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Five major pieces of advice can be gained from my experiences over the last four years

Five major pieces of advice can be gained from my experiences over the last four years

Lisa Joerling, briefs editor

May 15, 2012


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

The four years I have spent here have been a mix of good and bad times but I have certainly learned a few things and have narrowed it down to the five most important things that helped me. First, I’ll be the first to tell you some days here are long and never ending but in reality Mill Valley High Sc...

Softball competes at regionals

Lisa Joerling, briefs editor

May 14, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

With an 18-2 record to end the softball’s team’s regular season and winning the title of KVL league champions, the players have nothing but positive things to say about how well they played. Senior left outfielder Kelli Rutherford is thrilled with the record. "18-2 is awesome. It’s really exciting w...

Girls softball team extends record to 15-1

Girls softball team extends record to 15-1

Lisa Joerling, briefs editor

May 2, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

With a record of 15-1, the softball team prepares to travel to Emporia this weekend for the Emporia Classic Tournament. "I think this tournament will definitely show our strengths and weaknesses as a team," head coach Sarah Haub said. "It will certainly help us get ready for regionals. Senior left o...

Softball team prepares for first game

Lisa Joerling, briefs editor

April 2, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

With the first softball game tonight the team is busy practicing for their first game. Head coach Sarah Haub is optimistic about the new team. "I’m most excited about seeing this particular group coming together as a team," Haub said. Senior outfielder Kelli Rutherford agrees the team looks st...

Senior pitcher unable to play her last season

Lisa Joerling, briefs editor

April 2, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

Senior pitcher Lindsay Mason knows a thing or two about softball after playing for 13 years. "I’ve been playing since I was five, or six, I’ve also done club teams but quit this year," Mason said. Mason is excited for this upcoming season, but she won’t see much of it. After tearing a muscle ...

Girls basketball team ends season 18-4, after setting three school records

Girls basketball team ends season 18-4, after setting three school records

Lisa Joerling, briefs editor

March 7, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The girls basketball team finished the season 18-4 and set three school records this season. They were the first girls basketball team in school history to have 18 wins, win the Kaw Valley League championship and win the mid-season tournament, the Lady Cat Classic in El Dorado. "After we started out 0-3, strin...

Brodcast classes teach elementary students

Brodcast classes teach elementary students

Lisa Joerling, briefs editor

February 29, 2012


Filed under NEWS

Both Broadcast and Video Productions classes will be helping the entire fifth grade class of Prairie Ridge Elementary School in the coming weeks to create newscasts. The class’ first day was Friday, Feb. 24, and they will come at least three more times. The project involves helping the students set...

Girls basketball team extends winning streak to 16-3

Lisa Joerling, briefs editor

February 24, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

 With their team record at 16-3, the girls basketball team is excited about post-season play. The team hosts Bishop Ward High School tonight at 6 p.m. It is also senior night for the two seniors on the team. "I’m excited for senior night, it’s too bad there is only two of us, but it will be a fun g...

Girls basketball team earns its revenge

Girls basketball team earns its revenge

Lisa Joerling, briefs editor

February 15, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The girls basketball team got its revenge against Bonner Springs High School on Friday, Feb. 10,giving Bonner Springs its first loss of the season. After a rough start the team ended up winning 34-33. The last time the team faced Bonner Springs was Tuesday, Dec. 13 and the Jaguars lost 37-38. "We h...

Girls basketball team wins 10 straight

Lisa Joerling, briefs editor

February 3, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

After taking a road trip to El Dorado, Kan. For the El Dorado Tournament Championship the girls basketball team has now won 10 straight games in a row.  The team traveled the two hour distance Thursday, Jan. 26 through Saturday, Jan. 28. They won all three of their games, 77-25 against Wichita West, 51-...

Adminstration makes WPA final decision

Lisa Joerling, briefs editor

February 2, 2012


Filed under NEWS

Despite two girls from both the dance team and cheer team advocating for a formal dance, WPA will be an informal mixer on Friday, Feb. 24 after the basketball game against Bishop Ward High School. The girls met with principal Tobie Waldeck and discussed reasons why they believe the dance should be fo...

Senior athlete enjoys high school teams with an excitement for future teams

Lisa Joerling, briefs editor

January 20, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

Team bonding is just one aspect of basketball that senior guard Kati Strickland loves. Having played the sport for 11 years, Strickland looks forward to games and bonding activities with the team. "I really like team dinners because it’s a chance to bond and eat food together," Strickland said. "We usu...

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