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Boys soccer defeats Topeka Seamen in first game of week

Boys soccer defeats Topeka Seamen in first game of week

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS

  Boys soccer came out on top at home Monday, Oct. 2 against Topeka Seamen with a final score of 6-2. The game started of strong, with the Jags controlling the ball in the offensive half of the field. Sophomore Ian Carroll scored the first goal 12 minutes into the game. For head coach...

Volleyball triumphs in three-set match against Blue Valley North

Volleyball triumphs in three-set match against Blue Valley North

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 4, 2017


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, VOLLEYBALL

Volleyball won against the previously number-one-ranked 6A Blue Valley North Mustangs in a three-set match on Tuesday, Oct. 3. Scores for each set were 22-25, 25-20 and 29-27. Though the Lady Jags had lost to the Mustangs in a tournament last Saturday, Sept. 30, junior middle hitter Molly Cos...

Girls golf places fourth at the Lawrence-Free State invitational

Girls golf places fourth at the Lawrence-Free State invitational

Jakob Twigg, JagWire new editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under FALL, GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS

The girls golf varsity squad competed against 15 other teams on Monday, Oct. 2 at the Lawrence-Free State invitational. Overall, the team had a final score of 388 points, putting them in fourth place, right behind Olathe Northwest. Leading the team of five was senior Bella Hadden, who placed first ...

Jaguars lose to St. Thomas Aquinas

Jaguars lose to St. Thomas Aquinas

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

September 30, 2017


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

The Jaguars lost to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints 42-21 on Friday, Sept. 29. With this loss the Jaguars record falls to 2-3. The Saints scored a touchdown on their first two drives of the game. They missed the extra point on the first touchdown, but made up for it on the second with a success...

Rising number of freshmen compete as varsity athletes

Rising number of freshmen compete as varsity athletes

Katya Gillig and Drake Brizendine

September 28, 2017


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Silver Stars As students watch the Silver Stars performing during halftime at a football game, they may notice eight new faces among the 18 dancers. According to freshman Lauren Jarvis, the amount of freshmen on the team has come with a major learning curve. “[Having many freshmen] means we have t...

Jaguars lose at away game against Blue Valley

Jaguars lose at away game against Blue Valley

Taylir Charest

September 23, 2017


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars fell to the Blue Valley Tigers 49-9 on Friday, Sept. 22. To open the game, the Tigers received the ball at the 5-yard line. On the same drive, they scored the first touchdown of the game. On the kickoff return after the Tigers scored, junior running back Cameron Young ran the b...

Volleyball falls to De Soto during annual Dig Pink match

Volleyball falls to De Soto during annual Dig Pink match

Sydney Parker, JAG managing and copy editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

        The volleyball team competed in its annual Dig Pink volleyball match against De Soto at home on Thursday, Sept. 21. Dig Pink is volleyball game in which Mill Valley and De Soto come together in order to raise awareness for breast cancer. Throughout the ev...

Boys soccer loses in game against Blue Valley West

Boys soccer loses in game against Blue Valley West

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Boys soccer lost 4-1 for the second game in a row against Blue Valley West on Thursday, Sept. 21. The suspension of many varsity players caused some of the junior varsity team to step up and play in their place. Senior Kyle Franklin felt the effect of missing some of his usual teammates because ...

Boys soccer defeats SM East 1-0

Boys soccer defeats SM East 1-0

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

  Boys soccer won 1-0 in a nail-biter home game against SM East on Friday, Sept. 15. The Jags began strong and pressed hard with the first foul against sophomore Ian Carroll five minutes into the game. This resulted in the first penalty kick of the game in the offensive third. Head c...

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