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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


Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

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


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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


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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 ...

No. 1 Huskies start season with 70-40 win over unranked Blue Springs

No. 1 Huskies start season with 70-40 win over unranked Blue Springs

Jonny Isaacson, Writer

December 1, 2018


Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Blue Valley Northwest boys varsity basketball team picked up their first win of the 2018-19 season against Blue Springs, 70-40. Senior guard Christian Braun played a crucial role in giving the Huskies an early lead against the Wildcats. In the opening minutes of the game, BVNW went on an 11-0 run,...

Mustangs rout Huskies on Senior Night, 51-7

Mustangs rout Huskies on Senior Night, 51-7

Ethan Knauth, Online Copy Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, SPORTS

Despite a strong defensive effort to begin the game, which ended with one made and one missed field goal for the Mustangs, the Huskies had no points to show for their own efforts at the end of the first quarter. That all changed though when sophomore Avion Tucker scored on a 7 yard touchdown run, 18 s...

Huskies defeats Mustangs, 3-2, in final home game

Huskies defeats Mustangs, 3-2, in final home game

Raabia Qureshi, Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, Husky Headlines, Publications, SPORTS

The competition and intensity between the Blue Valley Northwest varsity volleyball team and Blue Valley North heightened with every serve, hit, and spike, as the fourth set ended. As long time rivals, said head coach Molly Haggerty, the two teams have went back and forth between victories and los...

Late game interception derails a Husky comeback in 29-24 loss to Harrisonville

Late game interception derails a Husky comeback in 29-24 loss to Harrisonville

Ethan Knauth, Online Copy Editor

September 7, 2018


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

Finding themselves down by five points after the defense forced a turnover on downs with about a minute left in regulation, the Huskies had their first taste of a two-minute drill situation this season. With over 80 yards to cover, senior quarterback Sam Sliefert connected on three passes to junior recei...

No. 1 Blue Valley ends No. 2 Blue Valley Northwest championship hopes, wins back-to-back titles

No. 1 Blue Valley ends No. 2 Blue Valley Northwest championship hopes, wins back-to-back titles

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

May 26, 2018


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

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- For the first six and one third innings of Saturday morning’s state championship game between Blue Valley High and Blue Valley Northwest, the Tigers held a one-run lead. After Blue Valley High junior pitcher Andrew Dennis allowed senior Drew Black to single to right field, a sa...

No. 2 Huskies advance to first state final in school history, defeat No. 3 Derby 4-3

No. 2 Huskies advance to first state final in school history, defeat No. 3 Derby 4-3

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

May 25, 2018


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LAWRENCE, Kan. -- With his body shaking and a two-run lead, senior Scott Duensing took the mound in the top of the seventh inning looking to send the Blue Valley Northwest Huskies to their first state championship game in school history. A visit from senior third baseman Josh Fiene settled him dow...

Huskies’ hot bats blast past Blues in quarterfinal win

Huskies’ hot bats blast past Blues in quarterfinal win

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

May 24, 2018


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LAWRENCE, Kan. -- In what will be his final season at the helm for the Blue Valley Northwest varsity baseball team, Corby Lange expressed a confidence in his players that few coaches are willing to. While Lange originally planned to have his staff ace, senior Max Abramovich take the mound in the...

No. 2 Huskies clinch trip to state with 2-0 win over No. 10 Olathe East

No. 2 Huskies clinch trip to state with 2-0 win over No. 10 Olathe East

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

May 15, 2018


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

When senior Scott Duensing came in with a 2-run lead, runners on first and second base and one out in the top of the seventh inning of the Huskies regional final against Olathe East, the last thing he heard was a quick message from senior first baseman Holden Missey. “Hey, timing pick on the...

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