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Gabby Delpleash

Gabby Delpleash, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

This is junior Gabby Delpleash’s second year on the JagWire staff. She will be undertaking the position of Mill Valley News editor-in-chief as well as the position of assistant editor for the newspaper. When Gabby isn’t in the J-Room, she can be found leading the Marching Jaguars as a drum major, volunteering for NHS or her church, attending a Student Council meeting, or serving as an ELT for Relay For Life. Additionally, she loves attending Chiefs and Royals games, going for runs, spending time outside with friends and family and traveling.

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With his fifth place medal around his neck, senior Chase Schieber beams with excitement alongside the other medalists.

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September 18, 2021
Smiling at one another, freshman AJ Vega shakes hands with senior Chase Schieber before taking his spot among the other medalists.

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September 18, 2021
Turning the corner, freshman Yazid Vazquez focuses on what is ahead of him.

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September 18, 2021
Freshman Isabel Cherrito races through the flags toward the marked finish line.

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September 18, 2021
Running next to each other, freshmen Calista Marx and Laura Hickman finish their first mile. Marx and Hickman took 5th and 2nd respectively in the girls JV race.

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September 18, 2021
Senior Brendan Akehurst looks on to the course in front of him.

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September 18, 2021
In the heat of the mid-morning, senior Vinny Bruno takes big strides to lead Shawnee Mission runner Ben Rodriguez.

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September 18, 2021
Looking to the corner of the course, senior Chase Schieber runs around the bend. Schieber went on to secure a time of 16:32 finishing in  fifth place.

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September 18, 2021
With a slight lead on a Shawnee Mission East runner, sophomore AJ Vega leans forward to get ahead. Vegas time of 16:19 earned him a third place finish.

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September 18, 2021
Before they are told to take their marks, the boys team stands with one another in the starting chute.

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September 18, 2021
Looking upwards, senior Logan Pfiester concentrates on what is left of the course.

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September 18, 2021
In mid-air, freshman Charlotte Caldwell prepares to make her way to the finish line. Caldwells finishing time was 19:23, earning her a seventh place finish.

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September 18, 2021
The girls varsity team huddles with one another before their race.

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September 18, 2021
Rounding the last corner of the track, senior Katie Schwartzkopf strides out to finish the race. Schwartzkopf finished in second place with a 5K time of 17:44 setting a new school record.

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September 12, 2021
Junior Ollie Taylor focuses on the course ahead of him to finish the boys JV race.

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September 12, 2021
Amongst the pack of runners, junior Lucas Robins tries to break away to secure his placement. Robins finished the boys varsity race with a time of 17:36.

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September 12, 2021
On the last straightaway, freshman Isabel Cherrito sprints out the last 100 meters of the 5K.

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September 12, 2021
Sophomore AJ Vega starts the boys race on the front end of the pack. Vega went on to place fifth breaking his own school record with a 5K time of 15:28.

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September 12, 2021
Through the final 200 meters of the race, senior Logan Pfiester gives to it her all. Pfiester finished with a time of 20:23.

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September 12, 2021
Looking to the side, freshman Maggie Wieland stays in between two runners.

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September 12, 2021
With 400 meters left to go, senior Ryan Layton pushed through the last moments of the race.

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September 2, 2021
After accepting his 10th place medal, senior Chase Schieber stands among the other medalists to pose for a picture.

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September 2, 2021
During the award ceremony, senior Bridget Roy congratulates freshman Charlotte Caldwell on placing amongst the top 20 runners.

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September 2, 2021
Coming up the hill, junior Lucas Robins prepares to run the last 400 meters of the race

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September 2, 2021
Looking ahead, senior Jacob McGlasson makes his way up the last hill of the varsity boys 5k race.

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September 2, 2021
Senior Nic Botkin swiftly moves his legs to make his way up the gradual incline.

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September 2, 2021
Leading in the top 10, sophomore AJ Vega sprints the last quarter-mile of the race. Vega took third place in the varsity boys race running a 5k time of 15:49 setting a new school record.

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September 2, 2021
Eyes up, sophomore Ellie Walker paces herself for the second mile of the 5k race.

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September 2, 2021
With 800 meters left in the race, sophomore Kynley Verdict looks ahead.

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September 2, 2021
Leading her competitor from Olathe West, freshman Charlotte Caldwell runs up a hill. Caldwell placed eighth overall in the varsity girls 5k race.

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September 2, 2021
Rounding the corner of the course, senior Bridget Roy completes the first mile of the race.

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September 2, 2021
Maintaining her lead in race, senior Katie Schwartzkopf eyes the course ahead of her. Schwartzkopf won the girls varsity 5k race with a time of 18:17.

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September 2, 2021
Before the race, senior Bridget Roy leads the varsity girls team in pre-race warm ups.

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September 2, 2021
Before the girls team is called to the chute for the start of the race, head coach Chris McAfee fist bumps each runner.

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September 2, 2021
Starting off the race, the varsity boys team sprints out of the shoot dispersing themselves amongst other runners. The boys team took third overall at the Greg Wilson Classic on Thursday, September 2.

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September 2, 2021
After being presented their first place plaques, the track team gathers on the infield to pose for a celebratory group photo. Elite performances of the night go to junior Quincy Hubert in 300m hurdles, freshman Annaliese Strack in javelin, junior Adrian Dimond in triple jump, senior Devin Kuhlman in discus, senior Lily Fleetwood in long jump and pole vault, and senior Garrett Beashore in pole vault.

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May 22, 2021
Catching up to an opponent from Leavenworth, junior Reese Johnston tries to maintain her speed to finish her leg of the 4x400m relay. The girls 4x400m relay team placed runner up to Leavenworth High School, thus qualifying for state.

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May 22, 2021
About to hand off the baton during the 4x400m relay, senior Ty Reishus focuses on the track ahead of him. The boys 4x400m relay team placed third, qualifying for state on May 27.

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May 22, 2021
As the first leg of the boys 4x400m relay, senior Leif Campbell pushes off the starting block to start the race.

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May 22, 2021
With seven laps to go, freshman Kynley Verdict and junior Katie Schwartzkopf stay with each other during the 3200m run. Both girls qualified for state with Schwartzkopf placing first and Verdict placing second.

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May 22, 2021
Anticipating finishing the 3200m run, senior Carsyn Turpin looks toward the final straightaway of the track. Turpin placed sixth finishing in 10:08 seconds.

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May 22, 2021
Gathered at the fence, Mill Valley graduates Nathan Greenfield, Matt Turner, Josh Mansfield, Nick Schmidt, Jack Terry, Jenna Walker, Molly Haymaker, and Morgan Koca anxiously watch the end of the boys 800m race.

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May 22, 2021
With only a few meters left to go, senior Karch Crawford, junior Chase Schieber, and sophomore Nen Matlock all sprint to the finish line during the boys 800m race. Matlock took first, Crawford took second, and Schieber took fourth, all qualifying for state.

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May 22, 2021
Ready to cross the finish line, freshman Kynley Verdict strides out to secure her second place spot.

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May 22, 2021
After the gun is fired, senior Megan Haymaker pushes off the starting line to race the 800m run.

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May 22, 2021
Springing forward, sophomore Nen Matlock gains a lead on his opponents from Leavenworth High School during the 400m race. Matlock finished first with a time of 49.65 seconds.

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May 22, 2021
Striding out, senior Leif Campbell focuses prepares to jump over the hurdle in front of him. Campbell qualified for state in the 300m hurdles placing first.

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May 22, 2021
Before the boys 4x100m relay, head track coach Chris McAfee holds up a yellow flag before crossing the track.

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May 22, 2021
Paying close attention to her opponent, junior Bridget Roy stays on their heels during the 1600m race. Roy finished the race in third place with a time of 5:29.

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May 22, 2021
Alongside distance track coach Kati Goering, freshman Sarah Anderson maintains her pace in the 1600m run. Anderson finished in sixth place setting a new PR of 5:54.

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May 22, 2021
Almost to the finish line, junior Anna Brazil puts in one final sprint for the 1600m race. Brazil came in fifth place with a time of 5:45.

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May 22, 2021
Kicking off finals, juniors Emree Zars, Quincy Hubert, and Reece Johnston compete in the 100m hurdles. Respectively, the girls placed fourth, first, and third.

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May 22, 2021
On the second lap of race, senior Molly Ricker maintains her lead over Olathe North during the first leg of the 4x800m relay

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May 15, 2021
Walking with sprint coach Mike Strack, senior Peyton Wagoner and sophomore Savannah Harvey celebrate their performances in the 100m dash.

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May 15, 2021
About to complete the second leg of the 4x800m relay, senior Karch Crawford looks ahead toward the bend of the track.

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May 15, 2021
Hitting the sand, senior Lily Fleetwood looks to see how far she marked in the long jump. Fleetwood placed 7th in the third flight with a final distance of 16-02.00 feet.

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May 15, 2021
Watching the 4x800m relay, senior Carsyn Turpin and junior Chase Schieber wait in anticipation for the runners to finish their own leg of the race.

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May 15, 2021
As the second leg, junior Reece Johnston races the 4x400m relay with the baton in her hand.

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May 15, 2021
Upon hearing the news of the girls team becoming league champions, junior Bridget Roy laughs and celebrates with junior Anna Brazil after the 4x400m relay.

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May 15, 2021
Almost to the finish line at the end of the track, senior Carsyn Turpin gives one last sprint to complete the 3200m run.

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May 15, 2021
Kicking off the 4x400m relay, junior Emree Zars prepares to complete her leg of the race.

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May 15, 2021
Neck and neck, senior Cameron Coad and freshman AJ Vega stride out to the finish line during the final lap of the 3200m run.

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May 15, 2021
Finding a steady rhythm, freshman Kynley Verdict settles into a comfortable pace while racing the 3200m race. Verdict got third place with a time of 12:05.

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May 15, 2021
Creating a gap between her and the runners behind her, junior Katie Schwartzkopf increases her speed to maintain her place in the 3200m run. Schwartzkopf came in second place running a time of 11:35.

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May 15, 2021
Senior Meg Haymaker focuses on the runners in front as she completes the first lap of the 800m race.

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May 15, 2021
Pushing one another, senior Karch Crawford and junior Chase Schieber sprint together to finish out the 800m race.

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May 15, 2021
On the second to last set during the 300m hurdle race, senior Leif Campbell eyes the hurdle before clearing it. Campbell took 5th overall in the 300m hurdles and 3rd overall in the 110m hurdles.

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May 15, 2021
Sprinting to finish the final lap of the race, senior Molly Ricker prepares to finish the 800m leg of the 1600m sprint medley relay. The girls sprint medley relay team took first place with a winning time of 4:22.

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May 15, 2021
Taking a massive leap, junior Quincy Hubert maneuvers her legs to clear the hurdle in the 300m hurdle race. Hubert took 1st with a time 47.12 seconds and currently remains undefeated throughout the 2021 season.

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May 15, 2021
With his arms out, sophomore Dylan Nguyen successfully clears a set of hurdles during the 300m hurdle race. Nguyen took 2nd in the first heat of the race.

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May 15, 2021
At the sound of the gun, sophomore Nen Matlock sprints down the curve of the track for the 400m dash. Matlock took first place in the 400m dash finishing in 48.94 seconds.

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May 15, 2021
Running the first leg of the 4x100m relay, senior Ty Reishus rounds the curve of the track.

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May 15, 2021
Before the 4x100m relay, senior Lily Fleetwood puts down a piece of tape on the track to label where she will stand to wait for the baton during the race. The girls 4x100m relay team of Fleetwood, senior Peyton Wagoner, junior Kate Roth, and sophomore Savannah Harvey took first place in the relays first heat.

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May 15, 2021
In the last 100m of the 1600m run, junior Nic Botkin sprints to the finish line. Botkin took fifth place right behind senior John Lehan running a 4:35 mile.

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May 15, 2021
In the front of the pack, senior John Lehan leads the second heat of the 1600m run. Lehan placed fourth overall with a mile time of 4:31.

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May 15, 2021
Focusing on who s in front of her, junior Bridget Roy paces herself to maintain her place in the 1600m run. Roy finished running a 5:33 mile.

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May 15, 2021
Listening to head coach Chris McAfee from the sidelines, freshman Sarah Anderson powers through the last lap of the 1600m run.

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May 15, 2021
Throwing himself forward, sophomore Sidney Lockhart pumps his arms to gain speed in the 100m dash. Lockhart placed 10th out of 33 sprinters running a 100m time of 11.32 seconds

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May 15, 2021
After competing in the 110m hurdle event, senior Leif Campbell walks with hurdles coach Eric Thomas to discuss how his race went.

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May 15, 2021
Hitting the sand, junior Adrien Dimond looks down to see how far he marked in the triple jump. Dimond would go on to get first place in triple jump with a final distance of 43-07.75 feet and first place in long jump with a final distance of 21-08.75 feet.

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May 15, 2021
Clearing the hurdle, sophomore Finn Campbell looks ahead toward the final set of hurdles before crossing the finish line. Campbell placed 1st in the second heat of the 110m hurdles with a time of 16.12 seconds.

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May 15, 2021
About to complete her first lap of the 4x800m relay, junior Anna Brazil keeps a close eye on her competitor from Olathe East.

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May 15, 2021
In mid-air, junior Logan Pfiester grips the baton as she runs around the bend of the track in the 4x800m relay.

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May 15, 2021
Gathered on the infield with other teammates, senior Cameron Coad and freshman AJ Vega discuss how the 3200m race went.

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May 9, 2021
Looking down, sophomore Finn Campbell prepares to jump over the next set of hurdles in the 110m hurdles.

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May 9, 2021
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