August 20, 2014

Blazer vaulters excel

It continues to be a successful summer for coach Thane Nonamaker and his Blazer pole vaulters.
In the vault United Invitational at St. Theresa’s High School June 21, Tim Visos-Ely cleared 11-feet, 6-inches. and Connor McGuire topped 13-feet.
Kyle Stubler …

Seven Broncos on All Tri-County baseball team

Seven Spring Hill High School Bronco baseball players were recently selected to the All Tri-County team.
Named to the first team were Jordan Henning, an outfield; Chris Bybee an infielder); and infielder Ivan Hughes.
Honorable mentions went to outfielder Michael …

University update

More than 4,000 students graduated from the University of Kansas on May 18.
Several area students received degrees during KU’s 142nd Commencement last weekend.  They include:
Nicole Bernard, of Gardner. Bernard received a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Studies.
Jamie …

Brady hired as Olathe director of activities

Tim Brady

Tim Brady

Former Gardner Edgerton High School Principal Tim Brady has been hired as the director of athletics and activities for the Olathe School District.

Brady worked in the Gardner Edgerton School District for 35 years. He retired from USD …

Spring Hill High School will have a new boys basketball coach next fall

Boys basketball coach Wesley Book, pictured, will replace Rick O’Neill. Submitted photo

Boys basketball coach Wesley Book, pictured, will replace Rick O’Neill. Submitted photo

With playing and coaching experiences at the high school and college levels, Wesley Book is looking forward to stepping into the role as new head coach of the …

Military update

AirForce Airman Victor R. Kenrick graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and …

SHHS’ Clark to play in KS Shrine Bowl

Spring Hill High School alum Kainon Clark was recently selected to play in the 2014 Shrine Bowl. The game, which pits football players from across the state against one another, will be on Wednesday July 26, at Carney Stadium in …

Gardner Golf Course hosts annual junior clinic

Pictured are participants in the 24th Annual junior golf clinic held at the Gardner Golf Course June 9-12. Golfers received a round of golf and trophies at the end of the week.  Submitted photo

Pictured are participants in the 24th Annual junior golf clinic held at the Gardner Golf Course June 9-12. Golfers received a round of golf and trophies at the end of the week. Submitted photo

The 24th Annual Junior Golf Clinic …

Two Broncos medal at state track meet

Lara Spaulding and Kainon Clark recently brought back medals from the 4A state track meet in Wichita.
Spaulding placed seventh in the high jump with a leap of 5’0”.
Clark claimed sixth in the discus with a toss of 151’5”.…

Board appoints Sunflower, Wheatridge principals

The USD 231 Board of Education and administration  named the principals for Wheatridge Middle and Sunflower Elementary schools during a June 9 board meeting.
Board members approved the hires of Jim Brockway to serve as principal of Wheatridge Middle, and …