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Wrestling team competes at state tournament and places fourth

Wrestling team competes at state tournament and places fourth

February 26, 2018


Filed under Winter, WRESTLING

    Along with placing fourth at state there were also a number of wrestlers who placed in their respective weight class: senior Conner Ward won a state championship and placed first in the 145 pound weight class; senior Jarrett Bendure placed second in the 152 pound weight class; seni...

Jaguar wrestlers tie for second at EKL tournament

Jaguar wrestlers tie for second at EKL tournament

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

February 3, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Winter, WRESTLING

  The Jaguar wrestlers competed in the EKL tournament on Saturday, Feb. 3, tying for second. All in their respective weight classes, seniors Conner Ward, Bryson Markovich, Jarrett Bendure and sophomore Zach Keal placed first, while sophomore Austin Keal and senior Hayden Keopke placed second...

Wrestling falls in dual to Blue Valley Southwest

Wrestling falls in dual to Blue Valley Southwest

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

January 21, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Winter, WRESTLING

The varsity wrestling team took a loss in a dual against Blue Valley Southwest on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The score was 33-29. Although the meet was unsuccessful, head coach Travis Keal felt positively about the team’s performance over the season thus far. “Our kids wrestled hard and there ...

Youth wrestling programs promote growth prior to high school

Youth wrestling programs promote growth prior to high school

Lexi Flipse and Katya Gillig

January 4, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

After the lights go off in the halls of Mill Valley, the wrestling room remains lit, with several different levels of the Mill Valley Wrestling Club practicing throughout the evening. Club president Jeff Mason says the club is divided into two levels: navy and silver. The navy is the more advance...

Wrestling places second at EKL league tournament

Wrestling places second at EKL league tournament

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

February 12, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

The wrestling team finished second in its first EKL league tournament on Saturday, Feb. 11. at St. Thomas Aquinas. Seniors Dylan Gowin, Joey Gray, Jett Bendure and juniors Jarrett Bendure and Conner Ward received first place in their weight class. BVSW finished first overall. Head coach Travis Ke...

Wrestling’s first appearance in the KC Stampede tournament results in placings

Wrestling’s first appearance in the KC Stampede tournament results in placings

Elizabeth Fleming, Mill Valley News assistant editor

December 21, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

Thirteen wrestling mats hailing from different schools in different states laid back to back on the floor of Hale Arena in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri, where the KC Stampede wrestling tournament took place Friday, Dec. 18, and Saturday, Dec. 19. Thirty-nine high schools from nine dif...

Wrestling places third at state competition

Wrestling places third at state competition

Laken Wagner, JAG Reporter

March 3, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The wrestling team traveled to the Hartman Arena in Park City, Kan. for the 5A state competition on Friday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, Feb. 28, bringing home third place overall, the highest team placing in school history. The team finished behind Goddard High School and St. James Academy. Sophomore Jett Be...

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