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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...

Boys basketball falls to Shawnee Mission North in first round of substate

Boys basketball falls to Shawnee Mission North in first round of substate

Jakob Twigg, JagWire sports editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys basketball team lost to the Shawnee Mission North Indians with a final score of 55-46 on Monday, Feb 25. The Jaguars suffered a hard fought defeat, bringing an end to their season. Despite the loss, junior Braedan Wiltse believes that the Jaguars played well during the first half. ...

Students play in recreational basketball league

Students play in recreational basketball league

Jakob Twigg and John Lehan

February 6, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The sounds of cheering and laughter filled the space of Okun Fieldhouse as recreational league basketball teams Brian’s Feet and A.N.D. duked it out in a tense matchup.  As the last two minutes slowly petered away, both teams put up point after point in an effort to close out the game. When the cl...

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...

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