Sports

  The Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award, the annual college basketball award in the United States intended to honor shorter-than-average players who excelled on the court despite their size, was discontinued following the 2013-14 season, it has been learned. And it doesn’t look like it’s coming back....
  The Holton Parks and Recreation spring soccer divisions have been reported. Teams and schedules have been released. The first weeked of games were scheduled for April 1 but were canceled due to weather.Since then rain has continued and fields have been off-limits for practices. Teams, coaches and...
  With three returning letterwinners, the Royal Valley High School golf team is looking to continue to develop during the spring season. “We had a very young team last season,” said coach Willie McClane. “Being one of the younger teams in the Big Seven League, the athletes gained a great amount of...
  In preparing for his 32nd year of coaching Holton High School’s varsity boys golf team, Don Swisher said he’s looking at a team that’s “somewhat experienced, but also somewhat inexperienced.” But Swisher noted that several of the 17 young men comprising the Wildcat golf team this year have...
  While many basketball fans spent the March 20-21 weekend glued to their TVs watching the NCAA tournament games, young athletes participating in a two-day “Basketball Skills Camp” at the Netawaka Fitness Center were learning how to emulate those college stars. Organizers of the camp were...
  The Jackson Heights Cobra track team is returning five of six state qualifying participants from last season. One of the five returning state track qualifiers is sophomore Faith Little who a season ago was the Kansas Class 2A state champion in both the 800-meter run and the 1,600-meter run. Cobra...
  The Jackson County Wrestling Club (JCWC) qualified 10 wrestlers for the state tournament at the District 3 Championships held in Junction City on Saturday, March 18, it was reported. And last weekend, at the state tournament, four of those 10 state qualifiers from the JCWC, earned plaques. The 10...
The Holton High School varsity baseball team started practicing Feb. 27  and already has six or seven outdoor practices under its belt. HHS head baseball coach Joe Purcell is in his 17th season at the helm of the Wildcat baseball program. Returning assistant coaches are Don Brees and Ryan Noel. The...
Holton High School hosted its annual lift-a-thon Monday evening to give students the chance to demonstrate their work progress in the strength and conditioning classes offered. During the course of the lift-a-thon, Casi VanAusdall set a new school record in the women’s bench event. VanAusdall...
Holton High School's Bree Teter (on bench) lifted the barbell in the girls' competition during Monday's HHS Liftathon while being spotted by (from left) coaches Carlene McManigal, Janelle Noel and Stephanie Ryan.

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