March 31, 2015

Bronco baseball team looks to compete for Frontier League title, state

After nearly three weeks of practice, the Spring Hill High School Bronco varsity baseball season will begin with a double-header at Ottawa High School, March 30.
The SHHS C-team takes the field with a home double-header against Shawnee Mission East …

Lady Blazers prepare for upcoming season

Led by top returners Abby Buie and Karli Smith, the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer track team is busy preparing for its season openers.
The freshman team travels to Blue Valley West High School for a March 26 opener. …

Annual Chamber dinner draws hearty crowd

The University of Kansas Head Football Coach David Beaty speaks to the Gardner Area Chamber of Commerce during its annual dinner on March 4. Beaty shared insights on rebuilding KU’s football program. KU announced the hiring of Beaty, a former wide receiver coach and offensive coordinator at Texas A&M and at KU, last December. Beaty will be tasked with rebuilding the faltering Jayhawk football program. Last year, the Jayhawks lost all but one game.

The University of Kansas Head Football Coach David Beaty speaks to the Gardner Area Chamber of Commerce during its annual dinner on March 4. Beaty shared insights on rebuilding KU’s football program. KU announced the hiring of Beaty, a former

Gardner-Edgerton wrestler Seth Pesek named Hy-Vee athlete of the week

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Seth Pesek was selected Hy-Vee and Time Warner Cable High School Athlete of the week on March 3. Pesek recently won his third straight state wrestling title. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Seth Pesek was selected Hy-Vee and Time Warner Cable High School Athlete of the week on March 3. Pesek recently won his third straight state wrestling title. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Seth …

Lady Blazers lose to Blue Valley Northwest High in sub-state action

The Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers fought to continue their basketball season last week in first-round 6A sub-state play.
Early on, the Blazers took control of a game against Blue Valley Northwest High School on March 5. The GEHS …

Pioneer Ridge Middle School 8th grade Jags complete perfect season

Members of the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade basketball team are pictured. Front row: Gage Gulley, Gabe Mendez, Matt Beyer, Trent Cochran, Tyler Rollwagen, Corbin Schrack. Back row:  Coach Collins, Tyler Chaffee, Brody Marshall, Lucas Soza,  and Katie Whittley. Submitted photo

Members of the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade basketball team are pictured. Front row: Gage Gulley, Gabe Mendez, Matt Beyer, Trent Cochran, Tyler Rollwagen, Corbin Schrack. Back row: Coach Collins, Tyler Chaffee, Brody Marshall, Lucas Soza, and Katie Whittley.

SHHS Broncos lose sub-state opener

Cold shooting proved to be the downfall for the Spring Hill High School Bronco boys varsity basketball team. The Bronco squad dropped a 67-48 decision against Paola High School in first round 4A sub-state action last week.
“We got into …

Overtime loss in sub-state game ends Blazer boys basketball season

Gardner Edgerton High School jumped to a 17-12 first quarter lead in 6A sub-state play against Olathe Northwest High School last week. The Blazer team was unable to hold on to the lead, however, and the loss ended GEHS’ boys …

Wheatridge boys face TRMS in cross town battle

It was a tough road for Wheatridge Middle School boys basketball teams on Feb. 26 as all four squads fell to cross town rival Trail Ridge Middle School.
The seventh grade JV WMS squad played a close game the ended …

Slow start sinks lady Broncos versus Paola

A slow start sunk the sub-state hopes of Spring Hill High School’s lady Bronco varsity basketball team.
The Bronco team dropped a 50-23 decision to Paola High School last week in the 4A sub-state play. The loss ends the Bronco …