March 4, 2015

3 OTs cost Blazers in tourney’s first round

It took three overtimes, but the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer freshman boys basketball team lost a heartbreaking 59-56 decision to Piper High School in first round action of the Lansing tournament last week.
GEHS led 13-3 after one quarter …

Starling gets invited to Royals’ spring training

Bubba Starling will participate in Kansas City Royals spring training in Arizona. Spring training begins next month in Surprise, Ariz.
Starling, a 2011 first-round draft pick by the Royals, graduated from Gardner Edgerton High School in 2011. He played last …

Sprague grabs gold at Holton invite

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Andrew Sprague won the gold medal in the 220-pound division at the Holton tournament last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Andrew Sprague won the gold medal in the 220-pound division at the Holton tournament last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Andrew Sprague’s gold medal in the 220-pound weight division highlighted the Gardner Edgerton High School …

GEHS Lady Blazers extend winning streak

The Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer varsity basketball team improved to 4-6 with a 61-39 win at Blue Valley West High School last week.
GEHS went up 15-8 after one quarter and held a 25-19 halftime lead. GEHS owned …

Late rally sinks Jags

Baldwin Middle School scored 16, fourth quarter points and defeated the Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grade varsity boys basketball team 34-30 last week.
PRMS, 1-3, jumped to a 9-6 first quarter lead, but fell behind 19-13 by halftime.
Both …

Blazers nab championship at basketball tourney

Gardner Edgerton High School rallied from a 10-point, first quarter deficit to turn back Wichita Collegiate and take the championship.
When the final buzzer rang, the Blazers had defeated the Wichita school 59-56 to take the top prize at the …

GEHS Blazerettes win big at competition

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazerette Dance Team include seniors: Amy Eichman, Carly Graceffa, Chandler Howard, Shelby Simpson, and Morgan Wheeler; junior Tori Hill; sophomores: Dani Davis, Lauren Haag, and Paige Riggs; and freshmen: Erinn Billups, Lynsie Britton, Rylie Duncan, Lauren Misse, and Rachel Swopes. Submitted photo

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazerette Dance Team include seniors: Amy Eichman, Carly Graceffa, Chandler Howard, Shelby Simpson, and Morgan Wheeler; junior Tori Hill; sophomores: Dani Davis, Lauren Haag, and Paige Riggs; and freshmen: Erinn Billups, Lynsie Britton,

2 members of the GEHS wrestling team medal at tourney of champions

Dustin Carstens took 5th place at 170 pounds in the Newton tournament of Champions wrestling meet last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Dustin Carstens took 5th place at 170 pounds in the Newton tournament of Champions wrestling meet last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Two Gardner Edgerton High School wrestlers brought home medals from the 52nd annual Newton Wrestling Tournament of …

Jaguars take victory using tight defense

The Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grade boys junior varsity basketball team stepped up its defensive effort in the second half to post a 21-15 win at Louisburg Middle School last week.
Louisburg held a one-point, halftime lead, but PRMS …

Lady Blazers lose to Blue Valley Northwest

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer basketball team dropped a hard fought 67-53 Eastern Kansas League decision at Blue Valley Northwest High School last week.
GEHS, 3-6, took an early 14-12, first quarter lead, but …