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Boys swim places first in first meet of the season

Boys swim places first in first meet of the season

Anna Ricker and Molly Smith

November 28, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys swim team competed in their first swim meet of the season against Olathe West and St. James on Tuesday, Nov. 27th. The meet took place at Mission Trails Middle School, where the team placed first overall with a total of 109 points. A relay team consisting of freshman Ryan Biven, junior Colby Beg...

Boys swim places ninth at state meet

Boys swim places ninth at state meet

Ally Nguyen, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

February 19, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys swim team placed ninth at the 5A-1A state swim meet that had its preliminary round on Friday, Feb. 16 and final round on Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Capitol Federal Natatorium. Of the eight swimmers who attended and competed in seven events during the preliminaries, four went on to compete...

Boys swim ties for seventh place at the Eastern Kansas League meet

Boys swim ties for seventh place at the Eastern Kansas League meet

Ally Nguyen, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

February 4, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys swim team placed seventh at the Eastern Kansas League meet on Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3. The meet took place at Blue Valley Northwest High School and coach Dan Dervin was named EKL 5A coach of the year. Most notable results include senior Carter Lawson swimming a state-qual...

Boys swim finishes third at Blue Valley West Invitational

Boys swim finishes third at Blue Valley West Invitational

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys swim team placed third at the Jaguar Invitational meet on Thursday, Jan. 25. Sophomore Colby Beggs finished 0.3 seconds away from qualifying for state in the 200 meter Individual Medley (IM) and several swimmers placed second in individual events. Sophomore Avery Lawson’s preparation...

Boys swim places second at meet hosted by Olathe South

Boys swim places second at meet hosted by Olathe South

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

The boys swim team took second at a meet hosted at Chisholm Trail Middle School on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The host school of the meet, Olathe South, placed first and SM Northwest came in third behind the Jaguars. Given the second place finish, head swim coach Dan Dervin is satisfied with the ou...

Boys swim places first overall at Turner invitational

Boys swim places first overall at Turner invitational

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

Jaguars finished in first with junior Chris Sprenger qualifying for state in both the 100-yard fly and 100-yard backstroke. The boys varsity swim team traveled to Turner High School on Monday, Jan. 8 to compete against seven other EKL teams. Although the meet was successful, Sprenger believes ...

Boys swim and dive places 11th overall at the state meet

Boys swim and dive places 11th overall at the state meet

Ally Nguyen, JagWire opinions editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

Boys swim and dive placed 11th overall at the 5A state competition on Friday, Feb. 18 for the preliminary rounds, and Saturday, Feb. 19 for the final rounds. The two-day event took place at the Capitol Federal Natatorium in Topeka. A first team all-state medal was awarded to senior Mitch Willough...

Boys swim finishes second at Lansing meet

Boys swim finishes second at Lansing meet

February 4, 2017


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

Defeating all teams but Lansing, the boys swim team manages to take home numerous first place finishes on Tuesday, Jan. 31

Boys swim loses dual to Blue Valley Southwest

Boys swim loses dual to Blue Valley Southwest

Allison Winker, JAG people editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The pool was much less crowded than usual as the boys swim team competed in a dual against Blue Valley Southwest on Tuesday, Jan. 24. The team lost the dual but had three first-place finishes. Since the meet was a dual instead of a competition against multiple schools like usual, assistant coa...

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