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December 2020 Boys Basketball Photo Gallery

December 2020 Boys Basketball Photo Gallery

BV West yearbook and Spotlight Media photographers are committed to publicizing activities before, during and after COVID-19.

BV West boys basketball notched their first win of the season on Dec. 8 against Gardner-Edgerton 56-32. JV won as well. As the season continues, scores and photos will be added to this post. ...

December 2020 Swim & Dive Gallery

December 2020 Swim & Dive Gallery

Publication students are committed to recording events for the BVW community before, during and after COVID-19.
Emily Gordon, Photographer December 9, 2020

Dec. 3 vs. BV North. The Jaguars won their first meet by three points.  State Qualifiers: 200 medley relay, Sam Pankratz, Aidan White, Grayson Moyer and the 400 free relay. State Consideration:...

December 2020 Wrestling Photo Gallery

December 2020 Wrestling Photo Gallery

Commitment to parents to share photos of student competitions
Ashley Holker, Chloe Meuhlmeier, Photographers December 9, 2020

Winter sports will continue without fans until Dec. 11. Although parents will be allowed to attend events per the KSHSAA Dec. 8 decision, BV West Spotlight Media and yearbook are committed to sharing photos...

Playing Through: Fall Athletes Compete Despite Obstacles

Playing Through: Fall Athletes Compete Despite Obstacles

Delays, masks, quarantines and stress impact fall sports
Kevin Glenn, Sports Reporter 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...

Swim team members celebrate their 6A State Championship over Olathe East on Feb. 22.

Boys Swim Wins 6A State Championship

Back 2 Back victories and 6 recognized as All-State Swimmers

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...

BVW Best of Kansas Preps

8 BVW Athletes Choses as Kansas Best of Preps

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

Fall 2019 Signees

11 athletes sign National Letters of Intent

Soccer, baseball, softball players and a swimmer pursue their sport at the college level

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 players show mixed emotions when accepting second place medals and trophy at State meet on Nov. 9 at Topeka's Hummer Sports Complex.

Boys Soccer 6A State Runner-Up

Jags lose a close final game to earn second place in 6A
Gabi Alexander and Ansley Gildemeister, Photographers 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...

Seniors break through the cheerleader's Senior Night banner on Oct. 25

Football defeats SMNW in Regional final

Senior David Brown lifts Jags to 42-29 win
Staff 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,...

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

Girls Soccer Wins State Quarterfinals in Overtime

Andree Orcutt scores winning goal on direct kick
Gabi Alexander and Maria Kershaw, Yearbook Photographers 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...

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