Northwest defeats Basehor-Linwood, 5-0

Sophomore Sam McIntosh dribbles the ball.

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor

October 15, 2020

Beginning as a defensive battle for most of the first half, the first goal of the game did not come until senior Luke Rahto scored a goal with 4:38 remaining in the first half. Head coach Brian Pollack said the team played well in the first half, but could not capitalize on some opportunities.  “...

Late comeback attempt falls short, Mustangs defeat Huskies, 34-27

Senior Leo Clennan sacks the quarterback against Blue Valley North, Oct. 9.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

October 10, 2020

Trailing by two scores with 3:14 left in the game, junior quarterback Mikey Pauley and the Huskies had been in this situation before. Last season, the Huskies were able to make the comeback happen against Harrisonville before defeating them in overtime.  The comeback would start the right way when ...

Huskies inch closer to EKL title, defeat Bishop Miege, 2-0

Senior Will Vancrum races for the ball.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

October 9, 2020

After a 4-0 loss to Lee’s Summit, the Huskies needed to come out more aggressive at the beginning of the game. Opening the scoring in under ten minutes, senior Will Vancrum would put the Huskies on the board. Vancrum said after a couple bad starts he was glad to put his team up first. “I was ...

Huskies unable to stay with Lee’s Summit, fall to Tigers, 4-0

Senior Charlie Rauter waits to make his move on a Blue Valley West defender, Sept. 24.

Jack Bensing, National Editor

October 8, 2020

Going into the game, the Huskies were coming off several quality games, going without a loss since their loss to Rockhurst in late September. The first minutes of the game yielded no points for either team until there were seven minutes remaining in the first half, when the Huskies allowed the first g...

Late comeback gives Huskies 3-3 tie with Jaguars

Junior Andrew Mitchell celebrates tying the game with three minutes to go.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

September 25, 2020

Coming out of the first half, the Huskies were trailing 0-1 and spent much of the half on the defensive end. Senior Will Vancrum said he told his team they needed to quit playing soft if they wanted to win. “Going into the second half it was pretty obvious what we were doing wrong, we played really soft,...

Huskies unable to rebound off slow start fall to Mustangs, 0-3

The Varsity volleyball team huddles together at the game against BVN.

Jack Bensing, National Editor

September 23, 2020

Due to a slow start in the first set, the Huskies were unable to compete, with the Mustangs jumping out to a 9-3 lead early. After the run by the Mustangs, Blue Valley Northwest never came within six points again in set one and dropped the first set 12-25. Head coach Molly Haggerty attributed the rough b...

Mitchell’s hat trick lifts Huskies past Tigers, 4-2

Senior Fitz Horn makes a move on the defender.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

September 23, 2020

The Huskies entered the game with momentum on defense after shutting out St. Thomas Aquinas in the second half of their last game. The momentum carried over and allowed the Huskies to shut out the Tigers in the first half as well. A big part of their defense is junior centerback Yousif Radhi who said...

Varsity boys get their first win of the season, 3-1 over St. Thomas Aquinas

Sophomore Sam McIntosh (3) and senior Ethan Hunt (11) chase the ball in the boys varsity soccer game, Sept. 17.

Megan Yates, News Editor

September 18, 2020

With his first win over STA as head coach, Brian Pollack said he knew going up against the Saints was going to be hard, so getting the win, Pollack said, felt really good.  “It feels pretty darn incredible,” Pollack said. “They are one of those historic programs where you know every time y...

Defense leads way, Huskies defeat Tigers 24-17

Sophomore running back Grant Stubblefield (3) runs the ball into the endzone to extend the Huskies lead to 24-10.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

September 18, 2020

Coming into the game, the Huskies were looking to start the season hot and after a quarter of play the Huskies had allowed zero total points and were tied, 0-0. Head coach Clint Rider gave credit to new defensive coordinator Kollin Ahern. “Our new defensive coordinator, coach Ahern, he’s c...

Huskies go 0-2 in triangular, fall to Tigers and Saints

Junior Audrey Malis (23) rises to hit the ball in the girls varsity volleyball game against Blue Valley, Sept. 15.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

September 16, 2020

Hoping to set the tempo early and start the season strong, the Huskies came out firing on all cylinders, jumping out to a 12-3 lead early in the first set against the Tigers. The Huskies would ride their momentum to win the first set, 25-13. Head coach Molly Haggerty attributed the hot start to wanting to sta...

Huskies advance to Substate Championship, defeat Jaguars, 80-56

Senior Markell Hood (25) rises up to dunk the ball in the team's substate semifinal game

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

March 5, 2020

The last time the Huskies and Jaguars met, the Huskies dominated the entire way through ending up on top by 47 points. This time around, the Jaguars found a way to keep it close early. Junior guard Jack Chapman said the team wasn't locked in like they should have been on defense. "This time we weren't...

Huskies clinch EKL Championship outright on Senior Night

Senior Luke Blau (10) puts up a contested layup during his first varsity start of his career during senior night.

Megan Yates and Tessa Regan

February 29, 2020

Starting his first-ever varsity game, senior Sam Stewart scored five points for the Huskies. “I went in there and played three minutes in the first quarter, I got two buckets and it felt amazing, I was just smiling [the whole time],” Stewart said.  Stewart also said how he has always looked ...

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