December 19, 2014

40 students tapped to join SHHS honor society

In a “tapping” ceremony in front of the entire Spring Hill High School student body on earlier this month, officers of National Honor Society (NHS) named its newest members. More than 40 candidates were officially inducted into the organization at …

Trail Ridge teams lose to Spring Hill

Cold shooting in the third quarter spelled doom for the seventh grade Trail Ridge Middle School Huskies in an 18-11 loss to Spring Hill Middle School last week.
Both teams headed to halftime tied 8-8, but Spring Hill took control …

Communities to kick-off holiday season with celebrations next week

Santa’s helpers pose while working in Santa’s Workshop in Cornerstone Park. Santa will visit the sattelite workshop in Gardner during the annual Christmas in the Park celebration on Dec. 1. File photo

Santa’s helpers pose while working in Santa’s Workshop in Cornerstone Park. Santa will visit the sattelite workshop in Gardner during the annual Christmas in the Park celebration on Dec. 1. File photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill …

University update

Students from 10 Kansas high schools were honored Wednesday, Oct. 22, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.
A total of 295 seniors from high schools in Johnson County will be recognized for their academic achievements and …

Mustang teams net mixed record against Baldwin, Spring Hill schools

It was a mixed bag for the junior varsity and varsity Wheatridge Middle School teams on Nov. 22.
The seventh grade junior varsity walked away from Spring Hill Middle School with a victory, but the seventh grade varsity fell short.…

Brenneman leads SH Cross Country team

Sophomore Dylan Brenneman was recently voted the Tri-County Male Cross Country Runner of the Year. He took fourth place at the Kansas 4A state meet. Submitted photo

Sophomore Dylan Brenneman was recently voted the Tri-County Male Cross Country Runner of the Year. He took fourth place at the Kansas 4A state meet. Submitted photo

It’s been quite a season for sophomore Dylan Brenneman and the Spring Hill …

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- …