April 24, 2014

Blazers run well at Shawnee Mission South track Invitational

Trae Henderson, junior, hands off the baton to Marcus Gilmore, junior, in the boys 400 meter relay at the Shawnee Mission South Invitational last weekend. Photo courtesy of Courtney Franz

Using balanced scoring, the Gardner Edgerton High School track teams turned in impressive performances in an opening-season Shawnee Mission South Invitational, April 5.
The Lady Blazers battled to a fourth place tie with Shawnee Mission West. The Blazer boys finished …

Van Vleet, Meeks lead Blazer tennis effort

Micah Van Vleet and Dylan Meeks led the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer tennis effort in competition at Washburn Rural in a quadrangular last week.
At Washburn, the Blazer duo posted a perfect 4-0 record to win the championship. They …

GEHS wrestlers compete at nationals

Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Seth Pesek, Tyler Norton, TJ Burger, Emilio Fowler and Dustin Williams participated in the USA National Folkstyle Wrestling Tournament in Cedar Falls, Iowa last weekend. Williams placed second in the 160-pound division.…

Blazer baseball team sweeps Blue Valley

Using strong pitching and defense, the Blazer baseball team swept Blue Valley by scores of 2-1, and 6-4 last week.
At Blue Valley April 1, pitcher Brett Wolford was near perfect. He tossed a one-hitter, with nine strikeouts and Jacob …

Norton’s place in state wrestling tourney

Tyler Norton placed fourth in the 138-pound weight division at the USAWKS Folkstyle state wresting championships in Topeka last weekend. Norton competed as a member of the East Kansas wrestling club. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Tyler and Christian Norton turned in an impressive performance at the USAWKS state tourney at the Topeka Expocentre last weekend.
Tyler took fourth in the 138-pound division, while Christian Norton took sixth in the 14-and-under, 120-pound division.
April 4-5 will …

Blazers lose baseball opener versus SMEHS

The Gardner Edgerton High School baseball team’s offense struggled in a 5-1 loss to Shawnee Mission East High School in its home opener March 29.
Luke Whitlow and Jacob Means had the Blazers’ only two hits, and Chance Carney scored …

Lady Broncos track season begins

After nearly a month of practice, the Spring Hill High School Lady Bronco track team begins the season April 4 at the Baldwin Invitational.
Coach Brad Reinking welcomed 27 Broncos at the first practice and has been busy preparing the …

Rocky Mountain National meet

Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Dustin Williams, left, grabbed gold in the 170-pound division at the Rocky Mountain National meet last weekend. Seth Pesek, right, placed fourth in the 195-pound division at the same meet.…

GEHS wrestlers compete in off-season

Gardner Edgerton High School wrestlers TJ Burger, Tyler Norton, and Dustin Carstens continue to rack up grappling accolades in the off-season.
The trio qualified for the USA Wrestling-Kansas Folk Style State Championships by placing in the top four at the …

Two Broncos make all-league team

Spring Hill High School basketball players Chris Bybee and Drew Cygan recently earned honorable mention awards on the All-Frontier League basketball team.
Bybee averaged 12.7 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game. Cygan averaged 11.7 points, 7.6 rebounds, and …