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Head soccer coach Arlan Vomhof celebrates 400th collective coaching victory

Head soccer coach Arlan Vomhof celebrates 400th collective coaching victory

Tricia Drumm, JagWire features editor

April 23, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

When the buzzer sounded and the girls soccer team had defeated Topeka Seaman, 5-1, on Monday, April 17, head soccer coach Arlan Vomhof knew he held his 400th collective victory in the palm of his hand. As the only boys and girls coach since the school opened in 2000, Vomhof and his teams hit many...

Softball defeats Bishop Miege in doubleheader

Softball defeats Bishop Miege in doubleheader

Allison Winker, JAG people editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under SOFTBALL, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The softball team won its doubleheader against Bishop Miege 15-0 and 16-3 at home on Monday, April 17, improving their record for the season to 3-3. Senior pitcher Shelby Bonn says she is happy with the team’s performance at the games, specifically on offense. “I feel like the team did r...

NAHS begins painting new C-hallway murals

NAHS begins painting new C-hallway murals

Alison Booth, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

March 25, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Recently, NAHS began a new installment of murals throughout the lower C-hallway. The series of murals, which are an extension of a previous project, depict silhouettes of figures that correlate with classes and departments nearby. As of right now, the theater, band room and drama teacher Jon Copeland’...

Girls basketball defeats BVSW in first round of substate

Girls basketball defeats BVSW in first round of substate

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team won its first game of regionals against Blue Valley Southwest 62-39 at home on Wednesday, March 1. In order to support her teammates, sophomore Trinity Knapp, who finished the game with four points, came into the game with a positive mindset. “We encouraged e...

Students host Valentines-themed special prom

Students host Valentines-themed special prom

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students gleamed with excitement in special education teacher Shannon Long’s classroom on Thursday, Feb. 9 as she went over the itinerary for a day most of them had looked forward to for a while: the prom. The prom took place at The Bridge in De Soto, Kansas on Friday, Feb. 10. Prior to the ...

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...

Girls basketball defeats Lansing at home

Girls basketball defeats Lansing at home

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

January 18, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The girls basketball team defeated the Lansing Lions with a final score of 70-42 at home on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The Lady Jags trailed the Lions during the first few minutes of the game, but recovered by leading the Lions by two points at the end of the first quarter. Throughout the rest of the...

Two-time state championship team recognized at pep assembly

Two-time state championship team recognized at pep assembly

Alexis Strauss, JAG Reporter

November 30, 2016


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

Students filled the bleachers during seminar on Tuesday, Nov. 29 to honor the football team on its second consecutive state championship title. The assembly was hosted by TWC SportsChannel anchor Mick Shaffer and performances by the Silver Stars and cheer team gave the atmosphere a boost. Sh...

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