November 22, 2014

Blazer soccer squad earns post season honors

It’s been another successful season for Coach Andy Weber and his Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer soccer squad. Two players recently earned All-Eastern Kansas League honors.
Dakota Steuber was named to the All-EKL first team, and Carson Harding was named …

Holiday tour features local homes

Danedri Thompson
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. At least, it will be soon in five houses located throughout Gardner.
The Gardner Historical Museum has selected five homes to feature on its second Christmas Homes Tour. On …

High school schedules Veterans Day program

Gardner Edgerton High School will host its annual Veterans Day program on Nov. 11. The event is open to the public, and veterans and their families are invited to attend a reception immediately following the assembly. The event begins at …

County Veterans Day ceremony in Gardner, but parade canceled

Danedri Thompson
The county’s annual Veterans Day celebration returns to Gardner this year, but it won’t include a parade as originally advertised. The event is set for Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Veteran Memorial Park on Center Street.…

Winters given appointment nod

Todd Winters

Todd Winters

Danedri Thompson
Gardner council members added a familiar face to the dias on Nov. 3.
Todd Winters was appointed to serve out the remainder of Larry Fotovich’s term, which expires in April 2015.
Winters was appointed to …

Lady Jaguars win season opener

The Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade girls varsity basketball team jumped to a 19-12 first half lead and never looked back en route to a 39-13 season opening win at cross town rival Trail Ridge Middle School last week.…

Athletic director submits resignation

Danedri Thompson
Gardner Edgerton USD 231 athletic director and Gardner Edgerton High School Assistant Principal Kent Glaser has rendered his resignation. Members of the school board will be asked to accept the resignation during a Nov. 10 meeting.
As …

Cross country teams take 8th at regionals

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers boys and girls team brought back eighth place finishes from the 6A regional meet at Shawnee Mission Park last week.
GEHS freshman Larissa Wiedler lead the way earning 21st place.
Carson Hughes took 39th …

Election results

Ed Eilert will continue to chair the Johnson County Board of Commissioners. Eilert, Overland Park, defeated Patricia Lightner, Olathe, in the Nov. 4. election.

Tuesday evening was a very good night for local incumbents. Voters will also send Reps. Willie …

GEHS freshmen squad posts season’s first win

Using a strong running game, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer freshman football team broke an eight game losing streak with a 33-16 win against Olathe South High School last week.
Keegan Michael led the way with two rushing touchdowns …