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Baserunning blunders hurt Huskies in 7-4 loss to Rogers (Ark.)

Baserunning blunders hurt Huskies in 7-4 loss to Rogers (Ark.)

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

April 20, 2018


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What seemed like an innocent ground ball to senior second baseman Drew Black began the start of a chippy back-and-forth game between one of the top ranked teams in Arkansas, Rogers High, and the Huskies of Blue Valley Northwest- one of the top ranked teams in Kansas. While the scorebook would show a...

No. 2 Huskies outslug No. 1 Tigers, 15-10

No. 2 Huskies outslug No. 1 Tigers, 15-10

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

April 10, 2018


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There were plenty of hits to go around Tuesday afternoon at Blue Valley High School. In a game that saw MaxPreps No. 1 and 2 ranked teams in Kansas Class 6A, it was the Huskies that came out of the gates with offensive firepower. After loading the bases with no outs in the first inning and coming...

Fifth inning comeback gives BVNW edge over BVSW, 6-4

Fifth inning comeback gives BVNW edge over BVSW, 6-4

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

April 6, 2018


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  With the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the fifth inning, senior first baseman Holden Missey stepped up to the plate. Missey- who was 0-for-2 on the day- and the Huskies trailed the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves in an EKL matchup Thursday afternoon, 4-2. “I though...

Huskies open season as Rob Jones Tournament champions

Huskies open season as Rob Jones Tournament champions

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

March 23, 2018


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After setting the Blue Valley Northwest single-season wins record for a pitcher last season, senior Max Abramovich was given the start in the Huskies season-opener Friday afternoon against Olathe East. It did not take long for the Huskies senior right-hander to find his groove as he faced the minimum thro...

Back-to-back: No. 1 Huskies repeat as state champs with 51-40 win over No. 2 Firebirds

Back-to-back: No. 1 Huskies repeat as state champs with 51-40 win over No. 2 Firebirds

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

March 11, 2018


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Standing in the tunnel of Charles Koch Arena after Friday night’s semifinal against Derby, senior guard Max Johnson let everyone know where his priorities were. “I don’t care if I score,” Johnson said. “All I care about is getting that ring.” Although Johnson averaged the least points per game of a...

No. 1 Huskies clinch second straight finals appearance with 82-61 win over No. 4 Derby

No. 1 Huskies clinch second straight finals appearance with 82-61 win over No. 4 Derby

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

March 10, 2018


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WICHITA-- In BVNW’s third straight state semifinals appearance, the No. 1 Huskies led by head coach Ed Fritz took on the No. 4 Derby Panthers coached by Fritz’s former assistant coach at BVNW, Brett Flory. Although they struggled retaining possession at the start, the Huskies would quickly a...

No. 1 Huskies win rematch, defeat No. 8 Lawrence 65-37 in state quarterfinals

No. 1 Huskies win rematch, defeat No. 8 Lawrence 65-37 in state quarterfinals

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

March 9, 2018


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WICHITA-- In a rematch of the 2017 Kansas Class 6A state championship, the No. 1 seed Blue Valley Northwest Huskies were able to avoid a potential upset from the revenge-seeking No. 8 seed Lawrence Lions Thursday night. The Huskies were able to control their state quarterfinal matchup throughout a...

BVNW advances to 6A state with 67-36 win over Shawnee Mission West

BVNW advances to 6A state with 67-36 win over Shawnee Mission West

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

March 4, 2018


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The No. 1 Blue Valley Northwest Huskies found themselves in a battle with the No. 9 Shawnee Mission West Vikings on Saturday evening. With a ticket to the Kansas 6A state tournament on the line, both teams were evenly matched in the first half of their sub-state matchup. Both teams went into ...

Fourth quarter woes end Huskies season in 43-34 loss to Cougars

Fourth quarter woes end Huskies season in 43-34 loss to Cougars

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

February 27, 2018


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For the first three quarters of basketball in Tuesday night’s substate matchup between No. 12 seed Blue Valley Northwest and No. 5 seed Shawnee Mission Northwest, the Huskies and Cougars played a tightly contested game. It showed in the score after three quarters, with BVNW and SMNW knotted at a...

Huskies fall to Thunder on Senior Night, 37-33

Huskies fall to Thunder on Senior Night, 37-33

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

February 24, 2018


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The Huskies were in striking distance toward the end of the game on Senior Night against the St. James Thunder. In Friday Night’s matchup, BVNW had trailed the whole game, but it would be a junior who would step up. With just around 5 minutes remaining in the game, BVNW Head Coach Brian Bubalo...

Huskies roll Thunder in Senior Night game, 56-23

Huskies roll Thunder in Senior Night game, 56-23

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

February 23, 2018


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For the first 8:15 of play Friday night, the St. James Thunder provided a potential blueprint for an upset of the No. 1 ranked team in Kansas Class 6A. The Thunder were able to slow the pace of the game to a halt, and knock down five 3-pointers, shooting the ball well enough that the Huskies aba...

Harrison scores career-high, Huskies fall to Tigers in overtime, 58-54

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

February 17, 2018


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After falling behind in the fourth quarter, the Huskies called a timeout with 2:15 left in the fourth quarter in their matchup on the road against the Blue Valley High School Tigers. In Friday’s game, the Huskies were trailing 50-45 coming out of the timeout. In need of points, BVNW turned to a senior g...

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