St. James Academy volleyball squad wins its sixth consecutive state championship and earns No. 1 national ranking from PrepVolleyball.com. One of The Star’s top five high school sports stories of the year.
Kylee Bliss, the former Blue Valley High basketball player who suffered a career-ending concussion, has been selected to represent the National Council on Youth Sports Safety as a student ambassador to help raise concussion awareness.
The 5A girls soccer state title game between the Saint Thomas Aquinas and Blue Valley Southwest was anything but nicely played. Whistles blew, resulting in dozens of fouls. There were bloody faces and pushes galore.
With the lights turned on and the Blue Valley West faithful sweating and cheering on a humid Thursday night at their home field, Olathe Northwest freshman Halle England knew that her bases-clearing triple in the fourth inning might be a turning point for her Ravens.