February 8, 2016

Blazer JV wrestlers take second place

Using balanced scoring, the GEHS JV wrestlers brought back fifth place team honors from the fourteen team Atchison tournament last week. Three Blazers took second; Carlos Gaeta (106 pound division), Tristen Martin (195 pound division), and Ryan Shirley (285 pound division). At 126 pounds, Alex Weber took third with a pin in the conselations. All Continue Reading

Blazers fall at Blue Valley 54-40

The Blazers varsity boys basketball team pushed highly ranked Blue Valley for three quarters, but dropped a hard fought 54-40 last Friday night at Blue Valley. GEHS held a 6-5 first quarter lead and trailed just 23-20 at halftime. But Blue Valley regrouped and outscored GEHS 16-5 in the third quarter to take control. “We Continue Reading

Late basket sinks Pioneer JV team

The Pioneer eighth grade JV boys rallied from a nine point second half deficit, but fell just short in a 33-32 loss to Trailridge last week. “We played good solid full court press the second half to rally, but just couldn’t get the win, said Coach Stan Watchous. I was real proud of the effort.” Continue Reading

Carstens takes first place

Dustin Carstens won first place at 182 pounds with a pin of Kody Collins of Doniphan West in the finals of the SM North Invite last weekend.

Blazer wrestlers remain perfect in duel competition

A 36-31 win against Olathe Northwest last week kept the Blazer varsity wrestling team a perfect 5-0 in duels this season. “We survived a close duel competition versus Olathe Northwest and I was real proud of the effort,” said Coach Jeremy Williams. Drake Taysom started things off with a pin of Kane Taddene at 106 Continue Reading

Lady Blazers place third at Cat Classic

The Lady Blazers brought home third place honors from the Cat Classic in El Dorado last weekend. The team defeated number one seed Circle High school in the third place game by a score of 65-46 and travel to Blue Valley Southwest Friday night in EKL action. Pictured: Skylar Washington, Kennedy Comstock, Cassidy Androff, Gabby Continue Reading

Mustangs drop a pair to Ottawa

Despite solid team efforts, the Wheatridge Middle School eighth grade boys JV and Varsity basketball teams lost a pair of games to Ottawa last week. The eighth graders lost 52-30. Mitch Lumley had six points and Caden LeCluyse, five points. In the JV game, Wheatridge Middle School lost 50-27. The Mustangs rallied to within seven Continue Reading

Cold shooting spell dooms Jaguars

A cold shooting spell in the second half spelled doom for the Pioneer Ridge eighth grade varsity boys basketball team in a 39-27 loss to cross town rival Trailridge last week. “It was a close game at halftime with Trailridge leading by a basket,” said Coach Kevin Collins. Unfortunately, we went cold in the second Continue Reading

Late rally sinks Jags

A late rally fell just short and the Pioneer Ridge boys seventh grade varsity boys basketball team dropped a close 38-34 decision to Trailridge last week. Kody Hughes’ three-pointer cut the deficit to three points but Pioneer’s rally fell short and Trailridge escaped with the victory. Despite the loss, Brooks Langrehr and Hughes led the Continue Reading

Samuels scores 15 points in Mustang win

Roman Samuels scored 15 points and Ethan Reynolds added 11 points leading the Wheatridge Middle School boys seventh grade varsity to a 37-27 win versus Ottawa last week. Wheatridge Middle School went up 15-8 at halftime and held on for victory with solid second half defense. Other scorers were Dylan Jacobs, six points and Hunter Continue Reading