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 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...

Senior Mikey Pauley evades defenders in the Huskies victory over North, Oct. 8.

Huskies spoil Mustangs’ homecoming and senior night, winning, 35-21

Thomas Rose, Writer October 9, 2021

Going into halftime, the Huskies held a commanding 14-0 lead. Head coach Clint Rider said he was proud of the team’s intensity and the defense’s performance in the first half.  “To see our...

Junior Ricki Li (6) celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal against Bishop Miege.

Huskies defeat Stags, 3-1, on senior night

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor October 8, 2021

Dating back to Sept. 14, the boys varsity soccer team had gone six straight games without a win. Over the stretch, the Huskies recorded five losses and one tie. Senior Aidan Barnes said the tie, which...

Huskies dominate in 2021 Homecoming game, defeating Blue Valley Southwest, 55-8

Huskies dominate in 2021 Homecoming game, defeating Blue Valley Southwest, 55-8

Megan Yates and Tessa Regan October 2, 2021

Closing out a week filled with Homecoming skits, philanthropy and spirit, the Huskies defeated the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves, 55-8.  Before the game, seniors Yousif Radhi and Megan Yates were...

Huskies defeat Thunderbirds, 3-1

Huskies defeat Thunderbirds, 3-1

Rachel Hostetler, Writer September 25, 2021

After losing the first set, 28-26, head coach Molly Haggerty said the Huskies livened up as they went on to win the next three sets consecutively. “I think we started out a little slow. Slower than...

Senior Steven Whitter breaks a tackle in the Huskies 47-10 victory over St. James, Sept. 24.

Huskies dominate on both sides of the ball, defeat Thunder, 47-10.

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor September 25, 2021

Coming into the game against a winless St. James, junior Grant Stubblefield said the Huskies knew they couldn’t underestimate the Thunder because of their record.  “We knew we just had to take...

Senior Sebastian Meriano (9) returns a punt in the varsity football teams win over St. Joseph Central.

Huskies rout St. Joseph Central (Mo.), 49-6.

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor September 18, 2021

After last week’s 49-36 win over Bishop Miege, seniors Mikey Pauley and Sebastian Meriano said they weren’t satisfied with their performance due to avoidable turnovers and poor play on the defensive...

Senior quarterback Mikey Pauley celebrates scoring a touchdown during the football game against Bishop Miege High School, Sept. 10.

Northwest football beats Bishop Miege for the first time since 2012

Alyssa Gagnon, Writer September 11, 2021

After winning their first game of the season, senior quarterback Mikey Pauley said he was confident going into last night’s game. Pauley said this mindset was not the best to have. “I had a pretty...

Junior Parker Million dribbles the ball during Northwests game against Blue Valley North,  Sept. 4.

Boys soccer gets redemption on Blue Valley North

Megan Yates , Editor-In-Chief September 4, 2021

Having lost to Blue Valley North during their season opener, Head coach Brian Pollack said winning today’s game was an important second chance for the Huskies.  “I would be lying if I didn’t...

The varsity football team celebrates a 35-21 win over Blue Valley in their season-opener.

No. 5 Huskies defeat No. 3 Tigers, 35-21, in rematch of last year’s playoff game

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor September 4, 2021

The last time the Huskies stepped on the field for a game, the Huskies fell to the Tigers, 24-7, and became knocked out of the playoffs. To begin the new season, the Huskies were ranked two spots below...

Senior Kaylin Kirchmer celebrates scoring a touchdown alongside her teammates, Aug. 29.

Team Purple dominates in the 2021 Cheer Bowl

Megan Yates , Editor-In-Chief August 29, 2021

Head coach of the purple team and football senior Drew Kaufman said his main objective going into the flag football game was to have a good time and for his team to be locked in defensively.  “We...

The varsity volleyball team celebrates their first win of the season with the student section.

Huskies take down Olathe East in season-opener

Lucy Halverson, Writer August 28, 2021

The varsity volleyball team opened their season with a win against Olathe East, Aug. 28. The Huskies beat the Hawks 2-0 (25-23, 25-14). Sophomore Remi Nuss said she was proud of how the team played, especially...

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