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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. ...

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...

Make-A-Wish club raises funds at basketball game

Make-A-Wish club raises funds at basketball game

Katya Gillig, JagWire news editor

January 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Make-A-Wish club held a Make-A-Wish night at the basketball game on Friday, Jan. 27. During the night, wish kid Calin got to be an honorary member of the basketball team. Calin has neuroblastoma and had his wish to become a Jedi granted by the Make-a-Wish foundation. The club is raising money to...

Make-A-Wish club raises $522 during first fundraiser

Make-A-Wish club raises $522 during first fundraiser

Jessi Mitchell, JAG reporter

September 12, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Make-A-Wish organized its first fundraiser of selling stars for one dollar each. Students and staff wrote their names on the stars, which were hung on seminar doors and then tallied for class cup points. At the end of the week, the club counted 522 stars sold, with the freshman class as the winners...

Jaguars defeat BVNW Huskies

Jaguars defeat BVNW Huskies

Deanna Newman, JAG reporter

September 9, 2016


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The varsity football team defeated Blue Valley Northwest on Thursday, Sept. 8 with a 38-19 win. The Jaguars continued their winning streak 2-0 to start out the season on top. With the help of his teammates, sophomore running back Cameron Young scored the first touchdown of the game, starting th...

Junior Claire Rachwal manages school with Crohn’s syndrome

Junior Claire Rachwal manages school with Crohn’s syndrome

Sophie Rosen, JAG reporter

October 13, 2015


Filed under Breaking Barriers, Special coverage

After experiencing symptoms of mononucleosis for nearly three months over the summer of 2014, junior Claire Rachwal went to a doctor to determine why she had been sick for such a long period of time. The results lead Rachwal’s doctor to the conclusion that she not only had mononucleosis, but had genetica...

Incoming freshmen welcomed during orientation

Incoming freshmen welcomed during orientation

Taylor Anderson, JAG editor-in-chief

August 19, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

With the guidance of StuCo members dressed in togas, 366 new freshmen entered the school for the first time as students on Wednesday, August 19. StuCo welcomed the incoming class with a pep assembly and various activities throughout the day to help the freshmen become more familiar with the school. ...

Twelve athletes sign letters of intent to play sports at collegiate level

Twelve athletes sign letters of intent to play sports at collegiate level

Tori Aerni, JagWire editor-in-chief

February 4, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

Twelve athletes signed letters of intent to play sports at the collegiate level surrounded by friends, family and coaches in the auxiliary gym on Wednesday, Feb. 4. With six of the signees being baseball players, head baseball coach Jeff Strickland said this is a reflection of the player’s love ...

King and queen of winter sports crowned, dance follows

King and queen of winter sports crowned, dance follows

Sarah Myers, JagWire features/A&E editor

January 17, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Winter Homecoming festivities came to a close on Friday, Jan. 16 with the coronation of the king and queen of winter sports, followed by the dance. During halftime at the varsity boys basketball game again Tonganoxie High School, 2014 king and queen of winter sports winners Drew Boatwright and Oli...

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