July 30, 2014

Blazers notch win over Blue Valley North

The Gardner-Edgerton Blazers toppled Blue Valley North tonight. The Blazer squad nabbed 55 points to the Tigers 7. Check back for the full story on Monday.…

Blazers in state semis after big win

Dave Switzer

Special to The Gardner News

While Gardner Edgerton’s defense has played well this year, it has usually been in the shadow of the Blazers high powered offense.

But not in this week’s playoff win against Shawnee Heights.

Defensive …

Trailblazers blast Bonner Springs, 76-40

Traevohn Wrench (20) rushed for a school record 453 yards and 7 touchdowns in the Blazers 76-40 first round 5A playoff win at Bonner Springs Nov. 4. The Blazers host Shawnee Heights in state quarterfinal action Nov 11. Photo courtesy

Trailblazers defeat St. Thomas Aquinas, 27-18

Dave Switzer
Special to The Gardner News
Propelled by a fast start, Gardner Edgerton edged Aquinas 27-18 in a 5A district game played on Oct. 21.
The Blazers looked like they were going to run away with this one early, …

OUR VIEW: It’s tme to rally behind the Blazer football squad

Courtesy of Plank Photography

It’s that time of year again. In most corners of the country, people are enjoying the scents and sights of fall – leaves, turning and falling, in shades of red, orange and gold, and summer growing …

GEHS Blazers’ 50-33 win over Pittsburg fraught with challenge

Quarterback Jared Hobby gets ready to pass in second quarter action against Pittsburgh Oct. 14. Hobby scored two touchdowns leading the Blazers to a 50-33 first round district 5A win. The Blazers continue the season at St. Thomas Aquinas this

Buckingham’s 42 leads Blazer charge

GEHS sophomore Jacque Buckingham shot a 42 to capture first place at the Santa Fe Invitational, Sept. 27.
Also earning a medal was senior Kelsey Schaefer whose personal best (47) was good enough for fifth place. Freshman Jasmine Bailey had …

Blazers add another win overwhelming Blue Valley Northwest, 43-13

GEHS quarterback Jared Hobby rushes for yardage in first quarter action at home against Blue Valley Northwest. Hobby also completed 5-11 passes for 88 yards leading the Blazers to a 43-14 win. The team remains at home to host McPherson

Buckingham’s 41 leads Lady Blazer golf effort

Sophomore Jacque Buckingham fired a 41 and brought back a first-place medal from the Paola Invitational, Sept. 22.
Besides Buckingham, senior Kelsey Schaefer shot a 55 and freshman Jasmine Bailey, 62.
“A great team effort,” said coach Amy Van Rheen. …

Blazers compete well at Jayhawk Invitational cross country meet

GEHS cross country teams turned in impressive performances at the Jayhawk Invitational, Sept. 24 on the Rim Rock course in Lawrence.
Both teams competed in the Crimson Varsity divisions. The boys finished 20th in a 5k race and the girls …