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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 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 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 ...

Swim team grows as new changes continue to come to program

Swim team grows as new changes continue to come to program

Braden Shaw, JagWire sports editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under BOYS SWIM, GIRLS SWIM, SPORTS, SPRING, Winter

Ever since the 2012-13 season, the swim team has progressed from a small club to a program with annual trips to the state swim meet. Simply getting the athletes used to swimming at the high school level was the main goal at the beginning, according to former Mill Valley swim coach Alissa Ruffin. “T...

Boys swim team places ninth at Blue Valley Southwest Invitational

Boys swim team places ninth at Blue Valley Southwest Invitational

Jason Chen, JagWire reporter & illustrator

January 25, 2016


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

The boys swim team took ninth at the Blue Valley Southwest Invitational Jan. 23. For many of the swimmers, the main goal of the meet was to achieve times that were similar to where they left off at the end of last season. For senior Dan Thomas, making it to state would be nice accomplishmen...

Boys swim and dive places 14th at state

Boys swim and dive places 14th at state

Katherine White, JagWire editor-in-chief

February 23, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The boys swim and dive team placed 14th in the 5A state competition at the Topeka Hummer Sports Complex on Saturday, Feb. 21. In individual events, senior Callahan Eckardt placed sixth in the 200-yard freestyle event and ninth in the 100-yard freestyle event, and sophomore Garrison Fangman placed 11...

Boys swim team places seventh at Blue Valley Southwest meet

Boys swim team places seventh at Blue Valley Southwest meet

Katherine White, JagWire editor-in-chief

January 27, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The boys swim team placed seventh out of 15 teams at the Blue Valley Southwest meet on Saturday, Jan. 24. The meet was successful because many swimmers improved their times, junior Brendan Tener said. “I thought overall [the meet] was really good because as a team we dropped a lot of times,...

Boys swim team places first at Turner Invitational

Boys swim team places first at Turner Invitational

Katherine White, JagWire editor-in-chief

January 14, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

The boys swim team placed first of seven teams at the Turner Invitational on Monday, Jan. 14. In addition to the win, there were three state qualifying times: senior Callahan Eckardt for the 200 free event, sophomore Garrison Fangman for the 100 fly event, and the 200 free relay of Eckardt, Fangman a...

Boys swim team places third at first meet

Boys swim team places third at first meet

Jessica Mitchell, JAG reporter

December 12, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

The boys swim team took third at the Blue Valley West Invitational on Tuesday Dec. 9. Sophomore Garrison Fangman, who placed in the top three in two events, said that he did not expect to start off the season with state quality times. “I think I did really good, individually,” Fangman said. ...

Seniors reflect on previous seasons

Seniors reflect on previous seasons

Claire Biles, Braden Shaw, JagWire photographer/reporter, JagWire reporter

December 9, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

Senior Mitch Perkins: Boys Basketball Two years varsity Perkins' final season on the basketball team begins this year. He looks forward to his final season and remembers his time playing for Mill Valley. “Coach Bennett’s system fits our players pretty well,” Perkins said “I just see us h...

Boys swim team wins league

Boys swim team wins league

Katherine White, JagWire news editor

February 12, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The boys swim team won its first Kaw Valley League Championship at Turner High School on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Members of the team placed first in four events, and the 400 freestyle relay team finished in second place, short of first by only 0.2 seconds. The team also recorded 57 new best times. ...

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