October 22, 2014

Thieves take box trailer, supplies near intermodal

Law enforcement officers are seeking a box trailer that was stolen near the Interstate 35 interchange at Homestead Lane. The white trailer has Minnesota plates and a license plate number CAT9636. “PCI” was printed on its side.
According to detective …

Teacher struck during student fight at GEHS

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
A Gardner Edgerton High School student was transported to Johnson County Juvenile Assessment and following a fight at the school on Oct. 6.
According to Gardner Police Sgt. Jay Belcher, police responded to a physical altercation between …

Jags remain perfect

Scoring early and often, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School grade varsity football team posted a 44-0 home win against Wheatridge Middle School last week.
Pioneer, 6-0, went up 14-0 in the first quarter thanks to a 1-yard Andrew Adams touchdown …

National Walk to School Day

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Students, parents and staff at Grand Star Elementary School celebrated National Walk to School Day on Oct. 8. Participants walked to school or walked around the track before school started that Wednesday. The nationally-recognized day encourages physical fitness …

GEHS lady Blazer golf team ends busy week

The Gardner Edgerton High School Lady Blazers conclude their golf season in regional competition this week.  Submitted photo

The Gardner Edgerton High School Lady Blazers conclude their golf season in regional competition this week. Submitted photo

It was a busy week for Coach Amy Van Rheen and the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer golf team.
The lady …

Huskies undefeated

Compiling an impressive 271 yards of offense, the Trail Ridge Middle School Husky eighth grade varsity football team remained perfect at 6-0 with a 34-12 win versus Paola Middle School last week.
Leading the way was Jacob Hunsperger who carried …

Blazer losing streak continues

Gardner Edgerton High School quarterback Colton Mullin hands off to Keegan Michael in action at Blue Valley North last week. The Blazers dropped a 31-15 decision.  Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Gardner Edgerton High School quarterback Colton Mullin hands off to Keegan Michael in action at Blue Valley North last week. The Blazers dropped a 31-15 decision. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer football losing streak …

Blazer soccer squad blanks Heritage Christian

Dakota Steuber scored two goals leading the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer varsity soccer squad to a 3-0 win at Heritage Christian last week.
Steuber scored the two goals off assists by Jansen Ahrens and Sam Mayeske.
Carson Harding netted …

Gardner Edgerton Republicans to host revival

The Gardner Edgerton Republican Party will host a revival on Oct. 11.
The event, titled “Faith, Family and Freedom” will include several guest speakers including Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts.
It will also feature a …

Kansas planning for transloading facilities

The DeLong Grain Company unloads, stores and ships grain for export at the Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton. Mayor Don Roberts said the DeLong facility’s Edgerton location has already lowered Kansas farmers’ grain shipping costs by up to a third. Roberts said a state-run or financed facility would be direct competition for the BNSF Intermodal and the adjacent logistics park. State officials say the planning of a transloading facility is in the very early stages, and state officials don’t know who would operate or finance the construction of such facilities. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

The DeLong Grain Company unloads, stores and ships grain for export at the Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton. Mayor Don Roberts said the DeLong facility’s Edgerton location has already lowered Kansas farmers’ grain shipping costs by up to a