August 1, 2014

Five Blazers earn medals in state track competition

Gardner Edgerton High School  sophomore Andrew Sprague tossed the discus, a personal best 150-feet, 1-inches to place seventh at the state 6A  meet in Wichita last weekend.  Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School sophomore Andrew Sprague tossed the discus, a personal best 150-feet, 1-inches to place seventh at the state 6A meet in Wichita last weekend. Submitted photo

Five Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers brought back medals from the …

Tennis duo places at state

Gardner Edgerton High School  seniors Dylan Meek and Micah Van Vleet concluded careers with a 12th place finish in number-one doubles at the state meet in Wichita last week.
The Blazer duo finished their three-year career with 64 wins in …

Four Lady Blazers on all EKL squad

Four Lady Blazers softball players were recently named to the East Kansas league team.
Earning a first team honors were Kiana Baderdeen (infield), Cassidy Greer (catcher), and Mikala Galvin (outfield).
Haley McGuire earned honorable mention as a utility player.
Their …

Blazers fall to Shawnee Rockets

Battling till the end, the Gardner Blazers thirteen and under AAA league team dropped a 4-3 decision to the Shawnee Rockets in the metro division at three and two stadium last week.
Playing for the Blazers are Devlin Specht, Corbin …

USD 231 announces principal, assistant at Trail Ridge Middle School

John Martin

John Martin

John Martin will be the principal of Trail Ridge Middle School when it opens next fall.
USD 231 officials announced the hire on May 22.
Martin currently serves as the vice principal at Lee Intermediate School in Gainesville, …

Record setting year for Pioneer track team

It was a record setting year for Coach Ben Ryan and his Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade boys track team.
Several new records were set and the team finished first at the Frontier League meet.
Drake Taysom set a …

Daughters of Isabella award scholarships

Jan Dodds, right, presented scholarships from the Daughters of Isabella to Chelsea Spiller, left, and Luke Meyer, center.  Submitted photo

Jan Dodds, right, presented scholarships from the Daughters of Isabella to Chelsea Spiller, left, and Luke Meyer, center. Submitted photo

Jan Dodds, scholarship chair of the Daughters of Isabella, St. Faustina Circle 1439 of Divine Mercy Perish, presented scholarships to …

Two Broncos sign letters of intent

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Spring Hill seniors Trevor and Sydney Cluck recently signed national letters of intent to compete in college this fall. Trevor will play football at Ft. Scott Community College and Sydney will play soccer at Missouri Western State University.…

Blazers lose Regional baseball opener

A 7-6 loss to Olathe South, May 21 brought the season to a close for Coach Corey Schrack and the Gardner Edgerton High School varsity baseball team.
The Blazers pushed south to the brink before bowing by one run in …

Lady Blazers qualify for state

The Lady Blazers track team finished second in the Blue Valley 6A Regional last week. The team will be well represented at the State meet in Wichita this weekend.  Submitted photo

The Lady Blazers track team finished second in the Blue Valley 6A Regional last week. The team will be well represented at the State meet in Wichita this weekend.  Submitted photo

Fourteen Lady Blazers will be making a trip to …