July 30, 2014

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

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

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 …

Gardner Ice softball team takes 2nd place at Legacy Tournament

The Gardner Ice 16-18 year-old girls softball team recently placed second in the Legacy Tournament at the Olathe Girls Association complex last weekend. Submitted photo

The Gardner Ice 16-18 year-old girls softball team recently placed second in the Legacy Tournament at the Olathe Girls Association complex last weekend. Submitted photo

Solid pitching and defense carried the Gardner Ice 16-18-year-old softball team to a second …

PRMS 5th grader earns spot at state track meet

Zachary Barnett

Zachary Barnett

Zachary Barnett, 11 of Gardner, qualified to compete in the Hershey State Track Meet in Salina on June 21. In his very first track meet, the Johnson County Hershey Meet last April, Barnett took fourth place in the …

Broncos earn post season baseball honors

Eight Spring Hill High School Bronco baseball players recently earned All- Frontier League baseball honors.
Infielder Chris Bybee, SHHS senior, was named to the first team, while second team honors went to junior Garrett Kroutch, a catcher and senior Dalton …

Carrying a torch for Gardner Gold

Members of the Gardner Police Department and helpers ran a torch from the intersection of Moonlight and Main to the intersection of Center Street and Main on May 31. The event was in support of Special Olympics Kansas, and specifically, Gardner’s team, Gardner Gold. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Members of the Gardner Police Department and helpers ran a torch from the intersection of Moonlight and Main to the intersection of Center Street and Main on May 31. The event was in support of Special Olympics Kansas, and specifically,

Barnett qualifies for Hershey State Track Meet

Zach Barnett

Zach Barnett

Zachary Barnett, 11 of Gardner, qualified to compete in the Hershey State Track Meet in Salina on June 21. In his very first track meet, the Johnson County Hershey Meet last April, Barnett took fourth place in the …

Smith takes second at state

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Submitted photo

Karli Smith, Gardner Edgerton High School sophomore, cleared 9-feet, 6-inches to finish second in the 6A state pole vault competition last weekend in Wichita.…

Five Blazers earn medals in state track competition

Gardner Edgerton High School  sophomore Andrew Sprague tossed the discus, a personal best 150-feet, 1-inches to place seventh at the state 6A  meet in Wichita last weekend.  Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School sophomore Andrew Sprague tossed the discus, a personal best 150-feet, 1-inches to place seventh at the state 6A meet in Wichita last weekend. Submitted photo

Five Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers brought back medals from the …

Tennis duo places at state

Gardner Edgerton High School  seniors Dylan Meek and Micah Van Vleet concluded careers with a 12th place finish in number-one doubles at the state meet in Wichita last week.
The Blazer duo finished their three-year career with 64 wins in …