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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...

Softball splits against Blue Valley North Mustangs

Softball splits against Blue Valley North Mustangs

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor

May 14, 2017


Filed under SOFTBALL, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

  In its last matchup of the regular season, the softball team split in a doubleheader against the Blue Valley North Mustangs on Wednesday, May 10. After a slow beginning with few runs in the first game, the Jags were able to gain some momentum in the last couple innings, which coach...

Track and field places second at BVW freshman invitational

Track and field places second at BVW freshman invitational

Christopher Sprenger, JAG photographer and reporter

March 25, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories, TRACK

The freshman track and field team competed at Blue Valley West on Thursday, March 23 to participate in its first ever freshman-only meet. The team placed second overall at the meet with six top placers in individual events. The reason behind competing at a freshman only meet, according to Freshman...

Softball defeated by Piper

Softball defeated by Piper

Allison Winker, JAG reporter

April 21, 2016


Filed under SOFTBALL, SPORTS, SPRING

The girls softball team lost both games in their double header against Piper on Tuesday, April 19. Although they lost the games, senior Brittany Ouellette is proud of the way her teammates stayed positive while fighting to the end. “I feel like we did a really good job of keeping each othe...

Softball splits double header against Basehor-Linwood

Softball splits double header against Basehor-Linwood

Alison Booth, Mill Valley News social media editor

April 10, 2016


Filed under SOFTBALL, SPORTS, SPRING

The softball team split a double header against Basehor-Linwood on Thursday, April 7, losing the first game 2-0 and winning the second 8-6. Initially, the team struggled in the first game to carry out plays while players were on bat, according to junior Kristen Kelly. “A few innings, we ha...

The Music Man: For once, the Grammys got it mostly right

The Music Man: For once, the Grammys got it mostly right

Justin Curto, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

December 8, 2015


Filed under BLOGS

So, I may or may not have made a promise in a previous blog that I would review “A Head Full of Dreams,” Coldplay’s seventh and potentially last album, after it came out Friday, Dec. 4. However, to my dismay, the album won’t stream on free services like Spotify for a while. I prefer physical copie...

“We Love Disney” is better than it sounds

“We Love Disney” is better than it sounds

Tricia Drumm, JagWire reporter

November 11, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Reviews

When I first heard of the album “We Love Disney,” I did not have very high standards. It registered the same way as the new Poltergeist movie did: a boring remake and another way to get money. https://open.spotify.com/album/3VZhtobnayfWeRS5Nm2uSu Originally, I was only interested in it because Fall Out Boy was covering a song. After l...

The Music Man: My dream (and nightmare) Grammy nominations

The Music Man: My dream (and nightmare) Grammy nominations

Justin Curto, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 19, 2015


Filed under BLOGS

If you’ve read my blog for the past two years, you know I’m a sucker for awards shows. Alas, it’s getting closer every day to awards show season, where a somewhat mysterious “academy” of people tell us which movies, TV shows, stage productions and, of course, songs, were the best of the yea...

Take Trump seriously if you don’t want him to win

Take Trump seriously if you don’t want him to win

Nick Booth, JagWire copy editor

September 21, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

When I first saw Donald Trump’s announcement of his candidacy for president, I thought I was watching a skit on “Saturday Night Live.” From his strange entrance on an escalator to the Neil Young music he played in the background, the entire thing seemed like it belonged on a spoof. Trump’s buf...

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