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Boys soccer defeats Shawnee Mission South 3-2

Boys soccer defeats Shawnee Mission South 3-2

Anna Owsley, JagWire reporter/photographer

October 24, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS

  Boys soccer beat Shawnee Mission South 3-2 on Tuesday, Oct. 23, earning a spot in the regionals championship game. Eight minutes into the first period, Jake Ashford scored the first goal of the game off a pass by junior Riley Ferguson, giving the Jags a 1-0 lead. “Riley [Ferguso...

Boys soccer beats Highland Park 12-1 in first regional game

Boys soccer beats Highland Park 12-1 in first regional game

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS

  In the first postseason game of state playoffs, boys soccer mercy-ruled Highland Park Scots 12-1 on Tuesday, Oct. 24. The game began fast-paced with senior Brent Stevenson and junior Jake Ashford scoring two goals in the first five minutes. According to head coach Arlan Vomhof, t...

Boys soccer loses in game against Blue Valley West

Boys soccer loses in game against Blue Valley West

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Boys soccer lost 4-1 for the second game in a row against Blue Valley West on Thursday, Sept. 21. The suspension of many varsity players caused some of the junior varsity team to step up and play in their place. Senior Kyle Franklin felt the effect of missing some of his usual teammates because ...

Cross country places second and third at state meet

Cross country places second and third at state meet

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

October 30, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The boys and girls cross country team placed second and third at state on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Rim Rock farm. The boys placed second only behind St. Thomas Aquinas, who had five top twenty finishers. The girls team took third behind Aquinas and St. James. The boys team had two top twenty f...

Cross Country teams finish second and fifth at EKL league meet

Cross Country teams finish second and fifth at EKL league meet

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

October 14, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Cross country competed at their first EKL league meet on Thursday Oct. 13 at Blue Valley High School. The boys finished second and the girls team finished fifth. Junior Britton Nelson placed fifth was the only runner to place in the top ten for the girls. Nelson finished with the time of 19:41. J...

Cross country team achieves first and fifth at Bonner Springs

Cross country team achieves first and fifth at Bonner Springs

September 18, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS

The boys team takes first place with 45 points while the girls finish fifth with a total of 147

Second annual Drive 4 UR School event raises money for booster club

Second annual Drive 4 UR School event raises money for booster club

Allison Winker, JAG reporter

April 5, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Students, staff and community members alike participated in the school’s second annual Drive 4 UR School event, sponsored by the booster club, on Saturday, April 2. Participants had the opportunity to test drive new Ford cars. For each test drive, Ford donated $20 to the school; half went to the...

New programs allow for recognition at Board of Education meetings

New programs allow for recognition at Board of Education meetings

December 15, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Due to two initiatives focused on recognizing staff members, students and district residents, this year’s Board of Education meetings begin on a lighter note. The initiatives allow Board members, principals and directors to recognize individuals’ extraordinary efforts at the beginning of each Board ...

Cross country finishes first in annual Cat Classic meet

Cross country finishes first in annual Cat Classic meet

Jason Chen, JagWire reporter and illustrator

October 10, 2015


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS

As the cross country season winds down, the team took on the Cat Classic course at Shawnee Mission Park with both boys and girls teams placing first Thursday, Oct. 8. The boys finished first, with senior Derek Meeks placing sixth with a time of 16:47. The girls finished first as well, with s...

Prior to league change, athletes reassess current facilities

Prior to league change, athletes reassess current facilities

Nick Booth, Jason Chen, and Sarah Myers

September 21, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

As teams prepare to enter the Eastern Kansas League next fall, athletes are previewing what competition will look like in the EKL. When looking at how Mill Valley’s facilities compare to those of EKL schools, however, there are many places where the school falls short. For the swim team, challenges...

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