Royal Valley

Panther Noah Rottinghaus (shown above, left) falls away after a short jumper in the second half of Tuesday's game at home against the Tigers. Rottinghaus and several of his teammates came alive in the second half and spurred RV to a 51-25 victory.
  After a sluggish start in Tuesday’s home match-up with ACCHS, the Royal Valley boys basketball team seemingly flipped a switch and pulled away in the second half on the way to a 51-25 victory. Following one quarter of play, the Panthers were holding a 7-5 lead and struggling to gain any traction...
  With some large, strong senior classes being lost to graduation last spring, this season could certainly be qualified as a rebuilding one for most of the Jackson County football teams. Royal Valley was adapting to a coaching change, Jackson Heights was adapting to a string of injuries and Holton...
Royal Valley's Kate Hanson (shown above, right) and Bella Thompson (middle) fight for a loose ball as the Panthers worked on their pressure defense during a recent practice.
  After a very successful fall sports season for the Lady Panthers, it’s no surprise the Royal Valley girls basketball program will be trying to build off that this winter. For the girls on the volleyball team that took third at state and even for those not on the team, RV coach Corey Katzer said...
Members of The Holton Recorder’s All-County volleyball team are pictured above and include (front row, left to right) Megan Rhule (HHS), Mallory Fate (HHS), Jaycee Worrell (RVHS), Caitlin Burns (RVHS), (back row, left to right) Hayley Thompson (HHS), Aidan Allen (JHHS), Sarah Beam (RVHS), Hannah Beam (RVHS) and Anna Johnson (RVHS).
  This season was a highly competitive one for volleyball teams around Jackson County as was evidenced in particular by the Holton and Royal Valley squads finishing in the top three of the Big Seven League standings, which led to a lot of highlights. Royal Valley had a lot of those this fall as the...
Members of The Holton Recorder’s 2014 All-County girls cross country team are pictured above, including (front row, left to right) Katie Hanshaw (RVHS), Alex Myers (HHS), Kaitlynn Little (JHHS), (back row, left to right) Tamo Thomas (RVHS), Kaytlyn Gooderl (RVHS), Emily Degenhardt (HHS) and Alexis Rieschick (JHHS).
While only one runner from Jackson County qualified for state cross country competition this season, that did not detract from the successes had by several Holton, Jackson Heights and Royal Valley runners this fall. Among the female runners in the county, there was much progress made throughout the...
The Holton Recorder’s All-County boys cross country team is pictured above and includes (front row, left to right) Kwaki Spoonhunter (RVHS), Seth Holliday (JHHS), Riley Strader (HHS), (back row, left to right) Patrick Broxterman (RVHS), Eugene Masquat (RVHS), Braden Dohl (JHHS) and Tristan Parks (HHS).
Competing in a couple of tough leagues this fall, including one that featured an eventual state runner-up, the Jackson County boys cross country teams held their own week in and week out. Among the stiff competition, the Cobras, Panthers and Wildcats did not back down and earned some great...


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109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
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