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From Ames to the Alamo: How Clayton Custer reunited with his best friend and brought Loyola Chicago to the Final Four

From Ames to the Alamo: How Clayton Custer reunited with his best friend and brought Loyola Chicago to the Final Four

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

March 30, 2018


Filed under Alumni, FEATURES, SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

It wasn’t an unusual sight to find Clayton Custer in the gym during the early hours of the morning, or the latest hours of the night. Everybody has their own Clayton Custer story, there are plenty of them. For head coach Ed Fritz, it was that time where Custer and Loyola teammate Ben Richardson, ...

Three BVNW grads featured in South Region Elite Eight

Three BVNW grads featured in South Region Elite Eight

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

March 24, 2018


Filed under Alumni, FEATURES, NEWS, SPORTS, Winter Sports

When the South Regional final between No. 9 Kansas State and No. 11 Loyola Chicago tips off Saturday night in Atlanta, there will be three BVNW graduates on the court. Loyola Chicago’s Clayton Custer and Ben Richardson will go up against Kansas State which includes senior walk-on Mason Schoen. Custe...

2014 graduates win conference awards at Loyola Chicago

2014 graduates win conference awards at Loyola Chicago

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

February 28, 2018


Filed under Alumni, FEATURES, NEWS, SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

2014 Blue Valley Northwest graduate Clayton Custer was named the 2018 Missouri Valley Conference Larry Bird Player of the Year Tuesday. Custer, a redshirt junior at Loyola University Chicago, has led the Ramblers to a 25-5 record overall this year, going 15-3 in conference play. “It’s a super coo...

2012 BVNW graduate Garrett Fugate signs with CFL team

2012 BVNW graduate Garrett Fugate signs with CFL team

Walker Johnson, Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Fall Sports, NEWS, SPORTS, Top Stories

After a year off from football, 2012 BVNW graduate Garrett Fugate has signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. The former Husky quarterback inked a two-year deal with the Alouettes Jan. 24. Although suiting up his sophomore year at BVNW, Fugate did not b...

Sporting KC signs 2014 graduate Zach Wright

Sporting KC signs 2014 graduate Zach Wright

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Alumni, FEATURES, NEWS, SPORTS, Top Stories

Another former Husky will transition into playing for a local professional soccer team, Sporting Kansas City. Last week, Sporting KC signed 2014 BVNW graduate Zach Wright to the team as a homegrown player. Wright signed a one-year deal with the team, with options for 2019, 2020 and 2021. Prior to his...

Walk-on Wildcat

Walk-on Wildcat

Walker Johnson, Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Fall Sports, FEATURES, FROM THE EXPRESS, SPORTS, Sports Features

Dalton Schoen lines up as a wide receiver during the second quarter of Kansas State University football’s season-opening game against Central Arkansas. At the snap of the ball, Schoen streaks down the field, gets behind the defenders and watches the long pass into his hands. He outruns the last opposing...

Former math teacher Megan Geenens fills new interventionist position

Former math teacher Megan Geenens fills new interventionist position

Dan Edmonds, Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Alumni, NEWS, Teachers, Top Stories

After working at BVNW as a math and AVID teacher for several years, Megan Geenens accepted a position as the school interventionist for the 2017-2018 school year. Geenens said the district worked on a solution to help students who are struggling academically in areas a traditional counselor may n...

Alumni write and direct new TBS show “Wrecked”

Alumni write and direct new TBS show “Wrecked”

Ryan Jones and Brandon Fagen

June 13, 2016


Filed under Alumni, FEATURES, NEWS, Top Stories

On June 14 at 9 p.m. central time, the TV show “Wrecked”, by brothers Jordan and Justin Shipley, will air on the TBS network. Jordan and Justin, aside from being writers and directors of the show, are also graduates of Blue Valley Northwest. Jordan and Justin credit their time at Blue Valley North...

Transformation Tuesday

Transformation Tuesday

Abdul Qaddour, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016


Filed under Alumni, FEATURES, Students, Teachers, Top Stories

Students and teachers react to old yearbook photos compared to their current ones, and they reflect on the changes they have encountered.

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Success After BVNW

Meredith Johnson, Copy Editor

November 26, 2012


Filed under Alumni, FEATURES

“Life of Pi.” “Nashville.” “Cowboy Cruise”.”   Three BVNW alumni entered the entertainment industry with their involvement in visual effects, acting, and app-making. Alumnus, John Kent, graduated from BVNW in 2007 and attended the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD).  A month...

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