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Boys basketball falls to Blue Valley 61-47 on senior night

Boys basketball falls to Blue Valley 61-47 on senior night

Nora Lucas, JagWire editor-in-chief

February 27, 2018


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The boys basketball team fell 61-47 in its last regular season game against the Blue Valley Tigers on Friday, Feb. 23 at home. It was senior recognition night, so all five starters were seniors, allowing senior Ben Weigel to score the first two points of the game, followed by two-pointers by sen...

Silver Stars perform in NDA Nationals Showcase in preparation for nationals

Silver Stars perform in NDA Nationals Showcase in preparation for nationals

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS, Top stories

  The Silver Stars performed at the National Dance Alliance (NDA) Nationals Showcase at Olathe Northwest on Monday, Feb. 26. The showcase served as a way to send off local dance teams planning on attending the NDA National Championships in Orlando, Florida, which takes place from Friday, M...

Wrestling team competes at state tournament and places fourth

Wrestling team competes at state tournament and places fourth

February 26, 2018


Filed under Winter, WRESTLING

    Along with placing fourth at state there were also a number of wrestlers who placed in their respective weight class: senior Conner Ward won a state championship and placed first in the 145 pound weight class; senior Jarrett Bendure placed second in the 152 pound weight class; seni...

Girls basketball beats Blue Valley 49-41 in last regular season game

Girls basketball beats Blue Valley 49-41 in last regular season game

Drake Brizendine, JagWire reporter

February 25, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team defeated Blue Valley High School with a score of 49-41 at home on Friday, Feb. 23. The two teams competed in a close back-and-forth game as the team trailed 13-12 Tigers at the end of the first quarter. To take the lead back, junior Presley Barton made a three point buzzer-...

Boys swim places ninth at state meet

Boys swim places ninth at state meet

Ally Nguyen, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

February 19, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys swim team placed ninth at the 5A-1A state swim meet that had its preliminary round on Friday, Feb. 16 and final round on Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Capitol Federal Natatorium. Of the eight swimmers who attended and competed in seven events during the preliminaries, four went on to compete...

Girls basketball team plays with unique varsity set up

Girls basketball team plays with unique varsity set up

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

A collection of six girls basketball players walk out onto the court in the seconds before the game begins. They take their respective positions eagerly, and wait for the game begin. Since the beginning of the season, these same six girls — seniors Evan Zars, Addie Hinkle and Payton Shurley, and ...

Girls basketball falls to Aquinas

Girls basketball falls to Aquinas

Lauren Ocker, JAG editor-in-chief

February 11, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team fell to Aquinas with a score of 47-36 at home on Friday, Feb. 9. The two teams ended the first half with an encouraging tie of 23-23. The team eventually trailed behind, ending the third quarter with a score of 35-26 Saints. Despite the team’s fall, senior Adde Hi...

Bowling takes first overall in Crown Lanes meet

Bowling takes first overall in Crown Lanes meet

February 7, 2018


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

Updated on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

Boys swim ties for seventh place at the Eastern Kansas League meet

Boys swim ties for seventh place at the Eastern Kansas League meet

Ally Nguyen, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

February 4, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys swim team placed seventh at the Eastern Kansas League meet on Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3. The meet took place at Blue Valley Northwest High School and coach Dan Dervin was named EKL 5A coach of the year. Most notable results include senior Carter Lawson swimming a state-qual...

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