Mill Valley News

Jaguars wrestle De Soto in senior night dual

Jaguars wrestle De Soto in senior night dual

Taylir Charest, JAG People Editor

January 26, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

The wrestling team won a dual against DeSoto high school on Thursday, Jan. 24. Junior Tyler Green won his match in the 182 weight class. Although he believes he performed well, he still wants to improve for regionals. “In that match, I was patient and I was waiting for my shots to open up...

Coach Travis Keal receives 5A wrestling coach of the year award

Coach Travis Keal receives 5A wrestling coach of the year award

Kendall Gaignat, JAG sports editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Head wrestling coach Travis Keal was named the Kansas 5A Wrestling Coach of the Year by the Kansas Wrestling Association on Thursday, April 5. He found out over Twitter that he received the award. The Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association chose Keal to be the recipient for the 5A division. The Kansas...

Jaguar wrestlers tie for second at EKL tournament

Jaguar wrestlers tie for second at EKL tournament

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

February 3, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Winter, WRESTLING

  The Jaguar wrestlers competed in the EKL tournament on Saturday, Feb. 3, tying for second. All in their respective weight classes, seniors Conner Ward, Bryson Markovich, Jarrett Bendure and sophomore Zach Keal placed first, while sophomore Austin Keal and senior Hayden Keopke placed second...

Wrestling falls in dual to Blue Valley Southwest

Wrestling falls in dual to Blue Valley Southwest

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

January 21, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Winter, WRESTLING

The varsity wrestling team took a loss in a dual against Blue Valley Southwest on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The score was 33-29. Although the meet was unsuccessful, head coach Travis Keal felt positively about the team’s performance over the season thus far. “Our kids wrestled hard and there ...

Youth wrestling programs promote growth prior to high school

Youth wrestling programs promote growth prior to high school

Lexi Flipse and Katya Gillig

January 4, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

After the lights go off in the halls of Mill Valley, the wrestling room remains lit, with several different levels of the Mill Valley Wrestling Club practicing throughout the evening. Club president Jeff Mason says the club is divided into two levels: navy and silver. The navy is the more advance...

Wrestling places fourth in state meet

Wrestling places fourth in state meet

Claire Kaifes, JAG Reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

The wrestling team placed fourth in the state meet on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Hartman Arena in Wichita, KS. Senior Dylan Gowin finished first in his individual weight class and juniors Connor Ward and Jarrett Bendure placed second and third. Head coach Travis Keal also won 5A wrestling coach of th...

Wrestling places second at EKL league tournament

Wrestling places second at EKL league tournament

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

February 12, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

The wrestling team finished second in its first EKL league tournament on Saturday, Feb. 11. at St. Thomas Aquinas. Seniors Dylan Gowin, Joey Gray, Jett Bendure and juniors Jarrett Bendure and Conner Ward received first place in their weight class. BVSW finished first overall. Head coach Travis Ke...

Wrestling team places 3rd at state tournament

Wrestling team places 3rd at state tournament

Lauren Ocker, JAG Reporter

February 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

  The wrestling team earned third place at the state tournament at Hartman Arena in Wichita on Friday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 27. The team had several individual placings: junior Dylan Gowin placed 3rd, senior Peyton Bendure placed 3rd, sophomore Conner Ward placed 2nd, senior Seth Burnett...

Wrestling’s first appearance in the KC Stampede tournament results in placings

Wrestling’s first appearance in the KC Stampede tournament results in placings

Elizabeth Fleming, Mill Valley News assistant editor

December 21, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

Thirteen wrestling mats hailing from different schools in different states laid back to back on the floor of Hale Arena in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri, where the KC Stampede wrestling tournament took place Friday, Dec. 18, and Saturday, Dec. 19. Thirty-nine high schools from nine dif...

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