Football game preview: Tigers’ Homecoming party meets Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves, Sept. 26

Matt Antonic, Sports Editor
September 26, 2014

Blue Valley Tigers (2-1) vs. Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves (3-0) (Home game) Friday Sept. 26, 2014 at 7 p.m. Blue Valley: Last week was one of the biggest disasters in Tiger football history. Bishop Miege blew BV out of the water, taking a stunning 42-7 lead at the half en route to a 21 point victory.... Read more »

Friday Night Lights: Predictions for Blue Valley vs. Blue Valley West football game

Matt Antonic, Sports Editor
September 12, 2014

Blue Valley Tigers (1-0) vs. Blue Valley West Jaguars (1-0) (Home game) Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 at 7 p.m. Blue Valley: The Tigers defense absolutely smothered Shawnee Mission Northwest to say the least. They prevented the Cougars from scoring and made several key stops on third-down situations. On the... Read more »

First football game in 6A Division Sept. 5; staffer predicts close game, highlights key players

Matt Antonic, Staff Writer
September 5, 2014

Blue Valley Tigers (0-0) vs. Shawnee Mission Northwest Cougars (0-0) Shawnee Mission North District Stadium Shawnee, Kan. Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at 7 p.m. Blue Valley: The Tigers’ journey to defend their 2013 State Championship begins tonight. It’s been 9 months since that wonderful day, and a new... Read more »

Football team wins 5A state over Bishop Carroll, 35-14

Clay Cosby, Staff writer
November 28, 2010

BV captured its fifth state championship with a 35 – 14 victory over Bishop Carroll on Saturday. “It feels great,” senior Hayden Murray said. “Nine months ago we set our goal as state champs and we accomplished our goal.” Quarterback, junior Kyle Zimmerman passed for three touchdowns including... Read more »

Football team advances to state championship with win over Gardner Edgerton

Clay Cosby, staff writer
November 20, 2010

BV defeated previously unbeaten Gardner Edgerton 45 – 42 Friday night in the sub-state game and advanced to the state championship for the first time since 2006. Senior Jacob McDermott had five touchdown receptions from quarterback junior Kyle Zimmerman who totalled six touchdown passes on the... Read more »

Fantasy football: update 1

Stephen Karst, staff writer
November 19, 2010

Chiefs’ fans, I have a confession. In the deepest, darkest part of my heart, I was hoping that the Oakland Raiders kicker, Sebastian Janikoski would make that 35-yard field goal to send the game into overtime two weeks ago. However, I hate the Raiders. Where does this inner turmoil come from? Fantasy... Read more »

Driskell named finalist for area coaching award

Clay Cosby, Staff writer
November 10, 2010

Football coach Eric Driskell instructs a group of varsity players during a drill. Football coach Eric Driskell is a finalist for the Chiefs High School Football Coach of the Year. Driskell is one of only eight finalists including: Marvin Diener – Gardener Edgerton Jeff Meyers – Olathe East Todd... Read more »

BV prepares for tough district competition

Clay Cosby, Staff writer
October 14, 2010

After beginning the season unranked, Blue Valley is more than halfway through the season and is still undefeated at 6-0. BV has climbed the rankings up to ninth as they head into the district schedule. “We need to come out and prove that we are the best team in the state,” senior Jacob McDermott... Read more »

BV win over Bishop Miege allows team to advance in season with 4-0 record

Clay Cosby, staff writer
September 25, 2010

The Tigers came out victorious in their Friday night football match-up by a final score of 28-13. It was the Tigers’ toughest competition of the season thus far against league rival and defending 4A state champions Bishop Miege, but BV managed to advance to 4-0. After both teams punted on their opening... Read more »