December 18, 2014

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Tough first half leads to PRMS Jag loss

Falling behind 20-9 at halftime, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade varsity basketball team lost a 43-20 decision at Baldwin Middle School last week.
Despite the loss, Emma Prothe had six points and Taylor Fergola scored five. Gabby Schultz, …

Black Friday draws fewer shoppers, survey finds

Fewer holiday shoppers visited stores and online retailers during Black Friday, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). The NRF anticipated dips in Cyber Monday sales as well.
The organization estimated that approximately 55.1 percent of holiday shoppers visited brick-and-mortar …

40 students tapped to join SHHS honor society

In a “tapping” ceremony in front of the entire Spring Hill High School student body on earlier this month, officers of National Honor Society (NHS) named its newest members. More than 40 candidates were officially inducted into the organization at …

Trail Ridge teams lose to Spring Hill

Cold shooting in the third quarter spelled doom for the seventh grade Trail Ridge Middle School Huskies in an 18-11 loss to Spring Hill Middle School last week.
Both teams headed to halftime tied 8-8, but Spring Hill took control …

Fast start helps Pioneer Ridge to victory

Jumping to a 24-5 first half lead, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade lady Jaguars posted a 40-13 win against Ottawa Middle School last week.
“The team played well, and we had balanced scoring,” said PRMS Coach Jeff Davidson, …

Communities to kick-off holiday season with celebrations next week

Santa’s helpers pose while working in Santa’s Workshop in Cornerstone Park. Santa will visit the sattelite workshop in Gardner during the annual Christmas in the Park celebration on Dec. 1. File photo

Santa’s helpers pose while working in Santa’s Workshop in Cornerstone Park. Santa will visit the sattelite workshop in Gardner during the annual Christmas in the Park celebration on Dec. 1. File photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill …

University update

Students from 10 Kansas high schools were honored Wednesday, Oct. 22, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.
A total of 295 seniors from high schools in Johnson County will be recognized for their academic achievements and …

Edgerton hires new trash removal contractor

Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
Edgerton City Council members agreed to change residential trash removal service providers during a special meeting on Nov. 20. City officials held the special meeting to replace a regularly-scheduled one set to occur …

Nike Elementary to host holiday mart

Nike Elementary School will have something for everyone on Saturday, Dec. 6th when it hosts its annual Holiday Mart shopping extravaganza at the school. Events get underway at 8:30 a.m. with a breakfast with Santa. For a small fee, families …