July 23, 2014

Spring Hill High School will have a new boys basketball coach next fall

Boys basketball coach Wesley Book, pictured, will replace Rick O’Neill. Submitted photo
Boys basketball coach Wesley Book, pictured, will replace Rick O’Neill. Submitted photo

Boys basketball coach Wesley Book, pictured, will replace Rick O’Neill. Submitted photo

With playing and coaching experiences at the high school and college levels, Wesley Book is looking forward to stepping into the role as new head coach of the …

SHHS’ Clark to play in KS Shrine Bowl

Spring Hill High School alum Kainon Clark was recently selected to play in the 2014 Shrine Bowl. The game, which pits football players from across the state against one another, will be on Wednesday July 26, at Carney Stadium in …

Gardner Golf Course hosts annual junior clinic

Pictured are participants in the 24th Annual junior golf clinic held at the Gardner Golf Course June 9-12. Golfers received a round of golf and trophies at the end of the week.  Submitted photo
Pictured are participants in the 24th Annual junior golf clinic held at the Gardner Golf Course June 9-12. Golfers received a round of golf and trophies at the end of the week.  Submitted photo

Pictured are participants in the 24th Annual junior golf clinic held at the Gardner Golf Course June 9-12. Golfers received a round of golf and trophies at the end of the week. Submitted photo

The 24th Annual Junior Golf Clinic …

Gardner vaulters reaching new heights

Three Gardner-Edgerton pole vaulters made marks in the Vault United Invitational at St. Theresa’s High School last weekend.
Karli Smith, a Gardner Edgerton High School Sophomore, cleared 9-feet, while Sydney Weatherington, a Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grader, cleared a …

Two Broncos medal at state track meet

Lara Spaulding and Kainon Clark recently brought back medals from the 4A state track meet in Wichita.
Spaulding placed seventh in the high jump with a leap of 5’0”.
Clark claimed sixth in the discus with a toss of 151’5”.…

Lane is doing big things

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Abbie Lane, Gardner Edgerton High School sophomore, returned from an injury her freshman season and qualified for the state 6A meet in the 300 hurdles. She also sang the national anthem at the state’s opening ceremony.

Late rally sinks Blazers

A late rally fell just short and the Blazer 13-and-under AAA baseball team dropped an 8-5 decision to Mac-N-Seitz team in Metro division action at the 3&2 stadium last week.
The loss overshadowed an excellent overall performance by Devlin Specht. …

Four SHHS Broncos earn slots on All-Frontier League softball squad

Frontier League coaches recently took notice of Spring Hill High School lady Broncos’ softball talent. League coaches named four SHHS players to its conference squad.
First baseman Chasity Ward was named to the All-Frontier League first team. According to SHHS …

Bubba Starling homers in Wilmington series

Former Gardner Edgerton High School baseball standout Bubba Starling stroked a grand slam home run for the Wilmington Blue Rocks in Carolina League action against the Potomac Nationals last week.
Starling, the Kansas City Royals’ number-one draft choice in 2011, …

Blazers finish well at league events

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Jaylon Radel (standing) and Traezon Henderson (sitting) led the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers sprint team this season.  Radel, a senior, won the Shawnee Mission North and Eastern Kansas League 100-meter titles while Henderson, a junior, posted a …