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The Holton Wildcats football team is getting ready for the 2020 season with lots of returning starters, lots of confidence and lots of optimism. About 59 kids are out for the team. The Wildcats’ head coach Brooks Barta is starting his 24th year with an overall record of 226-54 and three state...
The Holton Wildcats cross country team is getting ready for the 2020 season with 27 runners on the squad - 15 boys and 12 girls. The Wildcats’ head coach Travis Thayer is starting his second year with his assistant coaches Jolene Purcell, who is starting her fourth year and Terilyn Bufkin, who is...
The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) has announced the following special recommendations regarding football, volleyball and cross country for this fall, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Football expands the sideline from the 10-yard line to the 10-yard line. • Maintains social...
The Wetmore Cardinals football team is getting ready for the 2020 season with COVID-19 continuing on. The Cardinals’ head coach Rick Schnacker is starting his sixth year with an overall recored of 7-29 at WHS and a career coaching record of 153-142. The Cardinals last season in the Twin Valley...
This year’s three-member girls golf team at Holton High School may be small in number, just as it was last year, but Head Coach Con­nor Bechard recognizes it as being big on talent. “We have three girls who played a JV/varsity schedule last year,” said Coach Bechard, currently in his sec­ond year...
Two Holton High school graduates who have been participating in college athletics for more than three years have each been awarded $500 scholarships through the Holton College Scholar Athlete Award program, it has been reported. Megan Rhule, a 2016 graduate of HHS, who has been playing volleyball...
During Denise Visocsky’s four years as head coach of Jackson Heights High School’s varsity vol­leyball team, the Lady Cobras have worked to rise from a mid-level Northeast Kansas League team to earn the league championship last year. This year will be Coach Visoc­sky’s fifth year of leading the...
One of the top priorities of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism is to provide access for hunting opportunities in urban areas, and in a state that is 98 percent privately owned, that task becomes even more important and difficult. Throughout the years, KDWPT has struggled to...
Jake Riederer, a Holton High School and Washburn University graduate with a degree in finance, has been hired as an assistant coach for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire NCAA Division III Blugold football team. Riederer wil coach runningbacks and tight-ends. Riederer was a four-year starting...
There’s only been three National High School Rodeo Association World Champion Saddle Bronc riders from Kansas since 1949 and Cable Wareham, a 2020 graduate of Jackson Heights High School, is one of them. Wareham won the 2020 NHSRA world title during the national event held at Guthrie, Okla. from...

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