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Silver Stars compete at Nationals for first time in school history

Silver Stars compete at Nationals for first time in school history

Nora Lucas, JagWire editor-in-chief

March 9, 2018


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS

The Silver Stars dance team made school history last week by being the first school team ever to compete at the national level, placing third in jazz and sixth in pom. The competition was hosted by the National Dance Alliance and took place at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Seven other schools ...

Girls basketball falls to Maize 37-44 in state quarterfinals

Girls basketball falls to Maize 37-44 in state quarterfinals

Lauren Ocker, JAG Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The girls basketball team fell to Maize 37-44 in their state quarterfinals game on Thursday, March 8 at the Expocentre in Topeka. The girls scored the first points of the game with a two pointer from senior Evan Zars. The first half went back and forth between the Jaguars and the Eagles for the le...

Boys basketball upsets top seed Eisenhower in quarterfinals of state tournament

Boys basketball upsets top seed Eisenhower in quarterfinals of state tournament

Nora Lucas and Sammie Volkamer

March 7, 2018


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

Boys basketball defeated the Eisenhower Tigers 68-64 in the quarterfinals of the state tournament in Topeka on Wednesday, March 7. The Tigers were the first seed and the Jaguars were eighth, but after this win, the Jaguars will play in the semifinals Friday against Bishop Carroll. The first half ...

Victory over BVSouthwest guarantees girls basketball a spot in state tournament

Victory over BVSouthwest guarantees girls basketball a spot in state tournament

Lauren Ocker, JAG editor-in-chief

March 4, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team defeated BVSW 51-38 at home to win the sub-state championship on Saturday, March 3. For senior Adde Hinkle, winning the game meant a feeling of relief and an opportunity to finally play at a higher level. “I was so relieved,” Hinkle said. “It’s amazing to kn...

Girls basketball beats Turner in first sub-state game

Girls basketball beats Turner in first sub-state game

Lauren Ocker, JAG Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team reigned victorious over Turner with a final score of 57-39 in their first sub-state game on Wednesday, Feb. 28. For junior Claire Kaifes, the team struggled to keep up with the other team's pace during the first half, but eventually came out on top after halftime. “We starte...

Boys basketball defeats Washington High School in sub-state game

Boys basketball defeats Washington High School in sub-state game

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

With a final score of 75-38, the Jaguars extended their season by yet another game on Tuesday, Feb. 27. From the beginning, the Jaguars secured their lead by ending the first quarter with a score of 22-10. According to senior Cooper Kaifes, their preparation reflected the score. “We k...

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