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Jaguars win over Blue Valley Southwest

Jaguars win over Blue Valley Southwest

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

September 16, 2017


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars defeated the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves 51-26 on Friday, Sept. 15. This victory improves their record to 2-1. On the opening drive, the Timberwolves went for it on fourth down and three. They scored a touchdown, giving them a 7-0 lead. The Jags quickly responded with a 69...

Volleyball falls to Blue Valley West, Blue Valley Southwest

Volleyball falls to Blue Valley West, Blue Valley Southwest

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

September 14, 2017


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, Top stories, VOLLEYBALL

Volleyball lost both games in their double-header against Blue Valley West and Blue Valley Southwest on Tuesday, Sept. 12. In the first game against Blue Valley West, two matches were played with scores of 18-25 and 20-25. Against Blue Valley Southwest, the Lady Jags went to three matches with scores of 21-25...

Girls tennis triumphs in dual against Saint James

Girls tennis triumphs in dual against Saint James

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

September 13, 2017


Filed under FALL, GIRLS TENNIS, SPORTS, Top stories

Both girls tennis teams competed in singles and doubles at their dual meet at home against Saint James on Wednesday, Sept. 13. The varsity team won 8-4, while the junior varsity team went 12-0. Although it is early in the tennis season, junior Jordan Dean has noticed growth in the skills of the...

Girls golf places fifth at Shawnee Mission East Invitational

Girls golf places fifth at Shawnee Mission East Invitational

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under FALL, GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS, Top stories

The girls golf team competed at Shawnee Mission East Invitational on Monday, Sep. 11, receiving fifth overall. Only senior Bella Hadden placed individually, receiving fourth. Hadden was impressed with the team’s perseverance through sickness and exhaustion. “Given how everybody on the t...

Jaguars defeat Blue Valley Northwest in homecoming game

Jaguars defeat Blue Valley Northwest in homecoming game

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

September 9, 2017


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

On Friday, Sept. 8, the Jaguars won their homecoming game against the Blue Valley Northwest Huskies. After kickoff, the Jaguars started their first drive from the 15-yard line. Later on in the first quarter, junior defensive back Eli Midyett recovered a BVNW fumble caused by junior linebacker ...

Student section allows students to show pride for athletics and school

Student section allows students to show pride for athletics and school

Katya Gillig and Michael Sandri

September 3, 2017


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

When students file into the stadium for football games, they hear cheers from the student section, music from the band and feel an electric energy that radiates all around. Senior Conner Ward has frequented the student section since his freshman year and considers being a part of it a very un...

Jaguars lose in season opener

Jaguars lose in season opener

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

September 2, 2017


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars lost to the St. James Thunder 45-21 on Friday, Sept. 1. This was the first game of the season, making their record 0-1. The Thunder started the opening drive on their own 4-yard line. After driving 96 yards, they scored a touchdown, giving them a 7-0 lead. “We wanted to sta...

Boys soccer team wins first game of the season

Boys soccer team wins first game of the season

Ally Nguyen, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

August 26, 2017


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

  Boys soccer kicked off the season with a win against the Gardner-Edgerton Blazers on Friday, Aug. 25. According to boys soccer coach Arlan Vomhof, this first game sets a good precedent for the rest of the season. “It’s good to start the season with a win,” Vomhof said. “We ...

Two-time state championship team recognized at pep assembly

Two-time state championship team recognized at pep assembly

Alexis Strauss, JAG Reporter

November 30, 2016


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

Students filled the bleachers during seminar on Tuesday, Nov. 29 to honor the football team on its second consecutive state championship title. The assembly was hosted by TWC SportsChannel anchor Mick Shaffer and performances by the Silver Stars and cheer team gave the atmosphere a boost. Sh...

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