St. John High School boys basketball team brings an impressive history into the news season, and players are ready to make a name for themselves in the Central Prairie League.

Head Coach:        Clint Kinnamon, McPherson College 1990
28th year as head coach, 30th overall, 14 state tournament appearances        
Starting 19th year @ St. John, 10 state tournament appearances
Assistant Coach:    Danton Hilton, 1st Year (Formerly the HC at Attica HS)
Central Prairie League    1A Boys        Mascot: Tigers
Overall Coaching Record: 455-192        
Starting 19th Year @ St. John 2001-Present: 342-97 record, 10 state tournament appearances
 4 state championships, 3 x 2nd, 2 x 3rd
Previous Head Coaching: Claflin Girls 1991-1996, 88-34 record, 3 state tournament appearances; Arkansas City Boys 1997-2001    25-61 record, 1 state tournament appearance; Assistant Coaching: Missouri State University Women 1996-1997, NIT tournament appearance    
CPL Finish 2018-19: 2nd    Overall Record 2018-19:  23-5        
2018-19:  Placed 2nd at 1A State Tourney (lost to Central Plains in State Championship game)
2018-19: 23-5    
2017-18: 20-6    
2016-17: 21-2        
2015-16: 19-4        
2014-15: 26-0        
2013-14: 26-0        
2012-13: 25-1
Seniors Lost: (3)         
Mason Osborne (Garden City Community College)
Eddy Calleros
Cashe McVey
Returning Starters: (3)    HT    YR    PPG    RPG    APG    SPG
    Tanner Halling        6’7”    SR    17    8            2.5 BPG
Trey Fisher        6’1”    SR    3    4    1    1
    Collin Halling        6’1”    SR    5    3    1
    Marshall Woolf    6’1”    SR    7    3    2    1
Other Letter Winners:    HT    YR    PPG    RPG    APG    SPG    
    Elijah Delp        6’7”    SO    2    2
    Uriel Calleros        5’10”    JR    1    1
    Toby Woolf        6’2”    JR    1    1

Other Player to Watch:    HT    YR    
Joel Ortiz            5’7”    SR    PG who transferred from Great Bend last year
Strengths:
1. Size and athleticism. Tanner and Elijah are all really long. Our guards also have decent size and athleticism.
2. Rebounding. Our guards are very good rebounders as well as our big guys.
3. Unselfish. We have a team full of guys that really like each other and will share the ball.
4. Strong inside post game.
Weaknesses:
1. Have to develop some depth at guard positions.