July 30, 2014

Borth to participate in Football University Top Gun Event

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 was invited …

Prairie Punisher set for July 12 at local park

Prairie Punisher athletes race off the starting line during the 2012 event. The 2013 event was rained out. Submitted photo

Prairie Punisher athletes race off the starting line during the 2012 event. The 2013 event was rained out. Submitted photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Dozens of athletes will go the distance in Gardner on July 12. For the 13th year, the …

Gardner Thunder making noise

The Gardner Thunder 8-under team has an 8-2 record so far in the Gardner Olathe Parks and Recreation league. The team roster includes Nick Kilonzo, Nick Woolington, Connor Plantz, Harm Waterborg, Gunnar Kyle, Ethan Bunce, Brady Winslow, Austin Elley, Chase Karlin, and Preston Garber. Submitted photo

The Gardner Thunder 8-under team has an 8-2 record so far in the Gardner Olathe Parks and Recreation league. The team roster includes Nick Kilonzo, Nick Woolington, Connor Plantz, Harm Waterborg, Gunnar Kyle, Ethan Bunce, Brady Winslow, Austin Elley, Chase

Edstrom signs letter of intent

Connor Edstrom, Gardner has signed a letter of intent to play men’s soccer for first year head coach Shane Taylor and Bethany College in the 2014-2015 academic year.
Edstrom played his high school ball at Gardner Edgerton High School. He …

Season comes to a close for Gardner Blazer baseball team

Another successful season has come to a close for Coach Jeff Stewart and his twelve and under AA Gardner Blazers competitive baseball team.
The Blazers participated in nine competitive tournaments over the spring and summer with a final record of …

Former GEHS ballplayer drafted by Baltimore

Former Gardner Edgerton High School baseball standout John Means recently was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles. He was initially drafted out of high school in 2011, but  he forewent professional baseball to attend college. He pitched the last two seasons at the University of West Virginia earning All-League honors. He is the son of Alan and Jill Means of Gardner. Submitted photo

Former Gardner Edgerton High School baseball standout John Means recently was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles. He was initially drafted out of high school in 2011, but he forewent professional baseball to attend college. He pitched the last two seasons

Bruin ball club season off to competitive start

It’s been quite a season so far for Coach Matt McClure and his Gardner 11-and-under Bruin baseball team.
McClure has guided his group to an 11-4 record in the Gardner competitive league, and the team has a 12-7 mark in …

Next Level baseball squad marks successful season, tournament play

FRONT ROW:  Nick Bozinos, Trey Bebee, Cameron Schultz, Zak Jonas, Tristan Davis, Hunter Cole.  MIDDLE ROW:  Dalton Mall, David Adamson, Nick Ingolia, Henry Savasten, Leon Gaeta, Dutch Kauffman, Reid Frase. BACK ROW:  Steve Adamson, coach; Lee Kauffman, coach and Jeff Frase, head coach. Submitted photo

FRONT ROW:  Nick Bozinos, Trey Bebee, Cameron Schultz, Zak Jonas, Tristan Davis, Hunter Cole. MIDDLE ROW:  Dalton Mall, David Adamson, Nick Ingolia, Henry Savasten, Leon Gaeta, Dutch Kauffman, Reid Frase. BACK ROW:  Steve Adamson, coach; Lee Kauffman, coach and Jeff

Blazer vaulters excel

It continues to be a successful summer for coach Thane Nonamaker and his Blazer pole vaulters.
In the vault United Invitational at St. Theresa’s High School June 21, Tim Visos-Ely cleared 11-feet, 6-inches. and Connor McGuire topped 13-feet.
Kyle Stubler …

Seven Broncos on All Tri-County baseball team

Seven Spring Hill High School Bronco baseball players were recently selected to the All Tri-County team.
Named to the first team were Jordan Henning, an outfield; Chris Bybee an infielder); and infielder Ivan Hughes.
Honorable mentions went to outfielder Michael …