February 13, 2016

Delker scores 14 points in Lady Broncos win

Lauren Delker scored 14 points leading the Lady Broncos varsity basketball team to a 58-44 win over Louisburg last week. Spring Hill jumped to a 29-13 first half lead and added 29 second half points to secure the victory. “The girls did a great job of setting the tone on defense,” said Coach Clay Frigon. Continue Reading

USD 231 hires construction manager

Lynne Hermansen Contributing writer McCown-Gordon Construction was hired as the construction manager for At-Risk Services for the Gardner Edgerton School District at the Jan. 11 school board meeting. Bruce Kracl, director of operations, said that this would be a little different delivery method than in the past. “We hold different contracts with different trades management Continue Reading

Blazers fall to Blue Valley Northwest

Falling behind 23-5 in the first quarter, the Blazers dropped a 60-29 win to Blue Valley Northwest last Friday night. GEHS, 1-7, trailed 32-15 at halftime but Northwest scored 28 second half points to secure the win. Despite the loss, Devan Toomey had 12 points and Bryson Rohr, five points.

Carpenter’s 18 points not enough to win

Sophomore Taylor Carpenter scored 18 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Lady Blazers dropped a 48-35 to St. Thomas Aquinas last week. GEHS, 4-4, fell behind 9-6 after one quarter and trailed 19-13 at the half. St. Thomas Aquinas added 29 second half points to seal the verdict. “The team struggled to get their Continue Reading

Defense key to SH Broncos victory

In a defensive battle, the Bronco boys varsity basketball team turned back Desoto, 41-31 last week. “By far our best defensive effort of the year,” said Coach Wes Book. “Great team effort.” Spring Hill trailed 9-6 after one quarter but posted 11 second half points to go up 17-12. The Broncos sealed the win with Continue Reading

Winter Royalty crowned

The Winter Royalty Queen and King were crowned Jan. 15 between the girls’ and boys’ basketball games at Gardner Edgerton High School. Jack Mills was crowned Winter Royalty King and Sammi Boring is the Winter Royalty Queen. Hunter McNeer & Jeryn Gorney were the children attendants.

Leffert’s 26 leads Lady Blazers past Blue Valley Northwest

Kelsey Leffert scored a season high 26 points leading the Lady Blazers varsity basketball team to a 50-41 win over Blue Valley Northwest last Friday night. GEHS, 5-4, lead 14-11 after one quarter and went up 26-13 by halftime. The Blazers added 24 second half points to seal the verdict. Besides Leffert, Angeliece Tucker and Continue Reading

SH Invitational basketball tournament underway

The annual Spring Hill Invitational basketball tournament gets underway this week concluding with the finals on January 22. Joining GEHS and Spring Hill are Piper, Veritos Christian, Eisenhower-Goddard, Osawatomie and Blue Valley Southwest. First round action found Spring Hill versus Piper and GEHS versus Veritos Christian.

Blazer wrestlers remain undefeated in duels

Using balanced scoring, the Blazer varsity wrestlers turned back Louisburg 47-21 in a home duel last week. With the win, GEHS is now 4-0 in duels this year. Drake Taysom started the night on a positive note with a 10-8 win over Hunter Bindi In overtime. After Taven Ewbank pinned his opponent, Matt Klaurens dropped Continue Reading

Slow start sinks Spring Hill Lady Broncos

Falling behind 20-2 after one quarter, the Lady Broncos varsity basketball team dropped a 67-27 Frontier League decision to Baldwin last Friday night. Baldwin held a 41-13 halftime and never looked back en route to victory. Despite the loss, Spring Hill got eight points from Jamie Hoffman and six from Hailey Jones. Lauren Delker had Continue Reading