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Holton's Garett Beecher (shown above, middle) tries to maneuver around an Atchison defender in the 4A-DII sub-state championship game in Hoyt. Beecher went over the 1,000-point milestone for his career in the game, but the Wildcats came just short of making it back to the 4A-DII state tournament in a 67-63 loss to the Redmen.
  After narrowly missing out on a match-up at the midseason Tonganoxie Invitational basketball tournament, it seemed like the Holton and Atchison boys were on a collision course when it came to sub-state competition. The fifth and eighth-ranked teams in Class 4A-DII, respectively, met in Saturday’s...
Wildcats Sarah Sweet (shown above, middle) and Hayley Thompson (right) fight for a rebound while teammate Courtney Boswell (left) looks on in the sub-state championship game against Jeff West. Rebounding was an advantage for the Tigers and helped the team hold off a late rally from Holton on the way to a 35-26 victory.
  As well as everything went for the Holton girls on offense in Friday’s sub-state semifinal game, things quickly turned sour for the Wildcats in Saturday’s championship game against Jeff West. The Wildcats still flashed that trademark defensive intensity, which kept the team in the game in the...
Defeating the impressive Lynn Bulldogs 47-45 in the sub-state championship game on Saturday, the Lady Cardinal basketball team is state bound! The Wetmore High School team will travel to Dodge City to play Beliot St. Johns/Tipton in the Class 1A state tournament’s first round of competition on...
HHS senior Lucas Lovvorn (shown above, at left) looks for his shot in the 4A 160-lb. championship match. Lovvorn went on to win by 12-5 decision over Chanute's Brady Vogel to claim his second straight individual state title.
  While a third straight team championship might not have been in the cards for the Holton wrestling team at the 4A state tournament in Salina over the weekend, what the Holton wrestlers did on Friday and Saturday may have been equally as impressive. For the third straight year, the Wildcats...
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-...
Members of the Jackson Heights student section, including (front row, left to right) Adam Brey, Korby Strube, Zane Richter, Lane Slocum, Austin Sauvage and Kyler Vance, got dressed up and cheered on the girls basketball team in its sub-state opener against Bishop Seabury on Tuesday night. Both...

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