Papa John's Kansas vs. Missouri High School Football All Star Game Slated for June 18
The Greater Kansas City Football Coaches Association announces the 2015 Papa John’s Kansas vs. Missouri High School Football All Star Game. This year’s contest will mark the 24th consecutive year the Kansas and Missouri teams have met. The game will be played on Thursday, June 18, at Blue Springs South High School’s Larry Stewart Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
“We are excited to have the Blue Springs School District host the game.” GKCFCA President and St. James Academy High School Head Coach Tom Radke said.
“We have had tremendous support from high school football fans over the years and with the game to be hosted by a school district that is known for its passion for high school football like Blue Springs is fantastic. We expect another outstanding event this year.”
The Kansas squad will be coached by Piper Head Coach Chris Brindle. The Missouri squad will be headed by Winnetonka Head Coach Sterling Edwards.
Currently, the following athletes from NKC Schools are scheduled to play:
- North Kansas City High School - Fasil Kassahun (DB) and Mohamed Jamal (DT)
- Staley High School - Kahluna Bouchard (RB), Jacob Pfender (LB) and Sidney Lawson (DT)
- Winnetonka High School - Will Morrow (WR) and Chase Williams (DB)
The GKCFCA is proud to announce that Papa John’s is the title sponsor of this year’s rivalry. The series is knotted up at 11 wins each, with one rainout. Missouri won last year’s game 22-21 played at Blue Springs High School.