February 11, 2016

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 Nov. 11 at GEHS. • The Johnson County government will sponsor its annual Veterans Day Continue Reading

‘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 70-0 triumph in a first round playoff game at USD 231 District Stadium. The ‘Blazers, Continue Reading

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. While capacity for the stadium has been expanded for the game, the crowd is expected to spill over into standing room Continue Reading

‘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 first half possessions as they went up 35-7 at the intermission. GE then put the Continue Reading

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 Sports Game of the Week through the cable company’s “Connect a Million Minds” program. GEHS Continue Reading

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 Country has been Baldwin during the Frontier League. Another opponent they look forward to competing Continue Reading

‘Blazers football poised for state championship run

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, and even nationwide media have certainly given this team some high marks. GE is the Continue Reading

GEHS class of 1990 to reunite

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 at 7 p.m. at the Tumbleweed on Oct. 1. Members of the class of 1990 Continue Reading

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 ACT. The GEHS average composite ACT score for 2009 was 21.8. For purposes of comparison, Continue Reading

ESPN to broadcast GEHS football game

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 between Gardner Edgerton High School and St. Thomas Aquinas. GEHS will host the game, which Continue Reading