November 1, 2014

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

Senior wins $10K scholarship at school-wide assembly

Copper McGuire, a Gardner Edgerton High School student, is surprised during an all-school homecoming assembly. McGuire learned he had won a $10,000 scholarship during the assembly.  Submitted photo

Copper McGuire, a Gardner Edgerton High School student, is surprised during an all-school homecoming assembly. McGuire learned he had won a $10,000 scholarship during the assembly. Submitted photo

Cooper McGuire received a pleasant surprise during an all-school homecoming assembly on …

Public servants sought for council, commission

The cities of Gardner and Edgerton are seeking a few good people.
Edgerton is seeking two volunteers to serve on its planning commission. The commission is tasked with reviewing development projects and making recommendations to the city council.
Applicants must …

Royalty named

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School selected a homecoming king and queen last Friday. The titles were bestowed upon Carly Graceffa and Jake Huppe, seniors, during the homecoming football game on Oct. 3. Other queen candidates included Krista Long, Jewelry …

GEHS drops rival game against Aquinas

Anthony Cisneros, number 35, runs for yardage in Gardner Edgerton High School’s game against St. Thomas Aquinas. The Blazers dropped a 34-21 decision to the Saints. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Anthony Cisneros, number 35, runs for yardage in Gardner Edgerton High School’s game against St. Thomas Aquinas. The Blazers dropped a 34-21 decision to the Saints. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Despite an early 6-0 lead, the Gardner Edgerton High …

Soccer teams fall to Wyandotte

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School junior varsity and varsity soccer squads dropped a pair of decisions against Wyandotte High School last week.
The JV squad lost 2-0, and the varsity fell 3-1 in non-league action.
On …

City officials debate snow removal guidelines

Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
Nary a snowflake in sight, but shoveling snow was the topic of discussion at the Edgerton City Council work session immediately following the Sept. 25 council meeting.
Last March, the city council alerted …