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Substitute teacher finds school involvement by coaching three sports

Substitute teacher finds school involvement by coaching three sports

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Six sophomore boys basketball players run up and down the court at a home basketball game, passing the ball back and forth in an attempt to score a two-pointer. Sophomore boys basketball coach Steve Bock watches the players from the sidelines and calls out suggestions. Bock also coaches girls tennis ...

Girls basketball beats Blue Valley 49-41 in last regular season game

Girls basketball beats Blue Valley 49-41 in last regular season game

Drake Brizendine, JagWire reporter

February 25, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team defeated Blue Valley High School with a score of 49-41 at home on Friday, Feb. 23. The two teams competed in a close back-and-forth game as the team trailed 13-12 Tigers at the end of the first quarter. To take the lead back, junior Presley Barton made a three point buzzer-...

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...

Academic letter ceremony moved to halftime of varsity boys basketball game

Academic letter ceremony moved to halftime of varsity boys basketball game

Annika Lehan, JAG organizations editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students, whose grade point average was 3.7 or higher for two consecutive semesters, and their parents were notified on Wednesday, Nov. 1 that they had been invited to this year’s academic letter ceremony. However, instead of the traditional ceremony like the ones held in previous years, the ceremony...

How to make it through March Madness without knowing about basketball

How to make it through March Madness without knowing about basketball

Michael Sandri, JagWire reporter

March 28, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

I have never been that interested in basketball. All of my friends would get very excited for March Madness each year and I couldn’t understand why. However, this year I am actually enjoying March Madness. I still don’t really care about basketball, but the games provide a reason to get together...

Boys basketball falls to St. Thomas Aquinas

Boys basketball falls to St. Thomas Aquinas

Grace Lovett, JAG Reporter

March 4, 2017


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

  The boys basketball team lost in the first round of substate against St. Thomas Aquinas on Thursday, March 2. Before the start of the game, sophomore Logan Talley notes that the team was prepared for it to be emotional, win or lose. “We’ve built such a good friendship throughout t...

Girls basketball falls to Aquinas 46-34

Girls basketball falls to Aquinas 46-34

March 4, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

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Boys Basketball defeated by BVNW

Boys Basketball defeated by BVNW

Grace Lovett, JAG Reporter

December 4, 2016


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS

The boys basketball team fell to BVNW in the first game of its season with a final score of 78-53 on Friday, Dec. 2. The team started off with a close first half, ending halftime with a score of 30-30. Senior guard Blake Montgomery describes the team's momentum during the half as “back and fo...

Girls basketball wins first game of the season

Girls basketball wins first game of the season

Lauren Ocker, Mill Valley News reporter

December 3, 2016


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team defeated BVNW in the first game of their season with a final score of 44-39 on Thursday, Dec. 1. According to junior Evan Zars, the team performed well for such an early game in a different league. “The game was really exciting and fun,” Zars said “I am really glad...

StuCo hosts Mayhem Week students vs. faculty basketball game

StuCo hosts Mayhem Week students vs. faculty basketball game

Taylor Anderson, JAG editor-in-chief

May 6, 2016


Filed under NEWS

The annual Mayhem Week student vs. faculty basketball game took place on Wednesday, May 4 during seminar. The students won 42-37. “I just watched, but it was fun to go out and watch classmates of mine that I’ve grown up with play with teachers that have taught us for four years and just compe...

Boys basketball team wins first state championship in program history

Boys basketball team wins first state championship in program history

Tori Aerni, Braden Shaw, JagWire editor-in-chief, JagWire sports editor

March 12, 2016


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The moment boys basketball players described as “hype,” “the best feeling of my life” and “indescribable” was the moment the basketball team won its first state championship in program history. The team defeated the Kapaun Mt. Carmel Crusaders 87-84 in overtime in the 5A basketball state cham...

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