October 31, 2014

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 …

SH Broncos defeat SA, 42-12

The Spring Hill High School football team jumped to a 21-6 first quarter lead and never looked back en route to a 42-12 second round district 4A home win against Sumner Academy last Friday night.
The Broncos went up 7-0 …

Prairie Moon installation of new officers

Pictured are the Prairie Moon Officers for 2014-2015 Submitted photo

Pictured are the Prairie Moon Officers for 2014-2015. Submitted photo

Alexis Fiedler
Club reporter
Prairie Moon 4-H Club held its monthly meeting on October 13th at the Morning Grange Hall in Spring Hill. The 50+ member 4-H club meets the …

SH marches to Baldwin

Photo courtesy of Michelle Whitaker

Photo courtesy of Michelle Whitaker

Members of the Spring Hill High School Broncos band performed at the 16th annual Marching Festival held Oct 15 at Baker University in Baldwin City, Kan. The high school drum line took home a level …

Bronco volleyball squad loses to Ottawa

Battling until the end, the Spring Hill High School Bronco varsity volleyball squad lost at Ottawa High School last week. The Broncos fell by scores of 25-27, 22-25, and 18-25.
Senior middle blocker Shelby Baker had 10 kills and senior …

Talking Tombstones

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

On Oct. 7, Spring Hill Middle students presented Talking Tombstones for the Spring Hill Historical Society and the community.  The event which took place at historical downtown Main Street, had students portraying people of Spring Hill’s past.  Students …

SHHS falls to Eudora

Despite taking an early 14-0 lead, the Spring Hill High School Bronco varsity football dropped a 32-14 Frontier League home decision to Eudora High School last Friday night.
Early on, Spring Hill took a 14-0 first quarter lead thanks to …

Strong finish

 Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Spring Hill Middle School eighth-grader Stephen Mitchell runs in a cross country meet hosted by SHMS last week. Mitchell’s strong performance helped his team win the meet. In addition to SHMS eighth grade boys taking top honors, SHMS’ …