Mill Valley News

Quiz Bowl places sixth at De Soto meet

Quiz Bowl places sixth at De Soto meet

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

December 1, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Quiz Bowl team placed sixth out of 36 teams in its meet at De Soto High School on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The team brought two teams to the meet: a senior team, who finished the meet with a record of 9-0, and a junior team that finished with a 6-3 record. At the meet, since there was such a large nu...

Quiz Bowl secures first place in Turner tournament

Quiz Bowl secures first place in Turner tournament

Tricia Drumm, JagWire features editor

December 9, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Playing against six other teams — four in pool and two in semi-finals — varsity Quiz Bowl took the championship at the Turner tournament on Thursday, Dec. 8. In pool play, the team competed against Bonner Springs, Olathe South, Saint James Academy and Spring Hill, falling only to Olathe South a...

Quiz Bowl takes first at De Soto meet

Quiz Bowl takes first at De Soto meet

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Quiz Bowl took first place at its tournament on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at De Soto High School. A total of 30 teams participated in the tournament, and from Mill Valley, six varsity members competed: junior Landon Butler, junior Jarod Griggs, senior Tom McClain, junior Madeline Myrick, junior Sam Phipps, ...

Bowling teams take first and second place at league meet

Bowling teams take first and second place at league meet

Sam Lopez, JagWire news editor

February 9, 2016


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

The boys and girls bowling teams placed first and second, respectively, at their league meet at Ranch Bowl on Thursday, Feb. 4, as their seasons near the end. With a league title for the boys team and his record best in competition with a series score of 749, senior Cole Griggs still thinks the team c...

Bowling teams face off at Olathe Lanes East

Bowling teams face off at Olathe Lanes East

Sam Lopez, JagWire news editor

January 21, 2016


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

The boys and girls bowling teams both finished in fourth place at their meets at Olathe Lanes East on Wednesday, Jan. 20, against Olathe East, Lansing and Washburn Rural. Despite the loss, junior Marc Hinnen said the team had a good performance overall. “The team did pretty well,” Hinnen said. ...

Mudding strengthens car and owner connection, creates recreation

Mudding strengthens car and owner connection, creates recreation

Margo Wieschhaus, Courtney Bohnert, Maridee Weber, JAG editor-in-chief, JAG design editor, MVTV producer

April 27, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

Wait for rain. Drive to rugged terrain. Plow car through mud. Examine browned exterior of vehicle. Repeat. Such is the springtime after-school and weekend routine, known as “mudding,” of students who own vehicles built for off-roading -- namely, Jeeps. Existing for the sole purpose of recreation,...

Juniors bond over Jeeps

Juniors bond over Jeeps

Lizzie Kulcsar, Sarah Myers, Adri Talavera, JagWire reporter, JagWire features/A&E editor, JagWire features/A&E editor

April 14, 2015


Filed under FEATURES

Anyone who has driven by the activities center parking lot this school year has more than likely noticed the long line of Jeep Wranglers parked side by side. Though it may at first seem like this is for looks, the driver’s friendship actually began prior to parking together and has since been strengthened...

Bowling team places 12th at state competition

Bowling team places 12th at state competition

Taylor Anderson, JAG reporter

March 9, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The girls bowling team placed 12th in 5A state competition on Thursday, March 5 at Wichita-Northrock Lanes in Wichita, Kan. It was the first trip to the tournament as a team in school history. Senior Maridee Weber placed 42nd individually, the highest individual score for the team. On the boy’s sid...

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