Mill Valley News

Journalism wins seventh state title in 5A state contest

Journalism wins seventh state title in 5A state contest

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

May 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Spotlight, Top stories

The journalism state team took first in the 5A Sweepstakes at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association state contest on Saturday, May 5, winning its seventh state title in 15 years. Competing against nine other 5A Kansas high schools, Mill Valley took first by three points, defeating 2017 state champion ...

Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A roar of cheers erupts in the main gym as cancer survivors start their lap in the survivor walk, beginning the students’ active night that is Relay for Life. On Friday, March 23, students joined forces to raise money for the American Cancer Society. By the end of the journey, Jaguar Nation raised $81,248, topping the past two years. Open to the public between 6 to 10 p.m., people in the community participated in on-site fundraisers to enjoy good foo...

Girls basketball falls to Maize 37-44 in state quarterfinals

Girls basketball falls to Maize 37-44 in state quarterfinals

Lauren Ocker, JAG Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The girls basketball team fell to Maize 37-44 in their state quarterfinals game on Thursday, March 8 at the Expocentre in Topeka. The girls scored the first points of the game with a two pointer from senior Evan Zars. The first half went back and forth between the Jaguars and the Eagles for the le...

Victory over BVSouthwest guarantees girls basketball a spot in state tournament

Victory over BVSouthwest guarantees girls basketball a spot in state tournament

Lauren Ocker, JAG editor-in-chief

March 4, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team defeated BVSW 51-38 at home to win the sub-state championship on Saturday, March 3. For senior Adde Hinkle, winning the game meant a feeling of relief and an opportunity to finally play at a higher level. “I was so relieved,” Hinkle said. “It’s amazing to kn...

Girls basketball beats Turner in first sub-state game

Girls basketball beats Turner in first sub-state game

Lauren Ocker, JAG Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team reigned victorious over Turner with a final score of 57-39 in their first sub-state game on Wednesday, Feb. 28. For junior Claire Kaifes, the team struggled to keep up with the other team's pace during the first half, but eventually came out on top after halftime. “We starte...

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