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Huskies pick up second-straight victory, defeating Leavenworth 6-1

Huskies pick up second-straight victory, defeating Leavenworth 6-1

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor
April 23, 2017
Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Springs Sports, Team Scores, Top Stories

The varsity baseball team picked up their second-straight victory Saturday night in a 6-1 defeat of the Leavenworth High Pioneers. For the second-straight game, the Blue Valley Northwest Huskies offense came to play, providing junior Will Dennis with 6 runs. Dennis, who was the winning pitcher on...

What’s your story?: Dalal Essa

What’s your story?: Dalal Essa

Xiqing Wang, Chief Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

Senior Dalal Essa was born in the Wichita, Kansas, and lived in the United States for four years. Afterward, she moved to her parent’s home country, Kuwait, and lived there for nine and half years. She said although she was not born in Kuwait, the majority of her childhood memories are deeply rooted ther...

BVNW rolls Tulsa Memorial, 11-0

BVNW rolls Tulsa Memorial, 11-0

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Springs Sports, Team Scores, Top Stories

Through two innings of the varsity baseball matchup between the Blue Valley Northwest Huskies and Tulsa Memorial Chargers, BVNW junior Max Abramovich and Tulsa Memorial junior Dillon Harris were locked in a scoreless pitchers duel, having each allowed only one hit. In the third inning, the Huskies were able t...

Marker’s home run leads BVNW to 7-5 win at BVHS

Marker’s home run leads BVNW to 7-5 win at BVHS

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Springs Sports, Team Scores, Top Stories

Coming to the plate with the go-ahead run, senior Jacob Sula, standing at first base with two outs in the seventh inning, senior Drake Marker had one goal in mind. “Just trying to hit a line drive to right-center,” Marker said of his typical hitting approach, which he applied as usual to thi...

A trifecta of events

A trifecta of events

Ryan Jones, Writer
April 8, 2017
Filed under Activities, FEATURES, Top Stories

The ACT, Solo and Ensemble Festival and BVNW prom are all set to occur on Apr. 8 causing some students to attend more than one event that day. Some students have chosen to participate in multiple or all three events. Junior Chloe Ching said she will be participating in all three. “I’m a little...

Varsity baseball splits double-header against Mill Valley

Varsity baseball splits double-header against Mill Valley

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Game Briefs, Photos, SPORTS, Springs Sports, Team Scores, Top Stories

Game 1: Jaguars top Huskies 4-3 In the first contest of the night, junior Josh Fiene was given the ball as the Huskies starting pitcher in the matchup the Huskies would play as the visitors. After allowing a leadoff walk to begin the bottom half of the first inning, the next Mill Valley batter li...

Prom location changes to DoubleTree Hotel

Prom location changes to DoubleTree Hotel

Anna Cowden, Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

In previous years, Starlight Theatre has been the location for BVNW prom. However, Starlight’s lease was up this year. Junior and student government historian Grace Fugate said the Blue Valley School District administration made each high school pick a new prom location within Overland Park. This year...

Clint Rider named new head football coach

Clint Rider named new head football coach

Gabe Swartz and Ben Brown
April 4, 2017
Filed under Fall Sports, NEWS, SPORTS, Top Stories

Athletic Director Kevin Gerke introduced Clint Rider as the new BVNW football coach in the PAC on Tuesday, April 4. Coming out of a pool of 44 applicants, Gerke hired Rider who was previously the head football coach at Hesston High in Hesston Kan from 2013-2016. Gerke said the job attracted interest...

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