March 3, 2015

Final ends in defeat for Blazers team

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Dylan McDonald won the 126-pound weight division in a home dual against Emporia High School on Senior night last week. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Dylan McDonald won the 126-pound weight division in a home dual against Emporia High School on Senior night last week. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

In the final home dual of the season, Emporia High School …

Despite balanced attack, Blazers fall to BV West

Unable to overcome a slow start, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys varsity basketball team dropped a 61-47 decision to Blue Valley West High School last week.
GEHS trailed 13-6 after one quarter, but rallied to claim an 18-13 …

Jennings leads Huskies to victory

Luke Jennings fired in 11 points to lead the Trail Ridge Middle School Husky eighth grade boys varsity basketball team to a 35-25 win against Paola Middle School last week.
Besides Jennings, Thomas O’Connor and Kelvin Woodson had six points …

Full candidate slate for councils, school boards

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
There will be a full slate of candidates for school board and city councils in Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill. There will not be a local primary election, though.
Seven candidates filed for three seats on the …

GEHS matmen dominate Olathe Northwest

Kyle Cunningham, Gardner Edgerton High School, scored a pin in the 146 pound weight class. Dylan McDonald, at 126 pounds, also scored a pin in a 55-22 home dual win against Olathe Northwest High School last week. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Kyle Cunningham, Gardner Edgerton High School, scored a pin in the 146 pound weight class. Dylan McDonald, at 126 pounds, also scored a pin in a 55-22 home dual win against Olathe Northwest High School last week. Photo courtesy of

Turnovers spell doom for GEHS Blazer JV squad

Second-half turnovers proved to be the difference as the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer JV boys dropped a 58-41 decision to Blue Valley High School last Friday night.
GEHS, 3-8, got nine points from Jordan McIntyre and eight from Jacob …

Blazer squad beats Mill Valley at home

Scoring 14 first quarter points, the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers varsity basketball team defeated Mill Valley High School 49-28 at home last Friday night.
By halftime, GEHS owned a 26-17 lead and sealed the win with 14, third …

GEHS senior finalist for Kansas State University leadership scholarship

Cooper McGuire, front row far right, poses with finalists and Kansas State University vice president for student life, Pat Boscoe, for a civic leadership scholarship at Kansas State University. Submitted photo

Cooper McGuire, front row far right, poses with finalists and Kansas State University vice president for student life, Pat Boscoe, for a civic leadership scholarship at Kansas State University. Submitted photo

Cooper McGuire, Gardner, is one of 11 high school …

Hultgren leads GEHS in Midwest showcase

Led by senior Kyle Hultgren, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys varsity basketball team turned back Liberty, Mo., 75-67, in the inaugural 810 Varsity’s Best of the Midwest Showcase at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo., on Jan. 31.…

Husky teams win one, lose one

It was a hard-fought battle, but the Trailridge Middle School eighth grade varsity boys basketball team was unable to snatch a victory from Eudora Middle School last week. The TRMS varsity team lost 43-35.
Every TRMS Husky scored in the …