February 13, 2016

Huppe, Webb earn all-state basketball honors

Gardner Edgerton High School junior Kyle Huppe and senior Tanner Webb recently earned state  6A honorable mention basketball honors. Webb and Huppe both averaged over 13 points per game and led GEHS to a 12-8 overall record and third place in the East Kansas League. The team also took second in the Spring Hill tourney. Continue Reading

Blazers finish 3rd in EKL league

GEHS senior CJ Hall helped the Blazers to a 12-9 record and third place finish in the East Kansas league this season. The Blazer closed the season with a first round 6A sub state loss at Olathe South. Photo courtesy of Plank Photography The season recently came to a close for coach Jeff Langrehr and Continue Reading

Blazers go 12-8 following home wins against Schlagel, Bishop Miege

Dave Switzer Special to The Gardner News Gardner-Edgerton upped their season record to 12-8 with a pair of home victories last week- in games that had two contrasting styles. On Tuesday Feb. 21, the Blazers engaged in an old-fashioned shoot- out with Schlagle, winning a fast-paced 88-75 thriller. Three nights later, GE put their defense Continue Reading

Trailblazers run into tough stretch against top-ranked Blue Valley teams

David Switzer Special to The Gardner News Facing two of the best teams in the state, the Gardner Edgerton Varsity boys dropped a pair of contests last week. On Feb. 7, GE faced off with third-ranked Blue Valley Northwest. The Blazers stayed in the game early, only trailing by six after one period at 17-11.  Continue Reading

GEHS varsity boys continue impressive run

Dave Switzer Special to the Gardner News After reeling off two come-from behind victories last week, the Gardner Edgerton boys’ basketball squad upped its season record to 9-5. The Blazers, who have won seven of the last nine contests, also stand at 6-3 in the rugged Eastern Kansas League-arguably the state’s best basketball circuit. GE Continue Reading

GEHS squeaks past Blue Valley West, 38-37

Kyle Huppe scored 5 points as GEHS posted a big 38-37 EKL win at Blue valley West Jan 6. The Blazers host rival St. Thomas Aquinas Jan 10.  Photo courtesy of Plank Photography Dave Switzer Special to The Gardner News CJ Hall buried a baseline jumper with less than 26 seconds remaining in the contest Continue Reading

Senior Leader

Zach Hickman led GEHS with 24 points in a 67-57 home win versus Blue Valley Southwest just before the holiday break. The Blazers hit the road this week with games at Blue Valley North (Jan. 3) and Blue Valley Northwest (Jan. 6).