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Playing Through: Fall Athletes Compete Despite Obstacles

Playing Through: Fall Athletes Compete Despite Obstacles
Delays, masks, quarantines and stress impact fall sports
October 29, 2020

At the beginning of August it looked like the fall sports season was lost. COVID-19 spread through the BV West community just as it had throughout the rest of the country. After a great deal of input...

Boys Swim Wins 6A State Championship

Swim team members celebrate their 6A State Championship over Olathe East on Feb. 22.
Back 2 Back victories and 6 recognized as All-State Swimmers
April 19, 2020

The 2019 boys swim 6A State championship made history as the first for the school. The Jags beat BV North by a just 2.5 points. While many thought they would place in the top three at 2020 State, no one...

8 BVW Athletes Choses as Kansas Best of Preps

BVW Best of Kansas Preps
Juniors Kevin Glenn and Julia Misemer are finalists for player of the year, others All-Stars and Elite
April 19, 2020

11 athletes sign National Letters of Intent

Fall 2019 Signees
Soccer, baseball, softball players and a swimmer pursue their sport at the college level
November 18, 2019

Representing four sports and countless hours of dedication, 11 seniors signed their National Letters of Intent in front of a packed gym on Nov. 14 at BV West. Athletic director, Cindy Roach served as the...

Boys Soccer 6A State Runner-Up

Boys soccer players show mixed emotions when accepting second place medals and trophy at State meet on Nov. 9 at Topeka's Hummer Sports Complex.
Jags lose a close final game to earn second place in 6A
November 14, 2019

The Olathe West Owls beat the Jaguars 2-1 in the Class 6A state championship game at Topeka's Hummer Sports Park on an unseasonably warm Nov. 9. Although the Jags had the advantage of a full student...

Football defeats SMNW in Regional final

Seniors break through the cheerleader's Senior Night banner on Oct. 25
Senior David Brown lifts Jags to 42-29 win
November 7, 2019

There were 62 football games played on Nov. 8, yet the KC Star chose the highlight the Jaguars win over Shawnee Mission Northwest on the stellar play of senior David Brown. Throughout the regular season,...

Girls Soccer Wins State Quarterfinals in Overtime

Stepping into the overtime direct kick in the State quarterfinal game, Andree Orcutt scores the winning goal.
Andree Orcutt scores winning goal on direct kick
May 22, 2019

The Raiders scored the first goal in the State quarterfinal match up at BV West on May 22. The Jaguar's hopes of a State championship three-peat was in jeopardy.  With three minutes left in the...

Spring Sports Snapshot

Sophomore Brenna Morrison picks up a grounder hit by BV Northwest on April 11. The Jags lost 0-1.
Guest photographer junior Austen Nordstrom drops in on several games
May 9, 2019

While the varsity competed in the Blue Springs tournament on the other side of the State line, Austen Nordstrom caught up with the C team. The C team trounced BV North 11-2. Photo by Austen Nordstrom...

Senior Basketball Players Leave a Legacy

Senior Basketball Players Leave a Legacy
The seniors worked hard this season to change the culture on the basketball team to make this season better than their last
April 26, 2019

The senior basketball players worked tirelessly throughout the season to improve their record. The season started out strong in November in 2018, however the team faced some obstacles when 3 out of the...

Sub-Varsity Success

Kaitlin Meinheit talks about her first year experience apart of the basketball program
April 26, 2019

Freshman Kaitlin Meinheit, is a member of the girls C basketball team. The teams’ fourteen game winning streak gathered attention. “Our longest winning streak was fourteen games,” Meinheit said. The...

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