Mill Valley News

Students fall to faculty in Mayhem Week basketball game

Students fall to faculty in Mayhem Week basketball game

Michael Sandri, Mill Valley News reporter and photographer

May 10, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

On Tuesday, May 9, a team of Mill Valley seniors took on teachers in the annual student versus staff basketball game. In the end, the teachers were victorious 40-37. Senior Spencer Butterfield was one of the players on the student team. He describes the game as competitive, but said that no one g...

Boys tennis defeated in tournament at home

Boys tennis defeated in tournament at home

Erin Miller, Mill Valley News reporter

May 7, 2017


Filed under BOYS TENNIS, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The boys tennis team placed second in the home tournament against St. James, Atchison, Ottawa, De Soto and Lansing. Senior Adam Grube thought that their time commitment to practice helped them in the tournament. “I feel like we played well as a team,” Grube said. “We had been working h...

Seniors recognized in annual athletic signing ceremony

Seniors recognized in annual athletic signing ceremony

Allison Winker, JAG people editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The gym filled with students, community members and multicolored balloons as thirty students signed to various schools to continue their athletic careers in college on Tuesday, May 2. These seniors were recognized at the school’s annual athletic signing ceremony by the administration for their ...

Senior class goes to the zoo after winning class cup

Senior class goes to the zoo after winning class cup

Marah Shulda, JagWire reporter and photographer

April 30, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The senior class won a trip to the Kansas City Zoo on Thursday, April 27 because they won the overall class cup competition for the 2016-2017 school year. One of the chaperones, math teacher Jessica DeWild, is glad the senior class won the competition since they are nearing their graduation dat...

Kick Butts Volleyball tournament promotes tobacco-free lifestyle

Kick Butts Volleyball tournament promotes tobacco-free lifestyle

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor

March 23, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The annual Kick Butts volleyball tournament took place in the auxiliary gym on Wednesday, March 22. Students paid $1 to participate on a team and raised around $100, with all funds going to support Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society. The event is hosted every year following Kick ...

Boys bowling team grows closer through the sport

Boys bowling team grows closer through the sport

Braden Shaw, JagWire editor-in-chief

February 9, 2017


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

Sports are usually built on team chemistry, with each member knowing each other’s strengths and weaknesses. The boys bowling team is no exception, according to senior Spencer Butterfield, who joined the bowling team as a freshman as a joke but later took the team more seriously once he got to know h...

Boys soccer defeats Blue Valley in last game of season

Boys soccer defeats Blue Valley in last game of season

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor

October 20, 2016


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS

  In the last game of the season, the boys soccer team brought home a victory over Blue Valley High School on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Blue Valley West. In the first half of the game, the team played with high intensity, putting the pressure on the Blue Valley Tigers. This match proved t...

Boys soccer loses to Blue Valley North on senior night

Boys soccer loses to Blue Valley North on senior night

Lauren Ocker, JAG Reporter

October 14, 2016


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

  The boys soccer team fell 3-2 at senior night against Blue Valley North on Thursday Oct. 13. According to senior Adam Grube, the team had high expectations of the opponent and had to mentally prepare themselves for the tough competition. “We knew they were going to be a big, fast, strong t...

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