November 26, 2015

Jag football team loses season finale

Falling behind 22-0 at halftime, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grade varsity football team dropped a 36-0 decision to cross town rival Trail Ridge Middle School in last week’s season finale. “We showed a lot of improvement this season, and I was proud of the effort,” PRMS Coach Jeff Davidson said. “The coaches would Continue Reading

Golf team goes to State

For the first time since 2008, the entire Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer golf team qualified for the state tournament. The Blazers did see a 6A Regional in Wichita last week placing third as a team. Leading the way was Mia Tovkach carding a score of 77 for a second place finish overall. Joining Continue Reading

Unified sports athletes compete as Blazers

Danedri Thompson Ryan Prothe, Gardner, really wanted to be a Blazer, but as a student with a disability there weren’t many options for him to wear Gardner Edgerton High School’s Blazer blue. Ryan played sports on Gardner’s Special Olympics team, the Gardner Gold, but the Gold team doesn’t sport the Blazer logo on its Continue Reading

Homecoming performance

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer dance and cheer teams entertain the Homecoming crowd last Friday night.

Record setting day for Lady Blazer golf team

It was a record setting day for the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer golf team in final round action of the Eastern Kansas League tournament at Swope Park last week. As a team, the Blazers posted a new school record of 360, shaving seven strokes off the previous best set just two weeks ago. Continue Reading

Wheatridge Middle School blanks Jags, 40-0

Wheatridge Middle School Mustang football team fired off 32 points in the first half of play against cross town rivals, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School Jags last week. By the end of play, WMS blanked the Jags in a 40-0 Mustang victory. PRMS Coach Jeff Davidson said the Jags faced challenges on both sides of Continue Reading

Cross country girls’ team takes 4th at Mill Valley

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer cross country teams turned in top performances at the 20-team Mill Valley Invitational last Saturday. The Lady Blazers brought back a fourth place team finish thanks to medalists Larissa Wiedler, 11th, and Jade Haney, 14th. Carson Hughes led the GEHS boys’ team effort. Hughes finished in 37th place with Continue Reading

Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer golfers take honors in competition

Gardner Edgerton High School golfers, Mia Tovkach and Emily Smith, shot 38 and tied for third place at last week’s Overland Park Golf Course Ryder Cup scramble format tournament. The tournament format combines scores for tam points, two-person trophies and team trophies. Other groups were Taylor Hill and Hannah Trivitt, who shot 45, Taylor Snell Continue Reading

PRMS Competitors set CC school records

Kyleigh Bobki and Wrenner Brown set new school record leading the Pioneer Ridge Middle School effort at the Celebration Park Cross Country Invitational last week. In seventh grade girls’ competition, Bobki finished in 44th place, bringing home a new one mile record time of 7:07 minutes. Sadie Chorney followed finishing in 62nd place, Jennifer Hernandez Continue Reading

Blazers fall to St. Thomas Aquinas High, 30-7

Falling behind 20-0 at halftime, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer football team dropped a 30-7 Eastern Kansas League (EKL) decision at St. Thomas Aquinas High School Friday night. The Aquinas Saints, 3-2, struck first, taking a 7-0 lead in the first quarter thanks to a 67-yard run by quarterback Carter Oderman. The Saints added Continue Reading