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Girls basketball wins 56-44 against Olathe West

Girls basketball wins 56-44 against Olathe West

Hannah Chern, JagWire news editor, Mill Valley News social media editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, Winter

The girls basketball team won against Olathe West Owls on Thursday, Feb. 28 at home with a final score of 56-44. The win advances the team to the final substate game before state. https://twitter.com/millvalleynews/status/1101306426088177665 According to senior Claire Kaifes, the team went into the game with a strong mindset. “I know that we wanted to st...

Girls basketball defeats Lansing 59-48

Girls basketball defeats Lansing 59-48

Ben Wieland, Opinions Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

With 2:07 to play in the fourth quarter of the girls’ basketball team’s win, Lansing knocked down a 3-pointer to cut the lead to 49-45. Unfazed, senior center Trinity Knapp grabbed an offensive rebound and finished an and-one layup to get the school’s lead back up to seven points. The team pull...

Girls basketball falls to Maize 37-44 in state quarterfinals

Girls basketball falls to Maize 37-44 in state quarterfinals

Lauren Ocker, JAG Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The girls basketball team fell to Maize 37-44 in their state quarterfinals game on Thursday, March 8 at the Expocentre in Topeka. The girls scored the first points of the game with a two pointer from senior Evan Zars. The first half went back and forth between the Jaguars and the Eagles for the le...

Girls basketball team plays with unique varsity set up

Girls basketball team plays with unique varsity set up

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

A collection of six girls basketball players walk out onto the court in the seconds before the game begins. They take their respective positions eagerly, and wait for the game begin. Since the beginning of the season, these same six girls — seniors Evan Zars, Addie Hinkle and Payton Shurley, and ...

Girls basketball falls to Blue Valley

Girls basketball falls to Blue Valley

Abby Layton, Mill Valley News social media editor

February 26, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Girls basketball lost to Blue Valley 52-43 after a close game on Friday, Feb. 24. Mill Valley gained the lead early in the first quarter, but the game quickly proved to be close one, with both teams trading the lead back and forth. According to assistant coach Andy Preston, this was somet...

Girls basketball falls to St. James at home

Girls basketball falls to St. James at home

Abby Layton, Mill Valley News social media editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS

The Lady Jags fell to St. James Thunder 53-39 at home on Friday, Feb. 3. The girls had won the previous night against Blue Valley West 53-40, and according to sophomore Claire Kaifes, this provided confidence going into the game on Friday. “I was a little worried because we didn’t get a lo...

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...

Boys golf places third at Spring Hill Invite

Boys golf places third at Spring Hill Invite

Sydney Parker, JAG reporter

April 25, 2016


Filed under BOYS GOLF, SPORTS, SPRING

The boys golf team finished third at the Spring Hill Invite on Thursday, April 3, with a team score of 339. After competing in the tournament, sophomore Kyle Bonnstetter, who shot a score of 89 and had two birdies on the day, felt good about the overall performance of the team despite its inex...

Golf team places second at Jaguar Invitational

Golf team places second at Jaguar Invitational

Nick Booth, JagWire opinions editor

April 11, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The boys golf team hosted and placed second at the Jaguar Invitational on Wednesday, April 9. The invitational was hosted at the Prairie Highlands Golf Course and 19 teams competed. Senior Nathan Brinker placed fourth and junior Jack Casburn placed sixth. Junior Devan Thomas didn't compete in the tourn...

Boys golf season preview

Boys golf season preview

Nick Booth, JagWire opinions editor

March 28, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

Spring is here and soon, the boys golf team will begin competing. The boys finished tryouts over the spring break and the team consists of 12 students. The JV team has its first invitational on Tuesday, April 1. The varsity team first competes on Monday, April 7 at Meadowbrook Country Club. Tennis coach D...

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