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Missouri Leaves Big 12 Conference

Missouri Leaves Big 12 Conference

Harrison Whitney, Reporter

March 5, 2012

Filed under Sports, Web Exclusives

Missouri is leaving the Big 12. This could be the worst decision ever made for Missouri. In football, they will get murdered the SEC is a power house in football teams like LSU and Alabama, who won the National title game, and these teams will stomp all over Missouri. They were pretty good in the Big...

February Sports Signing

February 22, 2012

Filed under Sports

Photo Story. Thirteen BV West Seniors have been chosen to play sports at the college level this next school year.    ...

Alumni inducted into new Hall Of Fame

Emily Grantham, Section Editor

February 1, 2012

Filed under Sports

Among the trophies, ribbons, pictures and awards sitting in the trophy case in the gym, a new display resides with the names of four former BV West student athletes. A committee selected these students to be inducted in the new BV West Athletic Hall of Fame. Travis Helgeson, ‘04; Matt Besler, ’05;...

Scoring LaPointe: New Girls’ Basketball Coach

Meghan Ketcham, Section Editor

January 30, 2012

Filed under Sports

Shooting for excellence, the Lady Jags varsity basketball team is led and encouraged by Coach Frank Lapointe. Previously at Olathe East, Lapointe joins the BV West Girls’ basketball program, enthusiastic to help the team grow and to succeed this season. Lapointe started coaching basketball nearly...

Boys’ Basketball Nominated for Team of the Week

January 30, 2012

Filed under Sports

The BV West Boys's Basketball team has been nominated for Hy-Vee's High School Team of the Week! The link is posted below. You can vote more than once a day, so vote now and vote often. The voting closes on Wednesday, February 1st at 1 P.M.     &nbs...

Boys’ Baseball Takes Off

Jacob Grove, Section Editor

April 21, 2011

Filed under Sports

The boys’ baseball team head into their season with seven seniors on their roster, all hoping to end their final year with a bang and hoping to advance far into the State tournament. The team will look to finish above the .500 record that has eluded their grasp for the past few years. Two years...

Recreation Sports Excite Students

Kara David, Section Editor

March 1, 2011

Filed under News, Sports

Athletes at BV West dedicate hours a week to practicing and training in order to compete against other high schools in the EKL.  They have high-stress games and tournaments that require strength, agility, and competitiveness. Many students who aren’t the highest skilled in a particular sport get cut...

Debate Team Takes State Title

Scott Mullen, Editor

January 25, 2011

Filed under News, Sports

Over the weekend of Jan. 14 – 15, the BV West Debate Team attended the State Debate Competition at BV North. The team came away from the tournament with its first state title since the school’s opening. In the past, the team has finished second at the state tournament five times and third once. In...

BV West Swim & Dive Success

Jacob Grove, Editor

January 22, 2011

Filed under Sports

Morning and night, nine practices’ a week. The boys swim and dive team is in full swing. Two meets a week on top of six to seven thousand yards a day, there is no shortage in competition. “The battle through it well,” senior Taylor Buel said. “They are good at sucking it up and pushing through...

Girls Basketball: So Far, Well Done.

December 14, 2010

Filed under Sports

This year the girls are coming off of a very improved season.  Two years ago was a less than stellar season for the Jaguars but last year they turned it around and made some very impressive strides going 10-11.  A big part of this success is the addition of Coach Matt Adams.  Coach Adams has done ...

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