March 28, 2015

Overtime loss in sub-state game ends Blazer boys basketball season

Gardner Edgerton High School jumped to a 17-12 first quarter lead in 6A sub-state play against Olathe Northwest High School last week. The Blazer team was unable to hold on to the lead, however, and the loss ended GEHS’ boys …

Wheatridge boys face TRMS in cross town battle

It was a tough road for Wheatridge Middle School boys basketball teams on Feb. 26 as all four squads fell to cross town rival Trail Ridge Middle School.
The seventh grade JV WMS squad played a close game the ended …

Former GEHS pole vault standouts medal at Big 12 indoor track meet

Former Gardner Edgerton High School track and field star Tommy Brady,  now at Kansas State University, took eighth place in pole vault in the Big 12  indoor track and field championship. Casey Bowen,another former GEHS pole vault standout, took first in the event, vaulting for the University of Kansas. Submitted photo

Former Gardner Edgerton High School track and field star Tommy Brady, now at Kansas State University, took eighth place in pole vault in the Big 12 indoor track and field championship. Casey Bowen,another former GEHS pole vault standout, took first

Pesek wins third state wrestling title

Pictured are members of the Gardner Edgerton High School state wrestling team, which brought back a 15th place finish in the 6A meet. Seth  Pesek won a third state title with a top finish at 195 pounds. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Pictured are members of the Gardner Edgerton High School state wrestling team, which brought back a 15th place finish in the 6A meet. Seth Pesek won a third state title with a top finish at 195 pounds. Photo courtesy of

Miege team takes Blazers to the brink

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys varsity basketball team pushed highly-ranked Bishop Miege High School to the brink last Friday night before falling 75-67 in overtime.
Tied 61-61 at the end of regulation, Miege outscored GEHS 14-6 in the …

JV squad ends season with close loss

The Gardner Edgerton High School junior varsity boys basketball team dropped a hard-fought 76-62 decision at Bishop Miege High School last Friday night.
GEHS, 4-14, trailed by just three points at the half thanks to a strong defense and excellent …

McKelvey leads Mustangs past SH

Teven McKelvey scored 21 points leading the Wheatridge Middle School Mustang seventh grade varsity boys basketball team to a 41-26 win over Spring Hill Middle School last week.
Behind McKelvey, WMS took control in the second half and avenged an …

Lady Blazers lose to STA on senior night

Falling behind early, the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers dropped a 47-29 Eastern Kansas League decision to St. Thomas Aquinas High School on senior night, Feb. 20.
GEHS, now 8-11, trailed 10-5 after one quarter and 22-13 by halftime. …

Freshmen team drops game to Blue Valley

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers freshman boys basketball team dropped a hard fought, 64-53 decision to Blue Valley High School last week.
The loss failed to overshadow a 12-point scoring effort by GEHS’ Jace Sprague. …

Winning streak continues for GEHS team

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys varsity basketball team continued its winning streak with victories against Blue Valley High School and St. Thomas Aquinas High School last week.
Against Blue Valley, GEHS posted a 73-68 win behind the 19-point …