February 27, 2015

Blazer squad beats Mill Valley at home

Scoring 14 first quarter points, the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers varsity basketball team defeated Mill Valley High School 49-28 at home last Friday night.
By halftime, GEHS owned a 26-17 lead and sealed the win with 14, third …

GEHS senior finalist for Kansas State University leadership scholarship

Cooper McGuire, front row far right, poses with finalists and Kansas State University vice president for student life, Pat Boscoe, for a civic leadership scholarship at Kansas State University. Submitted photo

Cooper McGuire, front row far right, poses with finalists and Kansas State University vice president for student life, Pat Boscoe, for a civic leadership scholarship at Kansas State University. Submitted photo

Cooper McGuire, Gardner, is one of 11 high school …

District voters approve upped LOB authority

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
By a wide margin, USD 231 voters agreed to give the school board the authority to increase local option budget taxes (LOB) up to 33 percent of the amount the district receives in state aid.
Ballots in …

Hultgren leads GEHS in Midwest showcase

Led by senior Kyle Hultgren, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys varsity basketball team turned back Liberty, Mo., 75-67, in the inaugural 810 Varsity’s Best of the Midwest Showcase at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo., on Jan. 31.…

Husky teams win one, lose one

It was a hard-fought battle, but the Trailridge Middle School eighth grade varsity boys basketball team was unable to snatch a victory from Eudora Middle School last week. The TRMS varsity team lost 43-35.
Every TRMS Husky scored in the …

Sprague medals at Garden City Wrestling invite

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Andrew Sprague finished fifth in the 220-pound weight class at the 57tH Rocky Welton wresting classic last weekend in Garden City.  Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Andrew Sprague finished fifth in the 220-pound weight class at the 57tH Rocky Welton wresting classic last weekend in Garden City. Submitted photo

Andrew Sprague finished fifth in the 220 pound division highlighting the Gardner Edgerton …

3 OTs cost Blazers in tourney’s first round

It took three overtimes, but the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer freshman boys basketball team lost a heartbreaking 59-56 decision to Piper High School in first round action of the Lansing tournament last week.
GEHS led 13-3 after one quarter …

Winter doesn’t slow community garden’s growth

A young volunteer helps tend to the Gardner Community Garden one weekend in January. Now in its third year, the garden boasts more than 100 plot owners. Submitted photo

A young volunteer helps tend to the Gardner Community Garden one weekend in January. Now in its third year, the garden boasts more than 100 plot owners. Submitted photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Spring and the primary planting and growing season …

Starling gets invited to Royals’ spring training

Bubba Starling will participate in Kansas City Royals spring training in Arizona. Spring training begins next month in Surprise, Ariz.
Starling, a 2011 first-round draft pick by the Royals, graduated from Gardner Edgerton High School in 2011. He played last …

Sprague grabs gold at Holton invite

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Andrew Sprague won the gold medal in the 220-pound division at the Holton tournament last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Andrew Sprague won the gold medal in the 220-pound division at the Holton tournament last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Andrew Sprague’s gold medal in the 220-pound weight division highlighted the Gardner Edgerton High School …