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Offensive woes, missed opportunities lead Huskies to 17-14 loss to St. James

Offensive woes, missed opportunities lead Huskies to 17-14 loss to St. James

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

September 22, 2017


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

Late in the first half of Friday night’s game between Blue Valley Northwest and St. James Academy, the Huskies offense had the ball on the Thunder eight yard line with a 7-3 lead. After a dropped pass in the end zone on second down by senior tight end Jackson Heath and a sack by SJA on third down led...

A major musician

A major musician

Olivia Dowell, Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, FROM THE EXPRESS, Students, Top Stories

At age 4, sophomore Aleena Li began playing her first instrument, the piano. One year ago, she decided to learn the harp, translating of her piano skills to this new instrument.  On average, Li practices six hours a week. “I wasn’t enjoying the violin a whole lot, so my parents asked me if I wanted to...

Creating calligraphy

Creating calligraphy

Ellie Druten, Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, FROM THE EXPRESS, Students, Top Stories

As Jessica Sarff’s paintbrush meets the paper the watercolor bleeds into vibrant shades of blue spelling out “may your choices reflect your hopes not your fears.” Sarff explained calligraphy as writing with a brush pen, using watercolor, or writing with something that makes thick and thin lines....

What band instrument are you?

What band instrument are you?

Gavin Mullin, Photographer

September 18, 2017


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Top Stories

 

Rider picks up first win as BVNW downs BVW, 35-28

Rider picks up first win as BVNW downs BVW, 35-28

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2017


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

Early in the fourth quarter of Friday’s EKL contest between Blue Valley Northwest and Blue Valley West, the Huskies found themselves in a hole. Despite leading BVW 21-14 after three quarters of play Friday night, the Huskies found themselves trailing 28-21 after a fumble by sophomore running back Edwar...

BVNW football to play in second game of doubleheader at DAC

BVNW football to play in second game of doubleheader at DAC

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, NEWS, SPORTS, Top Stories

Back-to-back football games on Friday, including BVNW against Blue Valley West, could cause chaos at the DAC due to the number of people attending the games. Blue Valley North is scheduled to host Blue Valley at 5 p.m. and BVNW is scheduled to play at 8:15 p.m. BVNW Athletic Director Kevin Ger...

They’re here, folks!

They’re here, folks!

A cup of tech, Ryan Jones

September 13, 2017


Filed under Blogs, OPINION, Top Stories

Why was the iPhone 7 afraid of the iPhone 8? Because the iPhone 7 8….10? Yes, you heard me. Not only did Apple decide to skip the iPhone 9 moniker, but they announced THREE new iPhones during the Apple Special Event on Sept. 12. They also announced a new Apple TV 4K and the Apple Watch Ser...

Swartz on sports: Why boycotting the NFL is absurd

Swartz on sports: Why boycotting the NFL is absurd

Swartz on sports, Gabe Swartz

September 11, 2017


Filed under Blogs, OPINION, Top Stories

Boycotting the NFL is ridiculous, absurd and patently stupid. This past Friday, social justice warrior Shaun King posted an article titled “Together, let’s boycott the NFL.” In his article, King vehemently declared that he announced this summer that he would be boycotting the NFL for “their o...

BVNW graduates studying in Florida update conditions of Hurricane Irma

BVNW graduates studying in Florida update conditions of Hurricane Irma

Gia Shipman, Copy Editor-at-large

September 10, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Two BVNW alumni share their first hand experience of the preparation for Hurricane Irma heading towards Florida. Carly Robinette, a 2017 graduate attends Florida State University. Also graduating in 2017, Addie Hulet lives in Florida attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Wednesday Sept. 6...

BVNW football falls to 0-2 with 35-14 loss to Mill Valley

BVNW football falls to 0-2 with 35-14 loss to Mill Valley

Gabe Swartz and Ben Brown

September 8, 2017


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

The Blue Valley Northwest football team fell to 0-2 on the season with a 35-14 loss at Mill Valley High School on Friday Sept. 8. For much of Friday night’s game it was the Huskies inability to convert key third and fourth down opportunities to move the chains that led to short fields and scoring ...

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