March 27, 2015

Pesek wins third state wrestling title

Pictured are members of the Gardner Edgerton High School state wrestling team, which brought back a 15th place finish in the 6A meet. Seth  Pesek won a third state title with a top finish at 195 pounds. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Pictured are members of the Gardner Edgerton High School state wrestling team, which brought back a 15th place finish in the 6A meet. Seth Pesek won a third state title with a top finish at 195 pounds. Photo courtesy of

Miege team takes Blazers to the brink

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys varsity basketball team pushed highly-ranked Bishop Miege High School to the brink last Friday night before falling 75-67 in overtime.
Tied 61-61 at the end of regulation, Miege outscored GEHS 14-6 in the …

JV squad ends season with close loss

The Gardner Edgerton High School junior varsity boys basketball team dropped a hard-fought 76-62 decision at Bishop Miege High School last Friday night.
GEHS, 4-14, trailed by just three points at the half thanks to a strong defense and excellent …

In state of city address, Edgerton mayor outlines tremendous growth

Edgerton Mayor Don Roberts outlined recent growth and talked about the city’s plans for the future in his first state of the city address on Feb. 19. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Edgerton Mayor Don Roberts outlined recent growth and talked about the city’s plans for the future in his first state of the city address on Feb. 19. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
A decreased mill levy is …

New faces will help craft area’s immediate future

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A variety of new faces will assist in building the business development in southwest Johnson County. Both the Gardner Area Chamber of Commerce and the Southwest Johnson County Economic Development Corporation boast new leadership. The city of Gardner also …

Gilhaus sues USD 231

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Former Gardner Edgerton School District Superintendent William Gilhaus has filed a lawsuit against USD 231, superintendent Pam Stranathan, and four school board members.

Former executive director of educational services Christy Ziegler and former executive director of administrative …

New businesses open doors in Edgerton over last few years

In his state of the city address, Edgerton Mayor Don Roberts highlighted a number of new businesses that have opened their doors in the community in the last few years.
They include:
• ACA Catering/A Cup Above
312 E. Nelson…

Lady Blazers lose to STA on senior night

Falling behind early, the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers dropped a 47-29 Eastern Kansas League decision to St. Thomas Aquinas High School on senior night, Feb. 20.
GEHS, now 8-11, trailed 10-5 after one quarter and 22-13 by halftime. …

Freshmen team drops game to Blue Valley

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers freshman boys basketball team dropped a hard fought, 64-53 decision to Blue Valley High School last week.
The loss failed to overshadow a 12-point scoring effort by GEHS’ Jace Sprague. …

Winning streak continues for GEHS team

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys varsity basketball team continued its winning streak with victories against Blue Valley High School and St. Thomas Aquinas High School last week.
Against Blue Valley, GEHS posted a 73-68 win behind the 19-point …