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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

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.  ...

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...

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