November 1, 2014

Royals, media create unusual election

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, left, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal made a campaign stop at New Century Oct. 27. In his re-election bid, Brownback faces Rep. Paul Davis, D-Lawrence. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, left, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal made a campaign stop at New Century Oct. 27. In his re-election bid, Brownback faces Rep. Paul Davis, D-Lawrence. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

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GEHS soccer team loses in double OT

It took two overtimes, but Blue Valley West High School’s soccer squad prevailed 3-2 on senior night at Gardner Edgerton High School last week.
GEHS took an early 1-0 lead when Carson Harding assisted Dakota Steuber on a goal. Eight …

Lady Broncos lose volleyball match to Paola

It took five sets on senior night at Spring Hill High School for the Paola Panther volleyball team to take the victory.
“Our seniors really wanted to win on their final home game of their careers,” SHHS volleyball Coach Alicia …

SH Broncos defeat SA, 42-12

The Spring Hill High School football team jumped to a 21-6 first quarter lead and never looked back en route to a 42-12 second round district 4A home win against Sumner Academy last Friday night.
The Broncos went up 7-0 …

Soccer game ends with loss after penalty kick

A successful penalty kick late in the game is all Blue Valley North High School needed to defeat the Gardner Edgerton High School soccer squad 1-0 the regular season soccer finale last week.
“We played outstanding defense again and created …

Blazers fall to Blue Valley Northwest

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Tanner Hughes, number 16, returns a kickoff for nice yardage in the Blazers game with Blue Valley Northwest last Friday night. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Tanner Hughes, number 16, returns a kickoff for nice yardage in the Blazers game with Blue Valley Northwest last Friday night. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School …

Long places 12th at state tennis meet

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Krista Long earned a 12th place medal in number one singles at the 6A state meet in Topeka last weekend. She is a two-time state finisher for the Blazers. File photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Krista Long earned a 12th place medal in number one singles at the 6A state meet in Topeka last weekend. She is a two-time state finisher for the Blazers. File photo

Gardner Edgerton High School …

Bronco volleyball squad loses to Ottawa

Battling until the end, the Spring Hill High School Bronco varsity volleyball squad lost at Ottawa High School last week. The Broncos fell by scores of 25-27, 22-25, and 18-25.
Senior middle blocker Shelby Baker had 10 kills and senior …

Royal fever

Photo courtesy of Jerry L Kellogg Sr.

Photo courtesy of Jerry L Kellogg Sr.

A 15-foot long Japanese hornet adorned with a Kansas City Royals crown sits in front Union Station this morning (Oct. 21) as part of the Extreme Bugs exhibit currently on display at the …

Bailey qualifies for state golf tourney

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Jasmine Bailey qualified for the state golf tournament last week. She has been  a scoring leader for the Lady Blazers team all season. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Jasmine Bailey qualified for the state golf tournament last week. She has been a scoring leader for the Lady Blazers team all season. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Jasmine Bailey shot a 98, …