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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...

Tigers dismantle Huskies, 49-3

Tigers dismantle Huskies, 49-3

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2017


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

Blue Valley Northwest’s football team entered Thursday night’s Eastern Kansas League matchup with Blue Valley High with a 2-4 record. After a 49-3 loss in which the Huskies were dominated in every facet of the game, BVNW’s record dropped to 2-5 for the 2017 campaign. It did not take the Tigers ...

Injury-riddled Huskies take down Trailblazers, 35-28, in Homecoming game

Injury-riddled Huskies take down Trailblazers, 35-28, in Homecoming game

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, Homecoming, Photos, Spirit Week, SPORTS, Top Stories

For the second straight week, the Huskies entered the half trailing 21-14. Unlike the week prior against Blue Valley Southwest, it was the Huskies scoring before the half- on a 6 yard touchdown reception by senior tight end Jackson Heath- rather than their opponent. “Tonight we finished both halves,” head ...

Oxford tops Harmony, 10-8, in football feeder game

Oxford tops Harmony, 10-8, in football feeder game

Gabe Swartz and TJ Vore

October 4, 2017


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

As time ticked down in the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s Harmony-Oxford football feeder game, Oxford kicker Gavin Biancalana converted on a 35 yard field goal attempt which proved to be the game-winner in a 10-8 Knights victory. Prior to the conclusion of the first half, Mikey Pauley picked u...

Hall dominates, scores two goals as Huskies top Hawks in overtime, 3-2

Hall dominates, scores two goals as Huskies top Hawks in overtime, 3-2

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

October 3, 2017


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

In a sudden death overtime Tuesday night at the DAC, both Blue Valley Northwest and Olathe East continually created opportunities offensively, but were unable to convert, at first. For BVNW, senior goalie Neil Schell was able to make countless saves to keep the Huskies alive. With only seconds r...

Six BVNW turnovers lead to 52-27 loss to BVSW

Six BVNW turnovers lead to 52-27 loss to BVSW

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2017


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

For the second straight week, a red zone series prior to halftime proved to be the turning point in a Huskies loss. As time expired in the first half, Blue Valley Southwest quarterback Will Eldridge scrambled to his left and completed a 3 yard pass to BVSW senior wide receiver Billy Bartlett, to giv...

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