March 3, 2015

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 …

Full slate for city, school board spring elections

There will be a full slate of candidates for school board and city councils in Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill. There will not be a local primary election, though.

Seven candidates filed for three seats on the Gardner City Council. …

GEHS Lady Blazers extend winning streak

The Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer varsity basketball team improved to 4-6 with a 61-39 win at Blue Valley West High School last week.
GEHS went up 15-8 after one quarter and held a 25-19 halftime lead. GEHS owned …

Voters approve increased LOB for USD 231

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 …

Blazers nab championship at basketball tourney

Gardner Edgerton High School rallied from a 10-point, first quarter deficit to turn back Wichita Collegiate and take the championship.
When the final buzzer rang, the Blazers had defeated the Wichita school 59-56 to take the top prize at the …