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Boys tennis receives second place at regionals

Boys tennis receives second place at regionals

Lauren Ocker, JAG Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

Six members of the boys tennis team competed at the regional competition at De Soto High School on Friday, May 5. The team was awarded second place overall with several other individual placings. Seniors Alec Bergeron and Andrew Bock earned first place at the tournament as a doubles team. According...

Baseball wins against Blue Valley North in last home game of season

Baseball wins against Blue Valley North in last home game of season

Abby Layton, Mill Valley News reporter
May 17, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring

  In their last home game of the season, baseball took on Blue Valley North on Tuesday, May 9, winning 3-1. Along with Tuesday’s game being the last home game of the regular season, it was also senior night. Before the game began, the senior players were recognized for the time and e...

Girls soccer defeats Leavenworth

Girls soccer defeats Leavenworth

Katya Gillig, JagWire news editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring, Top stories

The girls soccer team beat Lancing 9-1 on Tuesday, May 16 in the first game of the regional tournament. Senior midfielder Haley Freeman scored two goals in 13th and 18th minutes. According to junior defender Cori Carver, the game allowed the team to get back into rhythm. “It gave us oppor...

Senior friends spend free time rock climbing at Apex Climbing Gym

Senior friends spend free time rock climbing at Apex Climbing Gym

Christopher Sprenger, JagWire reporter and photographer
May 16, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

Ever since the beginning of the school year, seniors Parker Billings and Nick Nelson have traveled to Apex Climbing Gym to rock climb with their other senior friends. At Apex, the group of seniors — Billings, Nelson, seniors Sue Kim, Riley Arthur, Camden Davis and Spencer Taylor — do bouldering, a typ...

Girls track wins EKL tournament during first-ever school participation

Girls track wins EKL tournament during first-ever school participation

Ally Nguyen, JagWire opinions editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring, Top stories

The boys and girls track teams competed at the Eastern Kansas League meet on Friday, May 12 at Blue Valley Northwest. The girls team placed first overall with 118 points and the boys team placed ninth with a total of 38 points. Track and field coach Chris Dunback believes that the attitude of ...

Softball splits against Blue Valley North Mustangs

Softball splits against Blue Valley North Mustangs

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor
May 14, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring, Top stories

  In its last matchup of the regular season, the softball team split in a doubleheader against the Blue Valley North Mustangs on Wednesday, May 10. After a slow beginning with few runs in the first game, the Jags were able to gain some momentum in the last couple innings, which coach...

Girls swim places eighth in EKL championship meet

Girls swim places eighth in EKL championship meet

Christopher Sprenger, Mill Valley News reporter and Photographer
May 10, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring, Top stories

The girls swim team placed eighth at EKL League championships at Blue Valley Southwest on Saturday, May 6. This was the first league championship meet for the girls swim team in the new league. The meet was a two-day, preliminaries-finals meet where the top 18 in each individual event and the t...

Girls soccer falls to Olathe Northwest 1-0

Girls soccer falls to Olathe Northwest 1-0

Braden Shaw, JagWire editor-in-chief
May 9, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring, Top stories

The girls soccer team fell short against Olathe Northwest 1-0 on Monday, May 8. Head coach Arlan Vomhof did not believe that his team had the right mindset going in, nor the aggressive play of previous games this season. “We were not ready to play this game at all. Our first half, we didn...

Softball defeats Blue Valley Northwest

Softball defeats Blue Valley Northwest

Michael Sandri, Mill Valley News reporter
May 7, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring, Top stories

Softball defeated Blue Valley Northwest 10-6 on Saturday, May 6. Even though the Jags won by four points, the score fluctuated quite a bit during the game. Freshman Jessica Garcia said she "felt like Wade Davis" after pitching the last inning and sealing the team's victory. “There were s...

Boys tennis defeated in tournament at home

Boys tennis defeated in tournament at home

Erin Miller, Mill Valley News reporter
May 7, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring, Top stories

The boys tennis team placed second in the home tournament against St. James, Atchison, Ottawa, De Soto and Lansing. Senior Adam Grube thought that their time commitment to practice helped them in the tournament. “I feel like we played well as a team,” Grube said. “We had been working h...

Baseball defeats St. James

Baseball defeats St. James

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring, Top stories

The baseball team defeated St. James 8-1 in a home game on Tuesday, May 2. Throughout the game, several individual players made great plays, according to sophomore catcher Ethan Judd. Judd believes that his team played good defense and kept the energy level up the whole game, which, to him, ar...

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