Mill Valley News

Senior Sarah Lawson receives Kenneth Smith award

Senior Sarah Lawson receives Kenneth Smith award

Jakob Twigg, JagWire sports editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS, Top stories

Senior Sarah Lawson received the Kenneth Smith award on Wednesday, Dec. 12, in recognition of her achievements in golf, as well as community service, successful academic history and leadership. All high school golf team coaches and athletic directors from throughout the Kansas City Metro area a...

After moving to the 6A class, girls win first state cross country title in school history

After moving to the 6A class, girls win first state cross country title in school history

Ally Nguyen, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 28, 2018


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The girls cross country team won the school's first state title Saturday, Oct. 27 at Rim Rock Farm. Running in 6A for the first time, the team scored  41 points, and freshman Katie Schwartzkopf finished first with a time of over 20 seconds faster than the second place finisher. The boys placed f...

Boys basketball upsets top seed Eisenhower in quarterfinals of state tournament

Boys basketball upsets top seed Eisenhower in quarterfinals of state tournament

Nora Lucas and Sammie Volkamer

March 7, 2018


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

Boys basketball defeated the Eisenhower Tigers 68-64 in the quarterfinals of the state tournament in Topeka on Wednesday, March 7. The Tigers were the first seed and the Jaguars were eighth, but after this win, the Jaguars will play in the semifinals Friday against Bishop Carroll. The first half ...

Journalism places second at KSPA state competition

Journalism places second at KSPA state competition

Grace Lovett, JAG reporter

May 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Mill Valley journalism, which includes student journalists from the JagWire newspaper, the JAG yearbook and MVTV, won the title of second place at the KSPA state journalism contest on Saturday, May 6. This is the 15th consecutive year that Mill Valley News has placed in the top three at state. Mill...

Stress levels were high, but that didn’t top the excitement at the state game

Stress levels were high, but that didn’t top the excitement at the state game

Kendall Gaignat, JAG reporter

November 29, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

I'm sure most of you, like me, went to the state game this past Saturday. The game was by far the most stressful and suspenseful game I've ever been to for any sport. Honestly though, the suspense made the win that much sweeter. When I’m watching sports, I get absorbed into the game, because I'm so co...

Pep rally held to celebrate the football team going to state

Pep rally held to celebrate the football team going to state

Kendall Gaignat, JAG photographer and reporter

November 26, 2016


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

In honor of football’s second appearance in the state championship game, a pep rally was held in the main gym on Friday, Nov. 25. The purpose of the rally was to celebrate the successful season the football team had this past year and to encourage excitement within the  community in preparation...

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...

Boys basketball team wins first state championship in program history

Boys basketball team wins first state championship in program history

Tori Aerni, Braden Shaw, JagWire editor-in-chief, JagWire sports editor

March 12, 2016


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The moment boys basketball players described as “hype,” “the best feeling of my life” and “indescribable” was the moment the basketball team won its first state championship in program history. The team defeated the Kapaun Mt. Carmel Crusaders 87-84 in overtime in the 5A basketball state cham...

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