September 21, 2014

WMS football take win

The Wheatridge Middle School seventh-grade football squad clocked its first win of the season against Paola Middle School on Sept. 9.
The WMS Mustang team engaged in a well-executed game to take the 20-14 victory at home.
Mustang quarterback Preston …

JV volleyball tourney pits Lady Broncos as champs

Posting an 8-4 record, the Spring Hill High School JV volleyball team won the Frontier League title last week.
“The level of tourney play was outstanding this year,” Coach Chip Lloyd said. “I’m really proud of our effort.”
In the …

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 …