September 21, 2014

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 …

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 …

Riders on epic journey fuel in Gardner

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Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Loud rumbling engines, near frigid temperatures with the wind flying through their hair, may not seem like a romantic 25th anniversary escape, but for Cris Simmons, it’s just the anniversary she wanted.
She and her husband …

High school golfers open league play

asmine Bailey ( L ) and Hope Bruno ( R ) led the Blazer golf effort in its season opener at Leawood South country club last week. Submitted photo

Jasmine Bailey ( L ) and Hope Bruno ( R ) led the Blazer golf effort in its season opener at Leawood South country club last week. Submitted photo

Hope Bruno shot a 98, and Jasmine Bailey, 103, leading the …

Marshall leads Jags to victory

Brody Marshall tossed three touchdown passes leading the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade varsity football team to a 44-0 home win against Eudora Middle School last week.
Marshall connected with Gage Gulley on touchdown strikes of 15 and 30 …

Turnovers prove costly to Blazers

Senior runningback Jaden Pearson-Bruce rushed for 171 yards in action at Bishop Miege last week. The Blazers dropped to 0-2 with a 29-0 loss.  Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Senior runningback Jaden Pearson-Bruce rushed for 171 yards in action at Bishop Miege last week. The Blazers dropped to 0-2 with a 29-0 loss. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Number-one ranked 4A Bishop Miege High School took advantage of a …