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Annual Relay for Life event raises over $112,000 to fund pediatric cancer

Annual Relay for Life event raises over $112,000 to fund pediatric cancer

Steven Curto, Hannah Chern, JagWire Reporters

April 19, 2019


Filed under Relay for Life 2019, Special coverage

At the fourth annual Relay for Life event, over $112,000 was raised for the battle against pediatric cancer. At the end of Bank Night, approximately $90,000 was raised, breaking this year’s goal of $80,000 before the actual event took place. Bank Night is a night where team leaders turn in all of the mone...

Boys swim team places ninth at state meet

Boys swim team places ninth at state meet

Grace McLeod, JAG Student Life Editor

February 17, 2019


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys swim team placed ninth overall at state on Saturday, Feb. 16, with senior Chris Sprenger, senior Ethan Forristal and sophomore Colby Beggs all placing in the top 16 of their individual events. Although he was uncertain how they would place because of the change in competition, Beggs w...

Boys swim team competed in EKL meet at Blue Valley Southwest

Boys swim team competed in EKL meet at Blue Valley Southwest

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire features editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under BOYS SWIM, Winter

The boys swim team travelled to Blue Valley Southwest High School to compete in their EKL meet on Friday and Saturday Feb. 1 and 2. Sophomore Cole McClure felt the meet went very well. “Everyone swam their hardest and was dropping time,” McClure said. “All the relays did really well ...

Boys swim places second at Olathe South meet

Boys swim places second at Olathe South meet

Sam Hanson, JagWire reporter/photographer

January 19, 2019


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS

After scoring 484 points through 12 events, the boys swim team finished second place out of six schools at a meet hosted by Olathe South on Wednesday, Jan. 16. The team won four of the events, including the 200 Yard Medley Relay, the 100 Yard Butterfly, the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay and the 100 Yard Breas...

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...

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