October 1, 2014

Mustangs earn medals in Spring Hill Classic

Eight members of the Wheatridge Middle School cross country team scored medals in the Spring Hill Classic last week.
Kenzie Gust was a top, WMS seventh grade girl finisher, bringing home a third place medal. She was closely followed by …

Football team falls to Blue Valley West

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Tanner Hughes returned a kickoff 99 yards for a tochdown in a home game against Blue Valey West on Sept. 26. The Blazer football squad is preparing for its homecoming this weekend.  Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Tanner Hughes returned a kickoff 99 yards for a tochdown in a home game against Blue Valey West on Sept. 26. The Blazer football squad is preparing for its homecoming this weekend. Photo courtesy of

Late goals sink Blazer soccer squad

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer soccer squad dropped a hard fought 3-0 decision to perennial power St. Thomas Aquinas High School last week.
GEHS trailed just 1-0 late in the second half, when St. Thomas …

Poker run to benefit traumatic brain injury set

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Reece Good

Bikers, riders, hot and rat rodders are invited to the fourth annual Riding with Reece Poker Run on Oct. 4. The event raises funds for traumatic brain injury victims at the University of Kansas Medical Hopsital. Former Gardner-resident …

Third graders attend bike rodeo at Grand Star

Volunteers fit Gardner Edgerton School District third graders with new bike helmets on Sept. 16. Each student received a free helmet during the district’s annual bike rodeo. Photo courtesy of Leann Northway

Volunteers fit Gardner Edgerton School District third graders with new bike helmets on Sept. 16. Each student received a free helmet during the district’s annual bike rodeo. Photo courtesy of Leann Northway

USD 231 third graders gathered at Grand Star …

Board to request increase in school budget authority

There will be a mail-in ballot election in January 2015. The one-question ballot will seek approval to increase the USD 231 Local Option Budget from 30 percent to 33 percent.
School board members unanimously approved the measure, which if approved, …

Election boundaries may be redrawn for school board

School officials may redraw boundaries for USD 231 school board member districts. There are seven board of education members – two from each of three districts and one at-large school board member.
USD 231 is working with a demographer to …

Wheatridge football squads take on Louisburg

The eighth-grade Wheatridge Middle School football squad hosted the Louisburg Middle School Wildcats in the season home opener last week. Coach Susnik and Coach Peavey noted positives in both offense and defense.  However there is still much room for improvement.  …

Jags blank Ottawa, 28-0

Scoring early and often, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade varsity football team brought back a 28-0 win from Ottawa Middle School last week.
Baylor Maxwell led the way with two touchdowns on runs of three and twenty yards. …

Legal Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of Vote, Edgerton-McCamish Cemetery District. In adoption the 2015 Budget, the Board of Directors voted to increase property taxes in the an amount greater than the amount levied for the 2014 Budget,adjusted by the 2013 CPI for …