November 25, 2015

Trailridge basketball teams lost

Battling till the end, the Trailridge girls seventh and eighth grade girls basketball teams lost to Baldwin last week. In eighth grade varsity competition, TMS dropped a 28-22 decision despite thirteen points from Kailani Donham. Other scorers were Sadie Watkins, four points, Payton Outler, two points. Scoring one point apiece were Violet Rude-Chapman, Madie Steed, Continue Reading

Mustangs wrestle well at Eudora

The Wheatridge Middle School wrestlers turned in top performances in last week’s Eudora Triangular. All told, WMS posted a record of 14-24 in competition against Eudora and Paola. Finishing with undefeated records were Adam Callahan, Roman Samuels, Mathias Gonzales, Teven Mckelvey and Dylan Gilby.

Lady Mustangs lose twice

The WMS Lady Mustang seventh grade basketball teams dropped a pair of decisions in their season opener at Ottawa last week. In varsity action, WMS lost 38-16 despite a twelve point performance by Sofia Semon. Ashlyn Bell and Jenna Mahoney had two points apiece. In the seventh grade JV game, WMS lost 30-4. Timmi O’Donnell Continue Reading

Nothing but blue skies

Literally nothing but blue skies today as Royals fans climbed anything and everything to get a peek at their beloved Royals. Wheatridge Middle School student John Davis enjoys his day off school watching the Kansas City Royals’ World Series victory parade.

Late rally lifts Blazers in season finale

Season ending win provides momentum for next football season Rallying from a 9-0 first half deficit, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer football team turned back visiting Olathe South High School 12-9 in a rain drenched season finale for both squads last Friday night at GEHS. Trailing 9-0, the Blazers went to work in the Continue Reading

Tovkach wins state golf title

Gardner Edgerton High School freshman Mia Tovkach brought back the school’s first ever individual State 6A golf title. She did so by shooting a 77 at the state tournament at Terradyne Country Club in Wichita last week. “She did an awesome job,” said Gardner Edgerton High School Golf Coach Amy Van Rheen. “The team is Continue Reading

Successful season for Blazer CC teams

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer cross country teams turned in top performances at the 6A state meet at Lone Elm Park in Olathe last weekend. Eleven of the fourteen varsity runners posted season best times, including four year letter winner Miranda Tenove. Tenove dropped one minute and 37 seconds from her previous personal record Continue Reading

Blazer team drops game to Blue Valley Northwest in district footbal action

Falling behind 21-0, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers dropped a 21-7 decision at Blue Valley Northwest High School in second round district 6A action last Friday night. Northwest, 2-6, went up 7-0 with less than two minutes left in the first quarter on a 70-yard touchdown run by Jack Knutson. The point-after by Rahto Continue Reading


The Gardner Edgerton High School Trailblazer band entertains the crowd during halftime of the GEHS game last Friday night.

Blue Valley Tigers turns back Gardner Edgerton Blazer football team

Using a strong rushing attack, the Blue Valley High School Tigers turned back the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers 35-7 in first round 6A District play at GEHS last Friday night. Early on, it appeared that GEHS, 1-6, would make a game of it. Keegan Michael capped a long drive with a four-yard touchdown run, Continue Reading