April 20, 2014

Blazer baseball signees

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Jacob Means, Noah Tenove and Wally Nellor, in front, recently signed national letters of intent to play college baseball. They are flanked by Ryan Plankenhorn, Assistant Gardner Edgerton High School Coach and Corey Schrack, Gardner Edgerton High School Head Coach. …

Broncos outlast Ottawa, 63-62

Scoring 38 second half points, the Spring Hill High School Bronco boys basketball team turned back visiting Ottawa, 63-62 in Frontier league action, Feb. 28.
Spring Hill held a 17-16 first quarter lead but fell behind 37-25 by halftime. The …

Blazers turn back Jags, 52-45

A strong second half comeback lifted the Blazer varsity boys basketball team to a 52-45 win over Blue Valley West in East Kansas league play last week.
GEHS, 10-10, trailed by two points midway through the fourth quarter when senior …

Blazers cap off undefeated duel wrestling season

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Dustin Williams has dominated the 170- pound weight division, helping the Blazers to a perfect 8-0 record in duals this season. The Blazers defeated Emporia 40-24 in their final dual Feb. 13.  Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

The Trailblazer wrestlers capped off the duel portion of their season with an impressive 40-24 victory over Emporia, Feb. 13.
“We finished with an undefeated 8-0 duel record and now look forward to the league tournament,” Said Coach Matt Yeamans.…

Blazers 2nd at Eastern Kansas League wrestling tournament

The Blazers varsity wrestling team finished in second place at the Eastern Kansas league tournament Feb. 15 at Blue Valley. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Jacob Bonham, at 113-pounds, Dustin Williams at 170-pounds, Emilio Fowler at 182-pounds and Seth Pesek at 195-pounds grabbed gold medals helping the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer varsity wrestling team to a second place finish in the Eastern Kansas League …

Brown to play soccer at Ottawa

Alix Brown, Spring Hill High School senior, center, signed a national letter of intent to play soccer at Ottawa University this fall.  FRONT ROW: Eric Huxtable, SHHS assistant coach, Teia Brown (Mother), Alix, and Phil Brown (father). BACK ROW: Marc Gordon, Ottawa University coach.  Submitted photo

After a stellar career at Spring Hill High School, Alix Brown will continue to play soccer at Ottawa University this fall.
She made it official Feb. 20, signing a national letter of intent in front of family and friends in …

PRMS defeats Louisburg in post season tourney

The Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grade boys varsity basketball squad held visiting Louisburg to just 12 points and rolled to a 41-12 win in first round action of the Frontier League post season tournament, Feb. 20.
Pioneer, 10-3, led …

Darnell leads Jag JV past Eudora

Brandon Darnell scored 16 points leading the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade JV boys basketball team to a 34-15 win against Eudora in the season finale, Feb. 18.
“This was a fun season, and the kids improved each game,” …

Blazer Wrestlers 2nd at JV league tourney

Behind four gold medal efforts, the Gardner Edgerton High School JV wrestlers wrapped up the season with a second place finish in the Eastern Kansas League tournament last week.
Overall, GEHS posted a 24-16 record and placed seven wrestlers. The …

Blazer JV falls to Blue Valley

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer JV boys basketball team dropped a hard fought 66-54 decision to Blue Valley, at home, Feb. 18.
“The kids played a great game, and we just missed some key free …