May 28, 2015

Lady Blazer softball team wins Regional, headed to state tournament

The Lady Blazers won the 6A  regional last week and advanced to the state tournament. The Blazers will play Olathe North in first round state action in Lawrence May 28. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

The Lady Blazers won the 6A regional last week and advanced to the state tournament. The Blazers will play Olathe North in first round state action in Lawrence May 28. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

With wins against Shawnee Mission …

26 members of GEHS Blazer track team headed to state track meet

Sam Stranathan tossed the discus 135' 2" to place third at Lawrence Freestate 6A regional and advance to state. Submitted photo

Sam Stranathan tossed the discus 135′ 2″ to place third at Lawrence Freestate 6A regional and advance to state. Submitted photo

Twenty-six Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers are headed to the state track meet in Wichita, after posting qualifying marks …

GEHS Blazer baseball team finishes season with tough loss at Regionals

Seth Greer, delivers a pitch in the Blazers 11-0 6A regional loss to Shawnee Mission East last week. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Seth Greer, delivers a pitch in the Blazers 11-0 6A regional loss to Shawnee Mission East last week. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

An 11-0 6A Regional loss to Shawnee Mission East High School ended the season for Coach Corey …

Tovkach qualifies for state golf tournament

Gardner Edgerton High School sophomore Trystan Tovkach carded an 81 at a golf tourney last week in Regional action at Alvamar in Lawrence. The score was enough to qualify the sophomore for state.
Tovkach shot a 42 on the front …

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 …