October 6, 2015

Trail Ridge Middle School boys track team takes Louisburg meet title

Posting five first place finishes, the Trail Ridge Middle School seventh grade boys track team took top honors in the Louisburg triangular last week. Owen Krouch grabbed gold in the 100 meter hurdles in a time of 18.56 seconds, while Brett Harding took first in the 100 meters in 12.56 seconds. Harding also took first Continue Reading

Eudora defeats SHHS baseball team

Despite an even start, a tough fourth inning sunk the Spring Hill High School Bronco baseball team in Frontier League play last week. The Eudora High School Cardinals scored six runs in the fourth inning to turn back the Broncos 12-7. Both teams played to a 3-3 tie until the fourth inning when the Cards Continue Reading

PRMS girls track team take high honors

Using balanced scoring, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grade girls track team brought back a second place finish from the Ottawa Invitational last week. Winning four events, the PRMS seventh grade squad brought back seven golds. Morgan McIntire vaulted into the top spot clearing 7-feet 6-inches. PRMS’ Elle Lefmann secured gold in the 400 Continue Reading

Blazer soccer team defeats Ottawa

The Gardner Edgerton High School junior varsity and varsity girls soccer teams defeated the Ottawa High School Cyclones last week. In JV action, goalie Megan Wetherington earned her first shut out of the season with a 4-0 win. Kayla Hartman opened GEHS’ scoring, finding the net from 18 yards out. Briley Mittendorf also earned two Continue Reading

Broncos turn back Sumner Academy

Leading from start to finish, the Spring Hill High School Bronco varsity baseball team took a 12-2 win over Sumner Academy last week. SHHS’ Ryker Johnson, 4-0, got the pitching win with relief help from Troy Gardner. Garrett Kroutch led the offense with a perfect 4-4 outing at the plate. He had two doubles, two Continue Reading

Lady Broncos take 2nd at track invite

Lilly Smith and Tessa Davids were double gold medal winners leading the Spring Hill High School lady Bronco track team to second place honors in the Louisburg track invitational last week. Davids took first in the 300 hurdles with a time of 50.1 seconds and also won gold in the 110 high hurdles in 17.24 Continue Reading

Sprague sets school discus record

Gardner Edgerton High School junior Andrew Sprague tossed the discus a school record 163-feet to win gold and lead the Blazer boys track team in a home Invitational last week. “Andrew has been striving to set this record since his freshman year,” said Coach Brian McGee. “It’s quite an accomplishment to surpass it in only Continue Reading

Tennis teams net wins in home quadrangular

Showing marked improvement, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer varsity tennis team netted several wins in a home quadrangular last week. Aaron Van Vleet and Colton Mullin posted a 1-2 record in number one doubles, while Grant Hansen had a 1-2 mark in number one singles. In number two doubles, Joel Rain and Jacob Lathrum Continue Reading

BVSW blanks SHHS soccer team

Despite several second half scoring opportunities the Spring Hill High School lady Bronco soccer team could not overcome the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves last week. The Timberwolves posted a 7-0 shut out. Southwest, one of the top teams in Kansas, held a 3-0 lead at halftime and salted away the win with four second half Continue Reading

JV, varsity Blazer baseball teams claim victory

Scoring early and often, the Gardner Edgerton High School junior varsity baseball team turned back Blue Valley North High School, 18-9 and 5-0, in an Eastern Kansas League doubleheader at home last week. In the opener, GEHS unloaded for 19 hits, and the team scored 10 runs in the first three innings. Jared Highfill had Continue Reading