July 1, 2015

Former USD 231 super headed to Texas district

A former USD 231 administrator is headed to Texas. According to the Kansas City Star, Tom Trigg, Blue Valley Superintendent, will become the head administrator for a Texas school district next fall.
Trigg, 62, is a former Gardner resident. He …

Parties request more time in USD 231 lawsuit

School board member Brad Chandler asks questions during a board meeting. Chandler is one of four board members named in a lawsuit by former employees against the district. File photo

School board member Brad Chandler asks questions during a board meeting. Chandler is one of four board members named in a lawsuit by former employees against the district. File photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Both sides have filed requests for more …

State loss ends Lady Blazers season

ABOVE: Gardner Edgerton High School senior Kiana Baderdeen gets set for a pitch in first round 6A state action against Olathe North. The tournament was held at Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

ABOVE: Gardner Edgerton High School senior Kiana Baderdeen gets set for a pitch in first round 6A state action against Olathe North. The tournament was held at Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Battling until the …

SHHS softball team finishes season

A 3-1 loss to Baldwin in first round 4A state play ended the season for Coach Shelly Huber and her Spring Hill High School Bronco softball team.
Mary Kate Hale took the tough pitching loss to the rival Baldwin Bulldogs.…

Blazer vaulters hit competitive highs

Conner McGuire and Kyle Stubler received their state pole vault medals in Wichita last weekend. Submitted photo

Conner McGuire and Kyle Stubler received their state pole vault medals in Wichita last weekend. Submitted photo

It’s been quite a season for Gardner Edgerton High School coach Thane Nonamaker and his Blazer vault crew.
Senior Conner McGuire capped a …

McGuire a state championship winner in pole vault

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Conner McGuire won the state 6A pole vault with a leap of 15 feet 6 inches. The state meet was held at Cessna stadium in Wichita May 29 and 30. Submitted Photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Conner McGuire won the state 6A pole vault with a leap of 15 feet 6 inches. The state meet was held at Cessna stadium in Wichita May 29 and 30. Submitted Photo

Gardner Edgerton High …

Gardner-Edgerton girls’ track team members medal at State meet

Heather Culbertson threw the javelin to a fourth place finish at the 6A state meet in Wichita last week. Submitted photo

Heather Culbertson threw the javelin to a fourth place finish at the 6A state meet in Wichita last week. Submitted photo

Five Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers returned home from the Kansas State Track and Field Championship with medals. …

Tovkach medals at State Golf Meet

Trystan Tovkach carded a 76 and brought back an eleventh place medal from the 6A State golf tournament at Cary Park Course in Hutchinson.
Tovkach carded a three over 38 for nine holes. On the back nine, he eagled on …

Lady Blazer softball team wins Regional, headed to state tournament

The Lady Blazers won the 6A  regional last week and advanced to the state tournament. The Blazers will play Olathe North in first round state action in Lawrence May 28. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

The Lady Blazers won the 6A regional last week and advanced to the state tournament. The Blazers will play Olathe North in first round state action in Lawrence May 28. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

With wins against Shawnee Mission …

26 members of GEHS Blazer track team headed to state track meet

Sam Stranathan tossed the discus 135' 2" to place third at Lawrence Freestate 6A regional and advance to state. Submitted photo

Sam Stranathan tossed the discus 135′ 2″ to place third at Lawrence Freestate 6A regional and advance to state. Submitted photo

Twenty-six Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers are headed to the state track meet in Wichita, after posting qualifying marks …