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...
Holton senior Lucas Lovvorn (shown above, on top) works on pinning his opponent in regional competition last weekend. After a dominant showing in Baldwin, Lovvorn is eyeing a second straight individual state title in Salina this weekend.
  Champions aren’t born, they’re made, though when it comes to Holton High School senior wrestler Lucas Lovvorn, the son of Mike and Kim Lovvorn of Holton, the case could be made for both schools of thought. Already a 15-year veteran of the sport, Lovvorn seemingly had little choice whether he...
Royal Valley's Lexi Baker (shown above, at right) drives in for two points during a fast break in the second half of Tuesday's game against Perry-Lecompton. Those opportunities were key for the Panthers, as the defense helped fuel the team to a 40-38 victory over the Kaws.
  Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than to be good, and the Royal Valley girls were lucky to be down just seven points at halftime in Tuesday night’s home basketball game against Perry-Lecompton. The Kaws were the aggressors and won most every battle on the floor in the first half, from field goal...


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