April 18, 2015

Bowen ties for 7th in NCAA track meet

Casey Bowen, center, tied for seventh place in pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships at the University of Arkansas last week. Bowen is a Gardner Edgerton High School alum. Submitted photo

Casey Bowen, center, tied for seventh place in pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships at the University of Arkansas last week. Bowen is a Gardner Edgerton High School alum. Submitted photo

Former Gardner Edgerton High School track standout, Casey …

Lady Blazers prepare for upcoming season

Led by top returners Abby Buie and Karli Smith, the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer track team is busy preparing for its season openers.
The freshman team travels to Blue Valley West High School for a March 26 opener. …

Gardner-Edgerton wrestler Seth Pesek named Hy-Vee athlete of the week

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Seth Pesek was selected Hy-Vee and Time Warner Cable High School Athlete of the week on March 3. Pesek recently won his third straight state wrestling title. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Seth Pesek was selected Hy-Vee and Time Warner Cable High School Athlete of the week on March 3. Pesek recently won his third straight state wrestling title. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Seth …

Lady Blazers lose to Blue Valley Northwest High in sub-state action

The Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers fought to continue their basketball season last week in first-round 6A sub-state play.
Early on, the Blazers took control of a game against Blue Valley Northwest High School on March 5. The GEHS …

Pioneer Ridge Middle School 8th grade Jags complete perfect season

Members of the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade basketball team are pictured. Front row: Gage Gulley, Gabe Mendez, Matt Beyer, Trent Cochran, Tyler Rollwagen, Corbin Schrack. Back row:  Coach Collins, Tyler Chaffee, Brody Marshall, Lucas Soza,  and Katie Whittley. Submitted photo

Members of the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade basketball team are pictured. Front row: Gage Gulley, Gabe Mendez, Matt Beyer, Trent Cochran, Tyler Rollwagen, Corbin Schrack. Back row: Coach Collins, Tyler Chaffee, Brody Marshall, Lucas Soza, and Katie Whittley.

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 …