September 3, 2015

Blazers prepare for opener against Shawnee Mission East High School

Holder Kolbee Finnell holds the ball for Austin George. George, Blazer kicker, could play a big part in the Sept. 4 Gardner Edgerton High School football season opener at Shawnee Mission East High School.

Holder Kolbee Finnell holds the ball for Austin George. George, Blazer kicker, could play a big part in the Sept. 4 Gardner Edgerton High School football season opener at Shawnee Mission East High School.

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer …

Blazer Cross Country season begins in Wichita

Following four weeks of practice, the Gardner Edgerton High School cross country teams travel to the Gold Classic in Wichita for a varsity-only meet.
“The boys team will be young again, but we will return four letter winners,” said Coach …

Crypto hits swimming pools in Johnson County

Swimmers climb to the top of a slide at the Gardner Aquatic Center. A few pools in Johnson County are shock treating their waters in response to the diagnosis of three Johnson County residents with Cryptosporidiosis. File Photo

Swimmers climb to the top of a slide at the Gardner Aquatic Center. A few pools in Johnson County are shock treating their waters in response to the diagnosis of three Johnson County residents with Cryptosporidiosis. File Photo

Danedri Thompson

Parties agree to mediation, trial schedule in Gilhaus suit against USD 231

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Attorneys for former Gardner Edgerton School District administrators and for the school district hammered out a schedule for a trial.
Former USD 231 superintendent Bill Gilhaus, former USD 231 executive director for administrative services Lana Gerber, and …

Military update

Army National Guard Pvt. Jonathan V. Spiegel has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Spiegel is a 2015 graduate of Gardner Edgerton High School.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, …

Good turnout for Blazer tennis

Twenty-five players reported to opening tennis practice, August 25th under the direction of third year coach Derrick Abromeit.
“We are off to a great start with one of the largest teams we’ve had in recent years,” said Abromeit. Several kids …

Annual GE sporting clay tournament date set

Photo courtesy of Gardner Chamber of Commerce

Photo courtesy of Gardner Chamber of Commerce

Spend a day networking and having fun with your co-workers on the range at Powder Creek Shooting Park in the third annual event.
Register as a team of four or as individual. Bring …

Blazer soccer season begins at Shawnee Heights

Following four weeks of practice, the Blazer soccer season will begin the season at Shawnee Heights in Topeka, September 1st.
“We graduated some key talent and will be very young season,” said coach Andy Weber, now in his eighth season. …

Blazers begin season at Shawnee Mission East

Junior runningback Hunter Skeens and the Blazers open the season at 6A defending state champion SM East Sept.. 4. Kickoff is 7 pm at Shawnee Mission South district stadium. Photo by Kelly Johns

Junior running back Hunter Skeens and the Blazers open the season at 6A defending state champion SM East Sept.. 4. Kickoff is 7 pm at Shawnee Mission South district stadium. Photo courtesy of Kelly Johns

A much improved GEHS Blazer …

County adopts budget with tax rate increase

A graph shows how much residents of varying home prices will pay with the county tax increase. Olathe residents will be taxed slightly  differently as the city has its own library system. Graphic courtesy of Johnson County Government

A graph shows how much residents of varying home prices will pay with the county tax increase. Olathe residents will be taxed slightly differently as the city has its own library system. Graphic courtesy of Johnson County Government

Danedri Thompson