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Jaguars lose to St. Thomas Aquinas in the sectional championship game

Jaguars lose to St. Thomas Aquinas in the sectional championship game

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

November 10, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars lost to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints 30-7 on Friday, Nov. 9 in the sectional championship game. The loss ended the Jaguars’ season with a final record of 7-4. Senior running back Cameron Young believes the season was a success, as the team was able to get better each week. ...

Jaguars win in final regular season game

Jaguars win in final regular season game

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 21, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

The Jaguars defeated the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves 56-7 in their final regular season game on Friday, Oct. 19. Before the game, football seniors were recognized. Head coach Joel Applebee is proud of the seniors and what they mean to the team. “I love them. They work really hard,” A...

Girls golf team wins school’s first 6A state title

Girls golf team wins school’s first 6A state title

Grace McLeod and Katya Gillig

October 17, 2018


Filed under FALL, GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS, Top stories

The girls golf team placed first in the state competition with a score of 323 strokes on Tuesday, Oct. 16. This win marks the first 6A state title and the first female team to win a state title for the school. Senior Sarah Lawson placed second with a score of 3-over 73 and freshman Libby Green pla...

Girls golf team places first at regionals

Girls golf team places first at regionals

Molly Smith, Senior ads editor

October 13, 2018


Filed under GIRLS GOLF, Top stories

With a score of 350, the girls golf team placed first at the Gardner Edgerton regionals tournament. After the tournament was postponed three days due to rain, the tournament took place on Thursday, Oct. 11th at the Olathe-Prairie Highlands Golf Course. The girls competed against 6 other teams, cl...

Girls golf finishes fifth at Lawrence High invitational

Girls golf finishes fifth at Lawrence High invitational

Molly Smith, JAG senior ads editor

September 30, 2018


Filed under GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS

Girls golf tied for 4th place with Washburn Rural High School, losing the tie breaker and claiming 5th place at the Lawrence High invitational on Wednesday, September 26. Senior Sarah Lawson shot a 75, placing 4th overall, while freshman Libby Green shot an 80, placing 9th. All EKL teams, all...

Jaguars defeat St. James in Homecoming game

Jaguars defeat St. James in Homecoming game

Taylir Charest, JAG people editor

September 9, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, Homecoming 2018, Special coverage, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars won their Homecoming game scoring two touchdowns in the fourth quarter for a come-from-behind win against the St. James Thunder on Friday, Sept. 8. The Jags kicked off to St. James to begin the game. After both teams punted on their first two possessions, senior linebacker Chase Shry...

Jaguars win in season opener

Jaguars win in season opener

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

September 1, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars won in the season opener 35-24 against Blue Valley West on Friday, Aug. 31. On the first play of the game, senior defensive lineman Christian Roth recovered a BVW fumble for a touchdown. After a successful extra point attempt by senior kicker Jack Matchette, MV had a quick 7-0 lead...

Boys golf places seventh in invitational at Sycamore Ridge

Boys golf places seventh in invitational at Sycamore Ridge

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under BOYS GOLF, SPORTS, SPRING

The boys golf team headed out to Sycamore Ridge Golf Club for their tournament on Wednesday, May 2, finishing seventh overall with a total score of 310. The undesirable weather dampened the grass, but junior Blake Aerni, who scored a total of 77, believed that the conditions did not affect his p...

Girls swim places first at Turner meet

Girls swim places first at Turner meet

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under GIRLS SWIM, SPORTS, SPRING

The girls swim team competed against 11 other schools at Turner High School on Wednesday, April 26. The girls won the meet by 226 points, with the Bishop Miege Stags coming in second with 334 points. This was also senior night for the girls swim team, so the underclassmen and coaches honored...

Swim teams suffer from ventilation issues at practice pool

Swim teams suffer from ventilation issues at practice pool

Nora Lucas and Lexi Flipse

April 21, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, SPRING

Both the boys and girls swim teams have consistently had problems with ventilation at their practice location, Indian Trails Middle School. These problems cause athletes to have trouble breathing, making practice more difficult and decreasing performance. After contact between coaches, athletic dire...

Boys golf team takes third at Prairie Highlands Invitational

Boys golf team takes third at Prairie Highlands Invitational

Annika Lehan, JAG organizations editor

April 15, 2018


Filed under BOYS GOLF, SPORTS, SPRING

With a score of 327, the boys golf team received third overall in the Prairie Highlands Invitational on Wednesday, April 11. Junior Blake Aerni, who accumulated a total of 85, believed that problems with the course along with the wind added an extra challenge to the tournament. “It’s kind of ...

Girls golf team places third at regionals

Girls golf team places third at regionals

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under FALL, GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS, Top stories

On Tuesday, Oct. 10, the girls golf team played in the regional tournament at Lady Sykes golf course in Overland Park. Senior Bella Hadden received a score of 38, getting first overall, and junior Sarah Lawson placed fourth with a final score of 41. As teams were nearing the end of the ninth hole, ...

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