April 19, 2014

Schrack named new Blazer baseball coach

Corey Schrack was recently selected as the new Blazer baseball head coach.
He replaces Tiny Van Rheen who has been head of the program since 1994.
Schrack has coached at the high school and collegiate levels and recently worked in …

Base hit

JC Baseball 2011

Johnson County shortstop Austyn Hatton swings at a pitch in action versus the Olathe Ducks earlier this season. First base coach Charlie Brenneman looks on. Hatton helped the Cowboys to a third place finish in the Olathe 12-under Competitive league. …

Esparza delivers game winning hit in Bronco victory

Christian Esparza stroked the game-winning hit and Jake Lovetinsky was the winning pitcher as the Broncos 14-under baseball team defeated the Olathe Dodgers 7-6 in first round action of the Gardner post-season competitive tournament at Celebration Park, July 6.
Unfortunately …

Broncos 2nd in 14-under Gardner tourney

Spring Hill 14-U

The Spring Hill 14-under baseball squad recently wrapped up second place in the Gardner competitive post-season tourney held July 5-9 at Celebration Park.
The Broncos reached the final but dropped a hard-fought 10-8 decision to the Olathe Scrappers.
“The team …

Blazers U11 AAA compete at state tournament

The U11 GE Blazers were a top-ranked AA team and were elevated to a AAA level team at the end of the 2011 season.
With an overall record of 30-14, the Blazers went to the Kansas State AAA Tournament held …

SHHS Broncos sweep Baldwin the diamond

Using timely hitting and solid defense, Spring Hill swept a doubleheader at Baldwin, April 12.
In the opener, Spring Hill held on for an 11-9 win and rallied for a 6-5 victory in game two.
“We picked up two big …

‘Blazers lose twice to STA

A pair of losses to St. Thomas Aquinas last week dropped the ‘Blazer baseball team record to 2-5.
At Aquinas April 12, GEHS fell behind 10-4 after four innings and lost a 13-9 decision.
STA jumped to a 4-0 first-inning …

‘Blazers lose to Bishop Miege High at home

Brett Wolford delivers a pitch in home action earlier this season. The Blazers fell to 2-3 with a 7-0 loss to Bishop Miege April 7.Next action comes April 14 at home versus St. Thomas Aquinas. Photo by Angie Plank

The ‘Blazers two-game win streak came to a halt with a 7-0 home loss to Bishop Miege, April 7.
Playing without the services of Bubba Starling (quad muscle injury), Gardner Edgerton High School struggled to get its offense going.
Miege …

Starling plays in high school all-star baseball game at Wrigley Field

Bubba Starling, GEHS senior, participated in the Under Armour All-American High School All-Star game at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Ill., Aug. 14.

Starling was one of only 36 high school all-stars nationwide invited to play in the elite game. He …

Jr. ‘Blazers 2nd at 3&2 post season tourney

The Gardner ‘Blazers third grade boys baseball squad recently took second place at the 3&2 post-season tournament. Pictured are Front Row: Cooper Hart, Noah Yeamans, Dakota Baker, Isaiah Jackson, Colten Cassida. Second Row: Carsen Miller, Nathan Brown, Baylor Maxwell, Gage Gulley, Corbin Schrack. Back Row: Coaches Matt Yeamans, Chad Maxwell, and Corey Schrack. Not pictured: Luke Jennings.

It’s been quite a season for Coach Matt Yeamans and his Gardner ‘Blazers third grade boys baseball squad.

Yeamans guided his group to a second-place finish in the top division of the Johnson County 3&2 third grade post-season tournament, July …