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Boys swim places fourth in first meet of the season

Boys swim places fourth in first meet of the season

Ally Nguyen, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

December 3, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

Boys swim kicked off its season at an all-relay meet at Lansing High School on Saturday, Dec. 2. They competed against nine other schools and placed fourth overall. Due to the all-relay meet solely consisting of team races, second-year swimmer sophomore Avery Lawson believes this was a great fir...

Girls basketball defeats SMNW in season opener

Girls basketball defeats SMNW in season opener

Michael Sandri, JagWire Reporter

December 2, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The girls basketball team secured a 44-39 victory over Shawnee Mission Northwest in their first game of the season on Thursday, Nov. 30. According to senior Adde Hinkle, one of the major components in the Jags victory resulted from the enthusiasm that the team walked onto the court with. “E...

Jaguars’ loss to St. Thomas Aquinas ends their postseason run

Jaguars’ loss to St. Thomas Aquinas ends their postseason run

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

November 18, 2017


Filed under Fall, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars lost to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saint 55-21 on Friday, Nov. 17 in the sub-state championship game. The loss ended the Jags’ season with a final record of 7-5. The Saints ran the ball 42 yards for a touchdown on their first play from scrimmage. The Jags failed to convert on four...

Cheer team receives superior rating at competition

Cheer team receives superior rating at competition

Kendall Gaignat, JAG sports editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

  The cheer team earned a superior one rating for their group routine in the Blue Valley Southwest Showcase at Blue Valley Southwest on Saturday, Nov. 11. Additionally, the team was presented an outstanding choreography award as well. Before the competition, the team was hit by some unexpec...

Jaguars advance to sub-state after win over St. James

Jaguars advance to sub-state after win over St. James

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under Fall, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars defeated the St. James Academy Thunder 21-14 on Friday, Nov. 10. With the win,  the team won its third consecutive sectional championship. The Jaguars first faced the Thunder in week one of the regular season. In the matchup, the Thunder won 45-21. The defense started off strong ...

Juniors take the win in annual Powderpuff flag football game

Juniors take the win in annual Powderpuff flag football game

Christopher Sprenger, JagWire assistant sports editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Fall, SPORTS, Top stories

The junior team upset the seniors and took home the win in the annual Powderpuff flag football game on Monday, Nov. 6. They won after getting an interception in the third and final overtime of the game with a final score of 18-18 over the senior team. For the majority of the game, the seniors le...

Jaguars take down undefeated Schlagle Stallions in second round of playoffs

Jaguars take down undefeated Schlagle Stallions in second round of playoffs

Taylir Charest, JAG reporter

November 5, 2017


Filed under Fall, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars beat the Schlagle Stallions 57-12 on Friday, Nov. 3 in their second playoff game. To start the game, the Jags kicked off to Schlagle. On the run back, the Stallions fumbled and the Jaguars recovered the ball. The following play, the Stallions were offsides, setting the Jaguars u...

Boys soccer loses to Aquinas 1-0 in the quarterfinals

Boys soccer loses to Aquinas 1-0 in the quarterfinals

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Fall, SPORTS, Top stories

Boys soccer lost in the quarterfinals to St. Thomas Aquinas 1-0 on Tuesday, Oct. 31. Aquinas’s only goal, and the only goal of the entire game was scored with 16 minutes left in the first half. According to head coach Arlan Vomhof, the team played better in the second half than the first. ...

Boys and girls cross country named runner-ups in Kansas State Championships

Boys and girls cross country named runner-ups in Kansas State Championships

Tricia Drumm, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 30, 2017


Filed under Fall, SPORTS, Top stories

Both boys and girls cross country were runner-ups in their respective state championship races at Rim Rock Farm on Saturday, Oct. 28. The girls scored 45 points, falling five points behind St. James Academy, and the boys had 72 points, falling 11 points behind St. Thomas Aquinas.   This is the ...

Jaguars defeat Topeka-Seaman 31-7 in first playoff game

Jaguars defeat Topeka-Seaman 31-7 in first playoff game

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

October 28, 2017


Filed under Fall, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars defeated the Topeka-Seaman Vikings 31-7 in the first round of the playoffs on Friday, Oct. 27. In the first quarter, the Vikings scored a touchdown with a one-yard run, after an interception thrown by senior quarterback Brody Flaming. According to junior defensive back Ryan Bauer, ...

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