The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School


The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School


The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School


Junior running back Grant Stubblefield avoids a tackle from an Olathe South defensive player, Nov. 5.

Huskies win first regional championship in 12 years, defeating Olathe South, 68-31

Megan Yates , Editor-In-Chief November 5, 2021

The Huskies were victorious in tonight's regional championship game. Five different offensive players scored touchdowns for Northwest. On the defensive side, the Huskies held the Falcon's scoreless for...

The boys varsity soccer team stands in a huddle after losing to Washburn Rural in the state semifinals, Nov. 5.

Huskies fall to Washburn Rural in state semifinals, 2-1

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor November 5, 2021

Facing off against an undefeated Washburn Rural team would be no easy task, senior Yousif Radhi said, but with the Huskies’ recent momentum, anything seemed possible. “With the momentum we were building...

Senior Ryan Masterson holds up the third-place trophy after the Huskies defeated Wichita North in the 6A state consolation game, Nov. 6.

Boys Soccer Playoff Run

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor November 3, 2021

Updated KSHSAA 6A football playoff bracket as of Nov. 20.

Football Road to State

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor November 3, 2021

The boys soccer team celebrates with the student section after winning the state quarterfinal game, 4-3, Nov. 2.

Huskies secure another wild overtime win, defeat Ravens, 4-3

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor November 2, 2021

Winning back-to-back games in overtime on the way to a regional championship instilled a mindset in the Huskies to keep fighting and never give up, head coach Brian Pollack said. “I think this...

Junior Grant Stubblefield stiff arms a defender in the Huskies win over JC Harmon, Oct. 29.

Northwest defeats JC Harmon, 62-0, in first round of playoffs

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor October 30, 2021

After finishing the regular season with a 21-0 victory over Blue Valley West, the Huskies clinched first place in the Eastern Kansas League and the number one seed in the KSHSAA 6A East playoff bracket....

The varsity soccer team celebrates after winning the regional championship over Shawnee Mission East, 2-1, Oct. 28.

Huskies defeat Lancers, 2-1, in overtime to win regional championship

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor October 28, 2021

Coming off a 3-2 win over Olathe South in triple overtime two nights before, senior Yousif Radhi said the team had confidence they could compete with Shawnee Mission East, despite being the lower seed...

The Huskies celebrate after Senior Joseph Rahtos (15) goal in the regional semifinal, Oct. 26.

No. 13 Huskies upset No. 4 Falcons, 3-2, in 3OT to advance to regional championship

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor October 26, 2021

After finishing the regular season with a 5-10-1 record, the Huskies came into the playoffs as the 13 seed in the 6A East region. Playing against the fourth-seeded Olathe South Falcons, senior Joseph...

Junior Avery Ahlers spikes the ball in the match against Olathe West, Oct. 24.

Varsity volleyball team falls short in Sub-State Championship

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor October 24, 2021

Coming into the playoffs with a 20-14 record, the fifth-seeded Huskies took on the 12-seeded Olathe West Owls in the Sub-State semifinals. Northwest defeated West, 2-0 (25-21, 25-18), advancing to...

Players on Northwests defense celebrate senior Gavin Biancalanas third quarter interception, Oct. 22.

BVNW defeats BVW and wins EKL championship on senior night

Alyssa Gagnon, Writer October 23, 2021

After last week’s loss to St. Thomas Aquinas, senior quarterback Mikey Pauley said the team put in hard work all week to prepare for the game against Blue Valley West. “We had a great week of practice,...

Senior quarterback Mikey Pauley runs up field in the game against St. Thomas Aquinas, Oct. 15.

Huskies suffer first loss of season to Saints, 35-16

Libby Addison, Writer October 17, 2021

The Huskies travelled to Saint Thomas Aquinas for their seventh game of the season, Oct. 15. The Saints started the game with the lead, scoring two touchdowns within the first quarter.  Senior quarterback...

Junior Emily Chiasson returns the ball in a tennis match, Sept. 20.

Girls Tennis team places second at regionals, junior Emily Chiasson finishes first in singles

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor October 15, 2021

Coming into regionals hot off a first place finish in singles at the Eastern Kansas League tournament, junior Emily Chiasson said she was confident and prepared for regionals.  “Winning at EKLs gave...

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