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Take in high school experiences

Take in high school experiences

Drake Brizendine, JagWire photographer

May 23, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Being a part of sports all my life, I’d always looked forward to playing in the spotlight of a high school setting. I participated in high school sports with the knowledge in mind that I wouldn’t have the chance to play in college. Although I am in my last year of  playing a sport, it still fee...

Boys tennis places third at regional tournament

Boys tennis places third at regional tournament

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

May 5, 2018


Filed under BOYS TENNIS, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The boys tennis team competed in the regional tournament at Pittsburg High School on Friday, May 4, resulting in a third place team finish. Individually, junior Eric Schanker placed fifth, the doubles team consisting of  senior Drake Brizendine and junior Jacob Hoffman placed third, and the doubles...

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-...

Engineering students attend bridge building competition as an extension to class

Engineering students attend bridge building competition as an extension to class

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Ten engineering students went to a bridge building competition at the Museum at Prairie Fire on Saturday, Feb. 3. Out of about 140 competitors all ten students made it in the top 100, with one student placing in the top twenty. The competition was a voluntary option for the students in engineering tea...

Bowling takes second at Crown Lanes meet

Bowling takes second at Crown Lanes meet

Jakob Twigg, JagWire news editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Winter, WRESTLING

The girls and boys bowling teams took second place at the meet at Crown Lanes Bowling Alley on Tuesday, Jan. 16 with a combined team score of 1,740 for the girls and 2,053 for the boys. Despite coming up short in the duel meet with close losses to Lansing, junior Jack Matchette placed first indiv...

StuCo holds first Yuda Bands sale

StuCo holds first Yuda Bands sale

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under NEWS

StuCo sponsored a fundraiser for Yuda Bands, an organization dedicated to promoting education for youth in developing countries, by holding a bracelet sale that lasted until Wednesday, Dec. 13. According to the organization’s website, Yuda Bands are sold to empower children to break through poverty by enabling a child to pursue education. StuCo raised $539 and sold 77...

Q&A with Mayor Michelle Distler

Q&A with Mayor Michelle Distler

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Special coverage

What first attracted you to public service? The love that I have for this city. I am a lifelong resident of Shawnee and I just absolutely love the city. I hate politics. I don’t think anyone in their right mind would subject themselves to this if they didn’t have a reason, and my reason is the...

Shawnee: Keep it Local

Shawnee: Keep it Local

Mill Valley News staff

December 7, 2017


Filed under SHAWNEE: KEEP IT LOCAL, Special coverage, Top stories

From the scent of pizza wafting through the kitchen of Old Shawnee Pizza to sipping hot chocolate with your friends at the Kansas City Ice Center to laughing at the bruises from playing human foosball at Kick it Foos, come explore the ins and outs of Western Shawnee. In this special project, you'll see...

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