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Bow Down to the Bow

Bow Down to the Bow

Jacob Braun, Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under October Print, Sports

Under the bright stadium lights on a Friday night, the atmosphere of a football game is almost electric with a cheering crowd, enthusiastic cheerleaders, and a committed team working hard to secure a win. There is something very unique about the atmosphere of spirit and pride created at each game. Th...

To Commit or Quit

To Commit or Quit

Chelsea Park, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under October Print, Sports

Near the end of their high school career, most seniors face the difficult decision of deciding which college to attend for the next four years of their lives. However, there are a select few who make this decision earlier than the rest. These students are athletes who commit to play in college. When...

Boys Soccer Team Claims State Title

Jonah Park, Managing Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

For the first time since 2010, BV West claimed a state championship this Saturday in the 6A boys’ soccer tournament in Topeka. They defeated Olathe South in the championship game with a score of 4-1. Although the team finished with a record of 14-5-1, they were able to overcome the odds. ...

New Traditions for Jaguar Football

New Traditions for Jaguar Football

Lillian Heidenreich, Contributor

October 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

The football program added several new traditions in 2017 to create a more family aspect to the team experience. Many students at BV West participate in Jaguar football and the new additions change their perspective on the benefits of the sport beyond winning and losing. Three players expressed strong...

Falling into the Season

Falling into the Season

Lauren Prehn and Jaden E. Webster

October 10, 2017


Filed under September Print, Sports

What side? West side! Fall sports are in full throttle, giving students plenty of opportunities to come out and cheer on their fellow Jaguars. Whether it is a Friday night spent at the Blue Valley District Athletic Complex (DAC) rooting on the football team, a midweek visit to the golf course to support...

The Cost of Being an Athlete

Bianca Garcia and Behr Kitts

October 9, 2017


Filed under September Print, Sports

The opportunity to play sports is always a fun time with friends and coaches. Playing sports teaches teamwork, hard work, discipline and a desire to win. Popular sports like soccer, football, baseball and basketball are relatively safe sports where anyone with the will to compete can participate. Some...

Tremaine Gives Triathlons a Try

Tremaine Gives Triathlons a Try

Jonah Park, Managing Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under September Print, Sports

Swim, bike, run. Triathlons are a true test of athletic endurance and versatility. Senior Emmè Tremaine has been competing in triathlons for only seven months, but she has climbed the national rankings rapidly. Tremaine was introduced to triathlons in February. She has always been a runner, competing...

Athletes Sign to Continue Sports in College

Athletes Sign to Continue Sports in College

Hannah Fisher, Photographer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Five Jaguars signed Letters of Intent to continue participating in soccer, gymnastics, tennis and baseball in the BV West gymnasium today at 1:30 p.m. Some will remain close to home while others will travel thousands of miles to pursue the sport they love. Senior Evan Carlile plans to play soccer...

Sophomore leads swim team to 8th place State finish

Sophomore leads swim team to 8th place State finish

Staff

February 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

     With a strong kick and a terrific second half, sophomore Jonah Park left the competition behind to become the 6A 500 freestyle State champion at the KSHSAA Swimming and Diving Championships in Topeka, Kan. on Feb. 18. Park posted a time of 4:39.78 besting the mark 0f 4:43.38 set by...

College Signings Photo Gallery

College Signings Photo Gallery

Emily Haas, Photographer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports, Top Stories

Several BV West seniors signed to play their National Letters of Intent last week. The athletic department held a ceremony during JAG on Feb. 7. The athletes gave speeches thanking their coaches, families and friends. All in attendance were treated to refreshments afterward. The following students were...