January 30, 2015

WMS girls finish end season against Paola

The Wheatridge Middle School lady Mustang basketball teams concluded their seasons in Paola last week.
The eighth grade WMS varsity squad lost 34-12 to crosstown rival Pioneer Ridge Middle School. In the season finale, the WMS varsity eighth graders lost …

Blazer JV boys lose EKL game to BVSW

Falling behind early, the Gardner Edgerton High Blazer junior varsity boys basketball team dropped a 69-34 contest in Eastern Kansas League-play at Blue Valley Southwest High School on Dec. 19.
Despite the loss, Jake McIntyre had eight points and Bryson …

Lady Blazers post win over Olathe North High

Scoring 15, last-quarter points, the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer varsity basketball team posted a 52-30 win against Olathe North High School.
GEHS, 1-3, went up 21-10 by halftime and haled a 39-24 lead at the end of three …

USD 231 seeks support for more tax authority

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
School officials are asking for voters’ trust in a ballot initiative. In January, USD 231 registered voters will be asked to approve an increase in the district’s budget authority, or its local option budget (LOB).
Currently, the …

Spring Hill school meals earn high reviews

In the Spring Hill School District, families can help ensure students have a great start to their academic day with a nutritionally sound breakfast and healthy lunch.  Last year, the district’s Nutrition Department served 240,000 lunches and 55,000 breakfasts. The …

GEHS Wrestlers topple Lawrence in dual

Gardner Edgerton High School junior Edrick Rouse posted a victory in the 285-pound weight class in a 46-19  win at Lawrence High School on Dec 16. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Gardner Edgerton High School junior Edrick Rouse posted a victory in the 285-pound weight class in a 46-19 win at Lawrence High School on Dec 16. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School wrestling team …

Blazers matmen take 5th at JoCo classic

Gardner Edgerton High School wrestler, Jensen McDermott, placed third in the 113-pound weight division at the Johnson County wrestling classic last week. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Gardner Edgerton High School wrestler, Jensen McDermott, placed third in the 113-pound weight division at the Johnson County wrestling classic last week. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

The second-place finish of Gardner Edgerton High School’s Tyler Norton helped the Blazer …

SH Broncos fall due by last-second basket

Blue Valley Southwest High School scored in the final seconds of the game to defeat the Spring Hill High School Bronco varsity boys 55-53 on Dec. 14.
Southwest’s final score with just 11 seconds remaining spelled doom for the Bronco …

Lady Broncos lose at Paola

Falling behind 24-8 after one quarter, the Spring Hill High School lady Bronco varsity basketball team dropped a 65-20 decision at Paola High School on Dec. 19.
Despite the loss, Spring Hill got six points from Tessa Davids and four …

Pioneer Ridge wins twice to end season

It was a successful final week of the season for Coach Jeff Davidson and his Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth-grade girl varsity team with wins against Paola Middle School and Wheatridge Middle School.
In a close 30-24 win against Paola, …