April 23, 2014

Moran spends part of MLK Jr Day in Spring Hill

Sen. Jerry Moran, center, chats with state Rep. Jene Vickrey and American Legion Post 350 Adjutant Walter Novak following a Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Jan. 20. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, can hardly stand politics anymore.
“It’s become a game. Who is on top? Who has scored the most points,” he told members and guests of the Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce on Jan. …

Burger to play baseball at Avila University

Spring Hill High School senior Reid Burger,center,signs a national letter of intent to play baseball at Avila University this fall. He is flanked by his mother Kate  at left and father Rick. Burger was also joined by   Joe Reed his summer coach, Lance Hulbert a summer coach, Luke Town a summer coach, Avila University Assistant Coach Matt Carpenter, high school head coach Dave Londene, and high school JV Coach Will Meier. Submitted photo

After a stellar career at Spring Hill High School, senior Reid Burger will continue to play baseball at Avila University this fall.
He made it official Jan. 14 signing a national letter of intent in the high school library in …

Lady Broncos defeat Baldwin 52-50

The lady Broncos built a 35-33 lead after three quarters and held on for an exciting 52-50 over rival Baldwin, January 17.
“The girls did a great job of playing team basketball,” said Coach Clay Frigon. They played hard even …

Military update

Jared Lowrie

Air Force Airman Jared A. Lowrie 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, …

Broncos outlast Anderson County

Drew Cygan fired in 18 points and Danny Hodge added 15 leading the Spring Hill Bronco boys varsity basketball squad to a 75-69 win at AC, Jan. 10.
“The kids shot well from behind the arch,” said coach Rick O’Neil. …

Training will teach locals how to assist in emergencies

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
When a massive tornado demolished Greensburg, Kan., in 2006, citizen volunteers conducted search and rescue efforts that recovered two survivors.
The citizens were trained through a Homeland Security program called the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). The …

Fill the pantry

Submitted photo

Trailblazers 4-H challenged Spring Hill local businesses and organizations to donate food to the Spring Hill Food Pantry. When the challenge was complete, the Trailblazers were  donated 400 cans and boxes to the community pantry.
Pictured are Christa Deines, Logan …

Broncos resume basketball, wrestling competition

Following a short holiday break, the Spring Hill Broncos will begin a full slate of basketball and wrestling competition this week.
In boys basketball, coach Rick O’Neil’s team is 4-1 and will return to action against Blue Valley Southwest, January …

Broncos resume Basketball, wrestling competition

Following a short holiday break, the Spring Hill Broncos will begin a full slate of basketball and wrestling competition this week.
In boys basketball, coach Rick O’Neil’s team is 4-1 and will return to action against Blue Valley Southwest, Jan. …

Officials urge people to prepare for sub-zero temps

Kansas Division of Emergency Management officials are urging Kansans to prepare for snow and dangerous sub-zero temperatures and wind chills this weekend into early next week. The National Weather Service is forecasting two cold fronts with the first bringing colder …