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BVNW senior tackle Danny Robinson commits to the University of Kansas

Senior Danny Robinson signs with the University of Kansas to play football during the spring athletic signing ceremony, Feb. 6.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

February 7, 2020

With senior Danny Robinson signing to play football at the University of Kansas, Blue Valley Northwest has its first power-5 football commit under head coach Clint Rider. Robinson said he hopes he serves as an role model for the younger athletes, showing hard work pays off. “It’s just really e...

Chiefs win second Super Bowl in franchise history; Northwest reacts

Juniors Mikayla Rakolta and Emily Moser wear Chiefs gear following the teams Super Bowl win, Feb. 2.

Jonny Isaacson and Jack Nitz

February 3, 2020

Going into halftime, the Chiefs had just tied their lowest point total in the first half all season and star quarterback Patrick Mahomes was having one of the worst games of his career. Life-long Chiefs fan and season ticket holder Jeremy Bredemeier attributed the slow start to the team being out of ...

BVNW cheer team wins 2019 6A KSHSAA state championship for first time in program history

Senior Campbell Newby holds up a sign during the KSHSAA state game day competition, on Nov. 23.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

November 24, 2019

After earning two “superior” ratings (the highest possible rating), in their previous two competitions leading up to the Game Day Spirit Showcase, the Husky cheer team used the momentum to win their first ever 6A state championship. Qualifying for the finals with a preliminary round best 1...

Huskies season ends with 56-42 loss to Cougars

Senior Evan Ranallo catches the football in the air during the varsity football game against Shawnee Mission Northwest, on Nov. 1.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

November 2, 2019

Starting the game slow, the Huskies found themselves looking at a 21 point deficit early in the first half. Looking for an answer, sophomore quarterback Mikey Pauley would find senior Evan Ranallo for a 53-yard touchdown. Trailing 21-7, the Huskies and Cougars would score back and forth throughout the game, with the...

Huskies fall to Lancers in the varsity soccer 6A substate championship, 2-3

Senior Sam Stecher sits on the field after the game against Shawnee Mission East, on Oct. 31.

Jack Bensing, Writer

October 31, 2019

Going into the substate championship game, the Huskies were coming off a 6-1 win over Olathe South. The varsity soccer team was looking to keep the momentum going against Shawnee Mission East. Never trailing in almost all of a tightly contested game, the Huskies were poised to win the substate champio...

Huskies end season in substate championship with 0-2 (13-25, 15-25) loss to Tigers

Senior Meiko Pearson hugs sister Alayna Pearson after losing final game of season to Blue Valley, 2-0.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

October 26, 2019

Coming off a dominant 2-0 (25-6, 25-3) win over Wyandotte High School in the substate semifinals, the varsity volleyball team was looking to keep the momentum going heading into the championship game. That would not be the case as the Huskies would be forced to take a timeout trailing, 16-8 in the f...

MLS star Matt Besler to visit with Husky Soccer

Senior Jackson Million dribbles a ball in a game against St. Louis University, on Sept. 28.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

October 25, 2019

Heading into post-season play, Blue Valley Northwest soccer will be getting a visit from Sporting Kansas City captain Matt Besler. Besler works alongside Christina Lively, mother of C Black soccer player Tyler Lively, as the spokesperson of Blue KC Sporting Samaritans, a program that honors teachers ...

Huskies lose Senior Night and their last regular season game to Stags, 15-58.

Senior Danny Robinson jumps with his hand in the air during the varsity football game against Bishop Miege, on Oct. 24.

Megan Yates and Tessa Regan

October 25, 2019

Fresh off their second win of the season, senior Evan Ranallo said he believed the Blue Valley Northwest football team was motivated to secure another win on senior night against Bishop Miege High School.  “We beat [Blue Valley] North and that was really big and exciting and then this week we were ...

Shniderson qualifies for 6A state tournament for third year in a row

Senior Beth Shniderson winds up for a shot on Sept. 4.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

October 20, 2019

For the third straight year, senior Beth Shniderson will be making an appearance at the girl’s golf 6A state tournament. After qualifying the past two years, head coach Kathleen Gilbreath said she wasn’t surprised when learning Shniderson qualified. “I was very excited, but I do have to admi...

Pauley’s big game lifts Huskies over rival Mustangs, 33-28

Senior receiver Evan Ranallo hugs coach David Faggett after beating BVN, on Oct. 18.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

October 18, 2019

Clinging on to a five point lead with under two minutes left, the Huskies looked to wind the clock down and end the game. With 1:37 remaining in the fourth quarter, the Huskies were presented with a 4th-and-2. Not wanting to give the ball back to the Mustangs with a chance to score, sophomore qu...

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