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Girls basketball loses in sub-state title game to Olathe North

Girls basketball loses in sub-state title game to Olathe North

Allison Gourd, JAG reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The girls basketball team lost the sub-state championship on Sat. March 2 against Olathe North. The first quarter ended 13-12 Jags. Sophomore Vania Barnett believes the team was able to play with strong teamwork. “Besides the plays, there wasn’t much strategy,” Barnett said. “It was more enco...

Girls physical education learns self-defense techniques

Girls physical education learns self-defense techniques

Taylir Charest, JAG Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The first ever self-defense class taught in girls physical education occurred on Thursday, April 12 and Friday, April 13. Instructor Steven Kinser led the class using the Bushidokan system.  This is a system that combines Karate, Judo and Jiu-Jitsu and transforms it into a street-ready self defense, ac...

The Music Man: My top 10 albums of 2015

The Music Man: My top 10 albums of 2015

Justin Curto, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

December 14, 2015


Filed under BLOGS

Well, it looks like this is my last blog post of 2015. In the tradition of many major music publications (and this very blog), I’ve made a list of some of my favorite albums of the year. This year, though, I changed a few things. First off, I extended my list from five to 10 albums, because I ended u...

The Music Man: For once, the Grammys got it mostly right

The Music Man: For once, the Grammys got it mostly right

Justin Curto, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

December 8, 2015


Filed under BLOGS

So, I may or may not have made a promise in a previous blog that I would review “A Head Full of Dreams,” Coldplay’s seventh and potentially last album, after it came out Friday, Dec. 4. However, to my dismay, the album won’t stream on free services like Spotify for a while. I prefer physical copie...

The Music Man: My dream (and nightmare) Grammy nominations

The Music Man: My dream (and nightmare) Grammy nominations

Justin Curto, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 19, 2015


Filed under BLOGS

If you’ve read my blog for the past two years, you know I’m a sucker for awards shows. Alas, it’s getting closer every day to awards show season, where a somewhat mysterious “academy” of people tell us which movies, TV shows, stage productions and, of course, songs, were the best of the yea...

The Music Man: The Buzz outdoes itself with two Halloween concert lineups

The Music Man: The Buzz outdoes itself with two Halloween concert lineups

Justin Curto, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

September 14, 2015


Filed under BLOGS

This past summer has been filled with 96.5 The Buzz-curated concerts. The alternative radio station kept itself busy, putting together lineups for four nights of the “Buzz Under The Stars” summer concert series, three days of main stage performances at Boulevardia and, of course, two stages at the annual...

The Music Man: ‘Transgressor’ takes Quiet Company to the next level

The Music Man: ‘Transgressor’ takes Quiet Company to the next level

Justin Curto, JagWire managing editor

April 15, 2015


Filed under BLOGS

Being a band in a city with a great music scene can be a blessing and a curse. Some bands, like Quiet Company — a power-rock band from Austin, Texas — play off their music scenes so well that the two become nearly intertwined. With its thought-provoking and heavy sound, large presence at Austin’...

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