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Leading the pack

Leading the pack

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, FEATURES, FROM THE EXPRESS, SPORTS, Students

When the race starts, she makes sure to keep her pace and breathe rhythmically. She then zeroes in on the group of runners to pace with, picks someone to run with and makes sure she finishes before them. With the finish line in sight, she exerts all her energy to get there, often placing ahead of other...

Beach takes first at 6A State; Gawlick and Henry round out Huskies’ performance

Beach takes first at 6A State; Gawlick and Henry round out Huskies’ performance

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

October 28, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, NEWS, SPORTS, Top Stories

LAWRENCE- In the first race of the morning, freshman Riley Beach approached the starting line with fellow runner Katie Henry at her side. Beach would end her cross country season running at Rim Rock Farms for 6A State. Just one week prior to this, Beach qualified for 6A State by placing first at regio...

Failed two-point conversion ends Huskies season in 28-27 loss to Lawrence

Failed two-point conversion ends Huskies season in 28-27 loss to Lawrence

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, Photos, SPORTS, Top Stories

LAWRENCE- At the conclusion of Blue Valley Northwest’s first round postseason matchup against Lawrence High School Friday Oct. 27, one thing was for certain. Head coach Clint Rider made a move few others would have, in a game few expected the Huskies to even be competitive in. With 1:31 remaini...

Soccer season ends after coming up short at regionals against SMW, 2-1

Soccer season ends after coming up short at regionals against SMW, 2-1

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, SPORTS

On a chilly evening of 50 degrees Fahrenheit with gusts of wind at the Shawnee Mission Soccer Complex, the Huskies came out firing, but ultimately the offense from the Shawnee Mission West Vikings resulted in loss for BVNW in the first round of regionals and ended the boys soccer season. After mu...

Huskies end season in substate semifinals with 0-2 (17-25, 17-25) loss to Mustangs

Huskies end season in substate semifinals with 0-2 (17-25, 17-25) loss to Mustangs

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, SPORTS

For the second consecutive season, head coach Molly Haggerty’s volleyball program was eliminated from postseason play in their first match at Substate. Unlike the 2016 Husky team, which entered the postseason with a 26-8 record, and was expected to compete for a state championship, this year’s...

Huskies finish 2-6 regular season with 50-22 loss to Manhattan

Huskies finish 2-6 regular season with 50-22 loss to Manhattan

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, Photos, SPORTS, Top Stories

Before he ran through two arm tackles on his way to a 40-yard touchdown reception, his first of the year, with 1:59 remaining in the third quarter of the Senior Night game between Blue Valley Northwest and Manhattan High School, senior Kordell Simmons said he knew he wanted the opportunity to ma...

Boys soccer falls to undefeated BVSW, 2-1 on Senior Night

Boys soccer falls to undefeated BVSW, 2-1 on Senior Night

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, Photos, SPORTS, Top Stories

Late in their Senior Night game against the undefeated Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves, BVNW was in attack mode as they needed to score to give themselves a chance. For the vast majority of the game, the Huskies had difficulties finishing on offensive opportunities. It was not until the final minu...

Husky volleyball falls in Senior Night match 0-2 (28-30, 20-25)

Husky volleyball falls in Senior Night match 0-2 (28-30, 20-25)

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, SPORTS, Top Stories

Throughout the majority of the first set, the Huskies maintained a steady lead over Shawnee Mission West on Oct. 16. However, the game took a turn after a 7-1 point run was pieced together by the Vikings. BVNW was forced to call a timeout with a mere 18-17 lead over Shawnee Mission West. Up until this poi...

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