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Football loses to St. Thomas Aquinas

Football loses to St. Thomas Aquinas

Ally Nguyen, JagWire editor-in-chief

September 22, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars lost to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints 24-13 on Friday, Sept. 21. With this loss, their record falls to 2-2. Going into the game, the coaches worked with players to put together a defensive plan to counter the Saints’ style, according to senior defensive back Eli Midyett. “They ru...

Girls basketball defeats BVSW in first round of substate

Girls basketball defeats BVSW in first round of substate

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team won its first game of regionals against Blue Valley Southwest 62-39 at home on Wednesday, March 1. In order to support her teammates, sophomore Trinity Knapp, who finished the game with four points, came into the game with a positive mindset. “We encouraged e...

Girls basketball falls to Blue Valley

Girls basketball falls to Blue Valley

Abby Layton, Mill Valley News social media editor

February 26, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Girls basketball lost to Blue Valley 52-43 after a close game on Friday, Feb. 24. Mill Valley gained the lead early in the first quarter, but the game quickly proved to be close one, with both teams trading the lead back and forth. According to assistant coach Andy Preston, this was somet...

Girls basketball defeated by St. Thomas Aquinas

Girls basketball defeated by St. Thomas Aquinas

February 11, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

With a final score of 36-54, the Lady Jags fall to the Saints on Friday, Feb. 10

Winter Homecoming pep assembly signifies end of spirit week

Winter Homecoming pep assembly signifies end of spirit week

Tricia Drumm, JagWire features editor

February 4, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The main gym was crowded with navy blue and white on Friday, Feb. 3 for the pep assembly concluding the Winter Homecoming spirit week. The assembly packed in a wide variety of student involvement, including brief Winter Homecoming candidate lip-sync competitions, class dance battles, the routine ...

Girls basketball picks up win against Shawnee Mission South

Girls basketball picks up win against Shawnee Mission South

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The Lady Jags defeated the Shawnee Mission South Raiders with a final score of 75-47 on Monday, Jan. 23. Since they knew what the competition would be like ahead of time, sophomore Presley Barton, who scored 13 points, and her teammates wanted to use the game as a way to improve the team as a whole...

Girls basketball defeats Lansing at home

Girls basketball defeats Lansing at home

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

January 18, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The girls basketball team defeated the Lansing Lions with a final score of 70-42 at home on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The Lady Jags trailed the Lions during the first few minutes of the game, but recovered by leading the Lions by two points at the end of the first quarter. Throughout the rest of the...

Girls basketball dominates Lawrence Free State

Girls basketball dominates Lawrence Free State

Abby Layton, JagWire social media editor

December 10, 2016


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

Girls basketball  defeated Lawrence Free State 54-42 at home on Friday, Dec. 9. According to sophomore Presley Barton, the team was confident about its ability to win the game. “We watched film and then we went over the other teams plays and went over our plays,” Barton said. “We were ...

Girls basketball falls to Shawnee Mission Northwest

Girls basketball falls to Shawnee Mission Northwest

Michael Sandri, Mill Valley News reporter

December 8, 2016


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The girls basketball team headed to Shawnee Mission Northwest for its second game of the season on December 6. The game resulted in a loss with the final score being 36-31. Towards the beginning of the game, the Jaguars struggled to gain their momentum. By the end of the first quarter they were...

Girls basketball wins first game of the season

Girls basketball wins first game of the season

Lauren Ocker, Mill Valley News reporter

December 3, 2016


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team defeated BVNW in the first game of their season with a final score of 44-39 on Thursday, Dec. 1. According to junior Evan Zars, the team performed well for such an early game in a different league. “The game was really exciting and fun,” Zars said “I am really glad...

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