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Tennis Team Chasing the Crown

Kyler Hilton, 21 CJ Reporter

May 18, 2015


Filed under Freshman and New Student Special Edition, Sports, Uncategorized

“Here’s the final game Martin, it looks like it’s going to be a student for Blue Valley West versus another student from Blue Valley West…”   The boys’ tennis team has had a great season this spring, and they plan to use their momentum to capture a state title as a team. They’re...

Girls Swim and Dive Starts Season

Girls Swim and Dive Starts Season

Justine Hayes, Reporter

April 7, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Wed., April 2 the BV West swim team had their second meet of the season in Osawatomie, Kan. Four other teams attended: Topeka Hayden, Paola, Piper and Parsons. "Everyone did really well this meet," Coach Ardy Dehdasht said. With BV West moving down to 5A, this meet allowed them to compete against...

What a Ride! Boys Basketball State Wrap-Up

What a Ride! Boys Basketball State Wrap-Up

Sabrina Cline, Photographer

March 19, 2015


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports, Top Stories, Web Exclusives

The boys basketball team headed to the State tournament after an exciting win over the BV Southwest Timberwolves to win the sub-state tournament 63-41 on March 7. The excitement in the halls was palpable for the team even with many students were concerned about mid-terms and projects, and the countdown...

Royals Season Preview

Joe Mallory, Reporter

March 11, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Kansas City Royals are rolling into the 2015 Major League Baseball (MLB) season on all cylinders coming off one of the most improbable post-season runs in MLB History. During the offseason, Royals general manager Dayton Moore acquired a number of players to amp up the offense as well as some pitcher...

Spring Signing Ceremony Honors Athletes

Spring Signing Ceremony Honors Athletes

Vinnie Garimella and Carlie Greenwood, Photographers

February 10, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Seven BV West athletes were honored at an assembly on Tues., Feb. 10.  Three young ladies, Reece Christopherson, Kelcy Fisher and Isabel Kurzban each signed to play soccer.  Four young men signed to play football: Luke Curtis, Sam Davis, Blaise Gammon and Hunter Saulsbury. The ceremony was attended...

Boys Basketball Wins EKL Contest Feb. 3

Boys Basketball Wins EKL Contest Feb. 3

Sydney Hendin, Mackenzie Cunnyngham, Photographers

February 10, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Web Exclusives

Coach Donnie Campbell lead his team to a victory against the visiting Trailblazers from Gardner-Edgerton on Feb. 3 with a score of 61-47.  The EKL bout lifted the Jaguars to a record of eight wins and five losses and third place in the league. The Jags came to play on Tuesday night and began with...

Roll Out

Roll Out

Lauren Hansen, Editor in Chief

February 2, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Web Exclusives

The girls bowling team is more than halfway through their season. The varsity team is led by seniors Christi LeMunyon and Lauren Hansen, juniors Mary Irwin, Jordan Kubicki, and freshman Reygan Wightman. Junior varsity consists of juniors Carly McDonald, Kristin Yankey, Grace Lamar, and Toni Dillane,...

Maia Wilson breaks BV West rebound record

Maia Wilson breaks BV West rebound record

Grace Glander and Jessie Jacobson, Photographer

January 16, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Web Exclusives

Freshman Maia Wilson broke the BV West rebound record with 21 Thurs., Jan. 15 as the Lady Jags lost to BV North 53-59.  Wilson also had four points.  The team had a strong outing with senior Megan McCarthy and freshman Brooke Lansford scoring two three-point goal...

Boys Basketball vs. BVNW (Jan. 13)

Boys Basketball vs. BVNW (Jan. 13)

Sydney Hendin, Photographer

January 15, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Web Exclusives

The BV West boys basketball team defeated BVNW, Tues. by a score of 68-54.  Four players were in double-figures with senior Connor Kaiser leading all scorers with 18.  Junior Evan Hailes scored a three-point goal as the Jags outscored the Huskies in three quarters. ...