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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 triumphs over Blue Valley Northwest in 2-1 victory

Boys soccer triumphs over Blue Valley Northwest in 2-1 victory

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

  Boys soccer defeated Blue Valley Northwest with a 2-1 score on Tuesday, Sept. 25. With 11 minutes left in the first half, sophomore Quinten Blair scored the first goal of the game. At the end of the first half the Jaguars were winning 1-0. Being up in the first half gave senior Jake A...

Boys soccer team beats St. Thomas Aquinas

Boys soccer team beats St. Thomas Aquinas

Anna Owsley, JagWire reporter/photographer

September 13, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The boys soccer team won against St. Thomas Aquinas with a score of 2-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 11. The slow first half of the game reflected the Jaguars’ poor performance against Aquinas in both season games last year that resulted in losses.  Head coach Arlan Vomhof believed that the Jaguars n...

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...

Girls soccer defeats Leavenworth

Girls soccer defeats Leavenworth

Katya Gillig, JagWire news editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under GIRLS SOCCER, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The girls soccer team beat Lancing 9-1 on Tuesday, May 16 in the first game of the regional tournament. Senior midfielder Haley Freeman scored two goals in 13th and 18th minutes. According to junior defender Cori Carver, the game allowed the team to get back into rhythm. “It gave us oppor...

Take a risk outside of your comfort zone

Take a risk outside of your comfort zone

Madison Ferguson, JagWire editor-in-chief

May 17, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Since I joined staff three years ago, I have struggled with getting myself into situations I find to be dangerous, which happens to be similar as a car ride I experienced with editor-in-chief Braden Shaw after a boys soccer game. It’s hard to believe this now, but I honestly did not want to go out...

Eastern Kansas League challenges and improves athletes across all sports

Eastern Kansas League challenges and improves athletes across all sports

Braden Shaw, JagWire editor-in-chief

April 15, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The first year of Mill Valley athletics competing in the Eastern Kansas League provided both new challenges and a change of pace from the previous years in the Kaw Valley League. The athletic year thus far has been highlighted by another football state championship, first place league finishes fo...

Track and field places second at BVW freshman invitational

Track and field places second at BVW freshman invitational

Christopher Sprenger, JAG photographer and reporter

March 25, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories, TRACK

The freshman track and field team competed at Blue Valley West on Thursday, March 23 to participate in its first ever freshman-only meet. The team placed second overall at the meet with six top placers in individual events. The reason behind competing at a freshman only meet, according to Freshman...

Drafting students create Rube Goldberg machines

Drafting students create Rube Goldberg machines

Michael Sandri, JagWire reporter

March 4, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Over these past few days, students in the drafting and CAD class have started to construct Rube Goldberg machines. A Rube Goldberg machine is a contraption that is designed to perform a simple task in a more complicated way. This assignment takes only a few days and is part of the problem solving...

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