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Simone semifinalists announced

It’s award season and the most prestigious high school football awards in the Midwest, The Simone Awards presented by The McCarthy Auto Group is right around the corner.

The ballot was sent to the coaches on the committee and media Wednesday with the 10 semifinalists for each award. They are listed in the video below.

The finalists will be announced Sunday Nov. 27 on KSHB 41 on Sunday Sound Off. Starting Monday, Nov. 28 The Otis Taylor, Bobby Bell, Buck Buchanan and Frank Fontana will be announced each day during KSHB 41’s 6 p.m. sportscast.

The Announcement schedule is as follows:

11/27 - Sunday Sound Off (1030-11pm) - Finalist announced for each award

11/28 - Monday - 6PM Sports - Taylor winner announced

11/29 - Tuesday - 6PM Sports - Bell winner announced

1130 - Wednesday - 6PM Sports - Buck Buchanan winner announced

12/1 - Thursday - 6PM Sports - Fontana winner announced

12/6 – Simone Award Winner announced at the winner’s high school

It has been a great year of high school football, and this is an exciting time for the entire high school football community.