The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School


The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School


The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School


Senior Christian Braun drives in the game against Blue Valley West on Friday Feb. 8 at BVW. BVNW defeated BVW, 57-49.

The boys basketball team is going to make school history and win their third straight state championship.

Blank Report, Ryan Blank February 27, 2019

Northwest has been known for its boys basketball program for years. This current team can help solidify BVNW’s reputation. For the first time in school history, the boys basketball team has a chance...

Junior Evan Ranallo runs with the ball in the game against Harrisonville on Sept. 7 at the DAC. The Huskies dropped the game to the Wildcats, 29-24.

Despite 2018 woes, varsity football has a bright future

Blank Report, Ryan Blank November 9, 2018

After the loss in the opening round of sub-state against No. 1 Gardner Edgerton, the Husky football team finished the season with an 0-9 record. However, the potential of the young core of players in the...

Junior Evan Ranallo runs with the ball in the game against Harrisonville on Sept. 7 at the DAC. The Huskies dropped the game to the Wildcats, 29-24.

Hey NFL, take a page out of high school’s playbook.

Blank Report, Ryan Blank September 11, 2018

NFL, it’s actually time to start caring about your players’ safety and making some real changes through the coaches, instead of making drastic rules that are failing to work and frustrating players....

With now former girls varsity basketball head coach Brian Bubalo gone, Athletic Director Kevin Gerke must fill another position this Spring.

Swartz on sports: The making of a good hire

Swartz on sports, Gabe Swartz March 22, 2018

When former head football coach Mike Zegunis stepped down from his role at Blue Valley Northwest last February, Athletic Director Kevin Gerke was put in an unfamiliar position. Gerke was left with the...

Senior Gracie Christie models at the #admireyourselfie exhibit on Jan. 10.

Local focal: Selfie swoon

Local Focal, Kanishka Mehra February 9, 2018

The creative community in Kansas City grew tremendously last year both in numbers and talent, due in part to the July 2017 launch of The KC Creatives (@thekccreatives), an Instagram collective of models,...

Next year, Chiefs fans will get to see whether Patrick Mahomes is the real deal.

Swartz on sports: Welcome to the Mahomes era

Swartz on sports, Gabe Swartz January 31, 2018

It’s finally here. Christmas doesn’t normally come in late January, but for Kansas City Chiefs fans that is exactly what happened when Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star broke the news Tuesday...

With Minecraft approaching its ninth year, there is no doubting what this game has done for the community.

Players Headquarters: How Minecraft has changed gaming entirely

Players Headquarters , TJ Vore January 30, 2018

You spawn into a new world with nothing to start and wonder “What do I want to do first?” As the day goes on you find yourself building beautiful structures, a full scale White House, a huge mansion...

Three photographers, one model

Three photographers, one model

Local focal, Kanishka Mehra January 10, 2018

Observing how photographers create their own style can be just as fascinating as doing it yourself, and also beneficial when starting out as a photographer. They perfect and reform their styles through...

After five long years since the last installment, God of War is one of the most anticipated games of 2018.

Players Headquarters: Why the new God of War is a breath of fresh air to the franchise

Players Headquarters, TJ Vore December 24, 2017

13 long years since the first God of War was released, Sony Interactive Entertainment is breathing new life into an old Playstation favorite, which spans seven games across multiple platforms of Greek...

Weiland displays some of his computer parts in his workplace on Nov. 26. He has a radio receiver, raspberry pi, Arduino and his computer in Linux mode.

A passion for programming

Feature Friday , Anna Levine December 22, 2017

As just a sophomore at BVNW, Brett Weiland is completely self-taught when it comes to programming and hosting his own website. He said he has always had this passion for software and programming but draws...

After spending most of the 2016-17 season on the bench, senior guard Max Johnson will need to play a larger role for the Huskies this year.

Swartz on sports: Examining BVNW basketball’s biggest question marks entering this season

Swartz on sports, Gabe Swartz December 1, 2017

The Northwest basketball program is back in action at home Friday night against Hogan Prep at 7 p.m. but before they get back on the court this season, we’ll examine five questions they’ll need to...

Missouri fans likely wont get to see five-star freshman Michael Porter Jr. play anymore games for the Tigers.

Swartz on sports: Michael Porter Jr.’s injury puts damper on Missouri’s season

Swartz on sports, Gabe Swartz November 22, 2017

It’s not even Thanksgiving, and one of college basketball’s would-be brightest stars, Missouri Tigers freshman forward Michael Porter Jr. has been declared out for the year with a spinal disc injury....

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