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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...

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...

Football loses to St. Thomas Aquinas

Football loses to St. Thomas Aquinas

Ally Nguyen, JagWire editor-in-chief

September 22, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars lost to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints 24-13 on Friday, Sept. 21. With this loss, their record falls to 2-2. Going into the game, the coaches worked with players to put together a defensive plan to counter the Saints’ style, according to senior defensive back Eli Midyett. “They ru...

Brothers transfer from Free State for Mill Valley football program

Brothers transfer from Free State for Mill Valley football program

Sophie Lecuru and Anna Owsley

September 22, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

Although senior Jordan Preston and junior Marcus Preston have only been students at Mill Valley since second semester of last year, they have already made a big impact on the football program. Jordan serves as the quarterback while Marcus is a wide receiver for the team. Since the brothers’ trans...

Jaguars defeat St. James in Homecoming game

Jaguars defeat St. James in Homecoming game

Taylir Charest, JAG people editor

September 9, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, Homecoming 2018, Special coverage, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars won their Homecoming game scoring two touchdowns in the fourth quarter for a come-from-behind win against the St. James Thunder on Friday, Sept. 8. The Jags kicked off to St. James to begin the game. After both teams punted on their first two possessions, senior linebacker Chase Shry...

Jaguars win in season opener

Jaguars win in season opener

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

September 1, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars won in the season opener 35-24 against Blue Valley West on Friday, Aug. 31. On the first play of the game, senior defensive lineman Christian Roth recovered a BVW fumble for a touchdown. After a successful extra point attempt by senior kicker Jack Matchette, MV had a quick 7-0 lead...

Football summer camp builds skills for school season

Football summer camp builds skills for school season

Anna Owsley and Ally Nguyen

August 22, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

The football team improved its skills and built up its strength as a whole by attending a football training camp at the Jaguar Stadium from Monday, July 9 to Thursday, July 12. The camp used a variety of activities to improve each individual player as well as the team as a whole, according to se...

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, FOOTBALL, 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


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, 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, FOOTBALL, 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...

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