February 7, 2016

Nonamaker named KS Assistant Coach of the Year

Thane Nonamaker has been honored as the 2015 Kansas Assistant Track and Field Coach of the Year for his outstanding work in pole vault. Nonamaker received this award at the Kansas Cross Country Track and Field Coaches Association annual dinner on Saturday, Jan. 9. Nonamaker, a 20-year veteran of GEHS, is currently an Honors Algebra Continue Reading

Lady Blazers roll past Blue Valley West 45-29

Cassidy Androff scored 18 points and Kelsey Leffert added 13 leading the lady Blazers to a 45-29 win over Blue Valley West last week. GEHS, 4-3, jumped to an early 17-8 first quarter lead and went up 31-13 by halftime. The Lady Blazers scored 14 second half points to seal the verdict. Other scorers included Continue Reading

Androff scores 14 in Lady Blazers win

Cassidy Androff fired in 14 points leading the Lady Blazers varsity basketball team to a 59-50 win over Blue Valley North last week. GEHS, 3-3, held a 15-12 first quarter lead and went up 29-23 by halftime, a 17-10 third quarter run sealed the verdict. Besides Androff, Kynli Nelson added 10 points, Angelice Tucker and Continue Reading

SH Invitational Basketball Tournament set

The annual Spring Hill Invitational basketball tournament will run from Jan. 19-22. Included in the field are Spring Hill, GEHS, Osawatomie, Piper, Sumner, Blue Valley Southwest, Veritas Christian and Goddard-Eisenhower.

Pioneer Ridge boys roster set

Following a two-day tryout, Pioneer Ridge recently announced its seventh and eighth grade rosters. On the eighth grade roster are Jeffrey Alena, Riley Bolen, Trenton Bryan, Conner Burns, Isaac Elkinton, Tyler Fehtrenbacher, Lane Gall, Zach Galvin, Tyler Goetzmann, Dyvin Johnson, Austin Oldham, Bryan Oneri, Jacob Runyan, Brock Stewart and Alex Wisecup. The seventh grade roster Continue Reading

Blue Valley Southwest rallies past Broncos

Scoring 24 fourth quarter points, the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves turned back Spring Hill 65-50 last week. Spring Hill, 3-3, trailed just 26-24 at halftime and pulled even at 41-41 after three quarters. But Southwest placed its offense in high gear in the fourth quarter to seal the verdict. “We struggled with turnovers and rebounding,” Continue Reading

Blazers return to Eastern Kansas League action

After a short holiday break, the Blazer boys basketball teams resumed their EKL schedule at Blue Valley North this week. GEHS, 1-3, got its first win of the season turning back Blue Valley Southwest 48-44 just before the break. “The kids really stepped up their defensive effort and rebounding,” said Coach Jeff Langrehr. “We showed Continue Reading

SH Broncos resume basketball season

The Broncos boys basketball season resumes this week with action versus Blue Valley West. So far, Coach Wes Book had guided his group to a 3-2 overall record, 1-1 in Frontier League action. The losses came to Paola in overtime and to Osage County in the title game of the Central Heights tournament. “Up to Continue Reading

Broncos wrestle well at Johnson County Classic

Using balanced scoring, the Bronco varsity wrestlers turned in an impressive performance at the Johnson County Classic at Blue Valley. Sam Christy led the way with a second place finish at 285 pounds. Right behind came Keegan Crotchett with a sixth place finish at 195 pounds and Nathan Rossmorsl took eighth at 220 pounds. Alex Continue Reading

SH Lady Broncos prepare for De Soto

Spring Hill’s lady Broncos Coach Clay Frigon has used the holiday break to practice on his team’s timing and offensive execution in preparation for a Jan.y 12 matchup against De Soto. Spring Hill, 3-3, dropped decisions to Blue Valley Southwest and Paola prior to the break. In the Paola loss, Spring Hill got 10 points Continue Reading