April 24, 2014

Largest squad in GEHS history expects challenging cross country season

Mica Marriott
mmarriott@gardnernews.com

The Gardner Edgerton High School Cross Country Team will compete with over 100 schools by the time state-championships come around this fall season. For the last thirty years, one of the most challenging opponents for GEHS Cross …

‘Blazers football poised for state championship run

Two ‘Blazers celebrate a great play last year. The squad is favored to play for the championship again this year. File Photo

Dave Switzer
Special to the Gardner News

Expectations are high for the 2010 Gardner Edgerton High School Football program.

One year after just missing the state championship, the ‘Blazers stand poised to claim the ultimate crown this season.

Local, state, …

GEHS class of 1990 to reunite

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School class of 1990 is pictured in the GEHS gymnasium — currently the Wheatridge Middle School gymnasium — during the final week of high school in 1990. Submitted photo

The Gardner Edgerton High School class of 1990 will host a class and all-school reunion in October. The class will host a 20 year class reunion during the first weekend of October. All GEHS alumni are invited to mingle starting …

GEHS ACT scores outpace state average

The Gardner Edgerton High School graduating class of 2010 has posted USD 231’s highest composite ACT score in history. The average composite ACT score for GEHS for 2010 is 22.8 according to figures released by the national office of the …

ESPN to broadcast GEHS football game

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 when it visits town Oct. 22. File photo

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

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

ig attention on a national scale, according to an Aug. 20 press release from USD 231.
ESPN has announced it will broadcast the Oct. 22 football game …

Frontier, Eastern KS Leagues share some common partners historically

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Although Gardner Edgerton High School leaves behind its common competitors of yesteryear in the Frontier League, the school’s new league home has a history with some of GE’s former Frontier rivals.

“Through the year’s (the EKL) has …

Bowen’s 16’0″ vault highlights showcase

Gardner-Edgerton High School senior-to-be Casey Bowen cleared 16’0″ to highlight an impressive performance by locals at the 1st Annual Gardner Summer Street Vault, Aug. 6.
Bowen was one of 19 area vaulters ranging in age from eight to 28 that …

GEHS to phase out horn logo

The current horns logo will be phased out over the course of the next few years.

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Horn fever isn’t dying, but the logo associated with Gardner Edgerton  High School will be changing in the next three years.

“Horn fever is not dead. It’s going to be a newer, and I think better version …

Opinion Column: High school students should value education

Veronica Mullin

Guest Columnist

Writing is a talent. Unfortunately, it’s a talent that is in danger of becoming lost to my generation. It’s probably not a surprising how many kids I know who roll their eyes at simple journaling assignments, …

Plank returns from Italian softball tour

Shelby Plank, a junior at Gardner Edgerton High School this fall, just returned from a 10-day visit to Italy. She made the tour as a member of an American 16-year-old girls fast pitch softball team.  Submitted photo

Shelby Plank just returned from a tour of Italy with her 16-year-old American fast pitch softball team.
Plank, who will be a junior at Gardner Edgerton High School this fall, was invited by her pitching coach Christie Ambrosi and was …