November 29, 2015


The Gardner Edgerton High School Trailblazer band entertains the crowd during halftime of the GEHS game last Friday night.

Blue Valley Tigers turns back Gardner Edgerton Blazer football team

Using a strong rushing attack, the Blue Valley High School Tigers turned back the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers 35-7 in first round 6A District play at GEHS last Friday night. Early on, it appeared that GEHS, 1-6, would make a game of it. Keegan Michael capped a long drive with a four-yard touchdown run, Continue Reading

Broncos fall to Meige

Highly-ranked Bishop Miege High School jumped to a 32-0 first quarter lead against the Spring Hill High School Broncos. Miege never looked back en route to a 67-14 first round 4A district game on Friday night. Spring Hill scoring came on an 84-yard touchdown pass from William Lovetinsky to Nathan Ewing and a four yard Continue Reading

Jag football team loses season finale

Falling behind 22-0 at halftime, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grade varsity football team dropped a 36-0 decision to cross town rival Trail Ridge Middle School in last week’s season finale. “We showed a lot of improvement this season, and I was proud of the effort,” PRMS Coach Jeff Davidson said. “The coaches would Continue Reading

Golf team goes to State

For the first time since 2008, the entire Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer golf team qualified for the state tournament. The Blazers did see a 6A Regional in Wichita last week placing third as a team. Leading the way was Mia Tovkach carding a score of 77 for a second place finish overall. Joining Continue Reading

Brenneman, Ingram lead Broncos CC

Dylan Brenneman and Ashley Ingram led the Spring Hill High School Bronco cross country effort at the Frontier League meet in Louisburg High School last week. Brenneman brought back second place with a 5K time of 16:17. Right behind came Trey Mathis in 17th place in a time of 17:49. All told, the SHHS boys’ Continue Reading

District court dismisses portions of Gilhaus suit against USD 231

Danedri Thompson Several parts of a lawsuit against USD 231 have been dismissed, however parts of a lawsuit filed by former school district administrators Bill Gilhaus, Lana Gerber and Christy Ziegler will move forward. U.S. District Judge Julie A. Robinson dismissed the suit against Superintendent Pam Stranathan, but claims that board members Tresa Boden, Continue Reading

Unified sports athletes compete as Blazers

Danedri Thompson Ryan Prothe, Gardner, really wanted to be a Blazer, but as a student with a disability there weren’t many options for him to wear Gardner Edgerton High School’s Blazer blue. Ryan played sports on Gardner’s Special Olympics team, the Gardner Gold, but the Gold team doesn’t sport the Blazer logo on its Continue Reading

Bond issue to expand GEHS to move forward

Danedri Thompson School officials will seek voter approval for a $29.7 million bond issue. Board members approved a bond application for submission during a Oct. 5 meeting. If approved, the bond issue would add 18 classrooms and a separate career and technical education building to Gardner Edgerton High School. Jeremy McFadden, director of business Continue Reading

Homecoming performance

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer dance and cheer teams entertain the Homecoming crowd last Friday night.