April 24, 2015

Lady Mustangs run well at Louisburg

The Wheatridge Middle School track teams opened the season with several record setting performances in action at the Louisburg Triangular last week.
In seventh grade girl’s competition, Zoe Daniels took gold in the 100 meter hurdles, Kailani Donham placed first …

Buie leads Blazers with first place finishes at Olathe Invitational meet

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Abby Buie took first place with a personal best pole vault of 10-feet 3- inches at the Olathe Invitational last week. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Abby Buie took first place with a personal best pole vault of 10-feet 3- inches at the Olathe Invitational last week. Submitted photo

Abby Buie won the javelin and pole vault leading the lady Blazer track …

Blazer baseball team posts 1st win

Grason Cavner delivers a pitch for the Blazers in action against Bishop Miege last week. The Blazers lost by scores of 9-8 and 10-0 to Miege.  Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Grason Cavner delivers a pitch for the Blazers in action against Bishop Miege last week. The Blazers lost by scores of 9-8 and 10-0 to Miege. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Gardner Edgerton High School got its offense going and …

JV softball team sweeps Blue Valley SW

Solid pitching and defense led the Gardner Edgerton High School junior varsity softball team to a 2-0, 15-0 sweep of Blue Valley Southwest High School last week.
Britney Davidson and Haley Drawbaugh were the winning pitchers. Top offensive performances came …

Blazer baseball team posts 1st win

Gardner Edgerton High School got its offense going and posted its first win of the season at Shawnee Mission North High School last weekend.
GEHS, 1-5, turned back North 8-5 on the strength of a 12-hit attack.
GEHS’ Andrew Halverson …

Creating Awareness

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Gardner Mayor Chris Morrow proclaims April Autism Awareness Month during an April 6 city council meeting. Local children and Jennifer Smith with Autism Society of the Heartland were on-hand to hear the proclamation.…

Evidence suggests woman did not follow officer instructions, spokesman says

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
An investigation into the officer-involved fatal shooting of Deanne Choate, Gardner, continues. According to a press release from Olathe Police Sgt. Bryan Hill, however, evidence suggests that Choate failed to follow officers’ verbal commands about a handgun …

Late goal sinks lady Blazer soccer squad

A last second goal fell just short, and the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer soccer squad dropped a hard fought 1-0 decision to Bishop Miege High School last week.
GEHS’ Gracie Moorehouse had a few scoring chances with 10 …

Council tables plan to update city salaries

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Gardner City Council members tabled a proposal to revise the city’s employee pay and classification system during an April 6 meeting.
Council members debated a proposal that would create a new base salary structure and class system …

University update

Lauren Bechard, Hannah Bettge, Teresa Drovetta, Jessica Lane, Katherine Stueve, Krystina Townsend, and Ciarra Washington of Gardner; and Michael Epp and Lindsey Mateer of Spring Hill have been named to the Baker University College of Arts and Sciences and School …