February 7, 2016

6th grade Blazers basketball team claim title

The 6th Grade Gardner Blazers participated in the Winter Kickoff Classic hosted by Agape Sports on Dec. 5-7 in Gardner. The squad, coached by Corey Schrack, Kent Glaser and Matt McClure, went 4-0 on the weekend and capped it off by winning the championship game at the College Basketball Experience in Downtown Kansas City on Continue Reading

Late rally falls short for Blazer frosh

The Blazer frosh pulled to within three points with just two seconds remaining in the game, but could not convert and lost a heartbreaking 49-46 at Mill Valley last week. Leading scorers were Corbin Schrack, 11, Matt Beyer had nine, Carsen Miller had seven. Jack McMillen dished out seven assists. Luke Jennings, Marshall Hammett, Gage Continue Reading

Soza scores fourteen points in loss

Luke Soza scored fourteen points, but it was not enough as the Blazer JV boys dropped a hard fought 54-49 decision at Mill Valley last week. The Blazers pulled within two points in the final minute, but fell just short in the season opening loss. Besides Soza, Tydus Webb scored 11 points and also led Continue Reading

Blazers wrestle Topeka Seaman

Winning nine of fourteen matches, the Blazers varsity wrestlers turned back tenth ranked Topeka Seaman 35-32 on a home duel last week. At 106 pounds, Drake Taysom lost an 11-4 decision to Dawson Podlena. At 113 pounds, Taven Ewbank got GEHS a win with a pin of Tanner Murphy. At 120 pounds, Matt Klaurens lost Continue Reading

Borth to participate in All-American Bowl

Baldwin high school student football player Garrett Borth has been selected to play in the 10th Annual Offense-Defense All-American Bowl at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach, Florida January 1st. While attending an Offense-Defense camp this summer, Borth, 16, of Baldwin, was named an All American and was invited to participate in the Bowl. Borth, who Continue Reading

Nine GEHS Blazers earn All Eastern Kansas League football honors

Nine Blazers were recently recognized on the All EKL football team. Headlining the list were First team selections Justin Sikes and Tyler Henry. Sikes, a 6’4” 251 senior offensive lineman anchored right tackle for the Blazers and the majority of the offensive plays ran behind his blocks. “Justin gave great effort and the coaches of Continue Reading

Blazers begin basketball season at MV

After nearly four weeks of practice Coach Jeff Langrehr will lead his Blazer boys basketball team into action this week at Mill Valley and Bishop Miege. “This year’s team is in extreme rebuilding mode as we will return very little varsity experience,” said Langrehr, who in seven years at GEHS has a 79-52 record. We Continue Reading

Blazer Soccer players earn postseason honors

Several Blazer soccer players earned league and individual awards last week. Earning first Team All EKL honors were Carson Harding. Second Team awards went to Austin George and Sam Mayeske. An Honorable Mention award went to Jahmir Clark. Clark also earned a First Team Kansas Soccer Coaches Association Academic award for a 3.8 GPA. An Continue Reading

Slow start sinks Huskies

A slow start spelled doom for the Trailridge eight grade girls varsity basketball team in a 29-14 loss to Baldwin last week. “We did a lot of things right and had a great series of defensive stops, but just could not get out offensive going,” said Coach Kristen Jennings. Despite the offensive woes, TRMS got Continue Reading

Late rally sinks Jags

A late rally fell short and the Pioneer Ridge eighth grade girls varsity basketball team dropped a 27-16 decision at Ottawa last week. The Jags cut the lead to within four points in the fourth quarter but couldn’t overcome the deficit and lost to the whirlwinds. “We got off to a slow start but the Continue Reading