November 25, 2015

Trailridge basketball teams lost

Battling till the end, the Trailridge girls seventh and eighth grade girls basketball teams lost to Baldwin last week. In eighth grade varsity competition, TMS dropped a 28-22 decision despite thirteen points from Kailani Donham. Other scorers were Sadie Watkins, four points, Payton Outler, two points. Scoring one point apiece were Violet Rude-Chapman, Madie Steed, Continue Reading

Mustangs wrestle well at Eudora

The Wheatridge Middle School wrestlers turned in top performances in last week’s Eudora Triangular. All told, WMS posted a record of 14-24 in competition against Eudora and Paola. Finishing with undefeated records were Adam Callahan, Roman Samuels, Mathias Gonzales, Teven Mckelvey and Dylan Gilby.

Lady Mustangs lose twice

The WMS Lady Mustang seventh grade basketball teams dropped a pair of decisions in their season opener at Ottawa last week. In varsity action, WMS lost 38-16 despite a twelve point performance by Sofia Semon. Ashlyn Bell and Jenna Mahoney had two points apiece. In the seventh grade JV game, WMS lost 30-4. Timmi O’Donnell Continue Reading

World Series victory parade

Locals fondly recall 1985 World Series

Mica Marriott-Ward Special to The Gardner News The Kansas City Royals brought home the World Series trophy for the first time in 30 years. The breathless, extra-inning game in New York City last week created long-lasted memories, just like the 1985 World Series win. Several local people have special memories of the excitement during the Continue Reading

Nothing but blue skies

Literally nothing but blue skies today as Royals fans climbed anything and everything to get a peek at their beloved Royals. Wheatridge Middle School student John Davis enjoys his day off school watching the Kansas City Royals’ World Series victory parade.

SH football completes season against Louisburg

Falling behind 23-13 at halftime, the Spring Hill High School Bronco football team dropped a 37-19 decision to Louisburg High School in the season finale last Friday night. Spring Hill jumped to a quick 7-0 lead when Tyshawn Straw returned the opening kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown. Louisburg countered with a six-yard touchdown run Continue Reading

Late rally lifts Blazers in season finale

Season ending win provides momentum for next football season Rallying from a 9-0 first half deficit, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer football team turned back visiting Olathe South High School 12-9 in a rain drenched season finale for both squads last Friday night at GEHS. Trailing 9-0, the Blazers went to work in the Continue Reading

Hometown Hero

Sgt. Kevin Harmon receives a Chiefs football and a standing ovation at Arrowhead Stadium. The Kansas City Chiefs recognized Harmon as a hometown hero during a home game against the Chicago Bears on Oct. 11. Harmon, a 2008 Gardner Edgerton High School graduate, joined the U.S. Marines after graduating from GEHS. He was stationed in Continue Reading

Ingold leads Broncos at State tourney

Erika Ingold brought back a sixth place finish from the State 4A golf tourney in Hays last week. Ingold carded a score of 90, helping the Spring Hill High School Bronco golf team to a fourth place team finish. “The team fought through 30 to 40 mile-per-hour wind conditions and really played well,” said SHHS Continue Reading