February 10, 2016

Third quarter lapse sinks SH Broncos

Outscored 20-8 in the third quarter, the Spring Hill boys basketball team lost a 50-44 decision to Ottawa last week. Spring Hill led 23-17 at halftime, but managed just eight third quarter points and dropped the Frontier League decision. The loss failed to overshadow a 23 point effort by Ivan Hughes. Trey Heinrich added nine Continue Reading

Late rally sinks Spring Hill Broncos

Outscored 21-6 in the third quarter, the Spring Hill Broncos boys varsity basketball team lost a 64-47 non-league decision to Basehor-Linwood last week. Early on, Spring Hill made a game of it, leading 12-9 after one quarter and 26-24 at halftime. But Basehor Linwood regrouped and went on a 21-6 third quarter run to seal Continue Reading

Lady Broncos beat De Soto 57-39

Lauren Delker’s 15 points led the Lady Broncos varsity basketball team to a 57-39 Frontier League win against Desoto last week. Spring Hill jumped to a 13-10 first quarter lead and exploded for 14 second quarter points to take control 27-14 at halftime. From there, Spring Hill added 30 second half points to seal the Continue Reading

Lady Broncos place third at tournament

A 43-34 win over host Wellsville gave the Spring Hill lady Bronco varsity basketball team a third place finish in the Annual Top Gun tournament. Spring Hill 10-8 after one quarter, but rallied for a 16-15 halftime lead. Spring Hill won the third quarter 14-13, and then closed with a 13-6 fourth quarter run to Continue Reading

“CQ, CQ … this is Kansas calling”

Rick Nichols Special to The Gardner News The Olathe residence of former Gardner businessman Del Sawyer provided the setting Saturday for a special event celebrating Kansas Day organized by the Santa Fe Trail Amateur Radio Club. Starting at 10 a.m., members of the club attempted to make contact with as many amateur radio operators, or Continue Reading

Blazers second at SH basketball invite

Reaching the finals for the second season in a row, the Blazer boys varsity basketball team brought back second place honors from the Spring Hill Invitational last week. GEHS, 3-8, reached the final by virtue of wins against Veritas Christian (67-58) and Spring Hill (49-43). That set up a rematch with Goddard-Eisenhower. GEHS jumped to Continue Reading

Lady Broncos varsity fall to Baldwin, 67-27

Falling behind early, the Lady Broncos varsity basketball team dropped a 67-27 and decision to Baldwin last week. “We got into early foul trouble and had too many turnovers,” said Coach Clay Frigon. Despite the loss, Jamie Hoffman scored eight points while Hailey Jones had six points. Lauren Delker added five points.

Jags post 1-1 record

The eighth grade boys varsity boys team split games with Louisburg and Spring Hill in a season opener doubleheader at Spring Hill last week. In the opener, PRMS defeated Louisburg 37-31 but fell to Spring Hill 40-32 in game two. “We jumped out to an early lead in game one and were able to hang Continue Reading

Jags split in double header with Louisburg, SH

The seventh grade Pioneer Ridge varsity boys basketball team met with mixed results in a season opening home doubleheader last weekend. In the opener, Pioneer posted a 45-33 win versus Louisburg behind the 10 point efforts of Kody Hughes and Brooks Langrehr. Pioneer jumped to a 13-2 first quarter lead and took control with 16 Continue Reading

Delker scores 14 points in Lady Broncos win

Lauren Delker scored 14 points leading the Lady Broncos varsity basketball team to a 58-44 win over Louisburg last week. Spring Hill jumped to a 29-13 first half lead and added 29 second half points to secure the victory. “The girls did a great job of setting the tone on defense,” said Coach Clay Frigon. Continue Reading