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Blue Valley Northwest clinches outright EKL title with 56-27 win over Blue Valley

Blue Valley Northwest clinches outright EKL title with 56-27 win over Blue Valley

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

February 16, 2018


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For the second consecutive year the Blue Valley Northwest varsity boys basketball team are the Eastern Kansas League Champions. After claiming a four-way tie with St. Thomas Aquinas, Bishop Miege and Blue Valley North last season, the Huskies clinched an outright title for the 2017-18 season wit...

Huskies remain undefeated in EKL, defeat Mill Valley, 62-25

Huskies remain undefeated in EKL, defeat Mill Valley, 62-25

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

February 14, 2018


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After defeating the Blue Valley West Jaguars in their last matchup, BVNW played host to the Jaguars of Mill Valley in an EKL matchup on Tuesday night. In a similar fashion, the Huskies came out strong. BVNW and Mill Valley traded 3-pointers at the beginning game on their opening possession...

Third quarter comeback gives Blue Valley West the edge over BVNW, 56-61

Olivia Dowell, Writer

February 10, 2018


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In the first quarter of the girls varsity Sweetheart game, senior Evan Bail started off with four quick points to give BVNW a 4-2 edge to BVW. During that first quarter, the Huskies went on a 9-0 run including five straight points from senior Bridget Harrison during the run. Harrison said the team was...

BVNW wins Sweetheart game against Blue Valley West, 60-32

BVNW wins Sweetheart game against Blue Valley West, 60-32

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

February 10, 2018


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The boys basketball team was able to overpower the Jaguars of Blue Valley West for BVNW’s Sweetheart game on Friday night. The EKL matchup was dominated by the Huskies from the start. On the first possession of the game, senior guard Sam Ward pulled up from behind the arc and converted on his shot...

No. 4 Huskies upset No. 1 Stags, 56-39

No. 4 Huskies upset No. 1 Stags, 56-39

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

February 6, 2018


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ROELAND PARK, Kan. -- The Blue Valley Northwest basketball revenge tour was complete after the Huskies took down the No. 1 ranked team in the 810 Varsity poll, Bishop Miege, with a 56-39 win on Tuesday night. “I know a lot of us really came in wanting revenge,” senior forward Joe Pleasant said. “We ...

Huskies cruise past Timberwolves in 67-18 win

Huskies cruise past Timberwolves in 67-18 win

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

February 2, 2018


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The Huskies came out of the gate firing on all cylinders in their EKL matchup on the road against the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves. On Friday night, the boys basketball team was able to continue their early success and dominate the rest of the game. BVNW opened the game with a quick 3-point...

Huskies edge Timberwolves, 59-46

Huskies edge Timberwolves, 59-46

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

February 2, 2018


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For the first time since the opening game of the 2017-18 varsity girls basketball season began, Blue Valley Northwest finds itself back at .500, after a 59-46 road win over Blue Valley Southwest Friday Feb. 2. “I think we’ve just come together as a team and we are moving the ball better,” senior fo...

BVNW goes 2-0 in duals on Senior Night

BVNW goes 2-0 in duals on Senior Night

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018


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With a score of 33-36 in favor of the Trailblazers, the last two matches of Wednesday night’s Senior Night wrestling dual became crucial in determining who would come out on top between BVNW and Gardner Edgerton. In a matchup which featured the No. 1 wrestler in Kansas for his weight class, Ja...

Huskies throttle Bears, 87-28

Huskies throttle Bears, 87-28

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

January 30, 2018


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On the first play of the game, senior guard Sam Ward threw a lob from the top of the key to his fellow senior forward Parker Braun who was lurking by the baseline. Braun was able to use his 6-foot-9 frame to slam down a dunk which was the first of many for the Huskies. The Huskies were able to bui...

Fritz gets 600th win as Huskies defeat Saints, 69-46

Fritz gets 600th win as Huskies defeat Saints, 69-46

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

January 27, 2018


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Head boys basketball coach Ed Fritz reached a milestone Saturday by picking up his 600th career victory. “It just means that I’ve been around a lot and had a lot of good coaches, a lot of good players and a lot of good people to be around,” Fritz said of the accomplishment. “I’ve been ...

Huskies win Border Classic, 68-41, over Pittsburg High

Huskies win Border Classic, 68-41, over Pittsburg High

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

January 20, 2018


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PITTSBURG, Kan. – Saturday afternoon junior guard Christian Braun and the Huskies found themselves in the midst of a rowdy Pittsburg High School crowd. The Purple Dragon student section was all over the Huskies for much of the first quarter but Braun and the Huskies did their part to help silen...

Delgado and Harrison lead BVNW to a 54-29 victory over Pittsburg

Delgado and Harrison lead BVNW to a 54-29 victory over Pittsburg

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

January 20, 2018


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PITTSBURG, Kan. – Entering the second quarter, the varsity girls basketball team had a 9-8 lead over Pittsburg, but needed a spark offensively. In a fifth-place game against the Pittsburg Purple Dragons, a BVNW senior guard coming off the bench, Becky Delgado, would be the answer for the Huskie...

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