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Jaguars lose to St. Thomas Aquinas in the sectional championship game

Jaguars lose to St. Thomas Aquinas in the sectional championship game

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

November 10, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars lost to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints 30-7 on Friday, Nov. 9 in the sectional championship game. The loss ended the Jaguars’ season with a final record of 7-4. Senior running back Cameron Young believes the season was a success, as the team was able to get better each week. ...

Jaguars win in final regular season game

Jaguars win in final regular season game

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 21, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

The Jaguars defeated the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves 56-7 in their final regular season game on Friday, Oct. 19. Before the game, football seniors were recognized. Head coach Joel Applebee is proud of the seniors and what they mean to the team. “I love them. They work really hard,” A...

Jaguars defeat Blue Valley at home

Jaguars defeat Blue Valley at home

Taylir Charest, JAG people editor

October 14, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars defeated the Blue Valley Tigers 18-7, holding them to one touchdown on Friday, Oct. 13. To start the game, the Jaguars kicked off to the Tigers. The Jaguars forced a punt on the Tiger’s first possession. Senior linebacker Chase Shryock blocked the punt, which gave the Jaguars the ball...

Brothers transfer from Free State for Mill Valley football program

Brothers transfer from Free State for Mill Valley football program

Sophie Lecuru and Anna Owsley

September 22, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

Although senior Jordan Preston and junior Marcus Preston have only been students at Mill Valley since second semester of last year, they have already made a big impact on the football program. Jordan serves as the quarterback while Marcus is a wide receiver for the team. Since the brothers’ trans...

Jaguars win in season opener

Jaguars win in season opener

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

September 1, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars won in the season opener 35-24 against Blue Valley West on Friday, Aug. 31. On the first play of the game, senior defensive lineman Christian Roth recovered a BVW fumble for a touchdown. After a successful extra point attempt by senior kicker Jack Matchette, MV had a quick 7-0 lead...

Football summer camp builds skills for school season

Football summer camp builds skills for school season

Anna Owsley and Ally Nguyen

August 22, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

The football team improved its skills and built up its strength as a whole by attending a football training camp at the Jaguar Stadium from Monday, July 9 to Thursday, July 12. The camp used a variety of activities to improve each individual player as well as the team as a whole, according to se...

Eastern Kansas League experiences success after placing at and winning many state championships

Eastern Kansas League experiences success after placing at and winning many state championships

Abby Layton and Katya Gillig

December 21, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The Eastern Kansas League, consisting of 10 schools, has been largely successful in recent years. Of the 177 possible athletic state titles in the last three years in class 4A through 6A, the EKL has won 54 state championships. The next closest league is the Sunflower League, with 27 state championships...

Jaguars’ loss to St. Thomas Aquinas ends their postseason run

Jaguars’ loss to St. Thomas Aquinas ends their postseason run

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

November 18, 2017


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars lost to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saint 55-21 on Friday, Nov. 17 in the sub-state championship game. The loss ended the Jags’ season with a final record of 7-5. The Saints ran the ball 42 yards for a touchdown on their first play from scrimmage. The Jags failed to convert on four...

Jaguars advance to sub-state after win over St. James

Jaguars advance to sub-state after win over St. James

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars defeated the St. James Academy Thunder 21-14 on Friday, Nov. 10. With the win,  the team won its third consecutive sectional championship. The Jaguars first faced the Thunder in week one of the regular season. In the matchup, the Thunder won 45-21. The defense started off strong ...

Jaguars defeat Topeka-Seaman 31-7 in first playoff game

Jaguars defeat Topeka-Seaman 31-7 in first playoff game

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

October 28, 2017


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars defeated the Topeka-Seaman Vikings 31-7 in the first round of the playoffs on Friday, Oct. 27. In the first quarter, the Vikings scored a touchdown with a one-yard run, after an interception thrown by senior quarterback Brody Flaming. According to junior defensive back Ryan Bauer, ...

Jaguars defeat Blue Valley North at away game

Jaguars defeat Blue Valley North at away game

Taylir Charest

October 13, 2017


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

    The Jaguars beat the Blue Valley North Mustangs on Thursday, Oct.12. To open up the game, the Mustangs received the ball and started on the 20-yard line. On the same drive, the Jaguars intercepted the ball at the BVNorth 40-yard line and ran it back to the 20-yard line. Follow...

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