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Wildcats look forward to a change in fate

Mason Strader, Assistant Sports Editor

January 25, 2016


Filed under Basketball, News, Sports

The Wildcats hope for a splendid second round of the league breaking the 8 game losing streak, Saturday 23 against league opponent Jefferson West. With a loss to Eudora in the first round of the Mid-Season Tonganoxie Invitational basketball tournament, and an overtime loss the Tonganoxie. The Wildcats...

LadyCats hoping to make a strong finish at mid-season tournament

Emily McKinsey, Photo Editor

January 22, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Holton High School Girls Basketball team is currently competing in the Basehor-Linwood tournament. They are two games in and guaranteed one more. So far, the girls have played the Blue Valley Tigers and the Basehor-Linwood Bobcats. The LadyCats fell short to the Tigers, losing by ten with a score...

LadyCats exceed expectations

Quinn Holaday, Assistant Feature Editor

December 10, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The LadyCats started off excited to get the season rolling with a home opener against the Sabetha BlueJays. However, the excitement turned around quickly. The LadyCats returned four of the five starters and Sabetha returned around the same. With that being said, the LadyCats fell short of the win, to...

Freshmen finish strong

Abigail Heitzman and Alys Gomez, Reporters, J1

March 1, 2013


Filed under Basketball

Even though the freshman boys lost to Sabetha 36-40, and the girls lost 32-40, both teams think they have something to look forward to next year. According to the coaches, the freshmen had worked hard all season, and played their best in their last games, coming to a close finish. Austin Frakes, a...

Holliday earns hundredth consecutive league win

Shari Riley and Maddie Foster, J1 Reporters

February 28, 2013


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Jon Holliday, coach of the Holton girls varsity basketball team for 10 years, recently won his hundredth consecutive league win. While proud of that milestone, Holiday is even prouder of his teams. After Holliday won the hundredth consecutive league win, there was a great feeling of accomplishment....

Freshman recovers from injury while playing on varsity

Megan Rhule, Emily McKinsey, Sonora Sheldon, Journalism I Reporters

February 27, 2013


Filed under Basketball

Freshman Mackenzie Moore fights through pain to win games on a weekly basis. About a month ago, Moore was practicing with the rest of the varsity team when she fell and sprained her ankle.  After a doctor checked her out, Moore learned that she would not be able to practice for four weeks. “Being...

Sunflower Showdown

Emily Nevil

February 12, 2013


Filed under Basketball, Sports

KU Jayhawks win against K-State Wildcats Monday, February 11th at Allen Fieldhouse. After three continuous loses KU comes back with a score of 83-62. Fans were going wild all day Monday wondering who would win this game. Rivals KU and K-State, both Kansas colleges work hard throughout their seasons to...

Tournament week kicks off

Jason Yingst

January 14, 2013


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Tournament week is upon us and the boys and girls will be heading their separate ways. The boys will be participating in the 54 annual Tonganoxie Invitational, while the girls will be participating in the Basehor Linwood tournament. The boys are the third seed and are matched up with Atchison in the...

Wildcats look forward to tough test with Blue Jays

Zach Porter

January 8, 2013


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Holton Wildcat basketball team will have their first test of the new year, facing the Sabetha Blue Jays tonight. The Blue Jays go in with a solid 5-2 record, while the Wildcats are 4-3. “They always come out firing, no matter where we play,” Ryan Haefke, 12, said. “We’ll have to play well...

Girls Basketball

Emily Degenhardt

December 17, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The varsity girls basketball team started out slow this season with a six-point loss to Wamego. They got into the swing of things in the next couple games winning by 14 over Hayden, 31 over Royal Valley, and 45 over Hiawatha, which marked their 100th consecutive league win. It was also a good night...

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