March 6, 2015

Mouse Races at the American Legion

A mouse runs on the roulette wheel at American Legion Post 19 Mouse Races. Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

A mouse runs on the roulette wheel at American Legion Post 19 Mouse Races. Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

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Special to The Gardner News
A big crowd turned out Saturday night, February 21, as …

Schneider leads Blazer frosh past STA

A top performance by Gardner Edgerton High School’s Ben Schneider helped the GEHS freshman team eek out a narrow victory against Eastern Kansas League rival St. Thomas Aquinas High School last week.
Schneider netted 19 points in the 59-56 win …

Program encourages Kansans to strength train

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Does the expression “strength training” conjure visions of hulky guys lifting weights or women with no body fat whatsoever working out on complex equipment? The idea of strength training can be intimidating, but it shouldn’t be, according …

World at Wheels

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

This 2012 Challenger RT belongs to John Dost, Spring Hill.…

City to partner with JCCC for logistics education center

Edgerton will partner with Johnson County Community College and several other public and private entities to create a logistics training center, the Kansas City Business Journal reported on Feb. 12.
Officials made the formal announcement at a Southwest Johnson County …

World of Wheels

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

Another head turner from Kultured Custom Restorations belongs to Gardner resident Mike Zegers. Sitting in the middle of Bartle Hall during past weekends’ World of Wheels is Zegers’ 1949 Chevy pick-up, and it was the …

Armed robbery suspect dies in officer-involved shooting

A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper is on administrative leave following an officer-involved shooting in Kansas City, Kan., on Feb. 13. Administrative leave is a standard practice in such incidences.
On Friday morning, Feb. 13, members of the Kansas Highway Patrol …

World of Wheels

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

Gardner resident Phil “Phil Billy” Davis gives his approval of friend Carl Hagan’s 1930 Hot Rod Model A. Hagan’s FlashBurn Fabrication Hot Rod Model A entered under the Los Punk Rods section at World of …

GEHS Hall of Fame created in year 2000

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School 1996 boys basketball team gather around Coach Don Bechard, center. Bechard is listed individually in the school’s hall of fame. The team has also been inducted. File photo

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School 1996 boys basketball team gather around Coach Don Bechard, center. Bechard is listed individually in the school’s hall of fame. The team has also been inducted. File photo

The Gardner Edgerton Athletic Hall …

Man lobbies to get 1967 team into hall of fame

A Texas man is lobbying to get the 1967 Gardner High School football team inducted into the Gardner Edgerton High School Hall of Fame. Members of the 1967 team included: Don Alumbaugh, Jim Anderson, Alan Anderson, Dennis Attebery, Steve Bell, Mike Bowen, Alan Burch, Bob Burgdorfer, Grey Colboch, Gene Eastland, Frank Finders, Robert Flores, J.H. Freund, Rick Gay, Matt Gill, Clifford Good, Stan Haynes, Steve Haynes, Fred Hartmen, Junie Holtgraver, Carl Humphrey, Lee Humphrey, Jim Kessler, Chuck McClelland, Elliott Moore, Dave Nelson, Mike Riley, Daryl Scheele, Paul Scheele, Cliff Schick, Mike Schick, Richard Soetart, Robbie Smith, Cliff Sparks, Audie Starkey, Bob Swank, Steve Triebel, Micky Wallis, and Leo Watson. Coaches included Head Coach Dennis Delay, Ralph Snavely, and Lowell Hoch. Submitted photo

A Texas man is lobbying to get the 1967 Gardner High School football team inducted into the Gardner Edgerton High School Hall of Fame. Members of the 1967 team included: Don Alumbaugh, Jim Anderson, Alan Anderson, Dennis Attebery, Steve Bell,