November 23, 2014

Honor Flight takes veterans to Washington

Mica (Marriott) Ward, Gardner, escorts World War II veteran Les Page, Blue Springs, Mo., on a one-day tour of veteran monuments in D.C. Submitted photo

Mica (Marriott) Ward, Gardner, escorts World War II veteran Les Page, Blue Springs, Mo., on a one-day tour of veteran monuments in D.C. Submitted photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
For Mica (Marriott) Ward, serving as a Heartland Honor Flight guardian was …

SHHS grad takes gold for Team USA at Pan-American Championships

Travis Conely, far left, holds an American flag with other USA teammates at the Pan-American Sambo Championships in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in October. Teams from other countries also hold their nations’ flags. Conely graduated from Spring Hill High School in 2002, where he was a member of the wrestling team. Submitted photo

Travis Conely, far left, holds an American flag with other USA teammates at the Pan-American Sambo Championships in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in October. Teams from other countries also hold their nations’ flags. Conely graduated from Spring Hill

SH Broncos lose to Piper High

A 33-0 first-round state 4A playoff loss at Piper High School brought the season to a close for Coach Anthony Orrick and the Spring Hill High School Broncos.
Piper jumped to a 26-0 first-half lead and never looked back en …

Small WMS squad wins at wrestling meet

Members of the Wheatridge Middle School Mustang wrestling team competed against Spring Hill Middle School and Baldwin Middle School in their second triangular meet.
Mustangs won 13 different matches.
The seventh graders won five matches with Gavin Brown going 3- …

Veterans celebration set for Nov. 8

The Spring Hill Cole-Smith American Legion Post No. 350, the Auxiliary Unit No. 350, Sons of the American Legion, Riders and the Spring Hill Historical Society will host the ninth annual Spring Hill Veterans Day celebration at 11 a.m. on …

Win catapults Broncos to state playoffs

Spring Hill High School’s Bronco football team qualified for 4A state playoffs following a 29-8 home win against Louisburg High School on Friday night.
The Broncos will take on the Piper High School Pirates in the first round of the …

SH family showcases adoption story

Clint and Debbie Dominick pose with their five adopted children. The Spring Hill family is featured on a state website in recognition of National Adoption Month. Submitted photo

Clint and Debbie Dominick pose with their five adopted children. The Spring Hill family is featured on a state website in recognition of National Adoption Month. Submitted photo

A Spring Hill family is sharing their adoption story on a state …

Question would legalize charity raffles

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Those Booster Club raffles are illegal, but a proposed amendment to the Kansas Constitution could change that.
A question on the Nov. 4 ballot will ask voters to approve or reject an amendment to the Kansas Constitution …

Royals, media create unusual election

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, left, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal made a campaign stop at New Century Oct. 27. In his re-election bid, Brownback faces Rep. Paul Davis, D-Lawrence. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, left, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal made a campaign stop at New Century Oct. 27. In his re-election bid, Brownback faces Rep. Paul Davis, D-Lawrence. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
It’s a strange …

Lady Broncos lose volleyball match to Paola

It took five sets on senior night at Spring Hill High School for the Paola Panther volleyball team to take the victory.
“Our seniors really wanted to win on their final home game of their careers,” SHHS volleyball Coach Alicia …