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Rock Creek High School’s varsity boys basketball team proved to be too much for Holton High School’s Wildcats to handle from the get-go. The Mustangs handed the Wildcats a 74-44 loss — and the end of the Wildcats’ 2015-16 basketball season — on Friday during substate play on their home court....
Royal Valley junior Lexi Baker (No. 21) takes a jump shot over a Silver Lake defender during the semi-final sub-state game Friday at Council Grove. Baker was the top-scorer for the Panthers with nine points.
The Royal Valley Lady Panthers fell to the undefeated Silver Lake Lady Eagles 50-27 in the second round of the sub-state tournament Friday in a fast-paced game that kept the ball moving.  “Their quickness caught us off guard a little,” said coach Corey Katzer. “We knew what they were going to come...
The Royal Valley High School wrestling team ended its season Saturday with two wrestlers on the podium at the 3-2-1A state tournament in Hays, including senior Charles Todd (285 pounds), who joined the team mid-season.  “Charles is arguably one of the most talented wrestlers to ever come through...
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...

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