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Girls basketball defeats Lansing 59-48

Girls basketball defeats Lansing 59-48

Ben Wieland, Opinions Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

With 2:07 to play in the fourth quarter of the girls’ basketball team’s win, Lansing knocked down a 3-pointer to cut the lead to 49-45. Unfazed, senior center Trinity Knapp grabbed an offensive rebound and finished an and-one layup to get the school’s lead back up to seven points. The team pull...

Seniors win powderpuff game for the second year in a row

Seniors win powderpuff game for the second year in a row

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

For the first time in school history, the senior girls won powderpuff for the second year in a row on Monday, Nov. 5. Originally scheduled during homecoming week, the game was postponed due to rain. At the start of the second half, the seniors were up 21-7. Hoping to come back, the juniors sco...

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...

Victory over BVSouthwest guarantees girls basketball a spot in state tournament

Victory over BVSouthwest guarantees girls basketball a spot in state tournament

Lauren Ocker, JAG editor-in-chief

March 4, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team defeated BVSW 51-38 at home to win the sub-state championship on Saturday, March 3. For senior Adde Hinkle, winning the game meant a feeling of relief and an opportunity to finally play at a higher level. “I was so relieved,” Hinkle said. “It’s amazing to kn...

Girls basketball beats Turner in first sub-state game

Girls basketball beats Turner in first sub-state game

Lauren Ocker, JAG Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team reigned victorious over Turner with a final score of 57-39 in their first sub-state game on Wednesday, Feb. 28. For junior Claire Kaifes, the team struggled to keep up with the other team's pace during the first half, but eventually came out on top after halftime. “We starte...

Girls basketball beats Blue Valley 49-41 in last regular season game

Girls basketball beats Blue Valley 49-41 in last regular season game

Drake Brizendine, JagWire reporter

February 25, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team defeated Blue Valley High School with a score of 49-41 at home on Friday, Feb. 23. The two teams competed in a close back-and-forth game as the team trailed 13-12 Tigers at the end of the first quarter. To take the lead back, junior Presley Barton made a three point buzzer-...

Girls basketball team plays with unique varsity set up

Girls basketball team plays with unique varsity set up

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

A collection of six girls basketball players walk out onto the court in the seconds before the game begins. They take their respective positions eagerly, and wait for the game begin. Since the beginning of the season, these same six girls — seniors Evan Zars, Addie Hinkle and Payton Shurley, and ...

Girls basketball falls to Aquinas

Girls basketball falls to Aquinas

Lauren Ocker, JAG editor-in-chief

February 11, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team fell to Aquinas with a score of 47-36 at home on Friday, Feb. 9. The two teams ended the first half with an encouraging tie of 23-23. The team eventually trailed behind, ending the third quarter with a score of 35-26 Saints. Despite the team’s fall, senior Adde Hi...

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