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Girls basketball wins 56-44 against Olathe West

Girls basketball wins 56-44 against Olathe West

Hannah Chern, JagWire news editor, Mill Valley News social media editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, Winter

The girls basketball team won against Olathe West Owls on Thursday, Feb. 28 at home with a final score of 56-44. The win advances the team to the final substate game before state. https://twitter.com/millvalleynews/status/1101306426088177665 According to senior Claire Kaifes, the team went into the game with a strong mindset. “I know that we wanted to st...

Girls basketball defeats Lansing 59-48

Girls basketball defeats Lansing 59-48

Ben Wieland, Opinions Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

With 2:07 to play in the fourth quarter of the girls’ basketball team’s win, Lansing knocked down a 3-pointer to cut the lead to 49-45. Unfazed, senior center Trinity Knapp grabbed an offensive rebound and finished an and-one layup to get the school’s lead back up to seven points. The team pull...

Girls basketball team plays with unique varsity set up

Girls basketball team plays with unique varsity set up

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

A collection of six girls basketball players walk out onto the court in the seconds before the game begins. They take their respective positions eagerly, and wait for the game begin. Since the beginning of the season, these same six girls — seniors Evan Zars, Addie Hinkle and Payton Shurley, and ...

Girls basketball defeats SMNW in season opener

Girls basketball defeats SMNW in season opener

Michael Sandri, JagWire Reporter

December 2, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The girls basketball team secured a 44-39 victory over Shawnee Mission Northwest in their first game of the season on Thursday, Nov. 30. According to senior Adde Hinkle, one of the major components in the Jags victory resulted from the enthusiasm that the team walked onto the court with. “E...

Girls basketball falls to Aquinas 46-34

Girls basketball falls to Aquinas 46-34

March 4, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

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Girls basketball defeats BVSW in first round of substate

Girls basketball defeats BVSW in first round of substate

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team won its first game of regionals against Blue Valley Southwest 62-39 at home on Wednesday, March 1. In order to support her teammates, sophomore Trinity Knapp, who finished the game with four points, came into the game with a positive mindset. “We encouraged e...

Girls basketball falls to St. James at home

Girls basketball falls to St. James at home

Abby Layton, Mill Valley News social media editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS

The Lady Jags fell to St. James Thunder 53-39 at home on Friday, Feb. 3. The girls had won the previous night against Blue Valley West 53-40, and according to sophomore Claire Kaifes, this provided confidence going into the game on Friday. “I was a little worried because we didn’t get a lo...

Girls basketball defeats Lansing at home

Girls basketball defeats Lansing at home

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

January 18, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The girls basketball team defeated the Lansing Lions with a final score of 70-42 at home on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The Lady Jags trailed the Lions during the first few minutes of the game, but recovered by leading the Lions by two points at the end of the first quarter. Throughout the rest of the...

Girls basketball dominates Lawrence Free State

Girls basketball dominates Lawrence Free State

Abby Layton, JagWire social media editor

December 10, 2016


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

Girls basketball  defeated Lawrence Free State 54-42 at home on Friday, Dec. 9. According to sophomore Presley Barton, the team was confident about its ability to win the game. “We watched film and then we went over the other teams plays and went over our plays,” Barton said. “We were ...

Girls basketball falls to Shawnee Mission Northwest

Girls basketball falls to Shawnee Mission Northwest

Michael Sandri, Mill Valley News reporter

December 8, 2016


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The girls basketball team headed to Shawnee Mission Northwest for its second game of the season on December 6. The game resulted in a loss with the final score being 36-31. Towards the beginning of the game, the Jaguars struggled to gain their momentum. By the end of the first quarter they were...

Girls basketball beats Blue Valley Southwest, wins substate championship

Girls basketball beats Blue Valley Southwest, wins substate championship

Nora Lucas, Mill Valley News social media editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, NEWS, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

Girls basketball earned a trip to the state championship tournament on Saturday, March 5, after beating the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves, 65-52. Initially, the Timberwolves’ competition made for an intense start to the game, but they did not score very often in the first quarter. Wit...

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