December 17, 2014

High school schedules Veterans Day program

Gardner Edgerton High School will host its annual Veterans Day program on Nov. 11. The event is open to the public, and veterans and their families are invited to attend a reception immediately following the assembly. The event begins at …

Lady Jaguars win season opener

The Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade girls varsity basketball team jumped to a 19-12 first half lead and never looked back en route to a 39-13 season opening win at cross town rival Trail Ridge Middle School last week.…

Athletic director submits resignation

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Gardner Edgerton USD 231 athletic director and Gardner Edgerton High School Assistant Principal Kent Glaser has rendered his resignation. Members of the school board will be asked to accept the resignation during a Nov. 10 meeting.
As …

Cross country teams take 8th at regionals

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers boys and girls team brought back eighth place finishes from the 6A regional meet at Shawnee Mission Park last week.
GEHS freshman Larissa Wiedler lead the way earning 21st place.
Carson Hughes took 39th …

Win catapults Broncos to state playoffs

Spring Hill High School’s Bronco football team qualified for 4A state playoffs following a 29-8 home win against Louisburg High School on Friday night.
The Broncos will take on the Piper High School Pirates in the first round of the …

GEHS freshmen squad posts season’s first win

Using a strong running game, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer freshman football team broke an eight game losing streak with a 33-16 win against Olathe South High School last week.
Keegan Michael led the way with two rushing touchdowns …

Blazer football season ends

Gardner Edgerton High School senior quarterback Colton Mullin sets the offense in action at Olathe South High School last Friday night. The Blazers lost the season finale 49-22.  Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer offense huddles in the first quarter action at Olathe South High School Friday night. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer football team ended its season with a loss on …

Huskies win in OT

It took an overtime period but the Trail Ridge Middle School seventh grade JV girls basketball team escaped with a 25-24 win in its season opener against Pioneer Ridge Middle School.
Trailing by one point with less than 10 seconds …

Soccer squad season ends with regional loss

A first round, 4-0 regional 6A loss to Shawnee Mission East High School brought the season to a close for Coach Andy Weber and his Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer varsity soccer squad.
GEHS trailed 1-0 at halftime. The squad …

Trunk or Treat

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Dozens of costumed youth descended on the Wheatridge Middle School parking lot on Oct. 26. The kids “trunk or treated” gathering candy from the backs of decorated vehicles.
The event was sponsored by Indian Creek …