Junior Sammie Carey throws the ball to first base in the varsity softball game against St. Thomas Aquinas.

Huskies softball drops both games of doubleheader to Saints

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor April 3, 2021

Heading into the third inning of the first part of their doubleheader against St. Thomas Aquinas, the Huskies trailed, 1-0. After a double from junior Shayla Edwards, senior Olivia Shin would send...

Sophomore Reagan Priest (7) celebrates scoring a goal with senior Isabel Schelhammer (18). Priest finished the game with a hat trick.

Huskies dominate, defeat Stags 6-0

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor March 26, 2021

Blowing the game open, the Huskies went into halftime with a commanding 4-0 lead. Head coach Michelle Pothoven attributed the hot start to the team playing hard. “Our mindset was to play hard...

Senior Jack Chapman (3) and sophomore Grant Stubblefield (0) walk off the court as Lions players celebrate their win.

Huskies fall to Lions in state quarterfinal game, 52-47

Megan Yates, News Editor March 9, 2021

Senior Alston Mason, who led the team with 18 points, mentioned how the Huskies struggled at the beginning, while the Lions seemed ready.  “We started off slow and came out sluggish,” Mason said....

Senior Jack Chapman makes his move on an Olathe South defender in the boys varsity substate championship game.

Boys varsity basketball wins substate, defeats Olathe South, 74-46

Megan Yates, News Editor March 6, 2021

Going into the game, senior Jack Chapman said their team focused on winning, as this would allow the team to make yet another run at winning the 6A state championship.  “We wanted to make sure we...

Senior Nick Sullivan guards an opponent in the boys varsity basketball game against Blue Valley North.

No. 1 Huskies fall to No. 3 Mustangs in overtime nail-biter, 63-62

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor February 6, 2021

Earlier this season, Blue Valley Northwest took on Blue Valley North and won, 71-56. The Huskies came into this game looking to sweep the season series and continue their win streak over their rival Mustangs...

Senior Alston Mason attempts a contested jumper in the boys varsity basketball game against Blue Valley High.

Huskies ride early lead to win over Tigers, 71-57

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor February 3, 2021

After establishing an early lead helped Blue Valley Northwest to a 77-40 win over Greenwood Laboratory on Saturday, the Huskies knew it was important to continue to bring intensity as they went into the...

Senior Alston Mason drives into the paint, ready to attempt a layup.

Fast-paced Huskies cruise to win over Greenwood Laboratory, 77-40.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor January 31, 2021

Starting the game, it was clear the Huskies were intent on keeping their trend of setting the pace and playing quick. The fast pace helped the Huskies end the first quarter on a 14-3 run. Senior point...

Senior Alston Mason dribbles the ball during the boys varsity basketball game against Lawrence High.

Strong second half propels No. 1 Huskies to victory over No. 2 Lions, 72-50

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor January 27, 2021

Less than four minutes into the first quarter, head coach Ed Fritz called a timeout for the Huskies. They were trailing, 9-2, and the number one team in 6A looked out of sorts. Fritz said the team knew...

Senior Jack Chapman (3) drives into the paint against Lincoln Prep Academy.

Blue Valley Northwest plays at a fast pace, blows past Lincoln Prep Academy, 84-47

Jack Bensing, National Editor January 16, 2021

In the first quarter, the Huskies were on a 10-2 run less than two minutes into the game. Senior Jack Chapman attributed the fast pace performance to his team working on how to speed up their game in practice. “That’s...

Freshman Lanie Douglas dribbles down the court at the game against Blue Valley West, Jan. 8.

Edwards and Douglas lead Huskies to win over Jaguars, 48-41

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor January 9, 2021

Coming off a three week break from games, head coach Matt Shulman said the Huskies were looking to come into the game with intensity and hoped to take control early. They did just that, as they established...

Senior Jack Chapman takes a shot during the boys varsity basketball game against Blue Valley West, Jan. 8.

Huskies dominate paint, defeat Jaguars 66-41

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor January 9, 2021

Coming out of winter break, the Huskies were eager to start with the same momentum they went into the break with. The result would be a 17-5 lead at the end of the first quarter. One key area that allowed...

Senior point guard Alston Mason dribbles the ball in the varsity basketball game against Blue Valley North.

Big first half pushes No. 2 Huskies past No. 5 Mustangs, 71-56

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor December 19, 2020

The last time Blue Valley Northwest played the Mustangs, the Huskies narrowly won by three points. The Huskies came out determined to win by a larger margin this time around. Closing the first quarter...

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