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Girls golf finishes fifth at Lawrence High invitational

Girls golf finishes fifth at Lawrence High invitational

Molly Smith, JAG senior ads editor

September 30, 2018


Filed under GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS

Girls golf tied for 4th place with Washburn Rural High School, losing the tie breaker and claiming 5th place at the Lawrence High invitational on Wednesday, September 26. Senior Sarah Lawson shot a 75, placing 4th overall, while freshman Libby Green shot an 80, placing 9th. All EKL teams, all...

Boys soccer triumphs over Blue Valley Northwest in 2-1 victory

Boys soccer triumphs over Blue Valley Northwest in 2-1 victory

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

  Boys soccer defeated Blue Valley Northwest with a 2-1 score on Tuesday, Sept. 25. With 11 minutes left in the first half, sophomore Quinten Blair scored the first goal of the game. At the end of the first half the Jaguars were winning 1-0. Being up in the first half gave senior Jake A...

Volleyball loses to Blue Valley and St. James

Volleyball loses to Blue Valley and St. James

Gwyneth Hayes, JAG reporter/photographer

September 26, 2018


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, VOLLEYBALL

Volleyball was defeated by Blue Valley and St. James on Tuesday, Sept. 25. The team lost to Blue Valley 20-25 in the first set and 21-25 in the second set. Later that night, the jaguars fell to St. James as well, losing both sets 10-25. Freshman Amara Traiger felt that the team was not confiden...

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...

Students travel to gain sports experience

Students travel to gain sports experience

Ben Wieland and Steven Curto

September 22, 2018


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, SPRING, TRACK, VOLLEYBALL

Ben Trauernicht Senior Ben Trauernicht traveled to Australia to compete in the nine-day track and field Down Under Sports International Games this summer between Saturday, July 7 and Monday, July 16. The high-level competition, which has featured Olympic athletes in the past, was a success both competi...

Volleyball falls to De Soto in a five-set match

Volleyball falls to De Soto in a five-set match

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

September 22, 2018


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, VOLLEYBALL

The volleyball team fell to De Soto on Thursday, Sept. 20. The team won the first set 25-17, lost the second set 25-14 and lost the third set 25-22. The Jaguars came back to win the fourth set 26-24 but ended up losing the last set 15-11. Senior Sydney Pullen felt the team played well, even i...

Girls tennis team finishes third at Varsity Jaguar invitational

Girls tennis team finishes third at Varsity Jaguar invitational

Tatum Elliott, JagWire news editor

September 16, 2018


Filed under FALL, GIRLS TENNIS, SPORTS, Top stories

Facing eight other teams, the Lady Jags fought through the heat to earn third place at their home Varsity Jaguar Invitational meet on Saturday, Sept.15, placing behind St. Thomas Aquinas and St. James Academy. Placing first in her singles playoff bracket, sophomore Sophie Lecuru was pleased w...

Girls golf team finishes fourth at Blue Valley North Invitational

Girls golf team finishes fourth at Blue Valley North Invitational

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

September 13, 2018


Filed under FALL, GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS, Top stories

  Scoring 362, the girls golf team received fourth overall against eight other teams in the Blue Valley North Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at the Leawood Country Club golf course. The invitational was one of two that would determine the EKL title. The team kept the competition tight and nar...

Boys soccer team beats St. Thomas Aquinas

Boys soccer team beats St. Thomas Aquinas

Anna Owsley, JagWire reporter/photographer

September 13, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The boys soccer team won against St. Thomas Aquinas with a score of 2-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 11. The slow first half of the game reflected the Jaguars’ poor performance against Aquinas in both season games last year that resulted in losses.  Head coach Arlan Vomhof believed that the Jaguars n...

Volleyball defeats Blue Valley West in a two-set match

Volleyball defeats Blue Valley West in a two-set match

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, VOLLEYBALL

The volleyball team swept the Blue Valley West Jaguars on Tuesday, Sept. 11. After previously losing to BVW earlier in the season, the team won the first set with a score of 25-19 and the second set with a score of 25-17. The jaguars fell to Blue Valley Southwest later that night, losing 23-25 in t...

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