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After 17 seasons, the wrestling team stays a contender

After 17 seasons, the wrestling team stays a contender

Joe McClain, Braden Shaw, JagWire reporter & photographer, JagWire editor-in-chief

March 10, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

Whether it’s the family atmosphere or the trophies from the state tournament, head wrestling coach Travis Keal strives to create an environment based on success on and off the mat. “Keal Trained” is a mantra used by the team, something that describes the wrestling team’s overall mindset acco...

Boys basketball falls to St. Thomas Aquinas

Boys basketball falls to St. Thomas Aquinas

Grace Lovett, JAG Reporter

March 4, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Winter

  The boys basketball team lost in the first round of substate against St. Thomas Aquinas on Thursday, March 2. Before the start of the game, sophomore Logan Talley notes that the team was prepared for it to be emotional, win or lose. “We’ve built such a good friendship throughout t...

Girls basketball falls to Aquinas 46-34

Girls basketball falls to Aquinas 46-34

March 4, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

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Girls basketball defeats BVSW in first round of substate

Girls basketball defeats BVSW in first round of substate

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team won its first game of regionals against Blue Valley Southwest 62-39 at home on Wednesday, March 1. In order to support her teammates, sophomore Trinity Knapp, who finished the game with four points, came into the game with a positive mindset. “We encouraged e...

Wrestling places fourth in state meet

Wrestling places fourth in state meet

Claire Kaifes, JAG Reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The wrestling team placed fourth in the state meet on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Hartman Arena in Wichita, KS. Senior Dylan Gowin finished first in his individual weight class and juniors Connor Ward and Jarrett Bendure placed second and third. Head coach Travis Keal also won 5A wrestling coach of th...

Boys basketball falls to Blue Valley 76-65

Boys basketball falls to Blue Valley 76-65

Braden Shaw, JagWire editor-in-chief

February 25, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

  After leading throughout the first half, the boys basketball team fell to Blue Valley 76-65 on Friday, Feb. 24. Going into halftime, the game was tied at 33-33 and the Jaguars had been hitting shots throughout the first half. Head coach Mike Bennett wanted to take advantage of Blue Valley’s...

Boys swim and dive places 11th overall at the state meet

Boys swim and dive places 11th overall at the state meet

Ally Nguyen, JagWire opinions editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

Boys swim and dive placed 11th overall at the 5A state competition on Friday, Feb. 18 for the preliminary rounds, and Saturday, Feb. 19 for the final rounds. The two-day event took place at the Capitol Federal Natatorium in Topeka. A first team all-state medal was awarded to senior Mitch Willough...

Boys basketball falls to BVNW

Boys basketball falls to BVNW

Grace Lovett, JAG Reporter

February 16, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Winter

The boys basketball team picked up another loss against the BVNW Huskies on Tuesday, Feb. 14 with a final score of 82-52. The game began with the first four minutes being scoreless for the Jaguars until junior Brody Flaming shot the first basket of the game. Further into the first quarter, Flam...

Wrestling places second at EKL league tournament

Wrestling places second at EKL league tournament

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

February 12, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The wrestling team finished second in its first EKL league tournament on Saturday, Feb. 11. at St. Thomas Aquinas. Seniors Dylan Gowin, Joey Gray, Jett Bendure and juniors Jarrett Bendure and Conner Ward received first place in their weight class. BVSW finished first overall. Head coach Travis Ke...

Boys basketball team falls to St. Thomas Aquinas

Boys basketball team falls to St. Thomas Aquinas

Braden Shaw, JagWire editor-in-chief

February 11, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

Facing a highly-efficient offense and highly ranked team, the boys basketball team fell to St. Thomas Aquinas 72-51 on Friday, Feb. 10. The team knew what this game would mean in advance and that they would need to have the right mindset, according to senior Blake Montgomery. “We knew it was a big ga...

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