October 30, 2014

Organ recipient advocates the gift of life

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Gardner Edgerton High School student Evan Donahue needed a second chance at life the moment he was born.

Diagnosed with posterior  urethral valves right after birth, Donahue was going to need a new kidney at some point …

GE grads offer insight into life after high school

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

Fourteen Gardner Edgerton High School alumni from the class of 2010 gathered to talk to the school’s current seniors about what they will face when they walk out the high school doors and onto college campuses and  …

GE falls to BV in state semi-final

BLAZERS FALL IN STATE SEMI-FINALS

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 …

‘Blazer football squad preps for BVHS rematch

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

The undefeated Trailblazer football team will take its show on the road this Friday evening when team members travel to Blue Valley High School in a high-stakes rematch that will reward the winner with a birth to …

GEHS Veterans program highlights local service members

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

When Carley Lintz awoke on the morning of Oct. 12, 2006 at 3 a.m. to the sound of her sobbing mother, she knew life had changed forever, her step-father, Rodney Price, was wounded in Mosul, Iraq while …

Veterans Day events scheduled for Thursday

• Gardner Edgerton High School will honor local veterans and their families with a video presentation that includes photos of alumni veterans of the school. A reception will follow. The public is invited. The festivities begin at 9:30 a.m. on …

‘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 …

GEHS preps for national close-up on ESPN

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

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

‘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 …

Metro Sports donates $250 to GE engineering club

Gardner Edgerton High School National Engineering Design Challenge squad received $250 from a Time Warner Cable initiative. The program, aimed at helping math and science programs in area high schools will donate $250 to each school competing in the Metro …