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No. 1 Huskies start season with 70-40 win over unranked Blue Springs

No. 1 Huskies start season with 70-40 win over unranked Blue Springs

Jonny Isaacson, Writer

December 1, 2018

The Blue Valley Northwest boys varsity basketball team picked up their first win of the 2018-19 season against Blue Springs, 70-40. Senior guard Christian Braun played a crucial role in giving the Huskies an early lead against the Wildcats. In the opening minutes of the game, BVNW went on an 11-0 run,...

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November 20, 2018

BREAKING: BVNW senior guard Christian Braun commits to the University of Kansas

BREAKING: BVNW senior guard Christian Braun commits to the University of Kansas

Ethan Knauth and Anna Cowden

September 17, 2018

  Near the end of sixth hour in the Auxiliary Gym, senior guard Christian Braun announced his commitment to the University of Kansas on a full-ride scholarship, beginning in the 2019-20 season. In communication with Kansas head coach Bill Self since July, Braun said the decision was a no bra...

Matt Shulman named head girls varsity basketball coach

Matt Shulman named head girls varsity basketball coach

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

May 10, 2018

Athletic Director Kevin Gerke announced today in a meeting with the girls basketball program in the Performing Arts Center that Matt Shulman will be the next varsity girls basketball head coach at Blue Valley Northwest. During the meeting in the PAC, Gerke told players "I think we’ve got a match ma...

From Ames to the Alamo: How Clayton Custer reunited with his best friend and brought Loyola Chicago to the Final Four

From Ames to the Alamo: How Clayton Custer reunited with his best friend and brought Loyola Chicago to the Final Four

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

March 30, 2018

It wasn’t an unusual sight to find Clayton Custer in the gym during the early hours of the morning, or the latest hours of the night. Everybody has their own Clayton Custer story, there are plenty of them. For head coach Ed Fritz, it was that time where Custer and Loyola teammate Ben Richardson, ...

Three BVNW grads featured in South Region Elite Eight

Three BVNW grads featured in South Region Elite Eight

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

March 24, 2018

When the South Regional final between No. 9 Kansas State and No. 11 Loyola Chicago tips off Saturday night in Atlanta, there will be three BVNW graduates on the court. Loyola Chicago’s Clayton Custer and Ben Richardson will go up against Kansas State which includes senior walk-on Mason Schoen. Custe...

Back-to-back: No. 1 Huskies repeat as state champs with 51-40 win over No. 2 Firebirds

Back-to-back: No. 1 Huskies repeat as state champs with 51-40 win over No. 2 Firebirds

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

March 11, 2018

Standing in the tunnel of Charles Koch Arena after Friday night’s semifinal against Derby, senior guard Max Johnson let everyone know where his priorities were. “I don’t care if I score,” Johnson said. “All I care about is getting that ring.” Although Johnson averaged the least points per game of a...

Quick scout: Previewing the 2018 state championship game

Quick scout: Previewing the 2018 state championship game

Ben Brown and Gabe Swartz

March 10, 2018

Saturday’s matchup: No. 1 Blue Valley Northwest (20-4) vs. No. 2 Lawrence Free State (19-5), 6:15 p.m., Charles Koch Arena, Wichita, Kan. “This has kind of been predicted Free State and us,” senior forward Parker Braun said after last night’s semifinal win. “We’re ready for it. I hop...

LIVE: No. 1 Blue Valley Northwest vs. No. 2 Free State

LIVE: No. 1 Blue Valley Northwest vs. No. 2 Free State
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