November 28, 2014

Wrestlers compete at triangular

Winning 13 different matches the Wheatridge Middle School Mustangs wrestler won their triangular tourney with Baldwin and Spring Hill Middle Schools last week.
The seventh graders won five different matches. Two seventh grade WMS wrestlers boasted perfect records. Gavin Brown …

Cross town rivals compete

A second-half rally fell just short and the Wheatridge Middle School eighth grade girls varsity basketball team lost a 16-14 decision to Trail Ridge Middle School last week.
Ashlynn Anderson, Yeneth Lugan and Kaylei Cox lead WMS’ offense.…

Students of Character

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

USD 231 board of education members recognized a Student of Character from each of the district’s schools during a Nov. 10 board meeting. Students included third grader Reagan Wymer, Edgerton Elementary; first grader Elle Perez, …

Successful Lady Blazer golf season

The Lady Blazer golf squad recently completed another successful season under the guidance of Gardner Edgerton High School Coach Amy Van Rheen.
“This year marked the seventh in a row we have taken individuals or a team to the state …

Blazer soccer squad earns honors

It’s been another successful season for Coach Andy Weber and his Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer soccer squad. Two players recently earned All-Eastern Kansas League honors.
Dakota Steuber was named to the All-EKL first team, and Carson Harding was named …

SH Broncos lose to Piper High

A 33-0 first-round state 4A playoff loss at Piper High School brought the season to a close for Coach Anthony Orrick and the Spring Hill High School Broncos.
Piper jumped to a 26-0 first-half lead and never looked back en …

Gardner woman sings into collegiate semifinals

Abby Christensen, a sophomore at Bethel College from Gardner, sang her way into the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) semifinals at the west central region conference in Denver, Oct. 24-26.
Christensen was one of two Bethel students to …

Davidson leads Lady Jaguars to wins

Brenna Davidson scored 15 points leading the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade junior varsity girls basketball team to a 17-8 win against Louisburg Middle School last week.
Chelsay Gilliland had two points and Olivia Hogue was the assist leader.…

Small WMS squad wins at wrestling meet

Members of the Wheatridge Middle School Mustang wrestling team competed against Spring Hill Middle School and Baldwin Middle School in their second triangular meet.
Mustangs won 13 different matches.
The seventh graders won five matches with Gavin Brown going 3- …

Blazer soccer squad earns post season honors

It’s been another successful season for Coach Andy Weber and his Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer soccer squad. Two players recently earned All-Eastern Kansas League honors.
Dakota Steuber was named to the All-EKL first team, and Carson Harding was named …