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Volleyball loses in sub-state tournament

Volleyball loses in sub-state tournament

Sam Hanson, JagWire reporter/photographer

October 24, 2018


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, VOLLEYBALL

The volleyball team placed second out of the four teams in their pool at Olathe Northwest on Saturday, Oct. 20. The team lost to the defending 6A state champions and this means the team did not qualify for state. Based on their season ranking, the result did not come as much of a surprise to...

Volleyball places fourth at the Spikefest tournament

Volleyball places fourth at the Spikefest tournament

Sam Hanson, JagWire reporter/photographer

October 7, 2018


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, Top stories, VOLLEYBALL

The volleyball team placed fourth after a tumultuous day at the “Spikefest” tournament, hosted by De Soto, on Saturday, Oct 6. During the tournament, the team saw growth from their last appearance, according to sophomore Molly Carr. “We have improved a lot,” Carr said. “We definite...

Volleyball loses to Blue Valley and St. James

Volleyball loses to Blue Valley and St. James

Gwyneth Hayes, JAG reporter/photographer

September 26, 2018


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, VOLLEYBALL

Volleyball was defeated by Blue Valley and St. James on Tuesday, Sept. 25. The team lost to Blue Valley 20-25 in the first set and 21-25 in the second set. Later that night, the jaguars fell to St. James as well, losing both sets 10-25. Freshman Amara Traiger felt that the team was not confiden...

Students travel to gain sports experience

Students travel to gain sports experience

Ben Wieland and Steven Curto

September 22, 2018


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, SPRING, TRACK, VOLLEYBALL

Ben Trauernicht Senior Ben Trauernicht traveled to Australia to compete in the nine-day track and field Down Under Sports International Games this summer between Saturday, July 7 and Monday, July 16. The high-level competition, which has featured Olympic athletes in the past, was a success both competi...

Volleyball defeats Blue Valley West in a two-set match

Volleyball defeats Blue Valley West in a two-set match

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, VOLLEYBALL

The volleyball team swept the Blue Valley West Jaguars on Tuesday, Sept. 11. After previously losing to BVW earlier in the season, the team won the first set with a score of 25-19 and the second set with a score of 25-17. The jaguars fell to Blue Valley Southwest later that night, losing 23-25 in t...

Volleyball falls to St. James in substate semifinals

Volleyball falls to St. James in substate semifinals

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, Top stories, VOLLEYBALL

At the substate tournament at Pittsburg High School on Saturday, Oct. 21, the volleyball team started off with a win against the Pittsburg Purple Dragons, only to fall to the St. James Thunder in the semifinals. The Jags won both sets against the Purple Dragons, the first match 25-14 and the ...

Volleyball triumphs in three-set match against Blue Valley North

Volleyball triumphs in three-set match against Blue Valley North

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 4, 2017


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, VOLLEYBALL

Volleyball won against the previously number-one-ranked 6A Blue Valley North Mustangs in a three-set match on Tuesday, Oct. 3. Scores for each set were 22-25, 25-20 and 29-27. Though the Lady Jags had lost to the Mustangs in a tournament last Saturday, Sept. 30, junior middle hitter Molly Cos...

Volleyball falls to Aquinas at home

Volleyball falls to Aquinas at home

Sydney Parker, JAG sports editor

September 27, 2016


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, VOLLEYBALL

Volleyball lost to St.Thomas Aquinas in two sets during their home duel on Tuesday, Sept. 20. As the team anticipated this match-up, sophomore defensive specialist Sydney Pullen, along with the rest of the team, practiced to be able to perform their best. “We worked on the things we nee...

NAHS continues lower C-wing mural

NAHS continues lower C-wing mural

Michaela Jackson, Mill Valley News social media editor

October 2, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Following the start of the new school year, NAHS members met on Thursday, Oct. 1, to continue working on their mural on the lower C-wing. The mural was laid out by club members last year. It will be a midnight blue line with the name of subjects painted outside each classroom. At the start of th...

Shortened-day seniors impact school

Shortened-day seniors impact school

Justin Curto, JagWire managing editor

February 5, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

In communication arts teacher Justin Bogart’s Blue II AP Literature and Composition class, giving students individual attention used to not be a problem — he had 23 students first semester. When second semester began and many seniors switched to having shortened-day schedules, the class gained fiv...

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