October 20, 2014

3rd quarter surge lifts BV Southwest past Blazers

 Jadon Pearson-Bruce ran for two touchdowns and over 200 yards in a 48-25  loss at Blue Valley Southwest last Friday night.  Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Jadon Pearson-Bruce ran for two touchdowns and over 200 yards in a 48-25 loss at Blue Valley Southwest last Friday night. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Scoring three, third quarter touchdowns, the Blue Valley Southwest High School Timberwolves posted a …

Blazer Cross Country teams win Turner Invitational

Drake Taysom’s first-place finish helped the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys varsity cross country team at the Turner Invitational Championship last week.
The varsity and JV boys team took first. The varsity girls took third.
Besides Taysom, other medalists …

GEHS tennis squad posts wins

It was a busy week for Gardner Edgerton High School Tennis Coach Derrick Abromeit and his lady Blazer team.
At the Sept. 15 quadrangular with Blue Valley Southwest High School, Bishop Miege High School and St. James Academy, GEHS’ Emily …

Ewe win

Photo courtesy of Legacy

Photo courtesy of Legacy

Grady Allen, 13 of Gardner, poses with livestock judge Brad Angus at the Kansas State Fair after winning Champion Commercial Ewe and Supreme Champion Commercial Ewe, beating out 188 other ewes. Allen won several awards for …

Free screenings Sept. 25

Participants await free eye screenings during a previous visit to town by the Kansas Lions Sight Bus. The bus will be in Gardner again on Sept. 25. Submitted photo

Participants await free eye screenings during a previous visit to town by the Kansas Lions Sight Bus. The bus will be in Gardner again on Sept. 25. Submitted photo

The Gardner Lions Club will sponsor the Sight Bus, a mobile …

Edgerton city council rescinds plant support

Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
It was standing room only at the Edgerton City Council meeting on Sept. 11.
The size of the crowd suggested that the citizens had something on their minds, and that night, it was …

Council tours Illinois intermodal to learn expectations

From the Archives: April 2008

Mark Taylor
submissions@gardnernews.com
Gardner, Edgerton, county and state officials are back from a two-day fact-finding mission to the Chicago area where BNSF operates an intermodal logistics park similar to one planned to open near Gardner …

Cross country earns 5th at Olathe North

Drake Taysom, Larissa Weidler and Sierra Coen earned medals leading the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys and girls teams to a fifth-place finishes at Olathe North last week.
Taysom took ninth, Weidler placed 14th and Coen landed in 19th …

Blazers net wins at SH quadrangular

Krista Long and Emily Worth led an impressive effort by the Gardner Edgerton High School Lady Blazer tennis team at the Spring Hill quadrangular last week.
Long posted a 2-1 record in number-one singles as did Worth in number-two singles …

Wheatridge 8th grade varsity wins 1, loses 1

The Wheatridge Middle School eighth grade varsity volleyball team got off to a hot start in its season opener against Ottawa last week.
The Mustangs defeated Ottawa 25-18 and 25-21.
Ashlyn Anderson led the team in kills with eight, and …