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Fellowship for Christian Athletes brings students together through shared faith

Fellowship for Christian Athletes brings students together through shared faith

Anna Owsley and Ben Wieland

November 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

The Fellowship for Christian Athletes, or FCA, was founded by sponsor Matt Best this year for student-athletes to participate in student-led prayer groups. Friday meetings held biweekly at 7:15 a.m. feature an ice breaker and a group prayer. According to junior Morgan Koca, the club brings student-a...

Boys swim finishes third at Blue Valley West Invitational

Boys swim finishes third at Blue Valley West Invitational

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys swim team placed third at the Jaguar Invitational meet on Thursday, Jan. 25. Sophomore Colby Beggs finished 0.3 seconds away from qualifying for state in the 200 meter Individual Medley (IM) and several swimmers placed second in individual events. Sophomore Avery Lawson’s preparation...

Boys swim places second at meet hosted by Olathe South

Boys swim places second at meet hosted by Olathe South

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

The boys swim team took second at a meet hosted at Chisholm Trail Middle School on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The host school of the meet, Olathe South, placed first and SM Northwest came in third behind the Jaguars. Given the second place finish, head swim coach Dan Dervin is satisfied with the ou...

Boys swim places first overall at Turner invitational

Boys swim places first overall at Turner invitational

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

Jaguars finished in first with junior Chris Sprenger qualifying for state in both the 100-yard fly and 100-yard backstroke. The boys varsity swim team traveled to Turner High School on Monday, Jan. 8 to compete against seven other EKL teams. Although the meet was successful, Sprenger believes ...

Boys swim places fourth in first meet of the season

Boys swim places fourth in first meet of the season

Ally Nguyen, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

December 3, 2017


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

Boys swim kicked off its season at an all-relay meet at Lansing High School on Saturday, Dec. 2. They competed against nine other schools and placed fourth overall. Due to the all-relay meet solely consisting of team races, second-year swimmer sophomore Avery Lawson believes this was a great fir...

Boys swim loses dual to Blue Valley Southwest

Boys swim loses dual to Blue Valley Southwest

Allison Winker, JAG people editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The pool was much less crowded than usual as the boys swim team competed in a dual against Blue Valley Southwest on Tuesday, Jan. 24. The team lost the dual but had three first-place finishes. Since the meet was a dual instead of a competition against multiple schools like usual, assistant coa...

Boys swim team competes against Blue Valley Southwest

Boys swim team competes against Blue Valley Southwest

Maggie Bogart, JAG Reporter

January 28, 2016


Filed under BOYS SWIM, Winter

The boys swim team lost to Blue Valley Southwest in a dual on Tuesday, Jan 26. Though the team lost, senior Logan Schmidt received a state consideration time of 1:14.03 for the 100-yard breaststroke.. “[The time] sort of came out of nowhere,” Schmidt said. “I dropped 2 ½ seconds in an ev...

Junior Travis Collins swims while dealing with muscular dystrophy

Junior Travis Collins swims while dealing with muscular dystrophy

Kat Anglemyer, JAG editor-in-chief

October 17, 2015


Filed under Breaking Barriers, Special coverage

Taking off in the Blue Valley Southwest pool during the invitational swim meet, junior Travis Collins tried not to focus on his legs. This was only the second time he had swam the 500-meter freestyle in a meet, and he wanted to prove that he could do it. Collins was born 12 weeks premature and had min...

Humans of Mill Valley

Humans of Mill Valley

Tori Aerni, Justin Curto, Sam Lopez, Sarah Myers, Katherine White, JagWire editor-in-chief, JagWire managing editor, JagWire sports editor, JagWire features and A&E editor, JagWire editor-in-chief

December 11, 2014


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

In the popular blog and book “Humans of New York,” photographer Brandon Stanton makes it his mission to find the stories of strangers in New York City. He takes pictures of each person he talks to, and adds an interesting conversation he had with them or a unique quote they said as the caption. On...

Prom Committee prepares for the dance

Prom Committee prepares for the dance

Lauren Mansfield, JAG reporter

April 8, 2014


Filed under NEWS

  In preparation for the 2014 prom, the prom committee met after school on Monday, April 7 to continue their plans and construction of decorations to make the dance as great as possible. Since prom is at a new venue this year, The Madrid Theatre, the committee had to experiment with different i...

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