April 23, 2014

Blazers defeat BVSW in wrestling competition

Winning eight of 14 matches, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer varsity wrestlers defeated Blue Valley Southwest 32-30 to run their record to 7-0 in duels.
“The team is building momentum heading into the final three weeks of the season,” …

Blazers 2nd at Eastern Kansas League wrestling tournament

The Blazers varsity wrestling team finished in second place at the Eastern Kansas league tournament Feb. 15 at Blue Valley. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Jacob Bonham, at 113-pounds, Dustin Williams at 170-pounds, Emilio Fowler at 182-pounds and Seth Pesek at 195-pounds grabbed gold medals helping the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer varsity wrestling team to a second place finish in the Eastern Kansas League …

Darnell leads Jag JV past Louisburg

Brandon Darnell scored 13 points leading the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade JV boys team to a 33-16 win over Louisburg.
Pioneer, 7-4, led by 10 points at halftime and extended the lead to 11 at the end of …

Blazers fall to Blue Valley North

Falling behind early, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer varsity boys basketball team dropped a 68-50 decision to visiting Blue Valley North, Feb. 14.
North moved to 13-3 and remains undefeated in the Eastern Kansas League behind the 24-point performance …

GEHS Blazers place in color guard competition

Three members of the Gardner Edgerton High School Marching Band Color Guard competed at a color guard competition in South Sioux City, Neb., earlier this month.
All three placed in the Marching Auxiliary Dance Regional Soloist Color Guard Competition.
Autumn …

GEHS football players sign to play at next level

Senior quarterback Jared Hobby was one of 10 Blazer football players recently signing national letters of intent. Hobby signed with William Jewell and leaves Gardner Edgerton High School as the career passing leader with 4,235 yards and with 39 career passing touchdowns. Submitted photo

Ten Gardner Edgerton High School football players recently signed national letters of intent to continue their careers in college.
Traevohn Wrench will attend the University of Kansas. Wrench racked up 2,091 rushing yards and 30 touchdowns in 260 carries for …

Defense key to 8th grade Jags victory

It was a standing room only crowd attended the 11th Annual Fill the Fieldhouse event at Gardner Edgerton High School on Feb. 7. The Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade varsity boys team scored a 38-17 win over cross town rival Wheatridge Middle School. The eighth grade Pioneer JV boys also defeated Wheatridge 31-21.  Submitted photo

Defense was the key as the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade boys varsity basketball squad turned back cross town rivals Wheatridge Middle School, 38-17, Feb. 7.
PRMS, 5-4, jumped to an early 8-4 first-quarter lead and went up 16-11 …

Lady Blazers lose to BV Southwest

Falling behind 27-23 at halftime, the Lady Blazers varsity basketball squad dropped a 61-46 Eastern Kansas League game at Blue Valley Southwest, Feb. 7.
Gardner Edgerton High School kept within striking distance after three quarters, trailing by five at 39-34, …

Blazers outduel Blue Valley Northwest

Tyler Ewbank won the 145-pound division helping the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers defeat Blue Valley Northwest in its final dual Feb 7.  Submitted by Shonda Burger

Making the most of their final home duel, the Gardner Edgerton High School varsity wrestling defeated Blue Valley Northwest 37-24, Feb. 7.
Match winners include Matt Klaurens at 113 pounds, Jake Hills at 132 pounds, Tyler Norton at 138 pounds, …

Blazers out duel BV Northwest

Making the most of their final home duel, the Blazer varsity wrestling defeated BV Northwest 37-24, Feb. 7.
Match winners were Matt Klaurens (113 lbs), Jake Hills (132 lbs), Tyler Norton (138 lbs), Tyler Ewbank (145 lbs), Dustin Williams (170 …