February 14, 2016

Blazers back on winning track after 35-19 victory over Blue Valley

David Switzer Special to The Gardner News Big plays were the difference in Gardner Edgerton’s 35-19 victory over Blue Valley Southwest on Sept. 23. The Blazers found their big-play mojo early when quarterback Jared Hobby hit Tim Seymour on a 36-yard pass completion on the game’s first snap after the opening kickoff. That same combination Continue Reading

Blazers win Cross Country Invitational

The GEHS boys cross country team won the Turner Invitational title Sept 10. BACK ROW: Dewey Molenda (Jr), Keith Henies (Sr), Chris Kreiser (Jr), Arron Scott (Jr), Justin Wilde (Jr) FRONT ROW: Omar Quintana (Soph).  

Blazer soccer squads sweep Paola

The Blazer varsity and junior varsity soccer squads brought back identical 5-0 wins from Paola on Sept. 12. In the 5-0 junior varsity win, goals were scored by Blake Richardson, Ashton Vega, Kalyn Ahrens, and Alex Nunez. The shutout was provided by goalies Nunez and Vega. The j.v. record now stands at 4-0-0. The varsity Continue Reading

Blazers net 2nd place in home invitational

Playing its best tennis of the season, the Gardner Edgerton High School girls varsity squad placed second in its annual home invitational, Sept. 12. GEHS finished second – just five points shy of team champion Shawnee Mission East. Blue Valley Southwest took third, followed by Shawnee Mission Northwest, Lawrence Free State, Mill Valley, Spring Hill, Continue Reading

Blazers bested by Bishop Miege, 34-0

Dave Switzer submissions@gardnernews.com You knew it was going to be a tough one early in Gardner Edgerton’s contest with Bishop Miege. The Blazers fumbled on their second play from scrimmage, setting the Stags up in great field position with less than two minutes gone in the game. While the Stags didn’t cash in on that Continue Reading

Trailblazers overcome Blue Valley North in 54-20 road victory

 Dave Switzer submissions@gardnernews.com Sophomore running Traevohn Wrench rushed for 348 yards and five touchdowns to lead Gardner Edgerton to a 54-20 road victory over Blue Valley North on Sept. 9. The Blazers had more than 600 yards of total offense in gaining their first win of the year. GE scored on each of its six Continue Reading

Blazers win 13-under Kansas state title

Posting a perfect 6-0 record, Coach Mark Mills’ 13-under Blazer baseball team captured the 13 AAA state title June 25 at Heritage Park, Overland Park, Kan. A number two seed, the Blazers breezed through pool play with a 3-0 record. First round bracket play saw the Blazers defeat the reigning 2010 champion Kansas Mudcats 7-1 Continue Reading

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 in Gardner this year at Celebration Park. The young Blazers had a very good showing Continue Reading

Junior Blazers making mark in Gardner competitive league

As the season nears completion, Jeff Stewart’s young Blazer baseball team is making its mark in the Gardner competitive 10-under league. Stewart and his assistants have guided a very talented group to a 5-6 record and look forward to the stretch drive of the season. “For a young team we are progressing and competing very Continue Reading

Hughes competes at state golf tournament

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Jonathan Hughes ended his sophomore season on a high note, finishing 37th at the 5A state tournament May 23 in Newton. Hughes shot a solid 40-39 at the Sand Creek Station Course. His score was 11 strokes better than his state effort as a freshman. “Just a remarkable sophomore season for Continue Reading