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The Royal Valley High School girls basketball team has struggled this season to put together four complete quarters.  It’s a problem coach Corey Katzer has easily admitted after each loss, and it’s a problem Katzer said he knew the girls could overcome.  The girls proved him right after winning a...
The 1976 Jackson Heights Lady Cobras basketball team included (front row, left to right) regular starters Kirby (Hossfeld) Wittenbach, Kim (Cochren) Bethell, Connie (Brown) Barnhart, Myla (Spencer) Cole, Brenda Holaday, (back row) coach Ken Thomas, Cindy Ideker, Sheri (Oxandale) Dibbern, Connie (Minner) Barnhardt, Mary (Troxel) Tinkler, Sherri (Hasenkamp) Bugner, Sherry (Gerhardt) Streeter and Lori (Humphreys) Fickle.
For a short time, Kansas had its own version of the “Hoosiers’’ story made popular by a movie with the same name in which a small town basketball team in Indiana (Hickory) takes on and defeats basketball teams, in a state tournament format, from much bigger towns. The 1986 “Hoosiers’’ movie was...
This Friday and Saturday, 11 high school wrestlers from Jackson County will compete with grapplers from across Kansas for a shot at a state title in the state wrestling tournament. Holton High School will send five wrestlers — Justin Pool, Tyler Price, Justin Rieschick, Kyler Tannahill and Tel...
Holton High School senior Mason Barta (left) and Holton Middle School eighth-grader Cody Bohannon (right) were honored Tuesday night during the Holton-Jefferson West basketball game for their participation in the upcoming 2016 Kansas Shrine Bowl, to be held Saturday, July 30 in Emporia. Donnie...
Holton's Bryson Patch (center) stepped through a trio of Sabetha Blue Jay defenders to go for a score, with teammate Aaron Bain (at right) at the ready for a pass. Patch contributed 25 points to the Wildcats' 47-38 victory on Friday. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
  Holton High School’s boys var­sity basketball team evened up its record with Sabetha for the 2015-16 season with an encouraging 47-38 win over the Blue Jays on Fri­day, thanks to Head Coach Ryan Noel’s halftime reminder to his team that they have to “keep be­lieving.” At the halfway point of...
Holton's Sarah Lierz (center right) attempts to block a Sabetha team member while Mackenzie Moore (center rear) holds off another Blue Jay in Friday's night's game. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
  For the second time this season, the Holton High School girls var­sity basketball team found itself unable to keep pace with the Sabe­tha High School Blue Jays, but the margin of loss was not as large as it was back in December. Sabetha won Friday’s match against the Lady Cats by a 59-41 score,...
Holton's Justin Rieschick (right) flipped Jake Patterson of Shawnee Heights near the end of Rieschick's come-from-behind victory in the 145-lb. division championship match at Saturday's Gerald Sadowski Invitational tournament in Holton. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
  More than half of the Holton High School wrestlers participating in the annual Gerald Sadowski Memorial Tournament found them­selves on the medalist’s stand Sat­urday, including a first-place showing from senior Justin Ri­eschick and three second-place ef­forts. “We performed about where I...
  The Holton Wildcat boys’ visit to the annual Tonganoxie Basketball Invitational didn’t get off to a good start, but they did come away with a win against league foe Jefferson West, it was reported. Head coach Ryan Noel said that while the opening loss against Eu­dora and a closely-played overtime...

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