December 22, 2014

Teams from 4 states compete at GEHS

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Kyle Cunningham won the 152-pound weight division in the season opener against Lansing High School last week. The Blazers defeated Lansing 45-20 un the home dual.  Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Kyle Cunningham won the 152-pound weight division in the season opener against Lansing High School last week. The Blazers defeated Lansing 45-20 un the home dual. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Three Gardner Edgerton High …

Late goal sinks Bronco boys basketball squad

Austin Downing’s three-point shot at the buzzer spelled doom for the Spring Hill High School boys basketball team in a tough 48-45 season-opening loss at Eudora High School Friday night.
Eudora’s Downing, who scored a game-high 25 points, tied the …

Blazers beat Lansing in home wrestling dual

Gardner Edgerton High School junior Dustin Carstens placed fifth in the 170-pound weight class in the Blazer Invitational last weekend. Nationally-ranked wrestlers from four states competed. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Gardner Edgerton High School junior Dustin Carstens placed fifth in the 170-pound weight class in the Blazer Invitational last weekend. Nationally-ranked wrestlers from four states competed. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Using balanced scoring, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer …

Lady Mustangs defeat Spring Hill

Ashlyn Anderson scored eight points leading the Wheatridge Middle School lady Mustang eighth grade basketball team to a 31-17 win at Spring Hill Middle School last week.
In addition to Anderson’s points, Kaylee Cox and Mckinsey Aynes each added six …

Blazer basketball season begins against Mill Valley

After nearly three weeks of practice, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys basketball team will open the season at home against the Mill Valley High School Jags this week.
Six seniors return led by point guard Brett Wright. Wright …

GE, SH schools count, track homeless students

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Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
The number of American students who are homeless has increased significantly – 58 percent – in the last five years, according to the U.S. Department of Education. It’s an area in which the Gardner-Edgerton and Spring …

Leading tackler

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

With 70 tackles, Gardner Edgerton High School Sophomore linebacker Jonas Pippitt was the team leader in tackles for the Blazer football team this season. Pippitt will be part of a strong returning class next fall.…

Tough first half leads to PRMS Jag loss

Falling behind 20-9 at halftime, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade varsity basketball team lost a 43-20 decision at Baldwin Middle School last week.
Despite the loss, Emma Prothe had six points and Taylor Fergola scored five. Gabby Schultz, …

40 students tapped to join SHHS honor society

In a “tapping” ceremony in front of the entire Spring Hill High School student body on earlier this month, officers of National Honor Society (NHS) named its newest members. More than 40 candidates were officially inducted into the organization at …

Trail Ridge teams lose to Spring Hill

Cold shooting in the third quarter spelled doom for the seventh grade Trail Ridge Middle School Huskies in an 18-11 loss to Spring Hill Middle School last week.
Both teams headed to halftime tied 8-8, but Spring Hill took control …