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Boys swim places second at meet hosted by Olathe South

Boys swim places second at meet hosted by Olathe South

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

The boys swim team took second at a meet hosted at Chisholm Trail Middle School on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The host school of the meet, Olathe South, placed first and SM Northwest came in third behind the Jaguars. Given the second place finish, head swim coach Dan Dervin is satisfied with the ou...

Lady Jags defeat number one-ranked Lansing Lions

Lady Jags defeat number one-ranked Lansing Lions

Michael Sandri, JagWire reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The Lady Jags were able to a pull out a 55-36 win over the number one-ranked Lansing Lions on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Although the Jags were able to win by 19 points, senior Adde Hinkle says the game still had some pivotal moments. “The moment that our shots started falling was very important,” ...

Wrestling team finishes fourth in Bobcat Classic

Wrestling team finishes fourth in Bobcat Classic

Taylir Charist, JAG reporter

January 14, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

The wrestling team placed fourth in the Bobcat Classic with 155.5 points on Saturday, Jan. 13 at Basehor-Linwood. Seniors Jarrett Bendure and Conner Ward won their respective weight classes, while sophomores Austin and Zach Keal took second in their respective weight classes. In the final match, W...

Boys basketball falls to Blue Valley West 49-47

Boys basketball falls to Blue Valley West 49-47

Sammie Volkamer, JAG Reporter

January 14, 2018


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The boys basketball team fought until the end, but ended up losing to the BVWest Jaguars on Friday, Jan. 12 with a final score of 49-47. Both teams swapped the lead throughout the entire game, which caused a final score to have a difference of two points. The two crowds stood tense as the ...

Boys and girls bowling teams compete in first meet of the season

Boys and girls bowling teams compete in first meet of the season

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

The girls and boys bowling teams competed in their first meets of the season at Park Lanes on Tuesday, Jan. 9. The girls took first place in their tournament consisting of five teams after earning a score of 1917. The boys competed against St. James and ended up losing 2142-1980. Senior Emily Jack...

Boys swim places first overall at Turner invitational

Boys swim places first overall at Turner invitational

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

Jaguars finished in first with junior Chris Sprenger qualifying for state in both the 100-yard fly and 100-yard backstroke. The boys varsity swim team traveled to Turner High School on Monday, Jan. 8 to compete against seven other EKL teams. Although the meet was successful, Sprenger believes ...

Boys swim places fourth in first meet of the season

Boys swim places fourth in first meet of the season

Ally Nguyen, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

December 3, 2017


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

Boys swim kicked off its season at an all-relay meet at Lansing High School on Saturday, Dec. 2. They competed against nine other schools and placed fourth overall. Due to the all-relay meet solely consisting of team races, second-year swimmer sophomore Avery Lawson believes this was a great fir...

Girls basketball defeats SMNW in season opener

Girls basketball defeats SMNW in season opener

Michael Sandri, JagWire Reporter

December 2, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The girls basketball team secured a 44-39 victory over Shawnee Mission Northwest in their first game of the season on Thursday, Nov. 30. According to senior Adde Hinkle, one of the major components in the Jags victory resulted from the enthusiasm that the team walked onto the court with. “E...

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