November 21, 2014

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 …

High school schedules Veterans Day program

Gardner Edgerton High School will host its annual Veterans Day program on Nov. 11. The event is open to the public, and veterans and their families are invited to attend a reception immediately following the assembly. The event begins at …

Lady Jaguars win season opener

The Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade girls varsity basketball team jumped to a 19-12 first half lead and never looked back en route to a 39-13 season opening win at cross town rival Trail Ridge Middle School last week.…

Athletic director submits resignation

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Gardner Edgerton USD 231 athletic director and Gardner Edgerton High School Assistant Principal Kent Glaser has rendered his resignation. Members of the school board will be asked to accept the resignation during a Nov. 10 meeting.
As …

Cross country teams take 8th at regionals

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers boys and girls team brought back eighth place finishes from the 6A regional meet at Shawnee Mission Park last week.
GEHS freshman Larissa Wiedler lead the way earning 21st place.
Carson Hughes took 39th …

Win catapults Broncos to state playoffs

Spring Hill High School’s Bronco football team qualified for 4A state playoffs following a 29-8 home win against Louisburg High School on Friday night.
The Broncos will take on the Piper High School Pirates in the first round of the …

GEHS freshmen squad posts season’s first win

Using a strong running game, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer freshman football team broke an eight game losing streak with a 33-16 win against Olathe South High School last week.
Keegan Michael led the way with two rushing touchdowns …