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Senior Madison Lilley wins Evelyn Gates Award

Senior Madison Lilley wins Evelyn Gates Award

Staff

November 17, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Web Exclusives

"It's just easier to concentrate on being a team; we all want the same thing," senior Madison Lilley said in an interview with local sportscaster Dave Stewart in front of the entire BV West student body and several sports and volleyball dignitaries. Lilley's selection as the Evelyn Gates Award winner,...

Volleyball hosts Senior Night

Volleyball hosts Senior Night

Lanie Render, Contributor

October 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Tuesday, the seniors of BV West's undefeated volleyball team played their last home game of their Jaguar volleyball career. Before the game, seniors Madison Lilley, Peyton Uhlenhake, and Chloe Ennis walked onto the court, escorted by their parents while their achievements were read. Their teammates...

Girls Tennis

Girls Tennis

Bianca Garcia, Contributor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Sports, Web Exclusives

The girls tennis team is confident they can smash their competitors on the court this fall. Tennis is a grueling sport. There is a lot of conditioning, teamwork, tournaments preparation, commitment and experience required for success. Sophomore Maria Masroua, exemplifies those winning qual...

BV West Varsity Football

BV West Varsity Football

Izzy Watkins, Contributor

September 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

Coach Josh Koerkenmeier, the new head coach for varsity football, is ready for the season. Last year Koerkenmeier was one of the assistant coaches; this year he is taking on the new role of head coach and is experiencing major differences in the jobs. Because Jags are familiar with Koerkenmeier, or...

Baseball Team Takes the K

Baseball Team Takes the K

Sabrina Cline, Photographer

May 3, 2016


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports, Top Stories

The boys baseball team played Blue Valley at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday, May 1. For many boys, playing where the professionals play, was a dream come true. Their Twitter feeds and SnapChat stories were full of Royal blue all weekend. Although the boys lost the game 2-4, the experience was one that...

Cheer Competition a Big Success

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Sabrina Cline, Photo Editor

November 14, 2015


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports, Top Stories

The BV West cheerleaders spend countless hours cheering for others. Saturday, Nov. 14 they took the floor at BV Southwest in the hope of garnering their own success. Their efforts were rewarded with a #1 rating. The 49 member squad has 18 varsity girls, nine are seniors. There are also 15 girls on...

Dig Pink 2015

Dig Pink 2015

Sabrina Cline, Alyssa Kuhlman, Katie Walesh, Samantha Louis, Sophie Kolkhorst

October 20, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

BV West volleyball hosted their 15th Annual Dig Pink event to benefit breast cancer awareness on Thurs., Oct. 15. The Jags hosted St. James Academy and Shawnee Mission East. All three teams wore special pink uniforms. The crowd and the gym were dressed in pink as well. Volleyball parents and volunteers...

Hoops for Hope Helping Children with Cancer

Hoops for Hope Helping Children with Cancer

Mikaela Schmitt, Contributor

October 16, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

While most kids are going to school and laying with their friends, many are staying in hospitals and undergoing tremendous pain and treatment. Hoops for Hopes is striving to cure childhood cancer by donating money to research and helping to support families in need. A few of West's students noticed the...

Football Season Begins in Lawrence

Football Season Begins in Lawrence

Sabrina Cline, Photo Editor

September 9, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Web Exclusives

The first football game of the season was held under the lights at Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Kan. The Jaguars quickly fell behind the Chesty Lions who scored one touchdown in the first quarter and three in the second. The half-time score was 0-28. The Jags came back in the third quarter by...

Soccer Kick-Off Success on Pitch and in Stands

Soccer Kick-Off Success on Pitch and in Stands

Sydney Hendin, Yearbook Photo Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The boys soccer team opened their season on Fri., Aug. 28 with a win against rival Blue Valley. The Jaguars posted 2 goals in the Big Cat Super Clasico in front of more than 600 fans decked out in tropical themed attire despite the drizzly weather. Video of Nate Watkin's goal is available at https://youtu.be/ObzUSS6gciQ.  ...