April 18, 2014

Trailblazers blast Bonner Springs, 76-40

Traevohn Wrench (20) rushed for a school record 453 yards and 7 touchdowns in the Blazers 76-40 first round 5A playoff win at Bonner Springs Nov. 4. The Blazers host Shawnee Heights in state quarterfinal action Nov 11.  Photo courtesy of Plank Photography

Dave Switzer
Special to The Gardner News
Playing well after tough losses has been a trademark of this year’s Gardner Edgerton High football team.
They certainly did respond to a difficult loss to Blue Valley with a superb performance in …

Broncos win finale

Using a balanced scoring attack, the Spring Hill Bronco football squad posted an impressive 59-6 win versus Osawatomie in the District 4A finale on Oct. 27.
Jeff Lovetinsky rushed for three touchdowns and tossed another as Spring Hill capped its …

Trailblazers defeat St. Thomas Aquinas, 27-18

Dave Switzer
Special to The Gardner News
Propelled by a fast start, Gardner Edgerton edged Aquinas 27-18 in a 5A district game played on Oct. 21.
The Blazers looked like they were going to run away with this one early, …

OUR VIEW: It’s tme to rally behind the Blazer football squad

Courtesy of Plank Photography

It’s that time of year again. In most corners of the country, people are enjoying the scents and sights of fall – leaves, turning and falling, in shades of red, orange and gold, and summer growing old.
But the colors …

GEHS Blazers’ 50-33 win over Pittsburg fraught with challenge

Quarterback Jared Hobby gets ready to pass in second quarter action against Pittsburgh Oct. 14. Hobby scored two touchdowns leading the Blazers to a 50-33 first round district 5A win. The Blazers continue the season at St. Thomas Aquinas this Friday. Photo courtesy of Plank Photograhpy

Quarterback Jared Hobby gets ready to pass in second quarter action against Pittsburgh Oct. 14. Hobby scored two touchdowns leading the Blazers to a 50-33 first round district 5A win. The Blazers continue the season at St. Thomas Aquinas this

Broncos lose opener

Spring Hill High School’s three-game win streak was snapped with a hard-fought 42-14 first round 4A district loss at Louisburg, Oct. 14.
Both teams traded first quarter touchdowns. Louisburg scored on a 71-yard run by Garrett Griffin while Spring Hill …

WMS football squad drops to 4-2 after loss

Quarterback Nolan Beets rushed for 172 yards and three touchdowns leading the Wheatridge Middle School eighth-grade boys varsity football squad to a big home win versus Ottawa, Oct. 4.
Other touchdowns came from Tre Jackson, David Collins and Blake Leon.…

WMS football squad drops to 4-2 after loss

Ottawa scored in every quarter and posted a 52-0 home win versus the Wheatridge Middle School seventh-grade varsity football squad, Oct. 4.
Despite the loss, Dakota Kemp led all rushers with 125 yards. Bryson Rohr led the defense wtih eight …

Second half surge lifts Jaguars to victory

Scoring 18 second half points, the PRMS seventh grade varsity football squad posted a 24-6 win at home versus Paola, Sept. 27.
After a scoreless first quarter, PRMS went up 6-0 just before halftime thanks to a touch down pass …

Oswald Scores 3 TD’s

Jacob Oswald scored three touch downs leading the Pioneer Ridge eighth grade varsity football squad to a 36-14 win at Paola, Sept. 27.
Besides Oswald, Andrew Halverson had TD runs of five and 30 yards, and quarterback Jack Mills scored …