Royal dad

Troy Stremming attends a Royals game with former Kansas City, Mo. mayor Sylvester James.

Matthew Lemke, Writer

February 24, 2020

Troy Stremming, father of junior Sydney Stremming, is a partner in the Royals Crown Partners, one of the 22 owners of the Kansas City Royals baseball team franchise.  Stremming said playing college baseball at Washburn University was one of the reasons he is now a part owner.  “I played baseba...

BVNW senior tackle Danny Robinson commits to the University of Kansas

Senior Danny Robinson signs with the University of Kansas to play football during the spring athletic signing ceremony, Feb. 6.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

February 7, 2020

With senior Danny Robinson signing to play football at the University of Kansas, Blue Valley Northwest has its first power-5 football commit under head coach Clint Rider. Robinson said he hopes he serves as an role model for the younger athletes, showing hard work pays off. “It’s just really e...

Chiefs win second Super Bowl in franchise history; Northwest reacts

Juniors Mikayla Rakolta and Emily Moser wear Chiefs gear following the teams Super Bowl win, Feb. 2.

Jonny Isaacson and Jack Nitz

February 3, 2020

Going into halftime, the Chiefs had just tied their lowest point total in the first half all season and star quarterback Patrick Mahomes was having one of the worst games of his career. Life-long Chiefs fan and season ticket holder Jeremy Bredemeier attributed the slow start to the team being out of ...

50 years in the making

Junior Jeremy Bredemeier waves a 'Chiefs Kingdom' flag during the Sweetheart assembly, Jan. 31. Bredemeier is a life-long Chiefs fan.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

February 2, 2020

After defeating the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Championship game, the Kansas City Chiefs are going back to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1969. The 50-year drought was the third longest in the NFL. With his family holding season tickets for the past 26 years, life-long Chiefs fan and junior J...

Braun Bros to square off in renewed Border War

BVNW alumni Parker Braun (23) and Christian Braun (0) watch the action from the bench after checking out in the fourth quarter of the Huskies matchup against Lawrence High at Charles Koch Arena March 8. The Huskies defeated the Lions, 65-37.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

January 6, 2020

Committing to play basketball for the University of Kansas on Sept. 17, 2018, BVNW alum Christian Braun officially split the Braun household. With his older brother, Parker Braun already committed and redshirting at the University of Missouri, the Brauns had an athlete at each rival school. Upon...

Cricket Craze

Senior Samanyu Pusuluri swings to hit the cricket ball on, Nov. 16. “The motto we created for this league is ‘Diversity #1’ which is something we
all strive to follow. Playing this game allows us to reconnect back to our culture and for others they get to learn about a new one,”
Senior captain Samanyu Pusuluri said.

Olivia Dowell, Print Editor

December 13, 2019

Cricket, a popular pastime in European and Eastern-asian countries, has caught on at BVNW this year. Boasting 40 members, the cricket club focuses on athletics and also serves as a way to promote diversity and balance in the clubs the school has, club sponsor Ian Frazier said.  “[The cricket club...

BVNW junior to be an honorary coin toss ambassador for the Chiefs home game against the Raiders

Junior Sophie Shaw warms up ahead of the varsity football game, on Oct. 12.

Megan Yates, Writer

November 25, 2019

Sophie Shaw was told three weeks ago that she would be a coin toss ambassador for the Chiefs game on Dec. 1. Ever since, Shaw said she has been excited for the day to arrive. “I am super excited and I am insanely stoked to be apart of this whole thing,” Shaw said.  Shaw said this honor is ...

Triple Threat

Mike Pauley goes up for a layup in the
Blue Valley Northwest basketball game,
against Blue Valley Southwest, on Feb.2.
BVNW defeated BNSW, 70-48.

Jack Nitz, Writer

October 28, 2019

Having played three sports since kindergarten, sophomore Mikey Pauley is now a varsity athlete for football, basketball and baseball. Pauley said that his brother, Jack, is the main reason he plays all three sports.  “My older brother also played three sports and I just followed after him,” Pau...

Shniderson qualifies for 6A state tournament for third year in a row

Senior Beth Shniderson winds up for a shot on Sept. 4.

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

October 20, 2019

For the third straight year, senior Beth Shniderson will be making an appearance at the girl’s golf 6A state tournament. After qualifying the past two years, head coach Kathleen Gilbreath said she wasn’t surprised when learning Shniderson qualified. “I was very excited, but I do have to admi...

Rugby on the rise

BVHS junior Tyler Kelso starting the play during rugby game against the Olathe Gents, Saturday March 2.

Aidan Knauth, Writer

April 4, 2019

Despite rugby not being a school sponsored sport, some BVNW students have opted to compete on the Blue Valley rugby team since 2008. The club is made up of students from all five Blue Valley high schools. Since the club isn’t affiliated with any of the Blue Valley schools, head coach Matt O’Donnell sai...

Walk-on Wildcat

2015 BVNW graduate Dalton Schoen has made a name for himself at Kansas State after walking on to the Wildcats roster.

Walker Johnson, Writer

December 13, 2017

Dalton Schoen lines up as a wide receiver during the second quarter of Kansas State University football’s season-opening game against Central Arkansas. At the snap of the ball, Schoen streaks down the field, gets behind the defenders and watches the long pass into his hands. He outruns the last opposing...

Pribyl to be named a Sporting Local Legend

After coaching at BVNW for over two decades, head soccer coach Rick Pribyl announced his retirement.

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017

After coaching soccer at BVNW since its opening, head coach Rick Pribyl is now a legend, according to Sporting Kansas City. The club will recognize Pribyl as a Sporting Local Legend  during halftime of their match on Sunday Oct. 15, at Children’s Mercy Park. According to Sporting’s Vice President ...

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