October 22, 2014

Senior wins $10K scholarship at school-wide assembly

Copper McGuire, a Gardner Edgerton High School student, is surprised during an all-school homecoming assembly. McGuire learned he had won a $10,000 scholarship during the assembly.  Submitted photo

Copper McGuire, a Gardner Edgerton High School student, is surprised during an all-school homecoming assembly. McGuire learned he had won a $10,000 scholarship during the assembly. Submitted photo

Cooper McGuire received a pleasant surprise during an all-school homecoming assembly on …

Public servants sought for council, commission

The cities of Gardner and Edgerton are seeking a few good people.
Edgerton is seeking two volunteers to serve on its planning commission. The commission is tasked with reviewing development projects and making recommendations to the city council.
Applicants must …

SHHS students design using 3-D printer

Spring Hill High School students now have the opportunity to dream, design and make projects a reality by using the school’s new 3-D printer. The printer was purchased through a Carl Perkins Federal Grant for Career and Technical Education equipment …

8th grade volleyball squad competes in Paola league event

The Wheatridge Middle School eighth grade JV volleyball team traveled to Paola on Saturday for the league tournament.
The Mustangs faced off against Louisburg Middle School in the first match and lost 10-25 and 19-25. Great serving was done by …

WMS JV takes second in league tourney

The Wheatridge Middle School seventh grade JV volleyball team took second place in the Frontier League Tournament at Ottawa Middle school on Oct. 4.
Thanks to a strong team effort, the WMS Mustang squad beat Louisburg Middle School, 25-9 and …

(CLICK HERE) Oct. 8, 2014 Classifieds

(CLICK HERE) Oct. 8, 2014 Classifieds

Royalty named

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School selected a homecoming king and queen last Friday. The titles were bestowed upon Carly Graceffa and Jake Huppe, seniors, during the homecoming football game on Oct. 3. Other queen candidates included Krista Long, Jewelry …

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With breast cancer currently the second most common cancer in women, according to government health statistics, awareness and early detection are crucial for treatment outcomes. With this in mind, every October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — a time …

GEHS drops rival game against Aquinas

Anthony Cisneros, number 35, runs for yardage in Gardner Edgerton High School’s game against St. Thomas Aquinas. The Blazers dropped a 34-21 decision to the Saints. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Anthony Cisneros, number 35, runs for yardage in Gardner Edgerton High School’s game against St. Thomas Aquinas. The Blazers dropped a 34-21 decision to the Saints. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Despite an early 6-0 lead, the Gardner Edgerton High …

Bronco soccer squad blanks Eudora, 4-0

Spring Hill High School’s soccer squad improved to 6-4-1 with an impressive win against Eudora High School last week.
Goalies Jac Spradling and Killian Beck combined for the shutout.
Scoring goals were Ali Ghaisarnia, Garrett Boyd, Towles and Carver Gertsberger.…