March 30, 2015

New head coach prepares to takeover Bronco team

Spring Hill High School has hired Jason Feeback , pictured here, as head football coach.  Submitted photo

Spring Hill High School has hired Jason Feeback , pictured here, as head football coach. Submitted photo

Jason Feeback will head the Spring Hill High School football team next year. As head coach, Feeback is tasked with continuing to grow …

Schneider leads Blazer frosh past STA

A top performance by Gardner Edgerton High School’s Ben Schneider helped the GEHS freshman team eek out a narrow victory against Eastern Kansas League rival St. Thomas Aquinas High School last week.
Schneider netted 19 points in the 59-56 win …

Wrestlers take 2nd at EKL meet

Gardner Edgerton High School freshman Jensen McDermott finished first in the 113-pound division at the league championships at Blue Valley Southwest last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Gardner Edgerton High School freshman Jensen McDermott finished first in the 113-pound division at the league championships at Blue Valley Southwest last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Jensen McDermott and Dustin Carstens took the top spots in their weight …

McKelvey leads Mustangs past Paola

Tevon McKelvey scored 27 points leading the Wheatridge Middle School Mustang seventh grade varsity boys basketball team to a 46-39 win at Paola Middle School last week.
WMS trailed 12-6 after one quarter, but pulled within two points by halftime.…

SHHS celebrates winter homecoming

Pictured are Spring Hill High School 2015 Winter Homecoming candidates. In front: Brenna Ewing, Haley Potter, Shelby Baker and Riley Pettit. In back: Brandon Dofat, Danny Hodge, Ryker Johnson and Bradley Smith. King and Queen will be crowned during at a basketball game on Feb. 20. Photo courtesy of Christine Splichal

Pictured are Spring Hill High School 2015 Winter Homecoming candidates. In front: Brenna Ewing, Haley Potter, Shelby Baker and Riley Pettit. In back: Brandon Dofat, Danny Hodge, Ryker Johnson and Bradley Smith. King and Queen will be crowned during at

Lady Broncos turn back Eudora, 33-30

With a balanced scoring attack, the Spring Hill High School lady Broncos basketball team turned back Eudora High School last week. The Broncos edged out Eudora 33-30 in Frontier League action.
Spring Hill jumped to an early 9-2 first quarter …

Lady Blazers defeat Blue Valley North

Kelsey Leffert scored 13 points leading the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer varsity girls basketball team to a 48-44 at Blue Valley North High School last week.
GEHS, 8-9, jumped to an early 17-9 first quarter lead and went …

BVNW loses to GEHS

Scoring 25 fourth quarter points, the Gardner Edgerton High School boys varsity basketball team claimed a 62-50 Eastern Kansas League win against Blue Valley Northwest High School last week.
GEHS, 9-7, led 15-12 after one quarter and held a 26-21 …

Late rally sinks Blazers

The Gardner Edgerton High School boys varsity basketball team battled until the final buzzer, but the team was unable to overcome Blue Valley North High School last week. The final score saw the Blazers down 62-49 in the Eastern Kansas …

State to provide lower school funding to USD 231

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Kansas public schools will receive less money than they anticipated for the remainder of the fiscal year.
As a result of lower-than-expected sales tax revenue, Gov. Sam Brownback announced that future allotments from the state to school …