Mill Valley News

School to switch to Sunflower League

School to switch to Sunflower League

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

January 19, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

Mill Valley will be moving to the Sunflower League for all activities in the 2020-21 school year. The move comes three years after the school switched to the Eastern Kansas League. One of the main reasons for switching leagues was to play more 6A teams, according to athletic director Jerald VanRheen...

Eastern Kansas League experiences success after placing at and winning many state championships

Eastern Kansas League experiences success after placing at and winning many state championships

Abby Layton and Katya Gillig

December 21, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The Eastern Kansas League, consisting of 10 schools, has been largely successful in recent years. Of the 177 possible athletic state titles in the last three years in class 4A through 6A, the EKL has won 54 state championships. The next closest league is the Sunflower League, with 27 state championships...

Players and coaches discuss the pros and cons of different athletic leagues

Hanna Torline, sports editor

November 15, 2011


Filed under SPORTS

With the student population continuously growing each year, the idea of joining a new athletic league is on the minds of players, coaches and parents. "People are talking about it a lot," athletic director Matt Fedde said. "But we have not formally started anything." Junior soccer player Hugh Ebb s...

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