The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

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

Fall Sports Preview

August 27, 2021

Freshman Caitlyn Kingler breaks the huddle with her teammates during a football practice.

Girls on the Gridiron

Quinn Brown and Anna Bailey August 20, 2021

Blue Valley Northwest has only had one girl play on the football team in the past five years. For the upcoming season, there will be two girls on the team. Freshman Caitlyn Kingler will play kicker and...

Aaron Ihm named new boys basketball coach

Aaron Ihm named new boys basketball coach

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor June 4, 2021

Aaron Ihm has been named the next boys basketball coach for the Huskies. Ihm served as the boys basketball coach at Raytown South (Mo.) for six years, winning five district championships, three conference...

Junior Megan Yates (left) consoles senior Isabel Schelhammer (right) after the Huskies loss in the state quarterfinals.

Huskies end season in state quarterfinals with 3-0 loss to Lancers

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor May 26, 2021

After upset victories over Olathe Northwest and Olathe East in regionals, the Huskies advanced to state and were set to take on Shawnee Mission East in the state quarterfinals. The Lancers finished the...

Junior Matthew Lemke walks off the field after a loss.

No. 11 Huskies fall to No. 6 Hawks in regional semifinal game

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor May 24, 2021

The regional semifinal game was originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 19, but was postponed twice due to rain. Head coach Mike Pangborn said despite the postponings, the Huskies entered the game with...

The girls varsity soccer team celebrates after receiving the regional championship trophy.

No. 13 Huskies upset No. 5 Hawks in overtime, 2-1, to win regional championship

Jack Nitz and Tessa Regan May 20, 2021

After defeating Olathe Northwest in the regional semifinals, 3-1, the Huskies entered the regional championship against Olathe East looking to win the game and advance to state. Despite playing the...

Senior Mary Hungerford kicks the ball in a game against St. Teresas Academy, April 29.

No. 13 Huskies defeat No. 4 Ravens, 3-1, in regional semifinal

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor May 19, 2021

After finishing the regular season with a 7-8-1 record, the Huskies entered their regional semifinal game against fourth-seeded Olathe Northwest as a 13 seed. Head coach Michelle Pothoven said the team...

Sophomore Easton Wasinger (24) throws a pitch in the varsity baseball game.

Huskies hold on late, defeat Mustangs, 7-4

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor May 13, 2021

Entering the game with an 8-10 record, head coach Mike Pangborn said the varsity baseball team went into their last Eastern Kansas League game of the year against Blue Valley North looking for a win. The...

Senior Olivia Shin waits for a pitch in the varsity softball pinkout game.

Huskies hold on late to split series against Mustangs

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor May 10, 2021

Holding a six run lead going into the final half inning of the doubleheader against Blue Valley North, the game seemed to be all but over. After losing the first game 7-6 in walkoff fashion, the Huskies...

Freshman Elise Grosdidier throws a pitch in the varsity softball game against Mill Vallley.

Huskies split doubleheader against Timberwolves

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor May 5, 2021

After sweeping St. James in their doubleheader the day before, head coach Kim White said the Huskies entered the doubleheader against the Timberwolves with a positive mindset and ready to win.  “The...

Senior Olivia Shin tags a runner in the varsity softball game against Mill Valley.

Huskies pick up first wins of season, sweep St. James

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor May 3, 2021

After a nail biting defeat two days prior, the Huskies were intent on coming out of the gate hot. In the first game of the doubleheader, the Huskies would take an eight run lead into the sixth inning,...

Legendary coach Ed Fritz retires

Jonny Isaacson and Jack Nitz April 28, 2021

Boys varsity basketball coach Ed Fritz announced his decision to retire from coaching in Kansas to members of the boys basketball program in the Performing Arts Center this morning.  After being hired...

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