July 28, 2014

Borth to participate in Football University Top Gun Event

Garrett Borth

Garrett Borth

Garrett Borth, a Gardner Edgerton High School freshman, has been invited and will be competing at the nation’s top prep football All-Star camp, Football University’s Top Gun at Dublin Jerome high school in Dublin, Ohio July 21-24.
Borth …

Blazer vaulters impressive at St. Theresa’s Invitational

Jazz Davis, Gardner, cleared 12 feet in the United Invitational pole vault competition last weekend at St. Theresa’s high school.  Submitted photo

Jazz Davis, Gardner, cleared 12 feet in the United Invitational pole vault competition last weekend at St. Theresa’s high school. Submitted photo

Four Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer pole vaulters turned in impressive performances in the United Invitational at St. …

USD 231 receives $20K check from Governor

USD 231 interim-Superintendent Pam Stranathan poses with a giant check worth $20,000. Gov. Sam Brownback presented the check to district officials on June 19. Submitted photo

USD 231 interim-Superintendent Pam Stranathan poses with a giant check worth $20,000. Gov. Sam Brownback presented the check to district officials on June 19. Submitted photo

Gov. Sam Brownback presented a $20,000 check to Gardner Edgerton School District interim superintendent …

Frontier Days 2014

2014 Abdallah Miss Congeniality, Lilly Fleming rides in Edgerton's Frontier Days parade.

2014 Abdallah Miss Congeniality, Lilly Fleming rides in Edgerton’s Frontier Days parade. Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

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In June of every year, the community of Edgerton Kansas celebrates it’s …

Blazer vaulters excel

It continues to be a successful summer for coach Thane Nonamaker and his Blazer pole vaulters.
In the vault United Invitational at St. Theresa’s High School June 21, Tim Visos-Ely cleared 11-feet, 6-inches. and Connor McGuire topped 13-feet.
Kyle Stubler …

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 …

Brady hired as Olathe director of activities

Tim Brady

Tim Brady

Former Gardner Edgerton High School Principal Tim Brady has been hired as the director of athletics and activities for the Olathe School District.

Brady worked in the Gardner Edgerton School District for 35 years. He retired from USD …

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 …