September 2, 2014

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 …

Smith takes second at state

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Karli Smith, Gardner Edgerton High School sophomore, cleared 9-feet, 6-inches to finish second in the 6A state pole vault competition last weekend in Wichita.…

Five Blazers earn medals in state track competition

Gardner Edgerton High School  sophomore Andrew Sprague tossed the discus, a personal best 150-feet, 1-inches to place seventh at the state 6A  meet in Wichita last weekend.  Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School sophomore Andrew Sprague tossed the discus, a personal best 150-feet, 1-inches to place seventh at the state 6A meet in Wichita last weekend. Submitted photo

Five Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers brought back medals from the …

Tennis duo places at state

Gardner Edgerton High School  seniors Dylan Meek and Micah Van Vleet concluded careers with a 12th place finish in number-one doubles at the state meet in Wichita last week.
The Blazer duo finished their three-year career with 64 wins in …

Four Lady Blazers on all EKL squad

Four Lady Blazers softball players were recently named to the East Kansas league team.
Earning a first team honors were Kiana Baderdeen (infield), Cassidy Greer (catcher), and Mikala Galvin (outfield).
Haley McGuire earned honorable mention as a utility player.
Their …

Blazers fall to Shawnee Rockets

Battling till the end, the Gardner Blazers thirteen and under AAA league team dropped a 4-3 decision to the Shawnee Rockets in the metro division at three and two stadium last week.
Playing for the Blazers are Devlin Specht, Corbin …

Man hopes to charter Little League teams

Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
Brian Hilliard, Gardner, looks forward to the time when Little League baseball and softball will be as popular in Kansas as in his home state of Florida. His future plans include chartering a …

Record setting year for Pioneer track team

It was a record setting year for Coach Ben Ryan and his Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade boys track team.
Several new records were set and the team finished first at the Frontier League meet.
Drake Taysom set a …