Mill Valley News

Girls varsity soccer ties Bishop Miege 2-2

Kristina Milewski, Features Editor

April 13, 2011


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After a double overtime, the Bishop Miege Stags and the Jaguars faced a stalemate with a score of 2-2 on Wednesday, April 6. Both teams displayed excellent defense in the second period and during overtime. Freshmen Abby Sieperda and Michaela Remijio scored in the second period. “We played well, but...

Basehor-Linwood defeats softball team

Ali Judy, photo editor

April 11, 2011


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On Tuesday, April 5, the girl's softball team was defeated by Basehor-Linwood, 12-8, even after a home-run hit from senior Taszia Roseberry. Although the team lost, head coach Sarah Haub thought they gained experience. "The girls learned some good lessons in the first two games of the season," H...

Baseball team defeats Shawnee Mission North

Taylor Young, photographer

April 6, 2011


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On Monday, April 4 the varsity baseball team went head to head with Shawnee Mission North. Seniors Alex Wilson and Mark Biesma, and junior Tyler Moore hit home runs, contributing to the team’s win with a final score of 13-1. "The team came out focused and jumped the opponent from the beginning,"...

Announcers are the voice of the game

Sarah Fulton, sports editor

March 22, 2011


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It all began with a sarcastic comment. Three years ago a fellow teacher at Riverview Elementary jokingly told P.E. teacher Isaac Hodges that he had a good voice and should be the new basketball announcer at the high school. "It is a pretty simple story," Hodges said. "I emailed to inquire about th...

Sports injuries put players out for the season

Joel Hodgdon, reporter/ads

March 22, 2011


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The spring sports season is here and athletes are taking to the field to prepare for fast upcoming meets and games. With high school athletes in America accounting for 2 million injuries, 500,000 doctor visits and 30,000 hospitalizations annually, there is a definite risk to playing sports. Not all sports...

P.E. expansions may not have been enough

Sarah Fulton, sports editor

February 10, 2011


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The numbers are impressive, 20 weight stations and 10 dumbell stations. However the new weight room has failed to live up to the hype that surrounded it during construction. A total of 1,550 square feet were added to the weight room to bring it from 1,400 feet to 2,950 square feet. Despite the improvements...

Students practice unique sport: hunting

Joel Hodgdon, reporter/ads

November 16, 2010


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Both an art and a sport, hunting is not a pastime traditionally enjoyed by many people in suburban areas, but seniors Deven Treibel and Travis Heath enjoy the uniqueness of their chosen sport. "I started hunting when I could first hold the gun up," Treibel said. "It’s something to wake up for, ...

Coaches add their own touches to new district policy

Hanna Torline, reporter

November 16, 2010


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It’s a common stereotype that athletes are just that: athletes. People sometimes think they put sports above academics, which in some cases may be true. However, the district is trying to change that reputation. In order to hold athletes to higher standards, halfway through last year a change was ...

Powerlifting deserves attention

Joel Hodgdon, reporter

November 16, 2010


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns, SPORTS

Athletically, there isn’t a whole lot as a school we don’t have. There is an abundance of options when it comes to picking an after school sport, and enough teams to match almost any athletic ability and interest. But one group of athletes left out is power lifters. Used as a way to keep athletes...

Volleyball team struggles throughout season

Alyne Roemerman, reporter

October 25, 2010


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A month ago, the volleyball team was ranked among the top ten teams in Kansas during the season’s third and fourth weeks. However, since those first few weeks, the team has hit a slump. With a current record of 18-18, they slipped out of the rankings. “A large part of the reason for [the slump]...

Athletes participate in indoor track

Kaitlin Rounds, reporter

October 25, 2010


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Sophomore Emily Brigham and juniors Parker Brush and Ashton Proctor, all standout spring track and field athletes, have been participating in indoor track and field with private clubs in recent off seasons in order to help them perform above and beyond during their school season. “During indoor...

New football coaches add new perspective

Lisa Joerling, reporter

September 23, 2010


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New head football coach Joel Applebee has one main goal for his football team: to improve every day. The seven assistant football coaches are also new and have specific goals for the season. “My goal for this season is to be a better coach every day. I would love for the team to be able to make...

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