In 2015, yours truly began covering Student Sections in Orange County, California. We expanded to Southern California in 2017 and last year, we added four more states. This past winter, we expanded to 19 states.
Now, we are going to 40 states. This is still a one-person operation for the most part.
I know that Student Sections have a lot of work to do to get the students to the games to cheer on their classmates and go along with the theme and make sure they don’t cause trouble. These student sections deserve recognition.
We will kick off the Student Section season with Preseason Football Student Section Rankings and Watch List. REMEMBER, this is a PREVIEW AND A WATCH LIST. These are not rankings. The real rankings come out in November or December.
If you feel your student section isn’t mentioned on the Watch List, let us know and we’ll make sure to keep an eye on them this season.
Every week, we will also have Student Section of the Week for each state. Once you win Student Section of the Week, you can’t win it again, but you still have to battle for the top spot in your state and perhaps the Nation as we will also name a Football Student Section National Champion.
So far we have previewed a Top 40 Preseason Football Student Section Ranking in 16 states and we have done a Watch List for 20 states, but now we go to our 21th state in the watch list.
This week, we introduce our 39th state to join the Student Section madness, Kansas.
When we planned to expand at the beginning of 2020, we did not plan chaos to push our plans back for two years. We briefly covered West Virginia during the fall of 2020, but COVID made that difficult. We know very little of Kansas as far as Student Sections.
We will name one student section in each state to look out for. Since this is a Watch List, again, we know very little of Kansas Student Sections, but if we could pick a preseason favorite as the best football student section, it would be Blue Valley Northwest of Overland Park.
Blue Valley Northwest Student Section is off to a great start by packing the stands for a soccer game. Football should be a different monster when the season starts this Friday.
Will the Blue Valley Northwest continue the craziness they started for 2022-23? Let’s find out.
2022 KANSAS FOOTBALL STUDENT SECTION WATCH LIST
Kapaun Mt. Carmel of Wichita
Campus Screamin’ Stampede
Andover Blue Crew
Goddard Lions Den
Bishop Carroll of Wichita
Valley Center Hornets Nest
Maize Red Rage
East Hecklers of Wichita
Eisenhower Zoo of Goddard
Hesston Hobbs Squad
Dodge City Rowdy Reds
Hutchinson Squawk Block
Southeast Herd of Wichita
Andover Central Jungle
Blue Valley Northwest of Overland Park
Blue Valley North Stampede of Overland Park
Mill Valley of Shawnee
St. James Academy of Lenexa
Southeast of Saline of Gypsum
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