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Play our BVNWnews bracket challenge for a shot at $25

Play our BVNWnews bracket challenge for a shot at $25

March 19, 2019


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Welcome to our official BVNWnews bracket challenge, where you can win $25 by filling out the best bracket at BVNW. Join our tournament challenge here. Each student gets one entry, and that bracket entry name must be ‘FirstnameLastnameGrade’ to be eligible to win the $25 grand prize. Good luck to all participants, and enjoy the madness of March.   &nbs...

Huskies start strong, defeat Jr. Blues 53-41, to win state title for third year in a row

Huskies start strong, defeat Jr. Blues 53-41, to win state title for third year in a row

Jonny Isaacson, Writer

March 10, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Coming into the state championship game, the Huskies defense allowed 63.5 points per game in their previous two matchups. Knowing that BVNW needed to start with a strong defense, head coach Ed Fritz decided to start the game in their zone. “We played 1-3-1 the whole night tonight,” Fritz sa...

No. 2 Huskies to take on No. 1 Blues in state championship game

No. 2 Huskies to take on No. 1 Blues in state championship game

March 9, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The No. 2 Blue Valley Northwest Huskies will play the No. 1 Washburn Rural Blues in the 6A state championship game Saturday at 6:15 p.m. at the Charles Koch Arena in Wichita. The Huskies reached the championship by defeating Shawnee Mission South, 61-57, improving to 22-2 on the season. The Blues defeated...

Late comeback sends No. 2 Huskies to third state championship in a row with 61-57 win over No. 6 Shawnee Mission South

Late comeback sends No. 2 Huskies to third state championship in a row with 61-57 win over No. 6 Shawnee Mission South

Jonny Isaacson, Writer

March 9, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

For the second straight game, the Huskies found themselves staring at a late deficit, down by eight heading into the fourth quarter. Having been outscored in each of the three previous quarters, head coach Ed Fritz, decided to ask the team a question after the third quarter, according to senior Christian B...

Inclement weather days creates challenges for Blue Valley District

Inclement weather days creates challenges for Blue Valley District

Jaelen Matthews, Online Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

The state of Kansas requires students in grades one through eleven to have 66,960 minutes of instructional time and seniors to have 65,160, according to the Education Commission of the States. Seven inclement weather days this year caused the District to make changes to second semester in order ...

Sturdivant to leave BVNW for Texas

Sturdivant to leave BVNW for Texas

Ethan Knauth, Online Copy Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Fall Sports, SPORTS, Students, Top Stories

The ability to start on the varsity football team as a freshman is a rare trait for a BVNW football player according to head coach Clint Rider. Yet, one and a half years ago, sophomore J. Michael Sturdivant did just that, starting at wide receiver. “The ability to start as a freshman is somet...

No. 2 Huskies to play No. 6 Raiders in 6A state semifinal game

No. 2 Huskies to play No. 6 Raiders in 6A state semifinal game

March 7, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The No. 2 Blue Valley Northwest Huskies will play the No. 6 Shawnee Mission South Raiders in the 6A state semifinal game Friday at 4:45 p.m. at the Charles Koch Arena in Wichita. The Huskies reached the semifinals by defeating Olathe North, 75-70, improving to 21-2 on the season. The Raiders upset No....

Big third quarter propels No. 2 Huskies over No. 7 Eagles, 75-70

Big third quarter propels No. 2 Huskies over No. 7 Eagles, 75-70

Jonny Isaacson, Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Going into the locker room having been outscored in the preceding half, the Huskies found themselves looking at a nine point deficit, down 37-28. BVNW made a few adjustments in the second half, which helped to win them the game. Head coach Ed Fritz said the Huskies’ adjustments on defense helped t...

BVNW withstands a late comeback, advances to the 6A state championships with 71-64 win over Olathe West

BVNW withstands a late comeback, advances to the 6A state championships with 71-64 win over Olathe West

Jonny Isaacson, Writer

March 2, 2019


Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

For the ninth time in ten years, the No. 1 Blue Valley Northwest Huskies advanced to 6A state, after defeating No. 9 Olathe West on Friday night. The game started with the Owls jumping out to an early, 16-15 lead to end the first quarter. The team's ability to stay together is what senior Christian Bra...

Davis hits game winner, No. 4 Huskies top No. 18 Tigers on senior night, 76-75

Davis hits game winner, No. 4 Huskies top No. 18 Tigers on senior night, 76-75

Jonny Isaacson and Ethan Knauth

February 15, 2019


Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Down two with 8.3 seconds remaining in the game, the Huskies had the ball coming out of the timeout called by the Tigers. BV previously went one for two at the line giving BVNW a shot at a game winner. That was all they needed as senior Andrew Davis took full advantage of the senior night spotlight, ...

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