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Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School Crusaders

  • Kapaun Mount Carmel Crusaders

    Kapaun opened in 1956 (consolidated into a co-ed school in 1971). The school is located at 8506 E. Central in Wichita. The 5A Crusaders play in the Wichita City League.

    Kapaun has won 91 state championships: baseball (1963), boys basketball (1978, 1980, 1981, 2012), boys cross country (1977, 1979, 1980, 1981), football (1970, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1981, 1982, 1987), boys golf (1958 two-man, 1964 two-man, 1971, 1972 two-man, 1973, 1975 two-man, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998,1 999, 2003, 2004, 2010, 2012, 2013), boys soccer (1997), boys tennis (1999), boys track (1977 indoor, 1977 outdoor, 1978 indoor, 1978 outdoor, 1979, 1982, 1983), wrestling (1975, 1975 grand state, 1976, 1976 grand state), 1977, 1978, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987), girls basketball (1979, 2012), girls cross country (2003), girls golf (1975, 1983), girls gymnastics (1979, 1980, 1981, 1982), girls tennis (1984, 1985, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007), girls track (2005).

  • Carroll sweeps baseball doubleheader from Kapaun

    As complicated as it was to keep Kapaun Mount Carmel from taking the lead in the nightcap Thursday, Bishop Carroll second baseman Alex Miller appreciated the simplicity of his situation when he stood in the batter’s box in the bottom of the sixth inning. Full Story →

  • Competition brings success for Kapaun golf team

    Having coach Corey Novascone buy him a muffin after winning a competition in practice is a small prize for Kapaun golfer Jared Burns. Full Story →

  • Kapaun tops Derby in Titan Classic semifinal

    Fifth grade was the last time Kelsi Andrews can remember playing goalkeeper. Full Story →

  • Kapaun soccer defeats Trinity

    Scoring six goals against what should be a state title-contending team in the opening game of the season would typically draw acclaim from a coach. Full Story →

  • Kapaun girls coach Marvin Estes announces resignation

    The Kapaun Mount Carmel girls basketball team never needed to be motivated by coach Marvin Estes screaming at them. Full Story →

  • 5A girls: Depleted Kapaun still finishes third

    TOPEKA — Kapaun Mount Carmel won its battle against attrition and subsequently Saturday’s third-place Class 5A girls game against Great Bend, with the Crusaders overcoming two scary injuries and foul trouble to hold off Great Bend 58-49 and cap a 22-3 season. Full Story →

  • Leavenworth sends chills to Kapaun girls

    TOPEKA — Kapaun Mount Carmel was probably going to need one of its best shooting games to knock off top seed Leavenworth in Friday’s Class 5A girls semifinal. Full Story →

  • Kapaun girls beat Aquinas on Jacobs buzzer-beater

    At some point in every practice this season, Kapaun Mount Carmel girls basketball coach Marvin Estes would send Janay Jacobs off by herself to work on “bunny drills.” Full Story →

  • Kapaun boys like tennis depth

    There can be a tinge of bittersweetness for City League teams that share titles in sports in which the overall champion is determined by putting equal worth on round-robin dual results and the season-ending league tournament. Full Story →

  • Kapaun girls beat Andover, earn spot in 5A tournament

    Andover’s Jaylyn Agnew and Kapaun Mount Carmel’s Sydney Kuhn led their teams in scoring and rebounding Saturday night, and both had stretches of dominance. Full Story →

  • Heights boys slip past Kapaun for 5A state berth

    No matter how many state basketball tournament bids Heights coach Joe Auer and his teams earn during his career, none will ever be like Friday. Full Story →

  • Kapaun fights off stubborn Newton

    In addition to the fond memories of winning El Dorado’s Bluestem Classic six weeks ago, Kapaun Mount Carmel’s Atir Cherne remembered the spunk and grit shown by Newton, a team the Crusaders didn’t play in the midseason tournament. Full Story →