March 3, 2015

State Qualifiers

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Eight Blazers qualified for the 6A state wrestling meet in Park City this weekend. They include, in the back row; Tyler Norton at 132 pounds, Dustin Carstens at 170-pounds, TJ Burger at 138 pounds, Dylan McDonald at 126 …

New head coach prepares to takeover Bronco team

Spring Hill High School has hired Jason Feeback , pictured here, as head football coach.  Submitted photo

Spring Hill High School has hired Jason Feeback , pictured here, as head football coach. Submitted photo

Jason Feeback will head the Spring Hill High School football team next year. As head coach, Feeback is tasked with continuing to grow …

Mouse Races at the American Legion

A mouse runs on the roulette wheel at American Legion Post 19 Mouse Races. Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

A mouse runs on the roulette wheel at American Legion Post 19 Mouse Races. Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com
Special to The Gardner News
A big crowd turned out Saturday night, February 21, as …

Schneider leads Blazer frosh past STA

A top performance by Gardner Edgerton High School’s Ben Schneider helped the GEHS freshman team eek out a narrow victory against Eastern Kansas League rival St. Thomas Aquinas High School last week.
Schneider netted 19 points in the 59-56 win …

Program encourages Kansans to strength train

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Does the expression “strength training” conjure visions of hulky guys lifting weights or women with no body fat whatsoever working out on complex equipment? The idea of strength training can be intimidating, but it shouldn’t be, according …

World at Wheels

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

This 2012 Challenger RT belongs to John Dost, Spring Hill.…

City to partner with JCCC for logistics education center

Edgerton will partner with Johnson County Community College and several other public and private entities to create a logistics training center, the Kansas City Business Journal reported on Feb. 12.
Officials made the formal announcement at a Southwest Johnson County …

World of Wheels

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

Another head turner from Kultured Custom Restorations belongs to Gardner resident Mike Zegers. Sitting in the middle of Bartle Hall during past weekends’ World of Wheels is Zegers’ 1949 Chevy pick-up, and it was the …

Silver-haired legislators seek votes

Katy Hoffman & Alfie Thompson
Gardner
If you are over age 60 and a registered voter in Johnson County, you should vote in the upcoming Silver Haired Legislature election. The purpose of the Silver Haired Legislature is to advocate for …

Armed robbery suspect dies in officer-involved shooting

A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper is on administrative leave following an officer-involved shooting in Kansas City, Kan., on Feb. 13. Administrative leave is a standard practice in such incidences.
On Friday morning, Feb. 13, members of the Kansas Highway Patrol …