2012-13 High School Basketball Preview

Mill Valley girls look to build off strong end to last season
December 9, 2014
Two years ago, Mill Valley High girls basketball coach had a bounty of seniors as took second in state. Last year, the Lady Jaguars went through some growing pains as much of the team hardly had varsity experience.
Cougars return one from state team
December 8, 2014
Last season, Shawnee Mission Northwest High boys basketball coach predicted his team would finish similar to the 2012-13 campaign.
State or bust for SMNW girls
November 29, 2014
The Shawnee Mission Northwest High girls basketball team is looking to return to the Class 6A state tournament, only this time they’ll have to do it with a new coach.
MVHS boys basketball has fresh beginning
November 29, 2014
It may not be the beginning of the season Mill Valley High boys basketball’s first-year coach Mike Bennett wanted with point guard Logan Koch being sidelined for about two months after sustaining a knee injury in the Jaguars’ playoff loss to Pittsburg on Nov. 7.
Multisport Athletes: For the love of the game
November 28, 2014
When an athlete is making the transition from eighth to ninth grade, he or she usually has to make a choice on which sport to specialize in.
Mill Valley, St. James extended offer to join EKL
12:52 p.m., November 12, 2014 Updated 04:25 p.m.
The Eastern Kansas League voted unanimously on Wednesday to extend an offer to Mill Valley High and St. James Academy for the schools to join the league.
Career decision looms for former SMNW baseball standout
June 30, 2014
Chase Rader has two choices: continue his education or follow his dream. Either way, the 2012 Shawnee Mission Northwest High graduate will play baseball.
St. James, SM North still learning
June 23, 2014
Shawnee Mission North High and St. James Academy met on Friday to open the Shawnee Mission North girls basketball Summer Shootout.
MVHS takes second at KAMO Hoops Shootout
June 16, 2014
Nine games in three days is exactly what Mill Valley High did this weekend as it placed second in the middle varsity division at the KAMO Hoops Shootout.
Bennett named new boys basketball coach
June 9, 2014
Even though the search took more than two months, Mill Valley High has a new boys basketball coach. On Friday, athletic director Dave Ewers introduced Mike Bennett as the second coach in MVHS boys basketball program history.
Person named KC Star female scholar-athlete of the year
June 9, 2014
On Monday, the Kansas City Star announced its male and female scholarship athletes of the year, along with the nominees from area high schools in Kansas and Missouri.
Mill Valley announces new boys basketball coach
June 6, 2014
Even though the search took more than two months, Mill Valley High has a new boys basketball coach.
Dickson resigns as SMNW girls basketball coach
12:07 p.m., April 24, 2014 Updated 07:51 p.m.
Jeff Dickson will not coach the Shawnee Mission Northwest High girls basketball team next season.
SM North’s Johnson signs with Concordia
April 7, 2014
When Shawnee Mission North High’s Scott Johnson stepped off of Blue Valley Northwest High’s court after a 79-57 loss to the eventual 6A state champions, it didn’t mean his basketball career was over — it meant that a chapter was closing.
Bogart to resign as Mill Valley boys basketball coach
March 31, 2014
Mill Valley High boys basketball coach Justin Bogart has decided to resign from his position effective the end of the school year.

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