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Huskies open 2018 with 49-34 win over Shawnee Mission North

Huskies open 2018 with 49-34 win over Shawnee Mission North

Gabe Swartz

January 3, 2018


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For the entirety of the girls varsity basketball team’s 2017-18 season, the second half of games has been their downfall, but the Huskies opened 2018 with perhaps their most well-rounded game of the season. Wednesday night the Huskies led Shawnee Mission North at the half, 22-19. On the Huskies f...

No. 3 Huskies knock off No. 1 Mustangs, 69-58

No. 3 Huskies knock off No. 1 Mustangs, 69-58

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2017


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For the sixth consecutive game, over a course of the past three years, Ed Fritz and his Blue Valley Northwest Huskies defeated the Blue Valley North Mustangs. In Wednesday night’s installment of the BVNW-BVN rivalry, the No. 3 ranked team in Kansas Class 6A, BVNW, defeated the No. 1 ranked Mustang...

Turnover-filled night downs No. 4 Huskies in 57-52 loss to No. 1 Lee’s Summit West

Turnover-filled night downs No. 4 Huskies in 57-52 loss to No. 1 Lee’s Summit West

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2017


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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Almost a year of anticipation for a matchup between two of the best teams in the Kansas City metro area culminated Saturday night when the No. 1 ranked Lee’s Summit West Titans and No. 4 ranked Blue Valley Northwest Huskies battled in the Cable Dahmer Shootout at Avila Univer...

Huskies finish strong, defeat Tigers 45-16

Huskies finish strong, defeat Tigers 45-16

Walker Johnson, Writer

December 14, 2017


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The varsity wrestling team continued their success this season, defeating Blue Valley High School in their dual Wednesday night, 45-16. This victory came four days after the Huskies placed four wrestlers in the top three of their weight class at the Cougar Invitational at Shawnee Mission Northwest o...

Second half troubles hand BVNW their first loss in 55-50 loss to Hazelwood Central

Second half troubles hand BVNW their first loss in 55-50 loss to Hazelwood Central

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2017


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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Blue Valley Northwest boys varsity basketball team has been no stranger to tough non-conference matchups in recent years. The Huskies matchup with the Hawks from Hazelwood Central was no different, and the game was a back-and-forth affair for the majority of the night. With 30.7...

Huskies fall in fifth place game to Barstow, 50-47

Huskies fall in fifth place game to Barstow, 50-47

Jaelen Matthews, Writer

December 9, 2017


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The Huskies came out fast with senior guard Bridget Harrison hitting two 3-pointers early in the fifth place game of the Lady Hawks Classic against Barstow on Friday Dec. 8 at Olathe East. Led by Harrison, the whole Northwest team was strong offensively which extended throughout the first half. However, the...

Braun brothers’ early success leads Huskies to 73-56 win over Ozark

Braun brothers’ early success leads Huskies to 73-56 win over Ozark

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

December 9, 2017


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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Braun brothers, senior forward Parker Braun and junior guard Christian Braun played a crucial role in giving the Huskies an early lead against the Ozark Tigers in the Huskies first game of the Ozark Mountain Shootout on Friday Dec. 8. In the opening minutes of the game, Ch...

Huskies pick up first win of season against Firebirds, 43-31

Huskies pick up first win of season against Firebirds, 43-31

Olivia Dowell, Writer

December 7, 2017


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In their second game of the Lady Hawks Classic on Thursday Dec. 7 at Olathe East, the Huskies had a weak offensive first half against Lawrence Free State. BVNW ended up trailing LFS, 3-8, at the end of the first quarter after three turnovers. Senior Evan Bail, who was the leading scorer for ...

BVNW girls basketball drops season-opener against SME, 34-29

BVNW girls basketball drops season-opener against SME, 34-29

Gabe Swartz, Anna Cowden

December 2, 2017


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In their first game action of the 2017-18 season, the girls varsity basketball team was defeated by Shawnee Mission East, 34-29. For much of the afternoon, the Huskies offense struggled mightily. BVNW scored in single-digits in all four quarters but was able to keep the game competitive in large...

No. 3 Huskies open season with 70-62 win over No. 9 Hogan Prep

No. 3 Huskies open season with 70-62 win over No. 9 Hogan Prep

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-Chief

December 2, 2017


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Blue Valley Northwest basketball fans welcomed a new sight Friday night, as the Huskies started an entirely new backcourt with senior guards Sam Ward and Max Johnson, alongside junior guard Christian Braun. Although it was a new look for Husky fans, Ward said it was not anything out of the ordin...

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 28, 2017


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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...

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


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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...

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