October 31, 2014

Football team falls to Blue Valley West

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Tanner Hughes returned a kickoff 99 yards for a tochdown in a home game against Blue Valey West on Sept. 26. The Blazer football squad is preparing for its homecoming this weekend.  Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Tanner Hughes returned a kickoff 99 yards for a tochdown in a home game against Blue Valey West on Sept. 26. The Blazer football squad is preparing for its homecoming this weekend. Photo courtesy of

Late goals sink Blazer soccer squad

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer soccer squad dropped a hard fought 3-0 decision to perennial power St. Thomas Aquinas High School last week.
GEHS trailed just 1-0 late in the second half, when St. Thomas …

Wheatridge football squads take on Louisburg

The eighth-grade Wheatridge Middle School football squad hosted the Louisburg Middle School Wildcats in the season home opener last week. Coach Susnik and Coach Peavey noted positives in both offense and defense.  However there is still much room for improvement.  …

Jags blank Ottawa, 28-0

Scoring early and often, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade varsity football team brought back a 28-0 win from Ottawa Middle School last week.
Baylor Maxwell led the way with two touchdowns on runs of three and twenty yards. …

3rd quarter surge lifts BV Southwest past Blazers

 Jadon Pearson-Bruce ran for two touchdowns and over 200 yards in a 48-25  loss at Blue Valley Southwest last Friday night.  Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Jadon Pearson-Bruce ran for two touchdowns and over 200 yards in a 48-25 loss at Blue Valley Southwest last Friday night. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Scoring three, third quarter touchdowns, the Blue Valley Southwest High School Timberwolves posted a …

Ottawa football beats PRMS 7th graders

Battling until the end, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grade varsity football team lost a hard fought 20-6 decision to visiting Ottawa last week.
Early on, Pioneer took control. The Jags went up 6-0, thanks to a touchdown strike …

Blazer Cross Country teams win Turner Invitational

Drake Taysom’s first-place finish helped the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys varsity cross country team at the Turner Invitational Championship last week.
The varsity and JV boys team took first. The varsity girls took third.
Besides Taysom, other medalists …

GEHS tennis squad posts wins

It was a busy week for Gardner Edgerton High School Tennis Coach Derrick Abromeit and his lady Blazer team.
At the Sept. 15 quadrangular with Blue Valley Southwest High School, Bishop Miege High School and St. James Academy, GEHS’ Emily …

Cross country earns 5th at Olathe North

Drake Taysom, Larissa Weidler and Sierra Coen earned medals leading the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys and girls teams to a fifth-place finishes at Olathe North last week.
Taysom took ninth, Weidler placed 14th and Coen landed in 19th …

Blazers net wins at SH quadrangular

Krista Long and Emily Worth led an impressive effort by the Gardner Edgerton High School Lady Blazer tennis team at the Spring Hill quadrangular last week.
Long posted a 2-1 record in number-one singles as did Worth in number-two singles …