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Baseball finishes their regular season winning against Olathe West

Baseball finishes their regular season winning against Olathe West

Sammie Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

May 12, 2019


Filed under BASEBALL, SPORTS, SPRING

In the last game of the regular season, the Jaguars took the win 7-6 against Olathe West Thursday, May 9. Despite their aggressive offense, senior Cole Moore believed they could have improved in other areas. “I thought offensively we played great, however we could’ve cleaned up a few things d...

Baseball defeats Bishop Miege 11-1

Baseball defeats Bishop Miege 11-1

Sammie Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

April 18, 2019


Filed under BASEBALL, SPORTS, SPRING

An 11-1 victory Tuesday, April 16 against Bishop Miege caused the Jaguars’ record to become 6-3 for the season so far. Going into the game, senior Alex Kremer and the team had the motivation to win. “We knew that it was another EKL game and all of the teams in our league play tough baseb...

Baseball defeats Blue Valley Northwest 2-1

Baseball defeats Blue Valley Northwest 2-1

Sammie Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

April 4, 2019


Filed under BASEBALL, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The baseball team won 2-1 against Blue Valley Northwest on Tuesday, April 2. The Jaguars started off with senior Alex Kremer scoring from a RBI from senior Ethan Keopke in the bottom of the third inning. According to Keopke, the team felt confident going into the game. “I think we played a...

KSHAA faces decline in full-time referees

KSHAA faces decline in full-time referees

Sam Hanson and Jakob Twigg

March 27, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

A study conducted by the National Association of Sports Officials showed 53 percent of youth sports officiators have felt unsafe or threatened by spectators and coaches while working a game. This, along with a number of referees reaching retirement age, is causing KSHAA to work to quell the growing sh...

Wrestling team places seventh at state tournament

Wrestling team places seventh at state tournament

Ben Wieland, Opinions Editor

February 24, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

The wrestling team finished in seventh place out of 35 schools at the state championship at Hartman Arena on Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb. 23. They ended the competition with 89 points. Sophomore Ethan Kremer brought home a state championship in the 220-pound weight class, while sophomore Brodie Scott and ju...

Jaguars lose to St. Thomas Aquinas in the sectional championship game

Jaguars lose to St. Thomas Aquinas in the sectional championship game

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

November 10, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars lost to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints 30-7 on Friday, Nov. 9 in the sectional championship game. The loss ended the Jaguars’ season with a final record of 7-4. Senior running back Cameron Young believes the season was a success, as the team was able to get better each week. ...

Charity kickball tournament held to benefit Sprague family

Charity kickball tournament held to benefit Sprague family

Jakob Twigg, JagWire sports editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Nolan Sprague, Top stories

  A charity kickball tournament, put together by several students of MV’s community service class, raised a total of $1780 on Sunday, Sept. 23.The tournament was held in honor of senior Nolan Sprague, who is currently in recovery at Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colorado after a diving ...

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...

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 ...

Wrestling team finishes fourth in Bobcat Classic

Wrestling team finishes fourth in Bobcat Classic

Taylir Charist, JAG reporter

January 14, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

The wrestling team placed fourth in the Bobcat Classic with 155.5 points on Saturday, Jan. 13 at Basehor-Linwood. Seniors Jarrett Bendure and Conner Ward won their respective weight classes, while sophomores Austin and Zach Keal took second in their respective weight classes. In the final match, W...

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