June 30, 2015

McGuire a state championship winner in pole vault

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Conner McGuire won the state 6A pole vault with a leap of 15 feet 6 inches. The state meet was held at Cessna stadium in Wichita May 29 and 30. Submitted Photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Conner McGuire won the state 6A pole vault with a leap of 15 feet 6 inches. The state meet was held at Cessna stadium in Wichita May 29 and 30. Submitted Photo

Gardner Edgerton High …

Gardner-Edgerton girls’ track team members medal at State meet

Heather Culbertson threw the javelin to a fourth place finish at the 6A state meet in Wichita last week. Submitted photo

Heather Culbertson threw the javelin to a fourth place finish at the 6A state meet in Wichita last week. Submitted photo

Five Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers returned home from the Kansas State Track and Field Championship with medals. …

Tovkach medals at State Golf Meet

Trystan Tovkach carded a 76 and brought back an eleventh place medal from the 6A State golf tournament at Cary Park Course in Hutchinson.
Tovkach carded a three over 38 for nine holes. On the back nine, he eagled on …

Remembering the fallen

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

A man places crosses and U.S. flags on graves at the Gardner Cemetery. The American Legion and affiliated groups assist in decorating the graves of more than 400 veterans in Gardner and St. Columba Cemeteries. …

HOMETOWN HERO – Dr. Marion Callahan

WW2 veteran and longtime Gardner resident Dr. Marion Callahan . Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

WW2 veteran and longtime Gardner resident Dr. Marion Callahan . Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

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In 1976, Dr. Marion Callahan bought a historic Gardner home that was built in …

Lady Blazer softball team wins Regional, headed to state tournament

The Lady Blazers won the 6A  regional last week and advanced to the state tournament. The Blazers will play Olathe North in first round state action in Lawrence May 28. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

The Lady Blazers won the 6A regional last week and advanced to the state tournament. The Blazers will play Olathe North in first round state action in Lawrence May 28. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

With wins against Shawnee Mission …

Remembering

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

A pair of buglers stand ready to play “Taps” during a Veterans of Foreign War Memorial Day ceremony at Veterans Park on May 25. Approximately a dozen people attended the ceremony, which recognized fallen members …

26 members of GEHS Blazer track team headed to state track meet

Sam Stranathan tossed the discus 135' 2" to place third at Lawrence Freestate 6A regional and advance to state. Submitted photo

Sam Stranathan tossed the discus 135′ 2″ to place third at Lawrence Freestate 6A regional and advance to state. Submitted photo

Twenty-six Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers are headed to the state track meet in Wichita, after posting qualifying marks …

GEHS Blazer baseball team finishes season with tough loss at Regionals

Seth Greer, delivers a pitch in the Blazers 11-0 6A regional loss to Shawnee Mission East last week. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Seth Greer, delivers a pitch in the Blazers 11-0 6A regional loss to Shawnee Mission East last week. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

An 11-0 6A Regional loss to Shawnee Mission East High School ended the season for Coach Corey …

Tovkach qualifies for state golf tournament

Gardner Edgerton High School sophomore Trystan Tovkach carded an 81 at a golf tourney last week in Regional action at Alvamar in Lawrence. The score was enough to qualify the sophomore for state.
Tovkach shot a 42 on the front …