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NEHS hosts its first slam poetry night

NEHS hosts its first slam poetry night

Ally Nguyen, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

April 23, 2018


Filed under NEWS

NEHS hosted its first slam poetry night on Wednesday, April 18 inside of NEHS sponsor Page Anderson’s room. There, students gathered around in the dim room to enjoy the snacks and beverages provided by NEHS members and listen to each other read either their favorite poems or pieces they’ve writt...

Cross country team adjusts to new leadership

Cross country team adjusts to new leadership

Abby Layton and Chris Sprenger

October 19, 2017


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS

Head cross country coach Chris McAfee stands eagerly on the sidelines at the Rim Rock Classic on Sept. 23, cheering and coaching his runners as they race past him toward the finish line. In McAfee’s first year as head coach he has applied a number of changes in the way the team practices and races. T...

To prepare for the spring season, students partake in offseason training

To prepare for the spring season, students partake in offseason training

Joe McClain, JagWire reporter and photographer

February 7, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

To prepare for the upcoming spring sports seasons, many athletes have already began winter training. To bring out the best of their abilities, the athletes must put a lot of time and hard work into their winter workouts. Winter training takes place from November to March. For cross country runners, this...

Cross country places second and third at state meet

Cross country places second and third at state meet

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

October 30, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The boys and girls cross country team placed second and third at state on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Rim Rock farm. The boys placed second only behind St. Thomas Aquinas, who had five top twenty finishers. The girls team took third behind Aquinas and St. James. The boys team had two top twenty f...

Cross country takes second and third at regionals

Cross country takes second and third at regionals

Ally Nguyen, JagWire opinions editor

October 24, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

On Saturday, Oct. 22 at Johnson County Community College, the cross country teams competed against four other teams to claim a spot at state. After completing th e three mile course, the boys team placed second, behind Saint Thomas Aquinas, and the girls team placed third, behind Saint James Ac...

Cross Country teams finish second and fifth at EKL league meet

Cross Country teams finish second and fifth at EKL league meet

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

October 14, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Cross country competed at their first EKL league meet on Thursday Oct. 13 at Blue Valley High School. The boys finished second and the girls team finished fifth. Junior Britton Nelson placed fifth was the only runner to place in the top ten for the girls. Nelson finished with the time of 19:41. J...

Cross country team achieves first and fifth at Bonner Springs

Cross country team achieves first and fifth at Bonner Springs

September 18, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS

The boys team takes first place with 45 points while the girls finish fifth with a total of 147

Cross Country team takes first and sixth at Lone Elm Invitational

Cross Country team takes first and sixth at Lone Elm Invitational

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

September 11, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The varsity boys cross country team placed first and the girls cross country team placed sixth at the Lone Elm Park Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 10. Junior Gavin Overbeck led the boys team, finishing third overall with a time of 17:02.27. Sophomore Greg Haynes took fourth and senior Jakob Coa...

Cross country finishes first in annual Cat Classic meet

Cross country finishes first in annual Cat Classic meet

Jason Chen, JagWire reporter and illustrator

October 10, 2015


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS

As the cross country season winds down, the team took on the Cat Classic course at Shawnee Mission Park with both boys and girls teams placing first Thursday, Oct. 8. The boys finished first, with senior Derek Meeks placing sixth with a time of 16:47. The girls finished first as well, with s...

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