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EKL all-stars tie KU barnstormers 90-90 in exhibition game

EKL all-stars tie KU barnstormers 90-90 in exhibition game

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor

May 7, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Kansas barnstorming tour visited Blue Valley Northwest on Saturday night, as University of Kansas graduates Frank Mason, Landen Lucas and Tyler Self went up against a cast of EKL all-stars. Mason, Lucas and Self were joined by BVNW senior football player Daeron Robinson and BVNW assistant bask...

Kansas barnstormers take on BVNW and EKL seniors

Kansas barnstormers take on BVNW and EKL seniors

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Kansas basketball players Frank Mason, Landen Lucas and Tyler Self bring their talents to BVNW Saturday May 6. The Jayhawk basketball players, who concluded their collegiate playing careers this spring, will go up against BVNW seniors Darien Jackson, Jamicheal Morgan, AJ Pleasant and Willy Pegues al...

Huskies hold on, defeat Lions 64-61 to win state title

Huskies hold on, defeat Lions 64-61 to win state title

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor

March 12, 2017


Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Team Scores, Top Stories, Winter Sports

With 18.4 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, senior guard A.J. Pleasant stepped to the free throw line with the Huskies clinging to a 62-61 lead. Pleasant, scored 16 points on the night, but said no two points were more important than his final two free throws. “I just thought there were two...

Previewing the state championship game

Previewing the state championship game

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor

March 11, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

WICHITA- Heading into the state championship game Saturday March 10, the Huskies match up with the Lawrence Chesty Lions, who enter with a 17-7 record after defeating Blue Valley North in their state semifinal game, 41-36. BVNW comes into the matchup with a 21-3 record and riding a 10-game winning...

No. 1 Huskies ice out No. 4 Firebirds in state semifinals, 67-40

No. 1 Huskies ice out No. 4 Firebirds in state semifinals, 67-40

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor

March 11, 2017


Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Team Scores, Top Stories, Winter Sports

For the fifth straight game, the No. 1 seed Huskies led from start to finish, defeating the No. 4 seed Free State Firebirds, 67-40. BVNW came out on fire offensively, jumping out to a 12-4 lead with 2:27 remaining in the first quarter. The Huskies hot start was marked by a 57.1 percent overall shooting...

BVNW eliminates Garden City in state quarterfinal, 70-54

BVNW eliminates Garden City in state quarterfinal, 70-54

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Game Briefs, Photos, SPORTS, Team Scores, Top Stories, Winter Sports

In the early minutes of the state quarterfinal matchup between Blue Valley Northwest and Garden City, one thing was clear. The Huskies interior size was too much for the Buffaloes to handle, as junior forward Parker Braun slammed a baseline dunk off of a feed from senior guard Darien Jackson. “We...

BVNW routs Gardner, 72-35 to claim substate crown

BVNW routs Gardner, 72-35 to claim substate crown

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Team Scores, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Before learning of who the Huskies would matchup with Friday night, senior guard Jamicheal Morgan made a declaration. “I ain’t got no preference who we play,” Morgan said after Wednesday’s 56-34 defeat of Blue Valley West. “We’re going to come out hard and beat their [butts].” Morgan...

Falcons soar past Huskies, 41-24

Falcons soar past Huskies, 41-24

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor

March 2, 2017


Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Team Scores, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Another Blue Valley Northwest girls basketball season ended Thursday night, with a 41-24 loss in the first round of substate play at Olathe South. The Huskies were slow out of the gates, falling behind the Falcons 6-0 in the first two and a half minutes of play. Senior forward Abby Bird said BVNW has becom...

BVNW pulls away late, defeating BVW 56-34

BVNW pulls away late, defeating BVW 56-34

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor

March 1, 2017


Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Team Scores, Top Stories, Winter Sports

In the first game of postseason play, the No. 1 seed Huskies took down the Jaguars of Blue Valley West, 56-34. Similar to Friday night’s 69-51 win at St. James, the Huskies never trailed in this contest. But, after defeating Blue Valley West 50-17, in their first matchup on Friday Feb. 10, the ...

BVNW takes co-EKL championship after downing St. James, 69-51

BVNW takes co-EKL championship after downing St. James, 69-51

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor

February 25, 2017


Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Team Scores, Top Stories, Winter Sports

With 5:00 left in the first quarter of the final regular season matchup of the year, senior guard Darien Jackson connected on a pass to fellow senior guard Jamicheal Morgan for an alley-oop slam, giving the Huskies an 8-2 lead. Morgan’s alley-oop dunk were a part of his 13 points on the night. ...

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