May 24, 2015

Once-thriving Mt. Pleasant dwindled, died in southwest Johnson County

Mica Marriott
Special to The Gardner News
Several townships and communities that dotted the southwest Johnson County landscape 130 years ago are no longer in existence.
Mount Pleasant, which was better known by its nickname, “Four Corners,” was located near …

SHHS Broncos lose sub-state opener

Cold shooting proved to be the downfall for the Spring Hill High School Bronco boys varsity basketball team. The Bronco squad dropped a 67-48 decision against Paola High School in first round 4A sub-state action last week.
“We got into …

Slow start sinks lady Broncos versus Paola

A slow start sunk the sub-state hopes of Spring Hill High School’s lady Bronco varsity basketball team.
The Bronco team dropped a 50-23 decision to Paola High School last week in the 4A sub-state play. The loss ends the Bronco …

Three Broncos place at state wrestling meet

Three Spring Hill High School Broncos brought back medals from the state 4A wrestling meet last weekend.
Brandon Dofat lead the way with a second-place finish at 132 pounds.
Caleb Volkman followed with a fourth-place finish in the 152-pound weight …

USD 230 highlights recent success stories

A USD 230 elementary school student poses with her lunch tray. The Spring Hill District is one of five districts in Kansas to receive flawless marks for its nutrition program. Submitted photo

A USD 230 elementary school student poses with her lunch tray. The Spring Hill District is one of five districts in Kansas to receive flawless marks for its nutrition program. Submitted photo

• Kansas Horizon Award Winners
The Kansas State …

Tech changes SH district’s learning landscape

A Spring Hill School District student uses her district-supply MacBook. Every student in grades 6-12 has a laptop. Submitted photo

A Spring Hill School District student uses her district-supply MacBook. Every student in grades 6-12 has a laptop. Submitted photo

Working to exceed academic goals is engrained in the mindsets of students, staff members and administrators in the Spring Hill …

McKelvey leads Mustangs past SH

Teven McKelvey scored 21 points leading the Wheatridge Middle School Mustang seventh grade varsity boys basketball team to a 41-26 win over Spring Hill Middle School last week.
Behind McKelvey, WMS took control in the second half and avenged an …

4th-quarter Louisburg run sinks SHHS Broncos

The Louisburg High School lady Wildcats rallied for 18 fourth quarter points and handed the lady Broncos a disappointing 52-36 loss last week in Frontier League play.
Early on, the Spring Hill High School girls basketball team made a game …

New head coach prepares to takeover Bronco team

Spring Hill High School has hired Jason Feeback , pictured here, as head football coach.  Submitted photo

Spring Hill High School has hired Jason Feeback , pictured here, as head football coach. Submitted photo

Jason Feeback will head the Spring Hill High School football team next year. As head coach, Feeback is tasked with continuing to grow …

World at Wheels

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

This 2012 Challenger RT belongs to John Dost, Spring Hill.…