February 9, 2016

GEHS football game postponed

Due to anticipated inclement weather, the Gardner Edgerton High School varsity football game scheduled for Friday, Oct. 4 has been rescheduled. The Blazer squad will take on Blue Valley West at  2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Blue Valley District Activity Complex.

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 the Olathe school district.

Family horse may be evicted

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Not everyone is a Blazer fan, and that’s turning into a problem for Ryan and Flower Souter, Gardner. Blazer, a mini-horse, is being evicted from the couple’s home, courtesy of the Gardner Police Department. Ryan and Flower received a notice on May 17 that the special permit allowing them to house Blazer Continue Reading

Stripling places 4th at kids state wrestling meet

Lincoln Stripling’s fourth place at 8-under, 88 pounds highlighted the Gardner Edgerton Wrestling Club effort at the Kansas kids state championships, March 26. Stripling won his first two matches before losing a 13-5 third-round decision. He won his fourth match by pin before losing his fifth match by pin. Equally impressive was Alex Stockton who Continue Reading

Blazer soccer squad defeats KC Christian

Senior captain Lacey Cole’s goal with just 15 minutes left in the game lifted Gardner Edgerton High School to a 3-1 win at KC Christian, April 12. “I’m extremely proud of our team,” said Coach Jerad Gorney. “They have battled through injuries and some adversity early in the season.” Freshman Rachel Bovitz got things going Continue Reading

Trailblazer softball squad post first victory

Gardner Edgerton High School softball squad posted its first win of the season with a 4-3 decision at Paola, April 14. GEHS went up 1-0 in the first inning courtesy of an RBI single by Shelby Plank. The ‘Blazers added another run in the second when Mackenzie Skeens stroked an RBI single. Up 2-0, GEHS Continue Reading