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Assistant football coach Brandon Jenkins signs with the Omaha Beef

Assistant football coach Brandon Jenkins signs with the Omaha Beef

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, NEWS, SPORTS

After his first year of coaching at BVNW, assistant football coach Brandon Jenkins will return to playing professional football in 2018. Jenkins signed as a defensive lineman for the Omaha Beef, a team in the Champions Indoor Football League. Prior to arriving at BVNW, Jenkins played football at Ole Miss f...

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...

Weight room undergoes renovations during winter break

Weight room undergoes renovations during winter break

Gabe Swartz and Ben Brown

January 4, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, NEWS, SPORTS, Springs Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The “Church of Iron”-- as Strength & Conditioning Coach Clint Rider and the rest of Blue Valley Northwest athletics call the weight room at Northwest-- underwent renovations throughout the winter break. During the renovations to the weight room, the platforms located at each station were removed. ...

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...

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 28, 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...

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