December 1, 2015

Cross country girls’ team takes 4th at Mill Valley

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer cross country teams turned in top performances at the 20-team Mill Valley Invitational last Saturday. The Lady Blazers brought back a fourth place team finish thanks to medalists Larissa Wiedler, 11th, and Jade Haney, 14th. Carson Hughes led the GEHS boys’ team effort. Hughes finished in 37th place with Continue Reading

Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer golfers take honors in competition

Gardner Edgerton High School golfers, Mia Tovkach and Emily Smith, shot 38 and tied for third place at last week’s Overland Park Golf Course Ryder Cup scramble format tournament. The tournament format combines scores for tam points, two-person trophies and team trophies. Other groups were Taylor Hill and Hannah Trivitt, who shot 45, Taylor Snell Continue Reading

PRMS Competitors set CC school records

Kyleigh Bobki and Wrenner Brown set new school record leading the Pioneer Ridge Middle School effort at the Celebration Park Cross Country Invitational last week. In seventh grade girls’ competition, Bobki finished in 44th place, bringing home a new one mile record time of 7:07 minutes. Sadie Chorney followed finishing in 62nd place, Jennifer Hernandez Continue Reading

Blazers fall to St. Thomas Aquinas High, 30-7

Falling behind 20-0 at halftime, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer football team dropped a 30-7 Eastern Kansas League (EKL) decision at St. Thomas Aquinas High School Friday night. The Aquinas Saints, 3-2, struck first, taking a 7-0 lead in the first quarter thanks to a 67-yard run by quarterback Carter Oderman. The Saints added Continue Reading

GEHS laptop program overview scheduled

Gardner Edgerton High School students are set to receive Chromebooks as part of the district’s 1-to-1 technology program. However, before students can receive their laptop, at least one parent or guardian must attend a program overview meeting. Meetints are scheduled for 5 p.m., 6 p.m. or 7 p.m. on Oct. 14 and at 4 p.m., Continue Reading

Offensive kick assists in GEHS soccer win

Placing its offense in high gear, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer soccer squad brought back a 5-1 win from Ottawa High School last week. After a slow start, GEHS got things going thanks to junior Anthony Oneri’s first varsity goal. It came from an excellent corner assist from Sam Mayeske 17 minutes into action. Continue Reading

Late rally sinks SHHS

Scoring 10 fourth quarter points, the De Soto High School Wildcats escaped with a 27-24 win over Spring Hill High School last Friday night. “It was a tough loss for our guys,” SHHS Coach Jason Feeback said. “Hats off to De Soto. They are a good football team.” De Soto took an early 10-7 first Continue Reading

Boden sets record

Wheatridge Middle School seventh grader Mallory Boden set a new school record in the one mile. Her mile run, completed in 6:13 minutes, highlighted the lady Mustangs’ performance at the Celebration Park Cross Country Invitational last week. Boden’s school record time was good enough for a seventh place medal. Meanwhile, Mitch Lumley placed seventh in Continue Reading

KC Pumpkin Patch now in new location

WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, Special to The Gardner News Kirk & Julie Berggren have been owners of the KC Pumpkin Patch for 11 years. After losing their lease at the former Gardner location, they have now relocated to 13875 S. Gardner Road in Olathe. The new location is just 1.6 miles north of Gardner Continue Reading

Gardner Edgerton High School invited to join Sunflower League

Danedri Thompson Gardner Edgerton High School officials have received an invitation to join the Sunflower Athletic League. “We’re in the first phase of even talking about that,” USD 231 Superintendent Pam Stranathan said. GEHS currently belongs to the Eastern Kansas League, an eight team league including Bishop Miege, Blue Valley, Blue Valley North, Blue Continue Reading