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Amazing End to Cross Country Season

Amazing End to Cross Country Season

Raegen Monroe, Gillian Boehmer, Sophia Catenacci, Photographers

November 7, 2018

Varsity girls took on State and Regionals on Saturday, Oct. 20 and 27. Regionals was run at the course at Johnson County Community College. State was run at the historic KU Rim Rock Farm.

An Unexpected Return

Chelsea Park, Editor-In-Cheif

October 19, 2018

It is common for athletes to take short breaks from sports throughout their athletic careers. Injuries and busy schedules get in the way, off seasons occur, and rest is needed. However, it is unusual for athletes to return to a sport at a high level after four years. Senior Andrew Couse, embraced this...

Dreaming of girls lacrosse

Dreaming of girls lacrosse

Ally Gaskill, 21CJ Reporter

October 7, 2018

     Pass, shoot, score! Lacrosse is the fastest growing youth sport in the nation. Yet, when thinking of lacrosse, most picture a boys team. Unfortunately, that is probably because there are not many opportunities for girls to play. There is not one Blue Valley high school that has its...

Freshman Ashlyn Berning adds Experience to Varsity Volleyball

Freshman Ashlyn Berning adds Experience to Varsity Volleyball

Jenna Walesh, 21CJ Reporter

October 7, 2018

     The volleyball team made an appearance in the last three State championship matches, winning in 2015. The team's reputation for excellence and the expectations for team members are both great. Freshman Ashlyn Berning is the newest addition to the varsity team.    ...

Q & A with senior Tyler Logsdon

Q & A with senior Tyler Logsdon

Tyler Henry, 21CJ Reporter

September 21, 2018

Students and community members wonder each year how the BV West football team will stack up. No matter the interest level in the sport, the games bring out thousands of fans to enjoy the Friday Night Lights. The Jaguars earned a single win in 2017 and hope to improve. With a win on Homecomin...

Which RIDDLE is #1?

Which RIDDLE is #1?

Wyatt Novak, 21CJ Reporter

September 21, 2018

The Riddle brothers do everything together. Besides having the same parents, both play varsity quarterback. Scott, a sophomore, and Greg, a junior, battle for and play the same position and many have wondered what it’s like on and off the field for the brothers. “Me and Greg are getting closer,”...

On Different Playing Fields

On Different Playing Fields

Chelsea Park, Reporter

May 22, 2018

Two teams, one sport. Many student-athletes play for both a high school and club team. However, this is not an option for some athletes, forcing them to choose one team over the other. Whether an athlete only competes for high school or club depends on various factors, including the individual’s sport,...

Wrestling: A Team With Grit

Wrestling: A Team With Grit

Zoey Greenberg, Photographer

April 24, 2018

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Profile: Alexis Linnebach

Kolbie Christensen, Reporter

April 23, 2018

Playing a sport in high school is a fun way to meet new people, increase your skill level and help to support your school. Freshmen Alexis Linnebach is member of the Blue Valley West JV softball team.  Alexis has been playing softball since she has been in kindergarten and loves it. Her main pos...

Jags compete in the track meet at Mill Valley

Jags compete in the track meet at Mill Valley

Katherine Edmunds, Photo Editor

April 20, 2018

Junior Rudy Sullivan and sophomore Ty Gifford work together in their race to move faster and farther than their opponents. Senior Alex Jashinski rises above the pack to extend the farthest he can in the triple jump. Junior Chad Hickman reaches and splashes into the sand i...

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