September 1, 2015

School profits from TV exposure

Danedri Thompson

USD 231 spent a lot of money to make the district’s appearance on national television an exciting experience, but financially the big game was a net gain for school coffers.

“Yes there were expenses, but the revenues …

ESPN rolls into town for ‘Blazer game

Amy Cunningham

ESPN, Kan. —  ESPN employees will spend Thursday and Friday readying the District Activites Complex to broadcast live the football game between the Gardner EdgertonTrailblazers and the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints, but preparations for telivising the match-up …

‘Blazer squad readies for big televised rivalry match

Amy Cunningham

When the Saints come marching into town this Friday for the much-anticipated televised match-up with the Gardner Edgerton High School football team the ‘Blazers will have no trouble maintaining focus.

According to GEHS coach Marvin Diener, the …

GEHS preps for national close-up on ESPN

Amy Cunningham

As game time draws near, Gardner Edgerton High School staff continue to prepare for the upcoming match-up between the Trailblazers and St. Thomas Aquinas this Friday, Oct.  22 at District Stadium.

Members of the ‘Blazer football team

ESPN to broadcast GEHS football game

Corbin H. Crable

A small-town high school’s football team has garnered b

ABOVE: The Gardner Edgerton High School Trailblazers pause during their game against De Soto High School last fall. ESPN is set to capture ‘Blazer action on film