September 16, 2014

Throw back to class of ‘82

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Members of Mrs. Gieringer’s 1978-1979 second grade class pose for a class picture. They graduated from Gardner Edgerton High School in 1989, and will re-unite during their 25th class reunion this weekend. An ornery second grader drew beards …

Officials network, discuss local issues, projects

Gardner Mayor Chris Morrow, Edgerton Mayor Don Roberts, and Gardner city council member Heath Freeman share a meal together during a public official networking event on Sept. 4. USD 231 Board of Education President Rob Shippy, in the background, later joined the table. Public officials updated one another on projects and issues in the Gardner-Edgerton area. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Gardner Mayor Chris Morrow, Edgerton Mayor Don Roberts, and Gardner city council member Heath Freeman share a meal together during a public official networking event on Sept. 4. USD 231 Board of Education President Rob Shippy, in the background, later

GEHS graduate to chair KU conference

Laura Wehmeier, a 2012 Gardner Edgerton High School graduate, will co-chair a student housing conference at the University of Kansas next month. Wehmeier, a KU junior in nursing, and Taylor Hanna, a KU senior in applied behavioral sciences, will help …

GE tennis team nets wins in opening action

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer tennis team turned in an impressive effort in season-opening varsity action at Leavenworth High School last week.
The Blazers swept all four matches against Shawnee Mission North High School; posted a 1-3 record versus …

GEHS freshmen lose football season opener

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer freshman football squad dropped an 18-14 season opener at Shawnee Mission East High School last week.
Leon Gaeta got the Blazers on the board, returning a fumble 35-yards for a …

Shut-out leads to GEHS soccer team victory

Dakota Stueber scored two goals leading the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys varsity soccer squad to a 3-0 win against Shawnee Heights High School in the season opener last week.
Off an assist from Jordan Peralez, GEHS went up …

Blazers lose season opener versus Shawnee Mission East High School

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Jaden Pearson-Bruce rushed for 111 yards on 24 carries in the Blazer football squad’s home opener on Sept. 5. Despite Pearson-Bruce’s efforts, the squad dropped the game against Shawnee Mission East High School last week. Photo courtesy of Adams Pro Photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Jaden Pearson-Bruce rushed for 111 yards on 24 carries in the Blazer football squad’s home opener on Sept. 5. Despite Pearson-Bruce’s efforts, the squad dropped the game against Shawnee Mission East High School last week.

Broncos rally past Paola in OT

Spring Hill High School rallied from a 6-0 halftime deficit and to take a hard-earned 14-13 overtime victory from Paola High School last week.
After a scoreless first quarter, Paola got on the scoreboard, thanks to a 6-yard touchdown run …

Lady Blazer golf team takes 5th in invitational

Taylor Snell helped the Lady Blazer JV golf team to a 5th place finish at the season open at Smileys golf course last week. Submitted photo

Taylor Snell helped the Lady Blazer JV golf team to a 5th place finish at the season open at Smileys golf course last week. Submitted photo

The Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers junior varsity golf squad brought back a …

Jags lose home opener

Falling behind 16-0 after one quarter, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grade varsity boys football team dropped a 42-8 decision to Spring Hill Middle School in the home opener last week.
Pioneer, (0-1), got its offense going in the …