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Former student John Albers’ family settles wrongful death lawsuit against City of Overland Park and former police officer Clayton Jenison

Former student John Albers’ family settles wrongful death lawsuit against City of Overland Park and former police officer Clayton Jenison

Anna Cowden, Editor-in-chief

January 14, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Just days shy of the one year anniversary of then BVNW junior John Alber’s death, the multi-jurisdictional civil lawsuit of John’s death has been settled. John’s mother, Sheila Albers, received 2.3 million dollars in the settlement from Overland Park's insurance carrier, according to the settlement ag...

No.5 Huskies never look back from early lead, defeat No.17 Mustangs, 72-56.

No.5 Huskies never look back from early lead, defeat No.17 Mustangs, 72-56.

Aidan Knauth, Writer

January 12, 2019


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

Leading up to the game the tensions were growing and the stakes higher than ever with sophomore Jack Chapman coming back for his first game after a knee injury benched him for a month. Chapman had been a key player for the Huskies earlier in the season and the loss of Chapman was detrimental to the ...

No. 1 Huskies win a thriller against No. 11 Mustangs, 58-52

No. 1 Huskies win a thriller against No. 11 Mustangs, 58-52

Jonny Isaacson, Writer

December 15, 2018


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

Starting the game, the Huskies put themselves in an unfamiliar position ending the first quarter 22-11, in favor of the Mustangs, with senior guard Christian Braun scoring all 11 points. Braun said the main reason for the deficit was his inefficient passing and inability to hold onto the ball. “I ...

Breaking the boundaries

Breaking the boundaries

Kathryn Case, Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

Freshman Jaclynn Pickens is the first StuGo member representing students with special education needs. According to IR teacher Robin Hodges, Pickens is very thoughtful and careful with her work and wants to do a good job with everything she works on. “She has good leadership skills, and we...

No. 1 Huskies defeat unranked Shawnee Mission West, 70-49, to win the Championship Showdown

No. 1 Huskies defeat unranked Shawnee Mission West, 70-49, to win the Championship Showdown

Jonny Isaacson, Writer

December 8, 2018


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

Going into the locker room at halftime, senior guard Christian Braun had only played three minutes in the preceding half and only had four points, due to foul trouble concerns. Still having a 33-20 lead at halftime, Braun came out of the locker room ready to extend the lead as he scored 14 of his 23 ...

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


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

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,...

Review: Twenty One Pilots concert

Review: Twenty One Pilots concert

Naomi James, Writer

November 24, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Reviews, Top Stories

    The Twenty One Pilots concert at the Sprint Center Nov. 21 had some rough moments during the opening acts, but the headline band’s performance was beyond expectations. Max Frost was an impressive opener, as he was the only performer on stage to play his music. Instead of bringing tou...

Cheer 2018: A year in recap

Cheer 2018: A year in recap

Ethan Knauth, Online Copy Editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

After a seventh place finish at the 6A state championships, leaving the Huskies one spot short of qualifying for the finals, the cheer program was unable to replicate the performance of last year’s team, which placed third in the competition. Senior captain Alyssa Nixon attributed the team’s inabili...

“The Grinch”: A new take on the Christmas Classic

“The Grinch”: A new take on the Christmas Classic

Izze Lentfer, Writer

November 11, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Reviews, Top Stories

The newest Grinch movie, "The Grinch," is a cute, new twist on the classic Christmas story. Although remakes generally struggle to live up to its predecessor, “The Grinch” sufficiently satisfies the lofty expectations set by the 1966 animated version of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and t...

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