April 16, 2014

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

Far Right: Members of the American Legion Riders set up an avenue of flags around the Gardner Historical Museum on Saturday. Members of the group performed a 21 gun salute during a kick-off for the museum’s annual military exhibit.

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 …

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). Submitted photo

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 …

Blazers net 2nd place in home invitational

Samantha Aleman won first place in number one singles competition at the Annual Blazer Tennis Invitational Sept.12. The Blazers took second place in the team standings behind Shawnee Mission East. Submitted photo

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 …

Blazers bested by Bishop Miege, 34-0

Tim Seymour rambles for yardage in the home opener versus Bishop Miege Sept. 16th. The Blazers dropped 34-0 EKL league game to Miege. Photo courtesy of Plank Photography

Dave Switzer
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 …

Trailblazers overcome Blue Valley North in 54-20 road victory

GEHS sophomore running back Traevohn Wrench was the leading rusher in the area last week. He rushed for 357 yards and 5 touchdowns in the Blazers 54-20 win versus Blue Valley North.  Photo courtesy of Plank Photography

 Dave Switzer
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 …

Blazers win 13-under Kansas state title

U13AAA State Champs

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.…

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 …

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 …

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 …