April 25, 2015

Stubler, Henderson pace GEHS boys track

Kyle Stubler, Gardner Edgerton High School senior,  cleared 15-feet to take first place in the pole vault at the Shawnee Mission South Relays last weekend. Submitted photo

Kyle Stubler, Gardner Edgerton High School senior, cleared 15-feet to take first place in the pole vault at the Shawnee Mission South Relays last weekend. Submitted photo

Paced by Kyle Stubler and Conner McGuire, the Gardner Edgerton High School boys …

Hollern leads Bronco Tennis effort

Spring Hill High School’s Chance Hollern posted a 4-1 record and placed third in number-one singles last week at the Mill Valley Tennis Invitational.
“The team is showing a lot of improvement,” said Coach Darrin May. “We posted nine wins …

Tovkach leads Blazer golf charge

Gardner Edgerton High School sophomore Trystan Tovkach shot an 81, leading the Blazer golf charge at Lions Gate in Overland Park last week. It was the first leg of the Eastern Kansas League tournament.
GEHS sophomore Ben Hunsperger shot a …

Freshman lady Blazers win Blue Valley West Track Invitational

Gardner Edgerton High School freshman Devlin Specht sails over the bar in a recent practice. Specht will be a big part of the Blazers pole vaulting team this season. The Blazers open the track season at the SM south Relays Saturday. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School freshman Devlin Specht sails over the bar in a recent practice. Specht will be a big part of the Blazers pole vaulting team this season. The Blazers open the track season at the SM south Relays

School Board Candidate Forum

Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com
Special to The Gardner News

The Gardner Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a Candidate Forum for USD 231 School Board candidates running in the April 7, 2015 election. The …

24-hour fitness event set at Moonlight school

Moonlight Elementary students and staff are once again participating in the 5th annual 24 hour Challenge of Fitness. The 24 hour Challenge will begin on Thursday, April 16, at 9 a.m. and end on Friday, April 17, at 9 a.m.…

Blazer baseball squad drop home doubleheader

Gardner Edgerton High School junior Nolan Beets gets set for a pitch in action last week against Ottawa High School. The Blazers dropped a 4-1 decision to the Cyclones. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Gardner Edgerton High School junior Nolan Beets gets set for a pitch in action last week against Ottawa High School. The Blazers dropped a 4-1 decision to the Cyclones. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Battling until the end, the Gardner …

GEHS golf team ready for season’s beginning

After four weeks of practice, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys golf season begins in earnest this week.
GEHS Coach Chris Lutz will guide his group in the first round of the Eastern Kansas League tourney at Lions Gate …

Arts council names McGuire as recipient

GEHS Senior Cooper McGuire and GEHS Choir Director Todd Burd. Submitted photo

GEHS Senior Cooper McGuire and GEHS Choir Director Todd Burd. Submitted photo

The Arts Council of Johnson County awarded scholarships to 18 high school seniors recognized for their accomplishments in the arts at the 18th annual Shooting Stars Gala on …

Military update

Air Force Airman Cameron A. Miller 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, …