Mill Valley News

Bowling team concludes season at state competition

Bowling team concludes season at state competition

Jenna McDonald, JAG Organizations Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

Schools from all over Kansas gathered in Wichita on Friday, March 1 for their final competition of the season.  The meet consists of three games that are added up to create a series score to determine the athlete's overall placement. Laluk achieved a series score of 485 with a game high of 180 and Tur...

Girls basketball loses in sub-state title game to Olathe North

Girls basketball loses in sub-state title game to Olathe North

Allison Gourd, JAG reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The girls basketball team lost the sub-state championship on Sat. March 2 against Olathe North. The first quarter ended 13-12 Jags. Sophomore Vania Barnett believes the team was able to play with strong teamwork. “Besides the plays, there wasn’t much strategy,” Barnett said. “It was more enco...

Girls basketball wins 56-44 against Olathe West

Girls basketball wins 56-44 against Olathe West

Hannah Chern, JagWire news editor, Mill Valley News social media editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, Winter

The girls basketball team won against Olathe West Owls on Thursday, Feb. 28 at home with a final score of 56-44. The win advances the team to the final substate game before state. https://twitter.com/millvalleynews/status/1101306426088177665 According to senior Claire Kaifes, the team went into the game with a strong mindset. “I know that we wanted to st...

Boys basketball falls to Shawnee Mission North in first round of substate

Boys basketball falls to Shawnee Mission North in first round of substate

Jakob Twigg, JagWire sports editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys basketball team lost to the Shawnee Mission North Indians with a final score of 55-46 on Monday, Feb 25. The Jaguars suffered a hard fought defeat, bringing an end to their season. Despite the loss, junior Braedan Wiltse believes that the Jaguars played well during the first half. ...

Silver Stars score third in jazz and ninth in pom at NDA’s Nationals

Silver Stars score third in jazz and ninth in pom at NDA’s Nationals

Sophia Armendariz, JagWire reporter/photographer

February 27, 2019


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS, Top stories

  The Silver Stars competed at the National Dance Alliance’s national competition in Orlando, Florida on Friday, Feb 22 and Sunday, Feb 24, scoring third in jazz and ninth in pom. In addition to their group placements, the Silver Stars also received the NDA’s “Unleashed” award, ...

Cheerleading hosts a showcase for community members

Cheerleading hosts a showcase for community members

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

February 26, 2019


Filed under CHEER, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The cheer team hosted their sixth annual USD232 Cheer Showcase for parents and other members of the community at Mill Valley on Monday, Feb. 27. The goal of the performance was to show off what the team had accomplished during the season in their last performance of the year. For sophomore cheerlea...

Wrestling team places seventh at state tournament

Wrestling team places seventh at state tournament

Ben Wieland, Opinions Editor

February 24, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

The wrestling team finished in seventh place out of 35 schools at the state championship at Hartman Arena on Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb. 23. They ended the competition with 89 points. Sophomore Ethan Kremer brought home a state championship in the 220-pound weight class, while sophomore Brodie Scott and ju...

Boys swim team places ninth at state meet

Boys swim team places ninth at state meet

Grace McLeod, JAG Student Life Editor

February 17, 2019


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys swim team placed ninth overall at state on Saturday, Feb. 16, with senior Chris Sprenger, senior Ethan Forristal and sophomore Colby Beggs all placing in the top 16 of their individual events. Although he was uncertain how they would place because of the change in competition, Beggs w...

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