March 29, 2015

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 …

State Qualifiers

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Eight Blazers qualified for the 6A state wrestling meet in Park City this weekend. They include, in the back row; Tyler Norton at 132 pounds, Dustin Carstens at 170-pounds, TJ Burger at 138 pounds, Dylan McDonald at 126 …

Mouse Races at the American Legion

A mouse runs on the roulette wheel at American Legion Post 19 Mouse Races. Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

A mouse runs on the roulette wheel at American Legion Post 19 Mouse Races. Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com
Special to The Gardner News
A big crowd turned out Saturday night, February 21, as …

Schneider leads Blazer frosh past STA

A top performance by Gardner Edgerton High School’s Ben Schneider helped the GEHS freshman team eek out a narrow victory against Eastern Kansas League rival St. Thomas Aquinas High School last week.
Schneider netted 19 points in the 59-56 win …

City to partner with JCCC for logistics education center

Edgerton will partner with Johnson County Community College and several other public and private entities to create a logistics training center, the Kansas City Business Journal reported on Feb. 12.
Officials made the formal announcement at a Southwest Johnson County …

GEHS Hall of Fame created in year 2000

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School 1996 boys basketball team gather around Coach Don Bechard, center. Bechard is listed individually in the school’s hall of fame. The team has also been inducted. File photo

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School 1996 boys basketball team gather around Coach Don Bechard, center. Bechard is listed individually in the school’s hall of fame. The team has also been inducted. File photo

The Gardner Edgerton Athletic Hall …

Wrestlers take 2nd at EKL meet

Gardner Edgerton High School freshman Jensen McDermott finished first in the 113-pound division at the league championships at Blue Valley Southwest last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Gardner Edgerton High School freshman Jensen McDermott finished first in the 113-pound division at the league championships at Blue Valley Southwest last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Jensen McDermott and Dustin Carstens took the top spots in their weight …