Mill Valley News

Track team makes gains despite low numbers

Hanna Torline, editor-in-chief

April 20, 2011

With a large number of point-producing athletes not returning to the track team due to graduation, moving and some not coming out for the team, it was unclear if the returning athletes would be able to fill the shoes of those...

Girls soccer team defeats Barstow 5-1

Nichole Kennelly, photographer

April 15, 2011

The girls varsity soccer team took on the Barstow High School Knights on Tuesday, April 12. Despite the difficult field conditions, they won the game 5-1, making their record 5-0-1. The opposing team presented many challenges,...

Track team’s success continues

Emily Johnson, photographer

April 13, 2011

Despite unfavorable weather on Thursday, April 7, the varsity track team was successful at the annual Jaguar Invitational, hosting De Soto, Maranatha, Shawnee Mission West, Ottawa, Schlagle and Washington. The girls team finished...

Girls varsity soccer ties Bishop Miege 2-2

Kristina Milewski, editor-in-chief

April 13, 2011

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 Sieperd...

Basehor-Linwood defeats softball team

Ali Judy, photo editor

April 11, 2011

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 g...

Baseball team defeats Shawnee Mission North

Taylor Young, photographer

April 6, 2011

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. ...

Announcers are the voice of the game

Sarah Fulton, sports editor

March 22, 2011

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. ...

Sports injuries put players out for the season

Joel Hodgdon, reporter/ads

March 22, 2011

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...

P.E. expansions may not have been enough

Sarah Fulton, sports editor

February 10, 2011

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...

Students practice unique sport: hunting

Joel Hodgdon, reporter/ads

November 16, 2010

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 fir...

Coaches add their own touches to new district policy

Hanna Torline, editor-in-chief

November 16, 2010

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 h...

Powerlifting deserves attention

Joel Hodgdon, reporter

November 16, 2010

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...