October 13, 2015

Blazer cross country team races to 2nd at Turner

Members of the girls and boys Gardner Edgerton High School cross country teams brought back second place team finishes from last week’s nine-team Turner Invitational. Several GEHS runners earned medals. GEHS’ Carson Hughes took second place, Trent Cochran earned eighth place, and Jade Haney finished 10th. Garrett Pogue wasn’t far behind Haney. Pogue took 14th Continue Reading

Defense Keys Jags win

Defense was the name of the game, as the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade varsity football team brought back a 6-0 win from Eudora Middle School last week. Defensively, Jacob Butash and Tate Ewbank led the way. Meanwhile, Dayvin Johnson provided the lone score on a nine yard touchdown run. Providing up front running Continue Reading

KSU researchers seek ways to improve bacon

Improved bacon could soon be on its way. Kansas State University researchers are focusing on a way to deliver better bacon, one of the most popular cuts of pork. Terry Houser, an associate professor in the K-State Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, is exploring what level of pork belly fat saturation will result in Continue Reading

GEHS Class of 1990

Approximately 40 members of the Gardner Edgerton High School class of 1990 reunited over the weekend. Class members include Mindy Shadoin, Natalie (Strack) Willard, Kyetta (Woodley) Currier, Kristen (Underwood) Mann, Nikki (Sands) Hollingshead, Michelle (Yetter) Glover, Jerald Harden, Chris Brigdon, Gretchen (Land) Livezey, Jeannie (Piel) Rousselo, Paula Wilford; Tracey Otey, Melina Moore Lawson, Jake Herbert, Continue Reading

Lady Blazers win Paola golf invite

Led by freshman Shae Stamps score of 41, the Gardner Edgerton High School Lady Blazers brought back first place team honors from the Paola Golf Invitational last week. Other first place team members included Emily Smith, Taylor Snell and Alexis Bailey. On Sept. 2, the team participated in a scramble event at Smileys’ Golf Course Continue Reading

Lady Jags win season opening Triangular

The Pioneer Ridge Middle School varsity volleyball team began the season with a triangular win over Ottawa and Paola Middle Schools. The Jags defeated Ottawa in the opener, 25-6, 22-25, and 25-17 and defeated Paola, 25-11, 19-25, and 25-22. PRMS volleyball coach Darrell Wait called the wins a “great team effort.” “I was really proud,” Continue Reading

Blazers net tennis wins at Tennis quadrangular

The Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers tennis team turned in an impressive performance at the Leavenworth quadrangular last week. The doubles team of junior Rylie Mueller and sophomore Korah Calvin posted a 2-1 record as did the team of sophomores Alexis Headrick and freshman Abby Keeney. Senior Emily Worth finished 1-2 on the day. Continue Reading

Broncos run well at Anderson County Invite

After four weeks of practice, the Spring Hill High School cross country teams traveled to Anderson County for their first meet, Sept. 3. The SHHS boys brought home third place team honors with 65 points, while the girls took fourth place with 94 points. SHHS junior Dylan Brenneman captured gold in the 5K boys race Continue Reading

SME blanks Blazers in opener

Defending 6A state champions, the Shawnee Mission East High School Lancers, lived up to their preseason hype handing the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers a 45-0 loss at Shawnee Mission South District Stadium last Friday night. Using a balanced attack East jumped to a 33-0 first half lead and never looked back en route to Continue Reading

Broncos lose to Paola in season opener

It was a rough night for the Spring Hill High School Bronco football team. The squad dropped its home opener against Paola High School on Sept. 4. The Bronco team fell behind at halftime, 35-6, and the team wasn’t able to overcome the first half deficit. When the clock marked the end of the second Continue Reading