Forrestal Hickman (shown above) explodes upwards during a plyometric drill as part of a workout with Russ Riederer in the HHS weight room recently. The former Wildcat will be reporting to training camp with the San Diego Chargers at the end of the month.
  Take one look at Holton native Forrestal Hickman and one of the first thoughts that will probably cross your mind is, ‘that guy looks like an NFL player.’ At 6’ 6” and 320 lbs., the question seemed to be where, rather then when, the 22-year-old undrafted rookie would get his shot at playing...
Holton's Vern Miller (shown above) tees off on hole number one at HCC to kick off championship competition in the member/guest tournament on Sunday. Miller and his partner, Steve Hastert, would go on to win the event for the second year in a row.
  In spite of heavy rains early in the week, the past weekend turned out to be pretty agreeable for the 144 golfers competing in the Holton Country Club’s 30th annual member/guest tournament. When it was over, this year’s tournament saw no changes at the top of the leaderboard as Holton’s Vern...
Elkhorn Lake at Rafters Park gets a new fountain, thanks to the generosity of Holton resident Jan Hodge. Funds for the fountain were donated by Hodge in memory of her husband Harold, and Parks and Rec director Mike Reichle says installing a fountain at the lake has been a longtime goal of his...
Wildcat Spencer Baum (shown above, back) cradles his opponent in an early round at the Sadowski Invitational tournament this past Saturday in an attempt to get a pin. Baum was one of seven Holton wrestlers to make the finals, helping the team to a second-place finish overall.
  In the middle of the long high school wrestling season, teams are sure to deal with some bumps and bruises that will lead to personnel hiccups at different times. Holton is not immune, as the Wildcat wrestlers are currently dealing with some illness and injury that limited the team to entering...
Time playing together, both in school and the summer months,  is serving Holton's Garett Beecher (shown above, right) and Trey Tanking (left) well in their senior season.
  Batman had Robin. Johnny Carson had Ed McMahon. Paul McCartney had John Lennon. Michael Jordan had Scottie Pippen. The list goes on and on. In the annals of history, there is no shortage of notable pairs who achieved great things together. As far as Holton High School’s history is concerned,...
  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...


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