Wednesday, 29 June 2016
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Wednesday
Low  69°
High 98°
Thursday
Low  66°
High 92°
Friday
Low  67°
High 87°
Saturday
Low  64°
High 89°
Sunday
Low  64°
High 89°
Monday
Low  67°
High 94°
Tuesday
Low  70°
High 99°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 77°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Davis Plays for Both LHS Coaches at Shrine Bowl
07/27/2009

Nate Davis talks to media after running for 67 yards and a touchdown in the Shrine Bowl.

It must have felt just like old times for Liberal's Nate Davis. He spent a week preparing for Saturday's Shrine Bowl football game in Wichita with his two LHS head coaches Tom Schroeder and Steve Warner on his side. "Each coach brought something to Liberal and I took it with me to the game," Davis said. Schroeder coached Davis his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons. "I felt that Nate Davis and I had a very close relationship," Schroeder said. "We were very close the last three years and I had the opportunity to coach him one last time." Schroeder says Davis ran low to the ground which helped him in the game. "He was real effective and Nate ran hard and had his shoulders down." Schroeder credits running backs like Salina Central's Taylor Counts and Lacrosse's Marshall Musil who helped pave a path for Davis. "One thing that characterized this West team is he had number one running backs from other teams who were his blocking backs," Schroeder said. "You didn't hear any complaining from the kids or anything like that. And I think the way coach (Bo) Black put this together and sold it all week was great." Schroeder is the new head football coach at Stillwell High School in Oklahoma. Buhler head coach Steve Warner coached Davis when he was a freshman at Liberal. Warner says when he made the decision to leave Liberal, it was difficult to tell Davis the news. "Nate and I talked when I told him I was leaving and it was very hard for both of us," Warner said. "We were pretty close after just a year together because he was just a freshman when I left. That was hard but it was a lot of fun to have him here (Shrine Bowl)" Warner says he expects big things from Davis at Garden City Community College and beyond. "He's just gotten bigger, faster, and stronger and he's going to have a great career."

Davis was successful in the game running for 67 yards and a touchdown. His touchdown gave the West a decisive 14-7 lead. "There was a small little tunnel," Davis said. "I just tried to get low, coach has been on me all week about getting low. Right when I crossed the line I loosened up the grip of the ball and it fell out and I had to catch that back in." Davis says he enjoyed the experience at camp in Salina leading up to the game. "It felt good. I was playing with the best and they pushed me the whole practice. If I let up one time I was sitting on my butt with a headache. It was either show up or go home." Davis signed at Garden City to play football.

© Copyright KSCB News
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Amtrak Passengers Join Lawsuit In Derailment Case
Syracuse Man Killed In Accident
Bee Jays Break Through in Blowout Win  
Suspicious Grass Fire In Guymon
House Fire In Guymon
Supreme Court Orders Explanation of Haskell County Vacancy
KS Senate Committee Approves Education Funding Plan
KS Sen. Candidate To Hold Meet and Greet
Guymon Hotel Makes Historic Registery
Beaver OK Mom Graduates Basic Training
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
KS Supreme Court Signs Off On School Funding Plan
Schwulst Strikes in Game One at El Dorado
Texas County, State Of Oklahoma Race Results
Thompson named KDOT Director of Operations
City Commission Meets, Approves a Rezone of Property
Beaver OK Mom Graduates Basic Training
Cimarron Regional Advisory Committee to Meet in Liberal
Wheat Harvest Continues Across The State
Gov. Brownback Signs School Funding Bill
Guymon Hotel Makes Historic Registery
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2016 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group