February 9, 2016

Blazers lose to Blue Valley Northwest

Battling till the end, the Blazer boys sophomores and JV basketball team dropped a pair of close games to Blue Valley West last week. The JV lost a 47-38 EKL decision despite nine points from Brody Marshall and Matt Layng. The sophomores lost a 49-45 decision. Reid Frase scored nine points while Tyler Rollwagen and Continue Reading

Slow start sinks Jags

Falling behind 14-0, the Pioneer Ridge eighth grade varsity boys basketball team lost to cross town rival Wheatridge, 44-35 last week. “The kids never gave up and actually cut the lead to five points late in the game,” said Coach Kevin Collins. “I was proud of the comeback effort.” Despite the loss, Dayvin Johnson scored Continue Reading

Late rally sinks Spring Hill Broncos

Outscored 21-6 in the third quarter, the Spring Hill Broncos boys varsity basketball team lost a 64-47 non-league decision to Basehor-Linwood last week. Early on, Spring Hill made a game of it, leading 12-9 after one quarter and 26-24 at halftime. But Basehor Linwood regrouped and went on a 21-6 third quarter run to seal Continue Reading

Langrehr’s 13 points not enough

Brooks Langrehr scored 13 points but it was not enough in a 41-33 loss to Louisburg last week. Both team played to a 4-4 first quarter tie before Louisburg took a 17-13 halftime lead. A 12-7 fourth quarter run by Louisburg spelled doom for Pioneer Besides Langrehr, James Cox added seven points and Tye Wood Continue Reading

Lady Broncos beat De Soto 57-39

Lauren Delker’s 15 points led the Lady Broncos varsity basketball team to a 57-39 Frontier League win against Desoto last week. Spring Hill jumped to a 13-10 first quarter lead and exploded for 14 second quarter points to take control 27-14 at halftime. From there, Spring Hill added 30 second half points to seal the Continue Reading

Kansas University announces fall 2015 honor roll

 The students, from KU’s Lawrence campus and the schools of Health Professions and Nursing in Kansas City, Kansas, represent 94 of 105 Kansas counties, 43 other states and territories, and 36 other countries. The honor roll comprises undergraduates who meet requirements in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and in the schools of Architecture, Continue Reading

Edgerton council debates, discusses Bull Creek Park improvements

Rick Poppitz Special to The Gardner News On Jan. 28, in a meeting that lasted over three hours, the Edgerton City Council considered a variety of agenda items including a Johnson County Parks and Recreation draft version of a master plan for developing Big Bull Creek Park. Council members viewed a map which shows proposed Continue Reading

Blazer JV wrestlers take second place

Using balanced scoring, the GEHS JV wrestlers brought back fifth place team honors from the fourteen team Atchison tournament last week. Three Blazers took second; Carlos Gaeta (106 pound division), Tristen Martin (195 pound division), and Ryan Shirley (285 pound division). At 126 pounds, Alex Weber took third with a pin in the conselations. All Continue Reading

Blazers fall at Blue Valley 54-40

The Blazers varsity boys basketball team pushed highly ranked Blue Valley for three quarters, but dropped a hard fought 54-40 last Friday night at Blue Valley. GEHS held a 6-5 first quarter lead and trailed just 23-20 at halftime. But Blue Valley regrouped and outscored GEHS 16-5 in the third quarter to take control. “We Continue Reading

Late basket sinks Pioneer JV team

The Pioneer eighth grade JV boys rallied from a nine point second half deficit, but fell just short in a 33-32 loss to Trailridge last week. “We played good solid full court press the second half to rally, but just couldn’t get the win, said Coach Stan Watchous. I was real proud of the effort.” Continue Reading