December 22, 2014

Blazer football season ends

Gardner Edgerton High School senior quarterback Colton Mullin sets the offense in action at Olathe South High School last Friday night. The Blazers lost the season finale 49-22.  Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer offense huddles in the first quarter action at Olathe South High School Friday night. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer football team ended its season with a loss on …

Huskies win in OT

It took an overtime period but the Trail Ridge Middle School seventh grade JV girls basketball team escaped with a 25-24 win in its season opener against Pioneer Ridge Middle School.
Trailing by one point with less than 10 seconds …

Soccer squad season ends with regional loss

A first round, 4-0 regional 6A loss to Shawnee Mission East High School brought the season to a close for Coach Andy Weber and his Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer varsity soccer squad.
GEHS trailed 1-0 at halftime. The squad …

Royals, media create unusual election

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, left, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal made a campaign stop at New Century Oct. 27. In his re-election bid, Brownback faces Rep. Paul Davis, D-Lawrence. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, left, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal made a campaign stop at New Century Oct. 27. In his re-election bid, Brownback faces Rep. Paul Davis, D-Lawrence. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

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GEHS soccer team loses in double OT

It took two overtimes, but Blue Valley West High School’s soccer squad prevailed 3-2 on senior night at Gardner Edgerton High School last week.
GEHS took an early 1-0 lead when Carson Harding assisted Dakota Steuber on a goal. Eight …

Lady Broncos lose volleyball match to Paola

It took five sets on senior night at Spring Hill High School for the Paola Panther volleyball team to take the victory.
“Our seniors really wanted to win on their final home game of their careers,” SHHS volleyball Coach Alicia …

SH Broncos defeat SA, 42-12

The Spring Hill High School football team jumped to a 21-6 first quarter lead and never looked back en route to a 42-12 second round district 4A home win against Sumner Academy last Friday night.
The Broncos went up 7-0 …

Soccer game ends with loss after penalty kick

A successful penalty kick late in the game is all Blue Valley North High School needed to defeat the Gardner Edgerton High School soccer squad 1-0 the regular season soccer finale last week.
“We played outstanding defense again and created …

Blazers fall to Blue Valley Northwest

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Tanner Hughes, number 16, returns a kickoff for nice yardage in the Blazers game with Blue Valley Northwest last Friday night. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Tanner Hughes, number 16, returns a kickoff for nice yardage in the Blazers game with Blue Valley Northwest last Friday night. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School …

Long places 12th at state tennis meet

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Krista Long earned a 12th place medal in number one singles at the 6A state meet in Topeka last weekend. She is a two-time state finisher for the Blazers. File photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Krista Long earned a 12th place medal in number one singles at the 6A state meet in Topeka last weekend. She is a two-time state finisher for the Blazers. File photo

Gardner Edgerton High School …