles in 2011, state discus in 2013 and sub-state runner up in basketball in 2013.
Maverick works and enjoys farming, hunting, fishing and hanging out with friends and family.
He is a member of FCCLA, KAYS and was a Sunflower Ambassador.
Maverick is the son of Wes and Julee LeRock and plans to attend Fort Hays State University, major in agronomy and play football.

Zane Mills, Sedan has been selected for the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of Sedan High School.
Football statistics, accomplishments and honors include: 2012: 879 all purpose yards, All League End, All League Safety, All State End; 2013: 1489 all purpose yards, All League Runningback, All State Receiver.
In 2011 and 2012 Sedan was League Champs.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include: 2012 - 1st Team All League 3rd Base, Honorable Mention All-State 3rd Base; 2013 - 1st Team All League Pitcher, 2nd Team All State Pitcher.
Activities and honors outside school include going to church and working on the ranch.
Hobbies and interests include playing the guitar, hanging out with friends and family and wake boarding.
Activities and honors in school include Senior Class President, Study Body President and a member of the Kansas Honor Society.
Zane is the son of T.J. Mills and Jill Gray and plans to study pre-dental at UCLA.

Paxton Noll has been selected for the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of West Elk High School School.
Football statistics, accomplishments and honors include: 1001 rushing yards, 395 receiving yards, 35 total TD's, 476 kick return yards, 285 punt return yards, and 155 tackles. In 2013 he was selected All Grasslands Defense and All Central Border League Offense.
West Elk had an undefeated regular season in 2013 and was SCBL champions and district champions.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include 2014 Regional Runner Up wrestling qualifying for the State Wrestling Tournament and 2013 sub-state runner-up in baseball.
He is a member of FCA and FCCLA.
Activities and honors in school include: band, school play production, football, wrestling, track and baseball.
Paxton is the son of B.G. and Darian Law and Thomas Noll and plans to attend Coffeyville College, study physical education and play football.

Brett Peters, Palmer, has been selected for the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of Linn High School
Football statistics, accomplishments and honors include: 815 passing yards, 140 total tackles, 10 passing touchdowns, 68 completions, 1920 rushing yards, 25 rushing touchdowns, 2 sacks and 3 interceptions.
In 2013 Brett was selected 1st Team All League TJL, runningback and defensive back, All-State Honorable Mention, All District; 1st Team Linebacker, Punter; 2nd Team Quarterback, Kick Return.
Linn made the playoffs in 2011, losing in the Regional round.
Accomplishments in other sports include: placing 4th as a team in the 2013 State Track Meet, 2nd in the 4x100 meter relay in 2013 at the State Track Meet, 8th in the shot put in the 2013 State Tournament.
Brett was a four year letterman in football, basketball and track and field.
He also played baseball for the Linn American Legion team and enjoys playing summer baseball and softball.
Activities and honors in school include: National Honor Society, Thespians, Scholar's Bowl, Letterman's Club and selected to the 2013 TVL All-Academic Team.
Brett is the son of Ned and Deb Peters, Palmer, and plans to attend Fort Scott Community College and play football.

Hayden Serrer, Merchant, has been selected for the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of Madison High School.
Football statistics, accomplishments and honors include: Selected Topeka Capitol and Wichita Eagle 1st Team Offensive Line 2013; Grasslands 1st Team Offensive Line 2011; Grasslands 1st Team Defensive Line 2012 and 2013; K-preps 8 Man All State Team, offensive line, 2013; K-preps 1st Team District, Offensive and Defensive Line, 2013; K-preps Honorable Mention Offensive and Defensive lIne, 2012. He is the only playerin the league to make 1st team LCL on both sides of the ball 2 years in a row, offensive and defensive line 1st team 2012 and 2013 and had the highest blocking percentage on the offensive line at Madison in 2012 and 2013.
Madison was the undefeated state champions in 2010; 2011 undefeated state champions, and LCL champions in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013; Division Champions, 2010, 2011, 2012; made it to sub-state undefeated in 2012.
Accomplishments in other sports include Regional Champion in track in the shot put in 2013 and state track qualifier.
Hayden joined the National Guard in 2012, completed and graduated basic training August 8, 2013 at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina. He will finish AIT training at Ft. Sill, OK and continue serving in the guards for six years. He is ranked as a PFC, specializing in Field Artillery. During basic he was platoon squad leader.
Hobbies and interests include helping with father's business, Ratcliff Propane, preparing tanks to be set and assisting in setting; helping mother with the family farm, planting, harvesting, haying, mowing or other needed activities, helping build fences and an auctioneer, coaching 5th & 6th grade girls and boys basketball with the Burlington recreation league and tournaments.
School activities and honors include President of StuCo, performing in the school play, working on football highlight film.
Hayden is the son of Travis and Autumn Ratcliff and plans to attend Butler Community College, transfer to Emporia State University, earn a coaching degree.

Elijah Smith, Howard, has been selected for the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of West Elk High School.
Football statistics, accomplishments and honors include: 2012: Honorable Mention All-League Defensive End, Honorable Mention Receiver Independence All Area, 2nd Team Grasslands All Area Defensive Line. 2013: Honorable Mention All State Offense/Defense, 1st Team All League Receiver/Defensive End, 1st Team Independence All Area Defensive Line, 1st Team Grasslands All Area Defensive Line, averaging 8.4 tackles per game
West Elk was League and District Champions in 2013, reaching the state playoffs with an undefeated regular season and were District Champions.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include: 2013: Basketball - 2nd Team All League, Honorable Mention All State, Sub State Runner-Up; 2014: League Tournament Champs and overall League Champ, Varsity Letter. Elijah holds the school record for put-outs in baseball and earned a Varsity letter.
Activities and honors outside school include Boys State Delegate, Wendy's Heisman State Finalist, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, participating in West Elk Summer Basketball Tournaments, Co-Ed Volleyball Tournaments, Church Camps and Youth Group at Severy Baptist Church.
Hobbies and interests include shooting hoops, playing video games, hanging out with friends, rabbit hunting and eating lots of food.
Activities and honors in school include: Family Career Consumer Leaders of America, Prom, National Honor Society, Math Contest, Scholars' Bowl, Student Council, Triple Crown Academic Award, Principal's Honor Roll and League All-Academic Team.
Elijah is the son of Casey and Traci Smith and plans to attend college, play a sport and major in athletic training.

Dallas Thompson, Hartford, has been selected for the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of Madison High School.
Football statistics, accomplishments and honors include: K-Preps 2012 All State Runningback and 2011 Topeka Capital-Journal All State Kicker. Madison was 8 Man D1 Champions in 2010 and 2011.
Accomplishments in other sports include: 2010 - 3rd place discus & shot put nationals, 2011- 1A discus state champion, 2012 - 1A discus 3rd place.
Hobbies and interests include throwing the discus, lifting weights, x-boxing and hanging out with friends.
Dallas has been on the honor roll all four years of high school.
He is the son of Troy and Michelle Thompson, Hartford and plans to attend Hutchinson Community College on a track scholarship.

Kenton Ubelaker, Osborne, has been selected to play on the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of Osborne HIgh School.
Career football statistics, accomplishments and honors include: 2 time All State Runningback and Defensive Back; 3 time All League Defensive Back; 2013 8 Man Player of the Year; 5554 career all purpose yards, 1479 career receiving yards, 2773 career rushing yards, 343 career tackles, 14 career interceptions, 1222 career return yards, 78 career touchdowns.
He was also selected for the 2014 Shrine Bowl.
In 2010 and 2011 Osborne was the sub-state runner-up; and in 2013 they were the undefeated state champion.
Honors and accomplishments in other sports include: 2011- 3rd place 4x100 meter relay at the state track meet; 2012 - state champs 4x100 and 4x400 relay; 2013 - sub-state runner up basketball and 2nd place 4x400 meter relay at the state track meet.
Kenton is a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church and CYO. He enjoys hunting and fishing.
Activities and honors in school include FCCLA, KAY Club, Stuco VP, National Honor Society and Sunflower Ambassador.
He is the son of Kenny and Shari Ubelaker and plans to attend Fort Hays State University, major in agronomy and play football.

Kaden Vanderpool, Melvern, has been selected for the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of Marais des Cygnes Valley High School.
Career football statistics, accomplishments and honors include: 393 career rushes for 2,900 yds, 30 receptions for 845 yds, 5,731 all purpose yards, 81 TD's, 367 tackles in 39 games, 15 interceptions and 34 pass breakups.
In 2010 he was selected 1st team Defensive Back Osage County; 2011: 1st Team Osage County, All District Defensive Back and Return Specialist; 2012: All District 1st Team Runningback and Defensive Back on KPreps; 2013: All District 1st Team Runningback, Defensive Back and Return Specialist for KPreps, Rivals-Harpen All League Honorable Mention, Dylan Meir nominee and Shrine Bowl nominee.
Marais des Cygnes Valley placed 2nd in the District in 2012 and was undefeated in district in 2013, making it to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs.
Accomplishments in other sports include: basketball - 2010-11: Lyon County League Honorable Mention; 2011-12: Lyon County Honorable Mention, All Academic Team @ Yates Center Tournament, All Tournament Team, Lyon County League 2nd Team, 2A Honorable Mention varsity Kansas; 2013-14 All Academic Team at Yates Center tournament.
Activities and honors outside school include: volunteering to mow the VFW lawn for 3 years, coaching 3rd-4th grade recreation basketball team, helping paint an outdoor building in Railroad Park and keeping the scorebook and running the clock for junior high basketball games and high school JV games.
Kaden enjoys lifting weights, exercising, hunting and fishing.
Honors and activities at school include: FBLA-4 years, FFA-2 years, National Honor Society, Honor Roll-4 years 4.0 GPA, varsity football and basketball 4 years, track 4 years.
Kaden is the son of R.E. and Tammy Vanderpool and plans to attend college and play football or basketball.

JT Yunker, South Haven, has been selected to play on the East squad. He is a 2014 graduate of South Haven High School.
Football honors include 2013: 1708 rushing yards, averaging 10 yards per carry and 38 rising touchdowns.
South Haven was sub-state runner up in 2011, regional runner up in 2012 and bi-district runner up in 2013.
In other sports, JT was a member of the sub-state runner up basketball squad in 2011-2012 and his basketball team was state runner up in 2012-2013.
Activities and honors outside of school include Shooting Club, coaching flag football, and working on the farm.
He enjoys playing the guitar, hanging out with family and friends, lifting weights, watching movies, listening to music, and working hard in the classroom.
Activities and honors in school include football, basketball and track, FCCLA, JETS, pep club, yearbook, Stuco and FFA.
JT is the son of Jimmy and Fatema Yunker, South Haven and plans to play football at the next level.

 

 

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