July 3, 2015

3 Broncos named to all-state soccer team

The members of the Spring Hill High School lady Broncos soccer team were recently named to the all-state team.    Mikayla Smith was named to the first team. Smith was a leader in goals scored in 4A-level soccer in Kansas this …

5 Blazers named to EKL softball team

The All-Eastern Kansas League softball team is heavy with members from the Gardner Edgerton High school softball squad.
Five lady Blazers were recently named to the All-EKL team.
Sydney Anderson, Kiana Baderdeen, and Cassidy Greer scored first team honors. Anderson, …

SH volleyball player named to USA Youth National Training Team

Regan Pittman, Spring Hill, is a member of the 20-player USA Volleyball Girls’ Youth National Training Team. The athletes will compete in youth world volleyball championships in Lima, Peru.
The GYNT is the highest level of programming for players born …

Local girl named to USA gymnastics team

Kynsee Roby, a former Gardner resident and the daughter of Joe and Kyetta Currier, has been named to the 2015-2016 U.S. Gymnastics Junior National Team.
Roby earned a spot on the squad by finishing in the top four in all-around …

10-and-under Blazer baseball team making strides in Blue Valley league

BOTTOM ROW:  Austin Buie, Brayden Fouts, Kollin Gretencord, Bru Haas, Conner Elder, Eli Blazic SECOND ROW: Cody Davis, Eli Jensen, Ozzy Poage, Kendall Crowell, Elson Blanding BACKROW COACHES: Derik Fouts, Ryan Gretencord, Brock Haas, Robert Davis Submitted photo

BOTTOM ROW: Austin Buie, Brayden Fouts, Kollin Gretencord, Bru Haas, Conner Elder, Eli Blazic SECOND ROW: Cody Davis, Eli Jensen, Ozzy Poage, Kendall Crowell, Elson Blanding BACKROW COACHES: Derik Fouts, Ryan Gretencord, Brock Haas, Robert Davis Submitted photo

Facing strong …

Blazer vaulters reaching new heights at area summer competitions

Tom Fabing placed second in the boys 15-16 year-old division with a jump of 9 feet, 6 inches at the KC Invitational at Washington  high school last weekend.Submitted photo

Tom Fabing placed second in the boys 15-16 year-old division with a jump of 9 feet, 6 inches at the KC Invitational at Washington high school last weekend. Submitted photo

Several Gardner Edgerton High School vaulters continue to post top …

Gardner Ice softball squad competing in Blue Valley League

Gardner Ice 18-and-under catcher Kendra  Rogers gets set for a pitch in Blue Valley league action last week. Submitted photo

Gardner Ice 18-and-under catcher Kendra Rogers gets set for a pitch in Blue Valley league action last week. Submitted photo

Coached by Steve Adamson, the Gardner Ice 18-and-under softball team remains competitive in the Blue Valley League this summer.
On …

Local teachers play The Star Spangled Banner at Royals game

Photo courtesy of Ernie Biggs

Photo courtesy of Ernie Biggs

Two USD 231 music teachers played “The Star Spangled Banner” at the Royals game on June 6. Here, Gardner Edgerton High School Music Director, appears on the jumbo tron. Trailridge Middle School music teacher also …

Ottawa team joins Gardner city baseball league

Members of the Ottawa Hurricane 9-and-under team are pictured. They include Front row: Joshua Audiss, Casey Cobbs, Haydon Hull, Judah Olson and Caleb Hepner, Back row: Jaxon Mourning, Ryan Carey, Adam Ream, Owen Blaine, Cole McGrath and Carter Hepner. Coaches Cory Blaine, Ryan Cobbs, and Wade Hepner are not pictured. Submitted photo

Members of the Ottawa Hurricane 9-and-under team are pictured. They include Front row: Joshua Audiss, Casey Cobbs, Haydon Hull, Judah Olson and Caleb Hepner, Back row: Jaxon Mourning, Ryan Carey, Adam Ream, Owen Blaine, Cole McGrath and Carter Hepner. Coaches

11-under team ranked 3rd in state

Members of the 11-and-under AA ball team are pictured. They include front row: Carson Schrack, Jake McClure,Derek Toomey, Brady LeCluyse, Tyler Butash; second row: Connor Wisecup, Charlie Kuzma, Avery Pillow, Zach Soza, Loudon Nokes, Jacob Dillion; Third row: Coach Matt McClure, Coach Robert Dillon and Coach Blair Lecluyse Submitted photo

Members of the 11-and-under AA ball team are pictured. They include front row: Carson Schrack, Jake McClure,Derek Toomey, Brady LeCluyse, Tyler Butash; second row: Connor Wisecup, Charlie Kuzma, Avery Pillow, Zach Soza, Loudon Nokes, Jacob Dillion; Third row: Coach Matt