October 4, 2015

‘Blazers pummel Pitt

Dave Switzer Special to The Gardner News Dominating in all three phases of the game, Gardner Edgerton blasted Pittsburg 49-0 in the opening game of 5A district play on Oct. 15. The ‘Blazer offense scored on four of their five first half possessions as they went up 35-7 at the intermission. GE then put the Continue Reading

‘Blazers vault to 5-0

Dave Switzer Special to the Gardner News Fueled by a 35-point onslaught in less than 12 minutes, Gardner Edgerton completely overwhelmed Blue Valley Northwest, 63-14 in the Huskies homecoming contest on Oct. 1. The ‘Blazers and Northwest were tied at seven late in the first quarter before GE reeled off  that 35-point explosion to put Continue Reading

‘Blazers run away with Homecoming shut-out

Dave Switzer Special to the Gardner News In a workmanlike effort, Gardner Edgerton upped its season record to 4-0 with a 56-0 win over Blue Valley Southwest on Sept. 24. The ‘Blazer offense, which has been so dynamic all season, came out a bit flat, scoring only one touchdown-a 20 yard Ryan Weber run-in the Continue Reading

‘Blazers now 2-0

Dave Switzer Special to the Gardner News It was a serious case of déjà vu at USD 231 district stadium Friday night. Just like in the season opener last week, Gardner Edgerton scored on an 80-yard run by Bubba Starling on the first play from scrimmage. That scintillating scamper-part of a 503 yard rushing effort Continue Reading

Starling plays in high school all-star baseball game at Wrigley Field

Bubba Starling, GEHS senior, participated in the Under Armour All-American High School All-Star game at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Ill., Aug. 14. Starling was one of only 36 high school all-stars nationwide invited to play in the elite game. He started centerfield and batted third in the line-up for the National team. The Nationals dropped Continue Reading

Starling’s arm, bat help Team USA win

Gardner’s Bubba Starling continues to play a key role in the Team USA National baseball team’s winning ways. On July 14, Starling pitched a scoreless inning of relief helping Team USA defeat the Chaska Cubs 8-3 at Chaska Athletic Park in Chaska, Minn. On July 15, Starling laced a double off the right centerfield wall Continue Reading

Starling helps Team USA to victory

Gardner’s Bubba Starling collected a hit and one RBI helping Team USA’s 18-under boys baseball squad to a 4-0 win versus the Greater Alliance N.Y. All Stars, July 10 in Hempstead, NY. The 18-under National team concluded its five-game exhibition slate with the Greater NY all-stars July 10 and now embark on a nine-game exhibition Continue Reading

GEHS’ Starling, Miller on All-Metro baseball squad

Bubba Starling of Gardner-Edgerton High School and Jordan Miller or Spring Hill were recently named to the K.C. Star All-Metro baseball squad. Starling earned first team honors as an outfielder. The GEHS senior-to-be hit .508 with eight home runs, 24 RBI, 33 runs scored, and 21 stolen bases for the Blazers, who finished 14-7. As Continue Reading

Starling joins National 18-under baseball roster

After a two-week trial, Bubba Starling earned a spot on the elite 20-man 18-under National baseball team roster, July 4. Starling and his teammates begin their quest for a gold medal at the 2010 IBAF AAA 18-under world junior championships this week in New York. Team USA play the Greater NY Alliance All-Stars starting July Continue Reading