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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...

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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, ...

Boys soccer beats Highland Park 12-1 in first regional game

Boys soccer beats Highland Park 12-1 in first regional game

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

October 26, 2017


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  In the first postseason game of state playoffs, boys soccer mercy-ruled Highland Park Scots 12-1 on Tuesday, Oct. 24. The game began fast-paced with senior Brent Stevenson and junior Jake Ashford scoring two goals in the first five minutes. According to head coach Arlan Vomhof, t...

Volleyball falls to St. James in substate semifinals

Volleyball falls to St. James in substate semifinals

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor

October 23, 2017


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At the substate tournament at Pittsburg High School on Saturday, Oct. 21, the volleyball team started off with a win against the Pittsburg Purple Dragons, only to fall to the St. James Thunder in the semifinals. The Jags won both sets against the Purple Dragons, the first match 25-14 and the ...

Junior team manager Joe Cosmillo acts as third coach for the varsity volleyball team

Junior team manager Joe Cosmillo acts as third coach for the varsity volleyball team

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

October 22, 2017


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As fans watch the volleyball team playing, they may notice a third person coaching alongside head coach Debbie Fay and assistant coach Ibraheem Suberu. That face is junior team manager Joe Cosmillo, who often helps the players both during practice and games. Joe has been involved in volleyball for most o...

Jaguars win final regular season game

Jaguars win final regular season game

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

October 21, 2017


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The Jaguars defeated the Gardner-Edgerton Trailblazers 35-21 on Friday, Oct. 20. This was the final regular season game for the Jaguars, who ended with a regular season record of 4-4. The Trailblazers struck first with a running touchdown, giving them a 7-0 lead with just under three minutes left...

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