Holton's Shay Tanking (shown above, second from left) pulls up for a shot in the middle of the lane during the second half of the Wildcats' league showdown with Royal Valley. Tanking had a key basket off a steal late, as Holton's defense helped it pick up a 49-44 victory over Royal Valley.
  For the second time in as many games, the Holton girls had to sweat out a win on the basketball court and even trailed for almost the entire second half before pulling off the comeback and securing a 49-44 win over county rival Royal Valley on Friday. When the going got tough, the Wildcats relied...
Royal Valley's Matthew Bailey (shown above, left) picks up his opponent from Silver Lake before throwing him to the mat in dual action last week. Bailey continued to look strong in his return to action, picking up two more wins in the double dual.
  In a perfect world, as Royal Valley wrestling coach Jason Puderbaugh noted, many of the young Panther wrestlers would be able to get mat time and experience at the junior varsity level instead of going through the trial by fire of varsity competition. With injuries taking their toll, that just...
  Seeing Holton alumni flood the coaching ranks at major colleges across the country is nothing new. Several former Wildcats have made headlines and an impact transitioning to those roles. One former Wildcat in particular who continues to make headlines is former HHS football player Matt Mattox....
Cobra Taylor Abel (shown above, back right) pulls up for a short jumper in the second half of Tuesday's game against JCN. Abel and the rest of the Jackson Heights girls put together a strong team effort on the way to a 47-33 victory over JCN.
  David 1, Goliath 0. That’s easily what the scoreboard could’ve read after the Jackson Heights girls basketball team prevailed 47-33 at Jefferson County North on Tuesday night, shaking a particularly pesky monkey from its back in the process. “I don’t know the last time Jackson Heights has beat...
Wildcat Trey Tanking (shown above, front right) floats a shot over a Jeff West defender in last Tuesday's game. Tanking and his Holton teammates were strong on both ends of the floor on the way to a 74-44 victory.
  Call it an omen. Call it good timing. Call it hard work paying off. Whatever you want to call it, Wildcat Trey Tanking’s steal and ensuing three-point play to start Tuesday’s basketball contest between the Holton and Jeff West boys certainly seemed to set the tone for the rest of the game, a 74-...
  With the second half of the high school basketball season picking back up on Tuesday, now seems like a good time to see where the area teams stand compared to their league competition. For the Holton and Royal Valley boys, 2014 saw the teams succeed (both are tied for second behind co-league...


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