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Wrestling team competes at state tournament and places fourth

Wrestling team competes at state tournament and places fourth

February 26, 2018


Filed under Winter, WRESTLING

    Along with placing fourth at state there were also a number of wrestlers who placed in their respective weight class: senior Conner Ward won a state championship and placed first in the 145 pound weight class; senior Jarrett Bendure placed second in the 152 pound weight class; seni...

Jaguar wrestlers tie for second at EKL tournament

Jaguar wrestlers tie for second at EKL tournament

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

February 3, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Winter, WRESTLING

  The Jaguar wrestlers competed in the EKL tournament on Saturday, Feb. 3, tying for second. All in their respective weight classes, seniors Conner Ward, Bryson Markovich, Jarrett Bendure and sophomore Zach Keal placed first, while sophomore Austin Keal and senior Hayden Keopke placed second...

Wrestling team finishes fourth in Bobcat Classic

Wrestling team finishes fourth in Bobcat Classic

Taylir Charist, JAG reporter

January 14, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

The wrestling team placed fourth in the Bobcat Classic with 155.5 points on Saturday, Jan. 13 at Basehor-Linwood. Seniors Jarrett Bendure and Conner Ward won their respective weight classes, while sophomores Austin and Zach Keal took second in their respective weight classes. In the final match, W...

After 17 seasons, the wrestling team stays a contender

After 17 seasons, the wrestling team stays a contender

Joe McClain, Braden Shaw, JagWire reporter & photographer, JagWire editor-in-chief

March 10, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

Whether it’s the family atmosphere or the trophies from the state tournament, head wrestling coach Travis Keal strives to create an environment based on success on and off the mat. “Keal Trained” is a mantra used by the team, something that describes the wrestling team’s overall mindset acco...

Wrestling places second at EKL league tournament

Wrestling places second at EKL league tournament

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

February 12, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

The wrestling team finished second in its first EKL league tournament on Saturday, Feb. 11. at St. Thomas Aquinas. Seniors Dylan Gowin, Joey Gray, Jett Bendure and juniors Jarrett Bendure and Conner Ward received first place in their weight class. BVSW finished first overall. Head coach Travis Ke...

Skills USA hosts first meeting

Skills USA hosts first meeting

Michael Sandri, Mill Valley News reporter

October 8, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Skills USA hosted its first official club meeting on Friday, Oct. 7. Throughout the past couple months, potential members and sponsors had been putting energy into gaining the official school club title, which, according to engineering teacher Helga Brown, is no longer a concern. "The state an...

Wrestling team places 3rd at state tournament

Wrestling team places 3rd at state tournament

Lauren Ocker, JAG Reporter

February 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

  The wrestling team earned third place at the state tournament at Hartman Arena in Wichita on Friday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 27. The team had several individual placings: junior Dylan Gowin placed 3rd, senior Peyton Bendure placed 3rd, sophomore Conner Ward placed 2nd, senior Seth Burnett...

Wrestling places fourth in Park Hills dual

Wrestling places fourth in Park Hills dual

Elizabeth Fleming, Mill Valley News assistant editor

December 7, 2015


Filed under A CREATIVE KIND OF CORNER, SPORTS, Winter, WRESTLING

  The wrestling team came in 4th place in its first meet of the season in the Park Hills duals at Park Hill High School on Saturday, Dec. 5. The team competed against eight teams from Missouri and Iowa and finished in the upper half, but according to senior Peyton Bendure, the team has usua...

Wrestling places third at state competition

Wrestling places third at state competition

Laken Wagner, JAG Reporter

March 3, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The wrestling team traveled to the Hartman Arena in Park City, Kan. for the 5A state competition on Friday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, Feb. 28, bringing home third place overall, the highest team placing in school history. The team finished behind Goddard High School and St. James Academy. Sophomore Jett Be...

Wrestling team wins second-straight regional title

Wrestling team wins second-straight regional title

Margo Wieschhaus and Nick Booth, JAG editor-in-chief, JagWire news editor

February 23, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

On Saturday, Feb. 21, the wrestling team won its second-straight regional championship, besting seven other teams, including second-place defending state champion St. James Academy. According to sophomore Jett Bedure, the team went into Saturday’s competition set on beating St. James. They did so...

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