August 29, 2014

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 …

Four SHHS Broncos earn slots on All-Frontier League softball squad

Frontier League coaches recently took notice of Spring Hill High School lady Broncos’ softball talent. League coaches named four SHHS players to its conference squad.
First baseman Chasity Ward was named to the All-Frontier League first team. According to SHHS …

Broncos earn post season baseball honors

Eight Spring Hill High School Bronco baseball players recently earned All- Frontier League baseball honors.
Infielder Chris Bybee, SHHS senior, was named to the first team, while second team honors went to junior Garrett Kroutch, a catcher and senior Dalton …

Sheriff threatens to go to court for more funds

Frank Denning

Frank Denning

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Johnson County Sheriff Frank Denning warned the Johnson County Board of Commissioners that he may seek a court order for additional funding for the sheriff’s department.
Denning sent a letter dated May 21 to county …

Two Broncos sign letters of intent

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Spring Hill seniors Trevor and Sydney Cluck recently signed national letters of intent to compete in college this fall. Trevor will play football at Ft. Scott Community College and Sydney will play soccer at Missouri Western State University.…