September 19, 2014

Blazers net wins at SH quadrangular

Krista Long and Emily Worth led an impressive effort by the Gardner Edgerton High School Lady Blazer tennis team at the Spring Hill quadrangular last week.
Long posted a 2-1 record in number-one singles as did Worth in number-two singles …

Wheatridge 8th grade varsity wins 1, loses 1

The Wheatridge Middle School eighth grade varsity volleyball team got off to a hot start in its season opener against Ottawa last week.
The Mustangs defeated Ottawa 25-18 and 25-21.
Ashlyn Anderson led the team in kills with eight, and …

Military update

Army Pfc. Kaitlin Vaughan has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Vaughn is a 2012 graduate of Gardner Edgerton High School.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and …

High school golfers open league play

asmine Bailey ( L ) and Hope Bruno ( R ) led the Blazer golf effort in its season opener at Leawood South country club last week. Submitted photo

Jasmine Bailey ( L ) and Hope Bruno ( R ) led the Blazer golf effort in its season opener at Leawood South country club last week. Submitted photo

Hope Bruno shot a 98, and Jasmine Bailey, 103, leading the …

Turnovers prove costly to Blazers

Senior runningback Jaden Pearson-Bruce rushed for 171 yards in action at Bishop Miege last week. The Blazers dropped to 0-2 with a 29-0 loss.  Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Senior runningback Jaden Pearson-Bruce rushed for 171 yards in action at Bishop Miege last week. The Blazers dropped to 0-2 with a 29-0 loss. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Number-one ranked 4A Bishop Miege High School took advantage of a …

State to look at building intermodals

Kansas Department of Transportation officials have begun work to identify possible locations for construction of rail transloading facilities.  It is anticipated that an announcement of facility locations will be made within a year.
Transloading is the process of moving goods …

WMS football take win

The Wheatridge Middle School seventh-grade football squad clocked its first win of the season against Paola Middle School on Sept. 9.
The WMS Mustang team engaged in a well-executed game to take the 20-14 victory at home.
Mustang quarterback Preston …

Air show will feature vintage WWII planes

The Commemorative Air Force Heart of America Wing will host an Air Expo at New Century this weekend. The event will feature a variety of vintage war aircraft including a B-17, a B-25, and a P-51.
The air show will …

Throw back to class of ‘82

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Members of Mrs. Gieringer’s 1978-1979 second grade class pose for a class picture. They graduated from Gardner Edgerton High School in 1989, and will re-unite during their 25th class reunion this weekend. An ornery second grader drew beards …

Officials network, discuss local issues, projects

Gardner Mayor Chris Morrow, Edgerton Mayor Don Roberts, and Gardner city council member Heath Freeman share a meal together during a public official networking event on Sept. 4. USD 231 Board of Education President Rob Shippy, in the background, later joined the table. Public officials updated one another on projects and issues in the Gardner-Edgerton area. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Gardner Mayor Chris Morrow, Edgerton Mayor Don Roberts, and Gardner city council member Heath Freeman share a meal together during a public official networking event on Sept. 4. USD 231 Board of Education President Rob Shippy, in the background, later