January 28, 2015

Broncos take fifth place at SHHS invitational

A 58-49 win over Osawatomie High School gave the Spring Hill High School Broncos a fifth place finish in the annual Spring Hill Invitational basketball tournament last weekend.
Spring Hill jumped to a 17-7 first quarter lead and held a …

Blazers nab championship at basketball tourney

Gardner Edgerton High School rallied from a 10-point, first quarter deficit to turn back Wichita Collegiate and take the championship.
When the final buzzer rang, the Blazers had defeated the Wichita school 59-56 to take the top prize at the …

Thespians successful at state conference

On January 10, thirty-five Gardner Edgerton High School drama students attended the annual Kansas State Thespian Conference in Wichita.
GEHS Thespians,along with more than 250 students from across the state, competed in individual events with only 38 Superior Ratings being …

GEHS to host information meeting

Gardner Edgerton High School will host an information night for parents of current eighth grade students. The session will be at 7 p.m.on Wednesday, Jan. 28 in the high school auditorium.
The high school administration team will cover topics including …

GEHS Blazerettes win big at competition

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazerette Dance Team include seniors: Amy Eichman, Carly Graceffa, Chandler Howard, Shelby Simpson, and Morgan Wheeler; junior Tori Hill; sophomores: Dani Davis, Lauren Haag, and Paige Riggs; and freshmen: Erinn Billups, Lynsie Britton, Rylie Duncan, Lauren Misse, and Rachel Swopes. Submitted photo

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazerette Dance Team include seniors: Amy Eichman, Carly Graceffa, Chandler Howard, Shelby Simpson, and Morgan Wheeler; junior Tori Hill; sophomores: Dani Davis, Lauren Haag, and Paige Riggs; and freshmen: Erinn Billups, Lynsie Britton,

Now & Then

File photo

File photo

1989 Gardner Edgerton High School winter royalty candidates pose for a photo in 1989. They include Rod Freund, Amy Baugh, Chad Andrew, Lisa Nolte, Blaine Faulkner, Lois Reimers, Marc Shoemaker and Leslie Shepley.

2015 Gardner Edgerton High School …

USD 231 elementary schools earn top marks

Niche, a website that offers rankings and statistics on every neighborhood and city in the U.S., ranks Edgerton Elementary among the top elementary schools in Kansas and in the USD 231 School District.
There are more than 563 elementary schools …

2 members of the GEHS wrestling team medal at tourney of champions

Dustin Carstens took 5th place at 170 pounds in the Newton tournament of Champions wrestling meet last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Dustin Carstens took 5th place at 170 pounds in the Newton tournament of Champions wrestling meet last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Two Gardner Edgerton High School wrestlers brought home medals from the 52nd annual Newton Wrestling Tournament of …

University update

Baker University
More than 500 undergraduate and graduate students at Baker University received their degrees during commencement ceremonies Dec.14 at the Collins Center on the Baldwin City campus.
Graduates from Gardner include : Carolyn Francis, master of arts in education; …

Jaguars take victory using tight defense

The Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grade boys junior varsity basketball team stepped up its defensive effort in the second half to post a 21-15 win at Louisburg Middle School last week.
Louisburg held a one-point, halftime lead, but PRMS …