August 1, 2014

SHHS grad awaits patent for training golf ball

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Harry Briggs knew there was something missing in the golf training world, and five years into an eight-year career at Sycamore Ridge Golf Club, he knew what it was – a ball that would help improve a …

Life Spring to host Red Cross blood drive

Life Spring Church in Spring Hill will host the Red Cross for a blood drive on July 14. The drive will run from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the church at 206 N. Webster Street in Spring Hill.
The …

Seven Broncos on All Tri-County baseball team

Seven Spring Hill High School Bronco baseball players were recently selected to the All Tri-County team.
Named to the first team were Jordan Henning, an outfield; Chris Bybee an infielder); and infielder Ivan Hughes.
Honorable mentions went to outfielder Michael …

University update

More than 4,000 students graduated from the University of Kansas on May 18.
Several area students received degrees during KU’s 142nd Commencement last weekend.  They include:
Nicole Bernard, of Gardner. Bernard received a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Studies.
Jamie …

SHHS student elected as Lt. Governor of Girls State

Riley Pettit, right of Spring Hill, poses with Chancia Fairley from Leavenworth. Pettit was elected as the Lt. Governor of Kansas Girls State during the first week of June. Fairley was elected as Governor. The girls spent a day in Topeka meeting with their Kansas political counterparts, Gov. Sam Brownback and Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer. Submitted photo

Riley Pettit, right of Spring Hill, poses with Chancia Fairley from Leavenworth. Pettit was elected as the Lt. Governor of Kansas Girls State during the first week of June. Fairley was elected as Governor. The girls spent a day in

August primary voters to choose party candidates in several races

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Democrats, Republicans and unafilliated voters will have choices on the Aug. 5 primary ballot. The deadline for candidates to file for federal, state and county offices closed on June 2, and now it’s up to voters to …

Spring Hill High School will have a new boys basketball coach next fall

Boys basketball coach Wesley Book, pictured, will replace Rick O’Neill. Submitted photo

Boys basketball coach Wesley Book, pictured, will replace Rick O’Neill. Submitted photo

With playing and coaching experiences at the high school and college levels, Wesley Book is looking forward to stepping into the role as new head coach of the …

Military update

AirForce Airman Victor R. Kenrick graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and …

SHHS’ Clark to play in KS Shrine Bowl

Spring Hill High School alum Kainon Clark was recently selected to play in the 2014 Shrine Bowl. The game, which pits football players from across the state against one another, will be on Wednesday July 26, at Carney Stadium in …

August primary voters to choose party candidates in several races

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Democrats, Republicans and unafilliated voters will have choices on the Aug. 5 primary ballot. The deadline for candidates to file for federal, state and county offices closed on June 2, and now it’s up to voters to …