August 28, 2015

Record turnout for Gardner Street Vault

Kayla Burcham prepares for a vault in competition at the annual Gardner street vault last week.Submitted photo

Kayla Burcham prepares for a vault in competition at the annual Gardner street vault last week. Submitted photo

A record 66 pole vaulters participated in the annual Gardner Street Vault at Gardner Elementary Aug. 1.
An additional five youngsters participated …

Westside Sluggers conclude successful season

The Westside Sluggers recently won the 9-and-under World series title. Team members include Back: Ty Schiller,Jordin Neal, Carson Eddleman, Jayden Good, Cooper Peterson. Front: Walker Beets, Aidan Gould, Jack Dilley, Aven Hanna, Jack Richards Coaches include Billy Hann, Dereck Gould, Garret Peterson, and Heath Good. Submitted photo

The Westside Sluggers recently won the 9-and-under World series title. Team members include Back: Ty Schiller,Jordin Neal, Carson Eddleman, Jayden Good, Cooper Peterson. Front: Walker Beets, Aidan Gould, Jack Dilley, Aven Hanna, Jack Richards Coaches include Billy Hann, Dereck Gould,

Junior Olympics

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Mallory Boden, Gardner, placed 68th in the 1500 meters with a time of 6.06.65 at the 12-and-under AAU Junior Olympics in Florida last week.…

Gardner Bruins win state title

Playing its best baseball of the season, the Gardner Bruins 12-A USSSA team recently won the state title at Blue Valley Sports Complex.
In first round action, the nine-seed Bruins turned back the Wellsville Eagles, 16-0. The Bruins dominated the …

State Champs

FRONT ROW: Dylan Jacobs, Kelley kueser, Cayden elder, Nate Gregg and Quinton Johns. SECOND ROW: Trenton Bryan, Storm Frazier, Brooks Langrehr, Gavin Young and Austin Brewer. BACK ROW: Coaches, Adam Brewer, Dave Johns, Jon Elder, Jeff Langrehr and Matt Kueser. Submitted photo

FRONT ROW: Dylan Jacobs, Kelley Kueser, Cayden elder, Nate Gregg and Quinton Johns. SECOND ROW: Trenton Bryan, Storm Frazier, Brooks Langrehr, Gavin Young and Austin Brewer. BACK ROW: Coaches, Adam Brewer, Dave Johns, Jon Elder, Jeff Langrehr and Matt Kueser.

Starling hits for cycle as Naturals win 10-4

Former Gardner Edgerton High School standout and Kansas City Royals’ top prospect Bubba Starling hit for the cycle July 28 as his AA Arkansas Naturals, a Royals’ affiliate, defeated the Arkansas Travelers 10-4.
Starling became the first Natural to hit …

GEHS alumni compete in area street vault events

Former Gardner Edgerton High School track star, Casey Bowen vaults in a competition at William Jewel College in Liberty, Mo. Submitted photo

Former Gardner Edgerton High School track star, Casey Bowen vaults in a competition at William Jewel College in Liberty, Mo. Submitted photo

Former Gardner Edgerton High School track standout Casey Bowen continues to excel in area pole vault competitions. The …

All-state soccer team includes 3 lady Bronco players

Mikayla Smith led an impressive list of Spring Hill High School lady Broncos recently named to the Kansas State Girls All-State Soccer team.
Smith earned first team honors while Sydney Shoemaker and Abigail Mikesell took second team awards.
Smith led …

Street vaulting event set to launch on Aug. 1

The Gardner Track Club in conjunction with the Johnson County Fair, the city of Gardner and USD 231 present the annual Street Pole Vault. Vaulting will begin at 1 p.m. on Aug. 1 on the north side of Gardner Elementary …

Softball team finishes season with double win

Catcher Bethany Schultz of the Gardner Ice gets set for a pitch in 18-and-under league action at Blue Valley last week. Submitted photo

Catcher Bethany Schultz of the Gardner Ice gets set for a pitch in 18-and-under league action at Blue Valley last week. Submitted photo

The Gardner Ice 18-and-under softball team completed its Blue Valley League play with a doubleheader sweep last …