July 31, 2014

Gardner vaulters reaching new heights

Three Gardner-Edgerton pole vaulters made marks in the Vault United Invitational at St. Theresa’s High School last weekend.
Karli Smith, a Gardner Edgerton High School Sophomore, cleared 9-feet, while Sydney Weatherington, a Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grader, cleared a …

Two Broncos medal at state track meet

Lara Spaulding and Kainon Clark recently brought back medals from the 4A state track meet in Wichita.
Spaulding placed seventh in the high jump with a leap of 5’0”.
Clark claimed sixth in the discus with a toss of 151’5”.…

Lane is doing big things

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Abbie Lane, Gardner Edgerton High School sophomore, returned from an injury her freshman season and qualified for the state 6A meet in the 300 hurdles. She also sang the national anthem at the state’s opening ceremony.…

Late rally sinks Blazers

A late rally fell just short and the Blazer 13-and-under AAA baseball team dropped an 8-5 decision to Mac-N-Seitz team in Metro division action at the 3&2 stadium last week.
The loss overshadowed an excellent overall performance by Devlin Specht. …

Bubba Starling homers in Wilmington series

Former Gardner Edgerton High School baseball standout Bubba Starling stroked a grand slam home run for the Wilmington Blue Rocks in Carolina League action against the Potomac Nationals last week.
Starling, the Kansas City Royals’ number-one draft choice in 2011, …

Blazers finish well at league events

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Jaylon Radel (standing) and Traezon Henderson (sitting) led the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers sprint team this season.  Radel, a senior, won the Shawnee Mission North and Eastern Kansas League 100-meter titles while Henderson, a junior, posted a …

Gardner Ice softball team takes 2nd place at Legacy Tournament

The Gardner Ice 16-18 year-old girls softball team recently placed second in the Legacy Tournament at the Olathe Girls Association complex last weekend. Submitted photo

The Gardner Ice 16-18 year-old girls softball team recently placed second in the Legacy Tournament at the Olathe Girls Association complex last weekend. Submitted photo

Solid pitching and defense carried the Gardner Ice 16-18-year-old softball team to a second …

PRMS 5th grader earns spot at state track meet

Zachary Barnett

Zachary Barnett

Zachary Barnett, 11 of Gardner, qualified to compete in the Hershey State Track Meet in Salina on June 21. In his very first track meet, the Johnson County Hershey Meet last April, Barnett took fourth place in the …

Carrying a torch for Gardner Gold

Members of the Gardner Police Department and helpers ran a torch from the intersection of Moonlight and Main to the intersection of Center Street and Main on May 31. The event was in support of Special Olympics Kansas, and specifically, Gardner’s team, Gardner Gold. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Members of the Gardner Police Department and helpers ran a torch from the intersection of Moonlight and Main to the intersection of Center Street and Main on May 31. The event was in support of Special Olympics Kansas, and specifically,

Barnett qualifies for Hershey State Track Meet

Zach Barnett

Zach Barnett

Zachary Barnett, 11 of Gardner, qualified to compete in the Hershey State Track Meet in Salina on June 21. In his very first track meet, the Johnson County Hershey Meet last April, Barnett took fourth place in the …