April 24, 2014

Blazer track season begins at SMS

Senior sprinter Jaylon Radel will lead the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers at the Shawnee Mission High School South Invitational April 5.  Submitted Photo

After nearly a month of preparation, the Blazer track season will begin at the Shawnee Mission South High School Invitational, April 5.
On the boys side, Gardner Edgerton High School track Coach Brian McGee will look to senior sprinter Jaylon …

Carstens earns gold medal

Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Dustin Carstens brought back a gold medal from the south sub-district championships last weekend. Carstens was competing for the East Kansas wrestling club. Other Blazers advancing to the district one tourney at Olathe East will be TJ Burger, Dylan McDonald, …

Numbers speak well for Blazer softball team

The Blazer softball team will have numbers on its side when the season begins at home against St. Thomas Aquinas on April 2.
Coach Joanne Calvin welcomed 33 girls to practice two weeks ago and has witnessed an excellent attitude …

Five Blazers make District I Championship Tournament

Gardner Edgerton High School  senior Dustin Williams  won the 160-pound division for Kansas vs. Missouri in the 2104 Metro Classic at Kansas City Kansas Community College March 11. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Five Blazers advanced to the District I Olathe East Championship tournament after posting qualifying marks at the sub-district tourney, March 16.
The Blazers were competing for the East Kansas Wrestling Club. Earning a gold medal in the 160-pound division was …

Broncos optimistic about baseball season

The Spring Hill High School baseball squad lost Zach Girrens, a pitcher and first baseman; Luke Johnson, a pitcher and short stop; and left fielder Corey Spader to graduation last year, but a strong group of underclassmen have given coach …

Lady Blazer track season begins at SMS Invitational

Despite the loss of Cassie Wait and Danie Plank, GEHS veteran coach Larry Ward remains optimistic about the upcoming track season.
A year ago, Wait set a state record pole vault of 13’2” and Plank won her fourth straight state …

Youth baseball camp canceled

Trailblazer Spring you baseball camp for kids in fourth through eighth grade has been canceled.  The camp did not get enough participants.

Bonham takes second, Fowler takes fourth place

Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Jacob Bonham, a 113-pound sophomore, finished  second and Emilio Fowler, a 182-pound freshman, took fourth helping the Gardner Edgerton High School wrestlers to an eighth place finish at the 6A state tournament in Wichita.…

Spring Hill Broncos lose Sub State final

Struggling to find an offensive rhythm, the Spring Hill High School boys varsity basketball team dropped a 57-24 decision to Paola in a 4A sub-state final match on March 8.
Early on, Spring Hill kept it close, trailing 15-9 after …

Sub-State loss ends Lady Broncos season

A 47-40 Sub-state 4A loss brought the season to a close for Coach Clay Frigon and his Spring Hill High School Lady Bronco basketball team, March 6.
Early on, Spring Hill took control leading Louisburg High School 12-8 after one …