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Girls swim places first at Turner meet

Girls swim places first at Turner meet

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under GIRLS SWIM, SPORTS, SPRING

The girls swim team competed against 11 other schools at Turner High School on Wednesday, April 26. The girls won the meet by 226 points, with the Bishop Miege Stags coming in second with 334 points. This was also senior night for the girls swim team, so the underclassmen and coaches honored...

Girls swim places first at Lansing Relays

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under GIRLS SWIM, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The girls swim team placed first of 10 teams at a invitational hosted by LHS on Saturday, April 7, with five teams placing first in their respective relays. The invitational consisted solely of relay races, so freshman Grace McLeod believes the expectations on the swimmers differed from other meets. ...

Girls swim takes second at first meet of season

Girls swim takes second at first meet of season

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

March 22, 2018


Filed under GIRLS SWIM, SPORTS, SPRING

The girls swim team placed second out of eight teams in its first meet of the season at Shawnee Mission North on Wednesday, March 21. All three relay teams also qualified for state. According to assistant coach Kirsten Crandall, the meet’s structure was “a completely different format than t...

Girls swim places eighth in EKL championship meet

Girls swim places eighth in EKL championship meet

Christopher Sprenger, Mill Valley News reporter and Photographer

May 10, 2017


Filed under GIRLS SWIM, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The girls swim team placed eighth at EKL League championships at Blue Valley Southwest on Saturday, May 6. This was the first league championship meet for the girls swim team in the new league. The meet was a two-day, preliminaries-finals meet where the top 18 in each individual event and the t...

Girls swim places fourth at BVSW invitational

Girls swim places fourth at BVSW invitational

Jakob Twigg, JagWire sports editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under GIRLS SWIM, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The girls swim team placed fourth out of 10 teams at the Blue Valley Southwest Invitational on Saturday, April 8. The girls finished the day after racking up 168 points. To start the meet, jaguars placed fourth in the 200 yard medley relay and junior Jordan Robinson took first place in the 200 yard ...

Girls swim places first at Bonner Springs meet

Girls swim places first at Bonner Springs meet

Nora Lucas, Mill Valley News social media editor

April 8, 2016


Filed under GIRLS SWIM, SPORTS, SPRING

Girls swim placed first at its meet on Wednesday, April 6. The meet took place at Bonner Springs High School, and the girls competed against four other teams including Shawnee Mission East’s junior varsity team, Lansing, Turner and Bonner Springs. Though it was only the team’s third meet, many...

Swim team grows as new changes continue to come to program

Swim team grows as new changes continue to come to program

Braden Shaw, JagWire sports editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under BOYS SWIM, GIRLS SWIM, SPORTS, SPRING, Winter

Ever since the 2012-13 season, the swim team has progressed from a small club to a program with annual trips to the state swim meet. Simply getting the athletes used to swimming at the high school level was the main goal at the beginning, according to former Mill Valley swim coach Alissa Ruffin. “T...

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