December 22, 2014

JV boys leap to early lead to defeat MVHS

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys JV team jumped to a 14-7 first quarter lead and coasted to a 56-41 win against Mill Valley High School in the GEHS season opener, Dec. 9.
“For the first game of the …

Balanced scoring helps Blazers past Mill Valley

Using a balanced scoring attack, the Gardner Edgerton High School boys varsity basketball team posted an impressive 64-49 win in its home season opener against Mill Valley High School on Dec. 9.
Four players scored in double figures with Kyle …

Council debates changes to RV, boat regulations

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
The city may revise ordinances that regulate trailers parked in driveways, but council members agreed to leave regulations that limit the parking of recreational vehicles, or RVs, in residential driveways.
Council members debated potential changes to the …

Authorities release name of wreck victim

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of a driver killed in a wreck on 199th Street on Dec. 3.
Arthur Lee Wright, 65 of Kansas City, Kan., was pronounced dead at the scene.
Shortly after midnight on …

Welcome Santa

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Santa meets with a child at Santa’s workshop in Cornerstone Park.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting Gardner this weekend.
On Friday, Dec. 12, the city’s parks department will host a Candy Cane Hunt in Cornerstone Park. …

USD 231 will not conduct search to replace former superintendent

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
USD 231 will not post an opening for superintendent.
School board members opted not to open a search for the top job in the district following a heated discussion at a Dec. 8 school board meeting.
Pam …

Teams from 4 states compete at GEHS

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Kyle Cunningham won the 152-pound weight division in the season opener against Lansing High School last week. The Blazers defeated Lansing 45-20 un the home dual.  Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Kyle Cunningham won the 152-pound weight division in the season opener against Lansing High School last week. The Blazers defeated Lansing 45-20 un the home dual. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Three Gardner Edgerton High …

Engagement

Eichelberger - Jensen

Eichelberger – Jensen

Roy and Linda Jensen of Gardner, Kan.,  would like to announce the engagement of their son, J. Andrew Jensen, to Brooke M. Eichelberger.
Ms. Eichelberger is the daughter of Alan and Roxie Eichelberger, of Salina, Kan.
The …

Police investigate scenes at 2 unattended deaths

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Gardner Police responded to two unattended deaths within three days last week. One is still under investigation.
Steve Benz, Gardner Police Department public information officer, said the two deaths were completely unrelated. Both deaths occured inside residences. …

Blazers beat Lansing in home wrestling dual

Gardner Edgerton High School junior Dustin Carstens placed fifth in the 170-pound weight class in the Blazer Invitational last weekend. Nationally-ranked wrestlers from four states competed. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Gardner Edgerton High School junior Dustin Carstens placed fifth in the 170-pound weight class in the Blazer Invitational last weekend. Nationally-ranked wrestlers from four states competed. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Using balanced scoring, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer …