Senior Dylan Colle dribbles the ball against Shawnee Mission Northwest on Aug. 29, 2018 Blue Valley West. BVNW defeated SMNW, 3-1.
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With their home opener against Blue Valley North Friday night, head coach of the Blue Valley Northwest boys’ varsity soccer team, Brian Pollack, said that there is obvious anticipation among the boys’ for the upcoming season.
“This time of year is crazy busy, with getting formations set and getting everybody out on the field, but we are all very excited,” Pollack said.
The boys’ ...
After a school record finish at the 6A state tournament that saw the varsity cross country team finish with their highest combined placing in school history, the team looks to improve upon their success. After losing five out of the top seven boys’ runners that placed ninth at state, head coach Matt LeCount is confident the runners this year will be up to the task.
“We are replacing five out of the top seve...
The Blue Valley Northwest varsity football team is starting off this season with significant changes and goals to work toward. One major change is the football team will begin the season with more than 100 players on the roster, compared to around 75 players last season, according to head coach Clint Rider. The team enters the upcoming season with some of the leaders, Rider and team captain Nick Sch...
After losing 10 seniors along with long-time head coach Ted Fabiano last year, the girl’s tennis team is looking forward to a fresh start this season. New varsity head coach, Jared Fluis, was the JV coach at BVNW for five years before Fabiano left. Fluis said that he plans on combining some of Fabiano’s coaching techniques along with his own in his first year as a varsity coach.
After a rough start last season in only making it to substate, both varsity captain Meiko Pearson and coach Molly Haggerty said they hope to lead the Huskies to a state championship.
“If all of us can figure out how good we are, not individually, but as a team, I think we can go a long way,” Pearson said.
Over the summer, the volleyball team worked out together, figuring each other out, ...
After the team was unable to make the 6A state tournament last year, coach Kathleen Gilbreath said the varsity girls golf squad is looking to rebound after last year’s showing and qualify this upcoming season. Despite being in her first year as a head coach, Gilbreath said she believes her team has the talent to make the tournament.
Three-time state tournament attendee and varsity captain Beth Sh...