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School moves from 5A to 6A classification

School moves from 5A to 6A classification

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

October 22, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

For the first time in its history, the school has been included in the 6A classification, which expanded from 32 schools to 36 for non-football activities and was announced by KSHSAA on Sept. 26. 5A also increased from 32 schools to 36 for non-football activities, which means classes 4A through 6A w...

Jaguars win in final regular season game

Jaguars win in final regular season game

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 21, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars defeated the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves 56-7 in their final regular season game on Friday, Oct. 19. Before the game, football seniors were recognized. Head coach Joel Applebee is proud of the seniors and what they mean to the team. “I love them. They work really hard,” A...

Girls golf team wins school’s first 6A state title

Girls golf team wins school’s first 6A state title

Grace McLeod and Katya Gillig

October 17, 2018


Filed under FALL, GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS, Top stories

The girls golf team placed first in the state competition with a score of 323 strokes on Tuesday, Oct. 16. This win marks the first 6A state title and the first female team to win a state title for the school. Senior Sarah Lawson placed second with a score of 3-over 73 and freshman Libby Green pla...

‘Bigger than Baseball’ raises funds for senior Nolan Sprague

‘Bigger than Baseball’ raises funds for senior Nolan Sprague

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 16, 2018


Filed under BASEBALL, Nolan Sprague, SPORTS, SPRING

  As part of the continued efforts to raise money for the Sprague family, members of the community planned and participated in the Bigger than Baseball clinic, softball tournament and silent auction held on Saturday, Oct. 13. Around 250 people of all ages participated in the event. The Bi...

Jaguars defeat Blue Valley at home

Jaguars defeat Blue Valley at home

Taylir Charest, JAG people editor

October 14, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars defeated the Blue Valley Tigers 18-7, holding them to one touchdown on Friday, Oct. 13. To start the game, the Jaguars kicked off to the Tigers. The Jaguars forced a punt on the Tiger’s first possession. Senior linebacker Chase Shryock blocked the punt, which gave the Jaguars the ball...

Girls golf team places first at regionals

Girls golf team places first at regionals

Molly Smith, Senior ads editor

October 13, 2018


Filed under GIRLS GOLF, Top stories

With a score of 350, the girls golf team placed first at the Gardner Edgerton regionals tournament. After the tournament was postponed three days due to rain, the tournament took place on Thursday, Oct. 11th at the Olathe-Prairie Highlands Golf Course. The girls competed against 6 other teams, cl...

Boys soccer defeats Blue Valley North 2-0 on senior night

Boys soccer defeats Blue Valley North 2-0 on senior night

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

October 13, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, SPORTS, Top stories

Boys soccer beat the Blue Valley North Mustangs 2-0 on Thursday, Oct. 11. The group of 8 seniors experienced a win on senior night, the last home game of the regular season. In the first half, senior Jake Ashford scored a memorable goal to make the score 1-0. “I couldn’t have asked fo...

Cross country girls place first and boys named runner-ups at EKL tournament

Cross country girls place first and boys named runner-ups at EKL tournament

Jenna McDonald, JAG organizations editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Cross Country competed against 7 different schools in the EKL championship, with girls varsity earning first and boys varsity receiving second. Freshman and second place runner Katie Schwartzkopf felt happy with the team's performance and accomplishments. “We always do really amazing and I am j...

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