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McQuinn’s walk off pushes No. 3 Huskies past No. 6 Tigers, win 7-6

McQuinn’s walk off pushes No. 3 Huskies past No. 6 Tigers, win 7-6

Ethan Knauth, Online Copy Editor

May 15, 2019

Trailing by one with two strikes, two outs, no one on base and senior Ryan Freiermuth at the plate, the Huskies found themselves with their backs against the wall and their season on the line. Freiermuth had hit well up until that point compared to his other BVNW counterparts, going 2 for 3 with an RBI and a...

No.1 Jaguars eliminate No. 8 Huskies in regional final, 14-6

No.1 Jaguars eliminate No. 8 Huskies in regional final, 14-6

Jonny Isaacson, Writer

May 15, 2019

Walking up to home plate, knowing it could be her last career game for the Huskies, senior pitcher Abigail Bishop said she wanted to make it one to remember. Trailing Mill Valley, 4-9, Bishop knew the team needed a spark and that’s exactly what she gave them when she hit a solo home run. “I ju...

Sixth inning rally sparks Huskies 6-1 win over the Chieftains

Sixth inning rally sparks Huskies 6-1 win over the Chieftains

Maggie McCready, Writer

April 19, 2019

Earning five out of their six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, the Huskies sparked an offensive rally beginning with a double from senior David Kephart. This momentum would continue to spread throughout the team, ultimately racking up three hits on the inning. Head coach Jade Samborski said the Huskies s...

Big third quarter propels No. 2 Huskies over No. 7 Eagles, 75-70

Big third quarter propels No. 2 Huskies over No. 7 Eagles, 75-70

Jonny Isaacson, Writer

March 6, 2019

Going into the locker room having been outscored in the preceding half, the Huskies found themselves looking at a nine point deficit, down 37-28. BVNW made a few adjustments in the second half, which helped to win them the game. Head coach Ed Fritz said the Huskies’ adjustments on defense helped t...

BVNW withstands a late comeback, advances to the 6A state championships with 71-64 win over Olathe West

BVNW withstands a late comeback, advances to the 6A state championships with 71-64 win over Olathe West

Jonny Isaacson, Writer

March 2, 2019

For the ninth time in ten years, the No. 1 Blue Valley Northwest Huskies advanced to 6A state, after defeating No. 9 Olathe West on Friday night. The game started with the Owls jumping out to an early, 16-15 lead to end the first quarter. The team's ability to stay together is what senior Christian Bra...

Davis hits game winner, No. 4 Huskies top No. 18 Tigers on senior night, 76-75

Davis hits game winner, No. 4 Huskies top No. 18 Tigers on senior night, 76-75

Jonny Isaacson and Ethan Knauth

February 15, 2019

Down two with 8.3 seconds remaining in the game, the Huskies had the ball coming out of the timeout called by the Tigers. BV previously went one for two at the line giving BVNW a shot at a game winner. That was all they needed as senior Andrew Davis took full advantage of the senior night spotlight, ...

Huskies overcome slow start, defeat Jaguars, 57-49

Huskies overcome slow start, defeat Jaguars, 57-49

Ethan Knauth, Online Copy Editor

February 9, 2019

After falling to Bishop Miege on Tuesday night, the Huskies were unable to practice between the loss and Friday nights game with Blue Valley West, due to the cancellation of school and practices. Coach Ed Fritz attributed this to flat first half for the Huskies. Coupled with the inability to practice,...

Shulman picks up first EKL win against Blue Valley West, 37-33

Shulman picks up first EKL win against Blue Valley West, 37-33

Olivia Dowell, Features Editor

February 9, 2019

In the opening minutes of the game, BVNW opened up with an easy layup for senior Madison Gerard to give the Huskies a quick lead. Then with a quiet rest of the quarter from both teams, BVNW went into the second quarter with an 8-6 lead. Throughout the second quarter, BVW quickly crawled back with a p...

No.1 BVNW sweeps past BVSW, 70-48, in Sweetheart game

No.1 BVNW sweeps past BVSW, 70-48, in Sweetheart game

Aidan Knauth, Writer

February 2, 2019

With senior center Mike Peake missing the last three games due to an ankle injury, the Huskies had to find a way to work around his absence, senior Christian Braun said, as Peake has been a key player to their success so far this season. “He’s a really good inside presence so so it’s really...

No.5 Huskies never look back from early lead, defeat No.17 Mustangs, 72-56.

No.5 Huskies never look back from early lead, defeat No.17 Mustangs, 72-56.

Aidan Knauth, Writer

January 12, 2019

Leading up to the game the tensions were growing and the stakes higher than ever with sophomore Jack Chapman coming back for his first game after a knee injury benched him for a month. Chapman had been a key player for the Huskies earlier in the season and the loss of Chapman was detrimental to the ...

No. 1 Huskies win a thriller against No. 11 Mustangs, 58-52

No. 1 Huskies win a thriller against No. 11 Mustangs, 58-52

Jonny Isaacson, Writer

December 15, 2018

Starting the game, the Huskies put themselves in an unfamiliar position ending the first quarter 22-11, in favor of the Mustangs, with senior guard Christian Braun scoring all 11 points. Braun said the main reason for the deficit was his inefficient passing and inability to hold onto the ball. “I ...

No. 1 Huskies defeat unranked Shawnee Mission West, 70-49, to win the Championship Showdown

No. 1 Huskies defeat unranked Shawnee Mission West, 70-49, to win the Championship Showdown

Jonny Isaacson, Writer

December 8, 2018

Going into the locker room at halftime, senior guard Christian Braun had only played three minutes in the preceding half and only had four points, due to foul trouble concerns. Still having a 33-20 lead at halftime, Braun came out of the locker room ready to extend the lead as he scored 14 of his 23 ...

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