Cobra Korby Strube (shown above, at right) launches a three-point attempt in the second half of Monday's game against McLouth. Strube poured in 17 points in the game to help Heights pick up a 77-40 victory over the Bulldogs.
  Moving into postseason play, Jackson Heights boys basketball coach Chris Brown said one of the most important things for his team was to understand the sudden death implications of sub-state competition. If Tuesday’s sub-state contest at home against McLouth was any indication, then the message...
Jackson Heights' Aidan Allen (shown above, second from right) leaps up to collect a rebound early in Tuesday's first round game against Bishop Seabury. The Cobras got off to a hot start and picked up a 48-26 victory over the Seahawks.
  Early in Tuesday’s sub-state opener, the Jackson Heights girls basketball team seemed to catch lightning in a bottle. The Cobras were swarming the Seahawks of Bishop Seabury early and players like Payton Thomas and Jordan Wells helped the team assert itself in the post while storming out to a 19-...
  Based on Jackson Heights’ last match-up with Valley Falls, JH coach Chris Brown knew offense would be at a premium in Tuesday’s home game against the Dragons. With the Cobras’ offense going cold for long stretches, defensive pressure was crucial and Jackson Heights kept it up for most of the game...
Cobra Jordan Wells (shown above, middle) floats a shot up right in front of the basket during Tuesday's league contest against Pleasant Ridge. After a slow first quarter, the JH girls got physical and went into attack mode on the way to a 38-36 victory.
What a difference three days makes. After the Jackson Heights girls faced some of the same struggles early in Tuesday’s game against Pleasant Ridge that it did in a recent loss to Maur Hill, the Cobras made a quicker recovery and managed to pull off a 38-36 victory. The Rams entered the night...
Jackson Heights' Lane Slocum (shown above, middle) goes strong to the basket in a big NEKL showdown with Maur Hill. Slocum's post presence was one of many factors that helped the Cobras pick up a 56-50 victory over the Ravens in overtime.
  Defense wins championships. It’s a principle that Maur Hill seems to relish, and one that helped it take control of the Northeast Kansas League title chase through the first half of the season. The Jackson Heights boys were hot on their tails, though, and had Friday’s rematch at home against the...
Heights guard Seth Holliday (shown above, middle) drives to the basket before dishing off to teammate Zane Richter (right) for an easy two points in a recent game against Silver Lake. The Cobras got going in transition and never looked back in a 63-48 victory over the Eagles.
  Like any good story, a basketball game has a beginning, a middle and an end and, like a captivating author, the Jackson Heights boys basketball team has drawn fans in repeatedly this season thanks to some enticing introductory chapters. Tuesday night was no different and one of the most dominant...


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