August 20, 2014

3 Blazers compete in national wrestling meet

T.J. Burger, Tyler Norton and Seth Pesek competed for Team Kansas in the 2014 ASICS-VAUGHN Junior Greco and Freestyle Nationals in the Fargo Dome in Fargo North Dakota July 21-26. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

T.J. Burger, Tyler Norton and Seth Pesek competed for Team Kansas in the 2014 ASICS-VAUGHN Junior Greco and Freestyle Nationals in the Fargo Dome in Fargo North Dakota July 21-26. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

T.J. Burger, Tyler Norton and …

Outdoor pole vault competition set for August 2 in Gardner

Devlin Specht, a Gardner Edgerton High School freshman, cleared a personal best 11-feet in competition at the St. Theresa Invitational last weekend.  Submitted photo

Devlin Specht, a Gardner Edgerton High School freshman, cleared a personal best 11-feet in competition at the St. Theresa Invitational last weekend. Submitted photo

The Gardner track club in conjunction with the Johnson County Fair, the city of Gardner and …

Successful season for Blazers

It’s been quite a season for Coach Corey Schrack and his thirteen and under AAA boys baseball team.
The team participated in the Metro division league at 3&2 stadiums in Lenexa and in several area tourneys.
“The team accepted the …

Summer Vaulting

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Devlin Specht, GEHS freshman, prepares for a practice pole vault on the runway last week. Specht is one of several Blazers participating in area vault Invitationals this summer.…

Youth ball club finishes summer season with 13-3 record

The Blazers 9-under baseball team recently won first place in the Prairie league with a 13-3 record. Submitted photo

The Blazers 9-under baseball team recently won first place in the Prairie league with a 13-3 record. Submitted photo

The Blazers nine-and-under baseball team recently wrapped up first place honors in the Prairie league standings with a 13-3 record.
The …

GEHS grad wins big at poker event

Chris Shaw poses with his chips during the World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas lat week. Shaw, a Gardner Edgerton High School grad, placed 85th in a field of 6,683. Submitted photo

Chris Shaw poses with his chips during the World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas lat week. Shaw, a Gardner Edgerton High School grad, placed 85th in a field of 6,683. Submitted photo

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Chris Shaw, …

Gardner Ice softball team competes in Metro tournament

The Gardner Ice softball finished second in their bracket at the Kansas City Metro tournament last weekend in Blue Valley. The tournament concluded the squad’s season. Submitted photo

The Gardner Ice softball finished second in their bracket at the Kansas City Metro tournament last weekend in Blue Valley. The tournament concluded the squad’s season. Submitted photo

It’s been quite a season for Coach Steve Adamson and his Gardner …

Top ranking for Bruins baseball team

With a final record of 31-11, the Gardner 11-and-under A Bruins baseball team finished as the number one ranked 11-under A team in the state of Kansas.
“With our points for the entire season, we finished as the number one …

SH boys basketball camp to begin

New Spring Hill High School Head Boys Basketball Coach Wes Book will be holding a camp July 21-23 at Spring Hill High School.
Sessions are first through fourth grade, 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.; and fifth through eighth grade, 3 …

Borth to participate in Football University Top Gun Event

Garrett Borth

Garrett Borth

Garrett Borth, a Gardner Edgerton High School freshman, has been invited and will be competing at the nation’s top prep football All-Star camp, Football University’s Top Gun at Dublin Jerome high school in Dublin, Ohio July 21-24.
Borth …