Mill Valley News

College signing ceremony features 34 student athletes

College signing ceremony features 34 student athletes

Sam Hanson and John Lehan

May 3, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The college signing ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 1, featuring 34 student athletes who signed letters of intent to play various sports at the college of their choosing.    For senior golfer Sarah Lawson, the decision to play for Wichita State University came after meeting with the coa...

Baseball defeats Blue Valley Northwest 2-1

Baseball defeats Blue Valley Northwest 2-1

Sammie Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

April 4, 2019


Filed under BASEBALL, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The baseball team won 2-1 against Blue Valley Northwest on Tuesday, April 2. The Jaguars started off with senior Alex Kremer scoring from a RBI from senior Ethan Keopke in the bottom of the third inning. According to Keopke, the team felt confident going into the game. “I think we played a...

Senior Nolan Sprague speaks at Fellowship of Christian Athletes meeting

Senior Nolan Sprague speaks at Fellowship of Christian Athletes meeting

Ben Wieland, JagWire opinions editor

March 25, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Nolan Sprague, Special coverage, Top stories

Senior Nolan Sprague spoke at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes meeting before school on Friday, March 22. Sprague and his best friend senior Quinton Hall addressed the gathering of about thirty students and answered questions about the aftermath of Sprague’s accident. “[Life has] been different,” Sprague sa...

Students attend an improved Career Fair

Students attend an improved Career Fair

Sammie Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students from four high schools, Mill Valley, De Soto, Basehor-Linwood and Eudora, gathered on Tuesday, Feb. 19 to attend the second Career Fair held by USD 232. At the Career Fair, students had the opportunity to experience in-person networking with 67 businesses and attend an interview tips session. Counselor Chri...

Bowling teams win EKL title

Bowling teams win EKL title

February 14, 2019


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

The girls and boys varsity bowling teams both won league titles at the Eastern Kansas League tournament on Monday, Feb. 11. The boys scored 2061 points, while the girls scored 1807 points. Sophomore Peyton Wagoner believes the varsity girls bowling team has gained confidence and skill throu...

Boys bowling takes third in meet

Boys bowling takes third in meet

Tatum Elliott, News Editor

January 19, 2019


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS

The boys bowling team took third place in its meet against DHS, SJA, Piper and Washington at Park Lanes on Thursday, Jan. 17. Placing behind Piper and DHS, the team collectively scored 2106, with one individual placing in the top five. Coach Amy McClure felt that the team’s overall performance was...

Senior Nolan Sprague recovering from diving accident, met with support from the community

Senior Nolan Sprague recovering from diving accident, met with support from the community

Ally Nguyen and Jakob Twigg

October 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Nolan Sprague, Special coverage, Top stories

HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED After senior Nolan Sprague suffered an injury to his C5 and C6 vertebrae near the top of his spinal cord in a diving accident on the night of Thursday, Aug. 9, he was paralyzed from the neck down. The accident has changed the lives of the Sprague family forever and now the road to recovery begins. ...

Girls tennis places sixth at EKL tournament

Girls tennis places sixth at EKL tournament

Annika Lehan, JAG editor-in-chief

October 2, 2018


Filed under FALL, GIRLS TENNIS, SPORTS

Waking up early and facing the chill of the early morning weather, the girls tennis team headed out to the College Boulevard Activity Center on Wednesday, Sept. 26 where they competed against 8 other schools in the EKL tournament. Mill Valley placed sixth overall, with sophomore Sophie Lecuru placin...

Football loses to St. Thomas Aquinas

Football loses to St. Thomas Aquinas

Ally Nguyen, JagWire editor-in-chief

September 22, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars lost to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints 24-13 on Friday, Sept. 21. With this loss, their record falls to 2-2. Going into the game, the coaches worked with players to put together a defensive plan to counter the Saints’ style, according to senior defensive back Eli Midyett. “They ru...

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