January 29, 2015

GEHS Lady Blazers extend winning streak

The Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer varsity basketball team improved to 4-6 with a 61-39 win at Blue Valley West High School last week.
GEHS went up 15-8 after one quarter and held a 25-19 halftime lead. GEHS owned …

Late rally sinks Jags

Baldwin Middle School scored 16, fourth quarter points and defeated the Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grade varsity boys basketball team 34-30 last week.
PRMS, 1-3, jumped to a 9-6 first quarter lead, but fell behind 19-13 by halftime.
Both …

Blazers nab championship at basketball tourney

Gardner Edgerton High School rallied from a 10-point, first quarter deficit to turn back Wichita Collegiate and take the championship.
When the final buzzer rang, the Blazers had defeated the Wichita school 59-56 to take the top prize at the …

GEHS Blazerettes win big at competition

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazerette Dance Team include seniors: Amy Eichman, Carly Graceffa, Chandler Howard, Shelby Simpson, and Morgan Wheeler; junior Tori Hill; sophomores: Dani Davis, Lauren Haag, and Paige Riggs; and freshmen: Erinn Billups, Lynsie Britton, Rylie Duncan, Lauren Misse, and Rachel Swopes. Submitted photo

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazerette Dance Team include seniors: Amy Eichman, Carly Graceffa, Chandler Howard, Shelby Simpson, and Morgan Wheeler; junior Tori Hill; sophomores: Dani Davis, Lauren Haag, and Paige Riggs; and freshmen: Erinn Billups, Lynsie Britton,

2 members of the GEHS wrestling team medal at tourney of champions

Dustin Carstens took 5th place at 170 pounds in the Newton tournament of Champions wrestling meet last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Dustin Carstens took 5th place at 170 pounds in the Newton tournament of Champions wrestling meet last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Two Gardner Edgerton High School wrestlers brought home medals from the 52nd annual Newton Wrestling Tournament of …

Jaguars take victory using tight defense

The Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grade boys junior varsity basketball team stepped up its defensive effort in the second half to post a 21-15 win at Louisburg Middle School last week.
Louisburg held a one-point, halftime lead, but PRMS …

Lady Blazers lose to Blue Valley Northwest

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer basketball team dropped a hard fought 67-53 Eastern Kansas League decision at Blue Valley Northwest High School last week.
GEHS, 3-6, took an early 14-12, first quarter lead, but …

Blazers upset St. Thomas Aquinas, 52-43

Seniors Kyle Hultgren, Brett Wright and Nash Bostwick scored 42 of Gardner Edgerton High School’s 52 points, leading the Blazer basketball squad to a big 52-43 upset of number-one ranked St. Thomas Aquinas.
“I thought our defensive pressure was the …

JV boys team defeated, despite late rally at home

A furious second-half rally fell short, and the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer junior varsity boys basketball team dropped a 71-53 decision at home against Blue Valley West High School on Jan. 9.
Trailing by 13 points at halftime, GEHS …

Borth plays in All-American Bowl game

Gardner Edgerton High School freshman Garrett Borth, center, recently competed in the Diamond Combine All-American Bowl in Myrtle Beach,South Carolina. Borth started as a defensive end and helped his team to a 10-6 championship win. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School freshman Garrett Borth, center, recently competed in the Diamond Combine All-American Bowl in Myrtle Beach,South Carolina. Borth started as a defensive end and helped his team to a 10-6 championship win. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High …