October 4, 2015

Lady Blazers win home invitational

Placing four runners in the top 10, the Lady Blazers cross country team captured first place honors in their home invitational, Sept. 29. McKenzie Scroggin led the way with a first-place 4k time of 16:57. Her effort brought praise from coach Larry Ward. “McKenzie is such a hard worker and it was nice to see Continue Reading

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 finished 23rd in a 4k run. For the boys, Dewey Molenda led the way with 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 boys 1st, girls 5th at Turner invite

Placing six runners in the top 20, the Gardner Edgerton High School boys cross country team captured its second straight title with a five-point win at the Turner Invitational, Sept. 14. The boys won the 10-team invite with a low score of 55 points – five better than runner-up Olathe North (60). Derby followed with Continue Reading

4 Broncos medal at invitational

Four Broncos brought back medals from the Santa Fe Trail Cross Country Invitational, Sept. 8 in Overbrook. In the JV girls race, Taylor Hayden earned a silver medal with a 4k time of 20:11. Although not medaling, Amanda Williams clocked 23:07. In the varsity girls competition, Makaela Willis earned an eighth-place medal in a 4k Continue Reading

4 Broncos on Tri-County spotlight cross country team

Four Broncos were recently selected to the Tri-County Spotlight cross country team. Leading the list was Makaela Willis whose 17:00 4K clocking at the Central Heights Invitational earned a spot on the first team. Also on first team was Macy Carbajo, a two-sport fall athlete (volleyball, cross country) who ran her way onto the team Continue Reading

Daniels paces ‘Blazers at state CC meet

Ali Daniels’ 12th-place finish helped the Lady ‘Blazers take fifth place at the state 5A cross country meet at the Rim Rock course in Lawrence, Oct. 30. Daniels clocked a 4k time of 16:29 and brought back a 12th-place medal. Right behind came sophomore Dana Goodwin who clocked 16:32 – good enough for a 16th-place Continue Reading

‘Blazer cross country runners qualify for state

Several Gardner Edgerton High School cross country athletes earned a trip to the 5A state meet after posting qualifying marks in the St. Thomas Aquinas 5A regional at Johnson County Community College, Oct. 23. The Lady ‘Blazers placed three runners in the top 20 and brought back a third-place team finish. St. Thomas Aquinas took Continue Reading

Willis, Bybee pace Broncos at 4A CC meet

Makaela Willis and Derek Bybee paced the Spring Hill cross country effort at a 4A regional in Wyandotte County Park, Oct. 23. Willis just missed qualifying for state with a personal best 4k time of 16:47 – good enough for 18th place. Bybee claimed 26th in a 5k time of 18:29. “Overall, I was real Continue Reading

5 CC Broncos medal at Louisburg

Five Broncos brought back medals from the Louisburg cross country invitational, Oct. 7. On the girls side, Makaela Willis continued to excel with a fifth-place 4k time of 17:15. Right behind came Macey Carbajo with a sixth-place medal time of 17:45 and the other medal went to Brooke Smith in a ninth-place time of 18:09. Continue Reading