February 6, 2016

GEHS coaches send endorsement notes to parents

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com At least two Gardner Edgerton High School coaches are throwing their support behind three candidates for school board. GEHS football coach Marvin Diener and GEHS wrestling coach Matt Yeamans sent letters endorsing Patty Fabing, Mary Nelson, and Joel Riggs to the parents of football players and wrestlers. The trio was also endorsed Continue Reading

Blazers add another win overwhelming Blue Valley Northwest, 43-13

Dave Switzer submissions@gardnernews.com Gardner Edgerton used its power running attack and a swarming defense to overwhelm Blue Valley Northwest 43-14 in Eastern Kansas League action on Sept. 30. The Blazers dominated the game from the get-go, going up 9-0 before three minutes had elapsed in the contest. After scoring two points on a safety, GE Continue Reading

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 5A state semi-final played in front of a packed house at Blue Valley District Stadium Continue Reading

‘Blazers scrape past McPherson Bullpups

Dave Switzer Special to the Gardner News Playing in front of a huge crowd-which included Nebraska coach Bo Pellini, Gardner Edgerton and McPherson put on quite a show Friday night. Both offenses were virtually unstoppable in a 49-42 shootout win on the road by the ‘Blazers. Getting a school record 273 yards rushing from Bubba Continue Reading

‘Blazers now 2-0

Dave Switzer Special to the Gardner News It was a serious case of déjà vu at USD 231 district stadium Friday night. Just like in the season opener last week, Gardner Edgerton scored on an 80-yard run by Bubba Starling on the first play from scrimmage. That scintillating scamper-part of a 503 yard rushing effort Continue Reading