October 7, 2015

GEHS laptop program overview scheduled

Gardner Edgerton High School students are set to receive Chromebooks as part of the district’s 1-to-1 technology program. However, before students can receive their laptop, at least one parent or guardian must attend a program overview meeting. Meetints are scheduled for 5 p.m., 6 p.m. or 7 p.m. on Oct. 14 and at 4 p.m., Continue Reading

Offensive kick assists in GEHS soccer win

Placing its offense in high gear, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer soccer squad brought back a 5-1 win from Ottawa High School last week. After a slow start, GEHS got things going thanks to junior Anthony Oneri’s first varsity goal. It came from an excellent corner assist from Sam Mayeske 17 minutes into action. Continue Reading

Late rally sinks SHHS

Scoring 10 fourth quarter points, the De Soto High School Wildcats escaped with a 27-24 win over Spring Hill High School last Friday night. “It was a tough loss for our guys,” SHHS Coach Jason Feeback said. “Hats off to De Soto. They are a good football team.” De Soto took an early 10-7 first Continue Reading

Boden sets record

Wheatridge Middle School seventh grader Mallory Boden set a new school record in the one mile. Her mile run, completed in 6:13 minutes, highlighted the lady Mustangs’ performance at the Celebration Park Cross Country Invitational last week. Boden’s school record time was good enough for a seventh place medal. Meanwhile, Mitch Lumley placed seventh in Continue Reading

KC Pumpkin Patch now in new location

WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com Special to The Gardner News Kirk & Julie Berggren have been owners of the KC Pumpkin Patch for 11 years. After losing their lease at the former Gardner location, they have now relocated to 13875 S. Gardner Road in Olathe. The new location is just 1.6 miles north of Gardner Continue Reading

Gardner Edgerton High School invited to join Sunflower League

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Gardner Edgerton High School officials have received an invitation to join the Sunflower Athletic League. “We’re in the first phase of even talking about that,” USD 231 Superintendent Pam Stranathan said. GEHS currently belongs to the Eastern Kansas League, an eight team league including Bishop Miege, Blue Valley, Blue Valley North, Blue Continue Reading

Injured Blazer squad falls to league rival Blue Valley West High School

Falling behind 21-6 at halftime, the Gardner Edgerton High School football team dropped a 42-14 Eastern Kansas League decision at Blue Valley West High School Friday night. Early on, GEHS made a game of it. Junior quarterback Griffin Johns connected with Zach Bass on a 62-yard pass setting up the Blazers inside the 10-yard line. Continue Reading

GEHS’ Mia Tovkach leads Blazer golf charge

Gardner Edgerton High School freshman Mia Tovkach shot a tournament record 33, leading the Lady Blazer golf team to a second place finish at the Paola Invitational last week. Tovkach’s score of 33 is also a new GEHS school record for nine holes. Tovkach wasn’t the only Blazer golfer to medal. Hannah Trivitt medaled with Continue Reading

Miller leads SHHS Broncos golf effort

Spring Hill High School’s Amber Miller carded a 46 to bring home a fourth place finish from the Paola Invitational last week. Erika Ingold was right behind carding a 47 to help the Bronco golf squad to a third place team finish. “The girls are improving each week and work real hard at practice,” SHHS Continue Reading

Broncos post first win

Scoring nine, fourth quarter points, the Spring Hill High School football team outlasted rival Baldwin High School 23-18 for the Broncos’ first win of the season Friday night. Spring Hill got things started when running back Tyshaun Straw scored on a 24-yard run. Carver Gertsberger added a successful point-after kick, and the Broncos owned a Continue Reading