December 1, 2015

Late rally sinks Jags

A late rally fell short and the Pioneer Ridge eighth grade girls varsity basketball team dropped a 27-16 decision at Ottawa last week. The Jags cut the lead to within four points in the fourth quarter but couldn’t overcome the deficit and lost to the whirlwinds. “We got off to a slow start but the Continue Reading

Jags third at league wrestling meet

Crowning four champions, the Pioneer Ridge wrestlers brought back third place honors from the Frontier league meet in Ottawa last week. Winning individual league titles were Holden Andrews, Hunter Curbow, Dean Marshall and Caden Rodriguez. Runnerup in their respective weight classes were Brendan Ostel, AJ Rodriguez, David Grant and Zach Ghale. “Overall, a great way Continue Reading

Trailridge JV loses to Louisburg

Despite a great defensive effort, the Trailridge seventh grade girls JV team dropped a 21-8 decision to Louisburg last week. Kylie Webb led the defensive charge with two blocked shots. Meanwhile, top scorers included Audra Webb, four points. Franki Stumph and Sydney Oyer scored two points.

Borth named to All League team

Baldwin high school sophomore Garrett Borth was recently named to the All Frontier league team in a balloting of conference coaches. Borth earned an honorable mention award as a defensive lineman. He played defensive end and tackle and also played tight end on offense for the Bulldogs. He was only one of three sophomores named Continue Reading

Late rally sinks Huskies

Losing a lead with just one minute left in regulation, the Trailridge Husky eighth grade girls varsity basketball team lost to Louisburg 28-25 last week. “We gave up too many rebounds and had turnovers late in the game,” said Coach Ryan Colston. Despite the loss, Kailani Donham had fourteen points. Sadie Watkins, Anna Tropanksy and Continue Reading

Successful season for Trailridge wrestlers

It’s been quite a season for Coach Brian Essex and the Trailridge wrestling team. The eighth graders posted a 54-32 record, 63% win ratio, while the seventh graders had a 76-54 record, 58% win ratio. Leading the way was Noah Short with a perfect 11-0 record. Johnny Akin had a 14-1 mark, Shawn Waters, 7-1, Continue Reading

Trailridge beats Ottawa

Sadie Watkins scored ten points leading the Trailridge eighth grade girls varsity basketball team to a 29-13 win over Ottawa last week. “The team played great defense and I was proud of the effort,” said Coach Ryan Colston. Besides Watkins, Kailani Donham had nine points. Other scorers were Violet Rude-Chapman, Savanna Anderson and Payton Outler. Continue Reading

Blazer indoor hitting clinic scheduled

Our indoor winter hitting clinic for kids grades 5-8 has been scheduled GEHS for December 13- February 21. The clinic league will have two divisions; fifth and sixth grader and the other division is seventh and eighth graders. Each clinic league will be limited to a maximum of seven teams and will play six games. Continue Reading

Trailridge JV lose to Ottawa

Battling till the end, the Trailridge seventh grade girls JV basketball team dropped a tough 29-19 decision to Ottawa last week. “The team played with great effort but just came up short,” said Coach Mike Gunderson. Leading scorers for Trailridge were Kayleigh Bobki with four points. Kylie Webb, Sarah Mayeske, Mckenzi Clark, and Franki Stumple Continue Reading

GEHS Highlights

Quarterback Griffin Johns (14) passed for over 300 yards this season and scored a touchdown in the 12-9 season finale win against Olathe South.