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Boys swim finishes second at Lansing meet

Boys swim finishes second at Lansing meet

February 4, 2017


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

Defeating all teams but Lansing, the boys swim team manages to take home numerous first place finishes on Tuesday, Jan. 31

Boys swim loses dual to Blue Valley Southwest

Boys swim loses dual to Blue Valley Southwest

Allison Winker, JAG people editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The pool was much less crowded than usual as the boys swim team competed in a dual against Blue Valley Southwest on Tuesday, Jan. 24. The team lost the dual but had three first-place finishes. Since the meet was a dual instead of a competition against multiple schools like usual, assistant coa...

Boys swim team finishes third at Turner Invitational

Boys swim team finishes third at Turner Invitational

Jessi Mitchell, JAG Student Life Editor

January 11, 2017


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boy swim team finished third at the Turner Invite on Monday, Jan. 9 after a successful meet on Friday, Jan. 6 at Blue Valley where the team qualified for state. The 400 yard free relay team — senior Garrison Fangman, junior Carter Lawson, sophomore Chris Sprenger and freshman Colby Beggs — qualified...

Boys swim team had its first meet of the season and had one relay team qualify for state

Boys swim team had its first meet of the season and had one relay team qualify for state

Ally Nguyen, JagWire opinions editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

The boys swim team had its first meet on Saturday, Dec. 3 against seven other schools. During the 200 Yard Medley Relay, sophomore Chris Sprenger, senior Garrison Fangman, junior Carter Lawson and freshman Colby Beggs qualified for state with a time of 1:53.15. Although freshman Colby Beggs ha...

Boys swim places 14th at state

Boys swim places 14th at state

Allison Winker, JAG reporter

February 23, 2016


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys swim team competed in the 5A state meet in Topeka on Saturday, Feb. 20. The team placed 14th overall out of 32 teams. Individual swimmers as well as relay teams made it to finals on the second day of the meet. Top five finishes included junior Garrison Fangman, who placed third in the 1...

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...

Boys swim places third at Blue Valley West meet

Boys swim places third at Blue Valley West meet

Allison Winker, JAG reporter

January 30, 2016


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys swim team took third place in its meet at Blue Valley West on Thursday, Jan. 28. Senior Logan Schmidt competed in the medley relay, 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard breaststroke, and was happy with how he swam. “I thought I did pretty well in each event. I dropped time in my...

Boys swim team competes against Blue Valley Southwest

Boys swim team competes against Blue Valley Southwest

Maggie Bogart, JAG Reporter

January 28, 2016


Filed under BOYS SWIM, Winter

The boys swim team lost to Blue Valley Southwest in a dual on Tuesday, Jan 26. Though the team lost, senior Logan Schmidt received a state consideration time of 1:14.03 for the 100-yard breaststroke.. “[The time] sort of came out of nowhere,” Schmidt said. “I dropped 2 ½ seconds in an ev...

Boys swim team places ninth at Blue Valley Southwest Invitational

Boys swim team places ninth at Blue Valley Southwest Invitational

Jason Chen, JagWire reporter & illustrator

January 25, 2016


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

The boys swim team took ninth at the Blue Valley Southwest Invitational Jan. 23. For many of the swimmers, the main goal of the meet was to achieve times that were similar to where they left off at the end of last season. For senior Dan Thomas, making it to state would be nice accomplishmen...

Boys swim team competes in first meet of the season

Boys swim team competes in first meet of the season

Allison Winker, JAG reporter

December 9, 2015


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

The boys swim team competed in its first meet at Blue Valley West on Tuesday, Dec. 8, and multiple swimmers finished with state-qualifying times. According to senior Brendan Tener, the team’s mindset was to do its best, but mostly figure out how to approach future races. “Going into the meet,...

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