August 28, 2015

OUR VIEW: Starling cited for underage drinking

We don’t know many recent high school graduates that haven’t tipped back a bottle or two. And that includes almost every staff member at the Gardner News.
So, it was with reluctance that we chose to run a story about …

Starling cited for drinking

Bubba Starling, former Gardner Edgerton High School standout and recent Kansas City Royals aquisition, was cited on Sept. 24 in Arizona for underage drinking.
Starling was cited along with two other Royals players during a traffic stop. He was a …

Starling wins All-Metro, Means second team

Bubba Starling was recently voted the K.C. Star’s All-Metro Baseball Player of the Year.
Despite missing two weeks of the season with a quad injury, he still produced impressive numbers. He batted .481 with four home runs and 18 runs …

EDITORIAL: Whatever Starling decides he’ll have support of GE community

The decision before local sports hero Bubba Starling should be an easy one as he stands on the precipice of a multi-million dollar baseball contract.

But we don’t envy the decision before the young standout and his family. It’s easy …

Royals pick GE standout Bubba Starling in MLB draft

The decision just got tougher – or easier – depending on who is asked for local sports standout Bubba Starling.

The Kansas City Royals selected the outfielder in the first round of the Major League
Baseball draft on Monday evening, …

Starling wins Simone Award

Rack up another one for Bubba Starling.

Bubba Starling is pictured with a banner commemorating his Simone Award. Submitted photo

The Gardner Edgerton High School senior was awarded the Thomas A. Simone Memorial Award – an award that recognizes the …

School district to consider 2012 bond issue

Danedri Thompson

If school officials are successful in purchasing land at Waverly Pointe, they won’t have the means to build more practice fields and a parking lot near the high school until they pass a bond issue.

According to …

‘Blazers football squad falls in state semi-finals to finish the season 12-1

GEHS senior quarterback Bubba Starling scores a touchdown in 5A Sub State final action Nov .19 at Blue Valley.The ‘Blazers lost 45-42 to the Tigers and ended the season with a 12-1 record. Submitted photo by Angie Plank

Dave Switzer

GE falls to BV in state semi-final


Dave Switzer

Special to the Gardner News

Gardner Edgerton’s magical football season ended a game short of the ultimate prize – a state championship.

The ‘Blazers lost a heartbreaker to Blue Valley 45-43 in a …

‘Blazers roll past Bonner Springs

Dave Switzer
Special  to The Gardner News

Gardner Edgerton’s inexorable march to the state championship game continued with  a dominant performance Friday night.

Facing off against an overmatched Bonner Springs club, the state’s top ranked eleven rolled to an impressive …