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 »