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Scholars bowl team goes 4-3 at tournament

Scholars bowl team goes 4-3 at tournament

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

November 17, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The scholars bowl team competed at a tournament held by Saint Thomas Aquinas on Wednesday, Nov. 15. While the team did not compete in any finals rounds, the team went 4-3 and scored a total of 445 points. Overall, senior Johannes Seberger felt the team did well given the conditions they had leading ...

Marching Jaguars receive all one ratings at Central State Marching Festival

Marching Jaguars receive all one ratings at Central State Marching Festival

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Marching Jaguars received all one ratings at the Central States Marching Festival, hosted by Kansas State University, on Saturday, Oct. 6. The band was judged based on five criteria: performance, musicality, auxiliaries, repertoire and coordination. They competed against forty other schools and we...

Quiz Bowl team dynamic adjusts to accommodate member specialties

Quiz Bowl team dynamic adjusts to accommodate member specialties

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 27, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

As they prepare for the upcoming season, the dynamic of the Quiz Bowl team and member specialties has changed as members have adjusted to the loss of graduated seniors and the addition of underclassmen to the varsity team. The team competes at each meet with a team of five members, all of which t...

Twenty-three athletes sign letters of intent at signing ceremony

Twenty-three athletes sign letters of intent at signing ceremony

Braden Shaw, JagWire sports editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

Twenty-three athletes signed letters of intent to pursue collegiate athletics at a ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 3, in the main gym. For senior Emma Wetzel, signing a letter of intent to play soccer at Washburn has been in the making for a while now. “I committed with a coach named Tim Collins. He w...

Jaguars defeat Turner Bears 48-0

Jaguars defeat Turner Bears 48-0

Kat Anglemyer, JAG editor-in-chief

November 1, 2015


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

Jaguars won 48-0 over the Turner Bears in the last game of the regular season. Senior receiver Christian Jegen said the rain during the game only made it more enjoyable. “We obviously didn't look that good because of the conditions,” Jegen said. “Sliding around in the mud is fun and it's...

Football improves to 2-0 in district play, secures spot in playoffs

Football improves to 2-0 in district play, secures spot in playoffs

Tori Aerni, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 24, 2015


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

  On Friday, Oct. 23, the Jaguars secured a spot in the playoffs with a 48-14 win over the Bonner Springs Braves. Get the recap here: Pregame The game against Bonner Springs was the team’s annual senior night. The 22 senior football players were recognized, including: Defensive lineman ...

Fall sports start off strong

Fall sports start off strong

JagWire staff

September 5, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

Fall sports are in full swing with multiple games and the annual Mill Valley Night Lights having taken place in the past week. Here's a look at the upcoming season in each fall sport. Football The football team is back in action tonight at home kicking off at 7:00 p.m. against the Saint Thomas Aquinas Saints...

Quiz Bowl wins regionals, qualifying for state

Quiz Bowl wins regionals, qualifying for state

Mikaela McCabe, JAG reporter

February 1, 2013


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Though they lost round one, the Quiz Bowl team of seniors Cole Clay, Alex Reeves and CJ Hopkins, juniors Andrew Hecht and Joe Gunter and sophomore Jack Earlenbaugh took first in the 5A regionals on Thursday, Jan. 30, qualifying them for state. “We were doing awful in regular play at the start,” Ea...

Robotics team competes in final rounds at regionals

Robotics team competes in final rounds at regionals

Katie Linsey, reporter

March 28, 2012


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Robotics team placed 16 out of 43 teams at their second regional contest in St. Louis, MO Friday, March 23-Saturday, March 24. The team’s robot proved to be particularly strong at shooting and making baskets. Although the robot tipped over a few times in attempt to balance on a bridge, the team ma...

Quiz bowl experiences regional success

Josh Duden, news editor

February 3, 2012


Filed under NEWS

At the 5A regional tournament hosted at Mill Valley on Thursday, Feb. 2, the Quiz Bowl team placed second and qualified for state competition. Last year, the team failed to qualify for state, the first time in many years. But now the team is again eligible, and according to coach Mary Beth Mattingly th...

Robotics kicks off season

Katie Linsey, reporter

January 13, 2012


Filed under NEWS

The Robotics team gathered in the senior café on Saturday, Jan. 7 to find out what the game for the season will be. After much anticipation, the team watched the NASA broadcast that revealed the specifics of the game. The game is called Rebound Rumble, where the robot has to shoot as many basketba...

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