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Pin It To Win It

Pin It To Win It

Bianca Garcia, Reporter

January 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Eat, sleep, wrestle. As winter approaches, so does wrestling. But this sport is unlike any other, involving intricate techniques such as takedowns, pins and joint locks. Wrestlers do not necessarily have to be the strongest to win, but instead they have to be quick and smart strategists to win. To...

Blue Valley College Signing

Blue Valley College Signing

Audrey Glander, Photographer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports

On Tuesday, Nov. 21, BV West seniors joined together in the gym to sign their letters of intent to the college they are attending for a specific sport. There were ten students total, committing to all different universities for volleyball, swim, tennis, golf, softball and basketball. Many emotions were...

Fall Signing Day 2017

Fall Signing Day 2017

Molly Cummings, Photographer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports

Many BV West athletes signed to continue their athletic career in college on Nov. 14, 2017. It was an memorable moment for not only the athletes, but for the families who has watched the players grow up loving the game. Coaches, friends and teachers also joined to support those who signed. ...

BVW Girls Basketball First Win of the Season

BVW Girls Basketball First Win of the Season

Zoey Greenberg, Photgrapher

December 1, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports

Coach Richard Strecker led the girls basketball team to their first win in as many games on Thursday, Nov. 30 against Lawrence Free State. The Lady Jags defeated the Firebirds 43-34 in the first home game of the season.  Senior Brook Lansford led all scores with 18 points. (Other BV West scores:...

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. ...

2017 BV West Collage Ellie Schram

2017 BV West Collage Ellie Schram

Ellie Schram

October 30, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports

These are some pictures taken of the students sport life of 2017 at BV West. ...

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...

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