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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. ...

A “New Sport”

December 6, 2012


Filed under Features, Sports

Even though rugby is not a “new sport” as the posters plastered throughout the BV West indicate, it certainly is not a mainstream one. While the majority of BV West students play football, soccer, tennis, and even hockey, it is a surprise to many people that a Blue Valley Rugby team even exists. The...

Madden 13

Jacob Paschal

September 14, 2012


Filed under Sports

It’s that time of year again. The avid video gamers and die-hard sports fans have been waiting for this game to come, as another piece of the Madden franchise is being released. Madden 13 was released on August 28, 2012, and is supposedly one of the best Maddens to ever find the hands of gamers. Of...

BV West Senior Recognized as All-American Athlete

Morgan Cormack, Web Editor

April 7, 2012


Filed under Sports

This past week, The National Strength and Conditioning Association awarded BV West Senior DeSean Warren with its annual All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year Award. This award recognizes student athletes dedication to strength training and conditioning. This is not his first national...

Big 12 Predictions Foiled

Harrison Whitney, Reporter

March 19, 2012


Filed under Sports, Web Exclusives

For all of you that follow the NCAA tournament: how many of you quit already?  I can tell you I have, especially after Missouri lost. Our so called “Big 12” tournament champions and one of the hottest teams going into the tournament, lose to a 15 seed. Norfolk State, who has actually even heard...

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