July 4, 2015

Blue Valley North proves challenging for Blazer varsity baseball team

A late rally fell just short for the Gardner Edgerton High School baseball team last week.
The varsity squad dropped an 8-7 decision to Blue Valley North High School in Eastern Kansas League action.
GEHS got a homerun from junior …

Adaptive runner speaks to girls’ running club

Above: Participants of the program pose for a photo before a practice 5K at Celebration Park on April 30. The local group includes 21 girls in grades 3-5 and five coaches. Staff photos by Danedri Thompson

Participants of the program pose for a photo before a practice 5K at Celebration Park on April 30. The local group includes 21 girls in grades 3-5 and five coaches. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
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Buie leads lady Blazers at Track Invitational

Kayla Burcham clears 9-foot 6-inches to place second in the pole vault at the Blazer Invitational. Submitted photo

Kayla Burcham clears 9-foot 6-inches to place second in the pole vault at the Blazer Invitational. Submitted photo

Abby Buie won the pole vault and javelin titles leading the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers effort at a home Invitational …

Henderson, Stubler lead Blazers track effort

Traezon Henderson and Kyle Stubler lead the Gardner Edgerton High School track effort at the Blazer Invitational last week.
Henderson took second in the 100 meters in 11.5 seconds, while Stubler cleared 14-feet 6-inches to gain a silver medal in …

Starling moves up in Royals organization

Bubba Starling is moving up.
The KC Royals announced last week that the former Gardner Edgerton High School baseball standout and 2011 first round draft pick has been promoted from High-A Wilmington Blue Rocks to the Class AA Northwest Arkansas …

Tovkach leads GEHS golf charge

Trystan Tovkach fired a 77 to finish for 17th place leading the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer golf charge at the Eagle Bend Golf Course in Lawrence last week.
Twenty-four teams and 133 golfers participated in the event. An outstanding …

Wheatridge Middle School 8th grade teams take first in home meet

Wheatridge Middle School hosted Paola and Eudora middle school track teams at a WMS track meet on April 21.
WMS’ eighth grade boys took the top spot on the podium, with the help of many first place finishes.
WMS’ Dakota …

Trail Ridge Middle School boys track team takes Louisburg meet title

Posting five first place finishes, the Trail Ridge Middle School seventh grade boys track team took top honors in the Louisburg triangular last week.
Owen Krouch grabbed gold in the 100 meter hurdles in a time of 18.56 seconds, while …

PRMS girls track team take high honors

Using balanced scoring, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grade girls track team brought back a second place finish from the Ottawa Invitational last week.
Winning four events, the PRMS seventh grade squad brought back seven golds. Morgan McIntire vaulted …

Blazer soccer team defeats Ottawa

The Gardner Edgerton High School junior varsity and varsity girls soccer teams defeated the Ottawa High School Cyclones last week.
In JV action, goalie Megan Wetherington earned her first shut out of the season with a 4-0 win.
Kayla Hartman …