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Girls basketball wins first game of the season

Girls basketball wins first game of the season

Lauren Ocker, Mill Valley News reporter

December 3, 2016


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team defeated BVNW in the first game of their season with a final score of 44-39 on Thursday, Dec. 1. According to junior Evan Zars, the team performed well for such an early game in a different league. “The game was really exciting and fun,” Zars said “I am really glad...

Girls basketball loses in first round of state tournament

Girls basketball loses in first round of state tournament

Taylor Anderson and Kate Ocker

March 10, 2016


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

With towels pressed to their faces to wipe away tears, members of the girls basketball team watched as the final seconds of the first round state game slowly ran out. Although the game was tight most of the way, the team eventually lost to Salina Central 55-43, ending its season with a 18-5 record. ...

Girls basketball beats Blue Valley Southwest, wins substate championship

Girls basketball beats Blue Valley Southwest, wins substate championship

Nora Lucas, Mill Valley News social media editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, NEWS, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

Girls basketball earned a trip to the state championship tournament on Saturday, March 5, after beating the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves, 65-52. Initially, the Timberwolves’ competition made for an intense start to the game, but they did not score very often in the first quarter. Wit...

Girls basketball emerged victorious over Tonganoxie

Girls basketball emerged victorious over Tonganoxie

Nora Lucas, Mill Valley News social media editor

February 25, 2016


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

Girls basketball defeated Tonganoxie 62-32 on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at home. The girls started out strong, but lost their touch in the second half. Despite this, they managed to keep their huge lead throughout the night and ultimately arrived on top to win the game. “I think overall we were pre...

Girls basketball team victorious over Bonner Springs

Girls basketball team victorious over Bonner Springs

Kate Ocker, JAG student life editor

February 17, 2016


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The girls basketball team defeated Bonner Springs 45-41 on Tuesday, Feb. 16, making its season record 12-4. The team went into the game expecting tough competition, because last time the team played Bonner Springs, it lost 47-44 on Friday, Jan, 8. “We knew it was going to be a dogfight from the be...

Girls basketball emerges victorious against Shawnee Mission South

Girls basketball emerges victorious against Shawnee Mission South

Nora Lucas, Mill Valley News social media editor

January 24, 2016


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

Girls basketball won against the Shawnee Mission South Raiders 56-43 on Friday, Jan. 22, at home. Before the game, team members expected ferocious opposition. “We knew that they were gonna be a tough team,” freshman Claire Kaifes said. “So, we had it in our minds that we had to be tougher.”...

Girls basketball defeated by Piper 50-45

Girls basketball defeated by Piper 50-45

Kate Ocker, JAG student life editor

January 13, 2016


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The girls basketball team lost to Piper 50-45 on Tuesday, Jan. 13, making its season record 2-5. According to junior Courtney Carlson, the team started the game ready for its opponents. The Lady Jags started off strong and led the entire first quarter. “Going into it, we knew it was going to...

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