May 25, 2015

Senior players bid farewell to GEHS baseball program at senior night

Though the Gardner Edgerton High School varsity baseball team put up a good fight on senior night, May 13, the team was unable to overtake Blue Valley West. West took the win 12-5.
GEHS seniors TJ Burger, an outfielder; Carter …

Henderson to run track at Nebraska-Kearney

Trae Henderson (right) signed a national letter of intent to run track at the University of Nebraska-Kearney next year. At left is his mother, Crystal Henderson, and standing is Gardner Edgerton High School coach Brian McGee.  Submitted photo

Trae Henderson (right) signed a national letter of intent to run track at the University of Nebraska-Kearney next year. At left is his mother, Crystal Henderson, and standing is Gardner Edgerton High School coach Brian McGee. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton …

Tovkach leads Blazer golf charge at EKL league

Trystan Tovkach carded an 82 leading the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer golf charge on the final leg of the Eastern Kansas League tourney at Alvamar Golf Course in Lawrence last week.
Besides Tovkach, Jacob Ellis shot an even 100, …

Blazers boys take 4th at league track meet

Using balanced scoring, the Gardner Edgerton High School boys track team brought back a fourth place finish from the Eastern Kansas League meet last week.
Host Blue Valley High School won the meet with 151.5 points. St. Thomas Aquinas took …

JV blanks De Soto; GEHS varsity loses

Playing its best soccer of the season, the Gardner Edgerton Blazer junior varsity soccer team turned back De Soto High School 4-0 last week.
Freshman Erin Fabing got things going, scoring two goals. Other goals came from Kayla Hartman and …

Wheatridge track teams compete at Spring Hill

It was a rainy afternoon for the Wheatridge Middle School Mustangs as they traveled to Spring Hill to compete in an invitational May 5.  The storms held off just long enough to allow most field event competition. Most running events …

Blue Valley North proves challenging for Blazer varsity baseball team

A late rally fell just short for the Gardner Edgerton High School baseball team last week.
The varsity squad dropped an 8-7 decision to Blue Valley North High School in Eastern Kansas League action.
GEHS got a homerun from junior …

Adaptive runner speaks to girls’ running club

Above: Participants of the program pose for a photo before a practice 5K at Celebration Park on April 30. The local group includes 21 girls in grades 3-5 and five coaches. Staff photos by Danedri Thompson

Participants of the program pose for a photo before a practice 5K at Celebration Park on April 30. The local group includes 21 girls in grades 3-5 and five coaches. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
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SHHS Broncos run well at Paola Invitational

Despite inclement weather, the Spring Hill High School varsity boys track team turned in top performances at the Paola Invitational last week.
Several Broncos brought home medals from the event.
Charles Elam led the way with a gold medal performance. …

Buie leads lady Blazers at Track Invitational

Kayla Burcham clears 9-foot 6-inches to place second in the pole vault at the Blazer Invitational. Submitted photo

Kayla Burcham clears 9-foot 6-inches to place second in the pole vault at the Blazer Invitational. Submitted photo

Abby Buie won the pole vault and javelin titles leading the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers effort at a home Invitational …