February 1, 2015

JV boys team defeated, despite late rally at home

A furious second-half rally fell short, and the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer junior varsity boys basketball team dropped a 71-53 decision at home against Blue Valley West High School on Jan. 9.
Trailing by 13 points at halftime, GEHS …

Lady Blazers extend win streak

With a convincing lead over Blue Valley West High School last week, the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers varsity basketball team improved to 3-4 season record.
The lady Blazers lead from start-to-finish.
GEHS jumped to a 26-4 first quarter …

Overtime push falls short for freshmen

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer freshman boys basketball team pushed Blue Valley North High School to overtime, but fell 54-49 last week.
GEHS rallied for 18 points in the fourth quarter to force an extra period. However, North regrouped …

University updates

Kansas State University
Ryan Goetzmann, Gardner, has been named a Kansas State University Center for Risk Management Education and Research student fellow.
The fellows work with the center to enhance the understanding of economic risks inherent in the global society …

Education funding to dominate 2015 session

Spring Hill students demonstrate computer-assisted learning. Officials anticipate school funding debate will take centerstage during the Kansas Legislature’s 2015 session. Legislators must also adopt a budget this year.  File Photo

Spring Hill students demonstrate computer-assisted learning. Officials anticipate school funding debate will take centerstage during the Kansas Legislature’s 2015 session. Legislators must also adopt a budget this year. File Photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Education and budget will dominate debate in …

Mat men

Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Gardner Edgerton High School senior T J Burger finished fifth at the Johnson County Classic just before the holiday break.Burger and the Blazers return to action in the Newton Invitational Jan. 16-17.…

Blazer matmen prepare for Newton tourney

The Gardner Edgerton High School wrestling team will return to action after the holiday break with a trip to Newton for the Tournament of Champions. The tournament runs Jan. 16-17.
This year’s champion invitational includes 10-ranked Kansas teams. Top entrants …

Blazer boys, girls basketball seasons resume

After a brief holiday break, the Gardner Edgerton High School girls and boys basketball teams resume their seasons with a home games against Blue Valley North this week.
On the boys side, GEHS posted a 2-2 record at the break.…

Looking back on 2014

Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Dylan McDonald has been a solid performer for the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer wrestling team in the 132-pound weight division this season.…

Carstens takes 3rd

Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Dustin Carstens, a Gardner Edgerton High School junior, took third place in the 170-pounds weight division at the Johnson County Wrestling Classic .…