September 20, 2014

Blazers lose season opener versus Shawnee Mission East High School

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Jaden Pearson-Bruce rushed for 111 yards on 24 carries in the Blazer football squad’s home opener on Sept. 5. Despite Pearson-Bruce’s efforts, the squad dropped the game against Shawnee Mission East High School last week. Photo courtesy of Adams Pro Photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Jaden Pearson-Bruce rushed for 111 yards on 24 carries in the Blazer football squad’s home opener on Sept. 5. Despite Pearson-Bruce’s efforts, the squad dropped the game against Shawnee Mission East High School last week.

Lady Blazer golf team takes 5th in invitational

Taylor Snell helped the Lady Blazer JV golf team to a 5th place finish at the season open at Smileys golf course last week. Submitted photo

Taylor Snell helped the Lady Blazer JV golf team to a 5th place finish at the season open at Smileys golf course last week. Submitted photo

The Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers junior varsity golf squad brought back a …

Kids Fishing Derby at Gardner Lake

Brayden Mason accepts trophy for biggest fish caught at the 2014 Kids Fishing Derby Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

Brayden Mason accepts trophy for biggest fish caught at the 2014 Kids Fishing Derby Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

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Special to The Gardner News
September 6, 2014 – Over 50 kids participated in the 2014 Kids …

School board members may accept invitations

The Gardner-Edgerton Board of Education members have been invited and may attend the following upcoming events:
• The Kansas State Department of Education will be hosting the annual regional Kansas Teacher of the Year banquet at 5 p.m. on Sunday, …

Edgerton declines renewal of trash contract

Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
Even though the Aug. 28 Edgerton City Council agenda contained matters of annexation, adoption of the Uniform Public Offense Code and Standard Traffic Ordinance and the rezoning of 286 acres, it was the …

GEHS graduate to chair KU conference

Laura Wehmeier, a 2012 Gardner Edgerton High School graduate, will co-chair a student housing conference at the University of Kansas next month. Wehmeier, a KU junior in nursing, and Taylor Hanna, a KU senior in applied behavioral sciences, will help …

Rare virus filling KCMO hospitals not reported in USD 231, JoCo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Hospital beds at Children’s Mercy in Kansas City, Mo., were full last week. Hospital officials told Fox 4 News that they had treated more than 300 cases of enterovirus 68, an unusual illness that mimics the common …

Blazers host Shawnee Mission East in football season opener

Senior Carson Hobby, No. 36, will lead the Gardner Edgerton Blazer defense in the home opener against Shawnee Mission East High School on Sept. 5. Kick-off is at 7 p.m. at the USD 231 District Stadium. Photo courtesy of Adams Pro Photo

Senior Carson Hobby, No. 36, will lead the Gardner Edgerton Blazer defense in the home opener against Shawnee Mission East High School on Sept. 5. Kick-off is at 7 p.m. at the USD 231 District Stadium. Photo courtesy of Adams

Lady Blazers begin tennis season at Aquinas

The Gardner Edgerton High School Lady Blazer junior varsity tennis squad showed marked improvement in its season opener at St. Thomas Aquinas High School last week.
“The girls battled hard and showed great improvement against some tough season competition,” said …

City adopts budget with flat mill, rates

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Most city of Edgerton departments will spend less money in 2015 than they will in 2014, Beth Linn, city administrator, told members of the city council on Aug. 14.
Council members approved a 2015 budget that maintains …