April 1, 2015

Lady Blazers lose to Blue Valley Northwest High in sub-state action

The Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers fought to continue their basketball season last week in first-round 6A sub-state play.
Early on, the Blazers took control of a game against Blue Valley Northwest High School on March 5. The GEHS …

Once-thriving Mt. Pleasant dwindled, died in southwest Johnson County

Mica Marriott
Special to The Gardner News
Several townships and communities that dotted the southwest Johnson County landscape 130 years ago are no longer in existence.
Mount Pleasant, which was better known by its nickname, “Four Corners,” was located near …

Pioneer Ridge Middle School 8th grade Jags complete perfect season

Members of the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade basketball team are pictured. Front row: Gage Gulley, Gabe Mendez, Matt Beyer, Trent Cochran, Tyler Rollwagen, Corbin Schrack. Back row:  Coach Collins, Tyler Chaffee, Brody Marshall, Lucas Soza,  and Katie Whittley. Submitted photo

Members of the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade basketball team are pictured. Front row: Gage Gulley, Gabe Mendez, Matt Beyer, Trent Cochran, Tyler Rollwagen, Corbin Schrack. Back row: Coach Collins, Tyler Chaffee, Brody Marshall, Lucas Soza, and Katie Whittley.

SHHS Broncos lose sub-state opener

Cold shooting proved to be the downfall for the Spring Hill High School Bronco boys varsity basketball team. The Bronco squad dropped a 67-48 decision against Paola High School in first round 4A sub-state action last week.
“We got into …

Overtime loss in sub-state game ends Blazer boys basketball season

Gardner Edgerton High School jumped to a 17-12 first quarter lead in 6A sub-state play against Olathe Northwest High School last week. The Blazer team was unable to hold on to the lead, however, and the loss ended GEHS’ boys …

GE students perform at state educators conference

The Gardner Edgerton High School Mixed Choir represented USD 231 in a performance at the Kansas Music Educators Conference in Wichita on Feb. 27.
The concert was a highlight of the weekend and culminated with another performance by middle level …

Legislative assists

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Submitted photo

Chase Kellogg, Rep. Bill Sutton, Ashlee Pratt and Luis Murillo, all of Gardner, pose with Gov. Sam Brownback on Feb. 26. The three students served as pages for Rep. Bill Sutton.…

Wheatridge boys face TRMS in cross town battle

It was a tough road for Wheatridge Middle School boys basketball teams on Feb. 26 as all four squads fell to cross town rival Trail Ridge Middle School.
The seventh grade JV WMS squad played a close game the ended …

Slow start sinks lady Broncos versus Paola

A slow start sunk the sub-state hopes of Spring Hill High School’s lady Bronco varsity basketball team.
The Bronco team dropped a 50-23 decision to Paola High School last week in the 4A sub-state play. The loss ends the Bronco …

Mayor Chris Morrow’s 2015 State of the City address

You are cordially invited to attend the 2015 State of the City address delivered by Mayor Chris Morrow who will give a visionary speech on the future of Gardner.
Thursday, March 12th
8:30 a.m.
Council Chambers
Gardner City Hall
120 …