April 20, 2014

Five Blazers make District I Championship Tournament

Gardner Edgerton High School  senior Dustin Williams  won the 160-pound division for Kansas vs. Missouri in the 2104 Metro Classic at Kansas City Kansas Community College March 11. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Five Blazers advanced to the District I Olathe East Championship tournament after posting qualifying marks at the sub-district tourney, March 16.
The Blazers were competing for the East Kansas Wrestling Club. Earning a gold medal in the 160-pound division was …

Lady Blazer track season begins at SMS Invitational

Despite the loss of Cassie Wait and Danie Plank, GEHS veteran coach Larry Ward remains optimistic about the upcoming track season.
A year ago, Wait set a state record pole vault of 13’2” and Plank won her fourth straight state …

Bonham takes second, Fowler takes fourth place

Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Jacob Bonham, a 113-pound sophomore, finished  second and Emilio Fowler, a 182-pound freshman, took fourth helping the Gardner Edgerton High School wrestlers to an eighth place finish at the 6A state tournament in Wichita.…

Williams, Pesek win state wrestling titles

Dustin Williams and Seth Pesek recently completed undefeated seasons with state titles.
Williams, a 170 pound senior, capped his second straight undefeated season with another state championship. He became the first Blazer to be a three time state championship.
Pesek, …

Williams, Pesek lead Gardner-Edgerton squad to impressive state finish

Several Gardner Edgerton High School wrestlers competed in the 6A State Tournament in Wichita. They include:  Jacob Bonham, Emilio Fowler, Tyler Norton, Hunter Skeens, Andrew Sprague, TJ Burger, Dustin Williams, Seth Pesek, (Dustin Carstens not pictured). The team placed 8th in the 6A state standings. Photos courtesy of Shonda Burger

Dustin Williams and Seth Pesek brought back individual wrestling titles highlighting an impressive effort by the Gardner Edgerton High School team at the 6A state tournament in Wichita last weekend.
William, a 170-pound senior, closed a brilliant career at GEHS …

GE Blazers lose one to Bishop Miege

In its regular season finale, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys varsity basketball team dropped a hard-fought 68-59 decision to Bishop Miege High School at home Feb. 28.
“The game was not our dream ending for our regular season, …

Hultgren scores 24 helping Blazers win

Kyle Hultgren scored 24 points leading the Blazer boys varsity basketball team to a convincing victory.
Gardner Edgerton High School jumped to a 22-5 first quarter lead and went up 41-16 by halftime. The Blazers tacked on 43 second half …

Blazer baseball signees

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Jacob Means, Noah Tenove and Wally Nellor, in front, recently signed national letters of intent to play college baseball. They are flanked by Ryan Plankenhorn, Assistant Gardner Edgerton High School Coach and Corey Schrack, Gardner Edgerton High School Head Coach. …

Blazers turn back Jags, 52-45

A strong second half comeback lifted the Blazer varsity boys basketball team to a 52-45 win over Blue Valley West in East Kansas league play last week.
GEHS, 10-10, trailed by two points midway through the fourth quarter when senior …

Blazers cap off undefeated duel wrestling season

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Dustin Williams has dominated the 170- pound weight division, helping the Blazers to a perfect 8-0 record in duals this season. The Blazers defeated Emporia 40-24 in their final dual Feb. 13.  Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

The Trailblazer wrestlers capped off the duel portion of their season with an impressive 40-24 victory over Emporia, Feb. 13.
“We finished with an undefeated 8-0 duel record and now look forward to the league tournament,” Said Coach Matt Yeamans.…