April 20, 2015

Quantrill claimed Gardner land

Peter Brechesein, one of Gardner area’s original settlers, stumbled upon the Quantrill’s famous raid while traveling to Lawrence to sell a wagon load of produce and dairy. Photo courtesy of Tressa Stone

Peter Brechesein, one of Gardner area’s original settlers, stumbled upon the Quantrill’s famous raid while traveling to Lawrence to sell a wagon load of produce and dairy. Photo courtesy of Tressa Stone

Rhonda Humble
Publisher
Although his August 1863 raid …

SHHS’ Hollern leads Bronco tennis effort

Spring Hill High School’s Chance Hollern posted a 4-1 record and placed third in number-one singles last week at the Mill Valley Tennis Invitational.
“The team is showing a lot of improvement,” said Coach Darrin May. “We posted nine wins …

SH Elementary students participate in body venture

Spring Hill Elementary School (SHES) students participated in an innovative way to learn about the importance of good nutrition and physical fitness. The Body Venture exhibit, which featured Spring Hill High School students as instructors, was a fun adventure for …

Lady Broncos blank KC Christian, 3-0

The Spring Hill High School lady Broncos made three goals and blanked Kansas City Christian 3-0 in non-conference soccer action last week.
The game was played in Stump Park in Shawnee.
Scoring goals were SHHS’ Sydney Shoemaker, Mikayla Smith and …

SHHS drops 2 close games against De Soto

The Spring Hill High School Broncos baseball team dropped a double-header to De Soto last week in tight games with final scores of 5-4 and 7-6.
In the opener, Spring Hill fell behind 3-2 after three innings. The Broncos plated …

New leader to take helm at Spring Hill High School

There will be a new principal at Spring Hill High School next year. The Spring Hill School District announced the hire of a new principal, Marc Williams last week.
A committee comprised of representatives from key stakeholder groups interviewed multiple …

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 …

Early election returns expected by 7:30 p.m. April 7; Final numbers update by 11 p.m.

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Voters will determine who will represent them on the USD 230 and USD 231 boards of education and the Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill City Councils on April 7.

Though the polls close at 7 p.m., the

State fire marshal dog teaches safety via blog

Blaze, the fire dog mascot for the Kansas State Fire Marshall is helping to teach fire safety with a Paws for Prevention blog. Submitted photo

Blaze, the fire dog mascot for the Kansas State Fire Marshall is helping to teach fire safety with a Paws for Prevention blog. Submitted photo

Blaze, the fire dog mascot for the Office of the State Fire Marshal, has much …

Hollern leads Bronco Tennis effort

Spring Hill High School’s Chance Hollern posted a 4-1 record and placed third in number-one singles last week at the Mill Valley Tennis Invitational.
“The team is showing a lot of improvement,” said Coach Darrin May. “We posted nine wins …