Panther running back Garrett Schultz (shown above, middle) works his way up the gym floor while his teammates run through their blocking schemes during Royal Valley's recent camp.
  It may be difficult to think about football season with the summer months just setting in, but that’s exactly what the Royal Valley High School team was doing last week as the Panthers got together for their summer camp. While some inclement weather (heavy rain) during the week threw a wrench in...
  Seeing Holton alumni flood the coaching ranks at major colleges across the country is nothing new. Several former Wildcats have made headlines and an impact transitioning to those roles. One former Wildcat in particular who continues to make headlines is former HHS football player Matt Mattox....
  With some large, strong senior classes being lost to graduation last spring, this season could certainly be qualified as a rebuilding one for most of the Jackson County football teams. Royal Valley was adapting to a coaching change, Jackson Heights was adapting to a string of injuries and Holton...
HHS tight end Nils Bergsten (shown above, right) lays out for a block in order to spring RB Luis Butto (left) for a big run in the sectional game against Columbus. Butto had an impressive night for Holton, finishing with 145 total rushing yards and one touchdown on 14 carries, but the Wildcats came up just short in a 22-21 loss.
  Football, as has been stated an immeasurable number of times, is a game of inches and that very much proved to be the case in Holton’s sectional showdown in Columbus on Friday. Holding a six-point lead with a little over 13 seconds left in the game, the Wildcat defense forced the Titans into a...
HHS running back Indie Allen (shown above, left) follows lineman Dean Klahr (middle left) on one of his three touchdown runs in Holton's 54-8 regional win over Osawatomie.
From start to finish, there was no question of who was in control of Friday’s regional showdown between the Holton and Osawatomie football teams to start Class 4A-DII playoff action. The Wildcats scored on every offensive possession on the way to a 54-8 victory over the visiting Trojans. To paint a...
Panther RB Derrick Barger (shown above, middle) tries to break free from the grasp of Wildcat Justin Pool (left) in the midst of a long run that set up RV's lone touchdown in a 51-6 loss.
  With the Holton football team having already locked up the district title, there may have appeared to be very little for the Wildcats to play for in Friday’s district finale against Royal Valley in Hoyt. The Panthers had been eliminated from playoff contention the previous week and Royal Valley...
County rivals Holton and Royal Valley face off in the district football finale.
The Cobra football team travels to Valley Heights for a big district match-up with a spot in the playoffs on the line.


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