Mill Valley News

Jaguar wrestlers tie for second at EKL tournament

Jaguar wrestlers tie for second at EKL tournament

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

February 3, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Winter, WRESTLING

  The Jaguar wrestlers competed in the EKL tournament on Saturday, Feb. 3, tying for second. All in their respective weight classes, seniors Conner Ward, Bryson Markovich, Jarrett Bendure and sophomore Zach Keal placed first, while sophomore Austin Keal and senior Hayden Keopke placed second...

Girls basketball beats Blue Valley Southwest 53-39

Girls basketball beats Blue Valley Southwest 53-39

Michael Sandri, JagWire reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Winter, WRESTLING

The momentum that the girls basketball team gained from placing first at the Lady Cat Classic tournament last weekend poured over to help the team emerge victorious with a score of 53-39 in their game against BVSouthwest on Tuesday, Jan. 31. According to senior Adde Hinkle, the team played very...

Boys basketball defeats Blue Valley Southwest 67-41

Boys basketball defeats Blue Valley Southwest 67-41

Nora Lucas, JagWire editor-in-chief

January 31, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys basketball team defeated the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves 67-41 in the EKL matchup on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at home. Senior Cooper Kaifes led the first quarter with seven points individually, and through fast-paced runs down the court, the team scored 13 points against BVSouthwest’s ni...

Boys swim finishes third at Blue Valley West Invitational

Boys swim finishes third at Blue Valley West Invitational

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys swim team placed third at the Jaguar Invitational meet on Thursday, Jan. 25. Sophomore Colby Beggs finished 0.3 seconds away from qualifying for state in the 200 meter Individual Medley (IM) and several swimmers placed second in individual events. Sophomore Avery Lawson’s preparation...

Boys basketball pulls out a win over Lansing

Boys basketball pulls out a win over Lansing

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

January 27, 2018


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

  The boys basketball team defeated the Lansing Lions 67-57 on Friday, Jan. 26 at Lansing. At the end of the first half, the Jaguars were leading Lansing 29-25, and by the end of the third quarter, they were winning 45-38. Going into the game, senior Brody Flaming was hoping for a good ou...

Girls bowling takes first place in tournament and boys lose to Bishop Miege

Girls bowling takes first place in tournament and boys lose to Bishop Miege

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

The girls bowling team took first place in its tournament against Miege, BV, BVNorthwest and BVNorth by earning a score of 1810 at Olathe Lanes East Bowling Center on Monday, Jan. 22. The boys competed against Miege and lost 2156-1964.   Sophomore Bri Laluk, who earned an individual score of...

Boys swim places ninth at Timberwolf Invitational meet

Boys swim places ninth at Timberwolf Invitational meet

Ally Nguyen, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

January 22, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

The boys swim team placed ninth at the Timberwolf Invitational meet hosted by Blue Valley Southwest on Saturday, Jan. 20. The sixth place rank was out of the 16 schools who competed. Mill Valley finished with top ten finishes in six events and scored 68 points. Most noticeably, sophomore Colby...

Silver Stars place first in pom and jazz at Lee’s Summit North Invitational

Silver Stars place first in pom and jazz at Lee’s Summit North Invitational

January 21, 2018


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS, Top stories

Team placings: Jazz: 1st Pom: 1st Hip Hop: 3rd Solo and ensemble placings: Sophomore ensemble: 1st Senior duet: 15th Sophomore Sydney Ebner: 8th in sophomore division Freshman Kenzie Harris: 10th in freshman division Junior Bella Line: 10th in junior division Senior E...

Wrestling falls in dual to Blue Valley Southwest

Wrestling falls in dual to Blue Valley Southwest

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

January 21, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Winter, WRESTLING

The varsity wrestling team took a loss in a dual against Blue Valley Southwest on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The score was 33-29. Although the meet was unsuccessful, head coach Travis Keal felt positively about the team’s performance over the season thus far. “Our kids wrestled hard and there ...

Bowling takes second at Crown Lanes meet

Bowling takes second at Crown Lanes meet

Jakob Twigg, JagWire news editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Winter, WRESTLING

The girls and boys bowling teams took second place at the meet at Crown Lanes Bowling Alley on Tuesday, Jan. 16 with a combined team score of 1,740 for the girls and 2,053 for the boys. Despite coming up short in the duel meet with close losses to Lansing, junior Jack Matchette placed first indiv...

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