April 24, 2014

GEHS coaches send endorsement notes to parents

Danedri Thompson


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 …

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

GEHS quarterback Jared Hobby rushes for yardage in first quarter action at home against Blue Valley Northwest.  Hobby also completed 5-11 passes for 88 yards leading the Blazers to a 43-14 win.  The team remains at home to host McPherson Oct 7. Photo courtesy of Plank Photography

Dave Switzer
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 …

GE falls to BV in state semi-final


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 …

‘Blazers scrape past McPherson Bullpups

GEHS blazed through Blue Valley Northwest Oct. 8. The squad narrowly defeated Mcpherson this weekend. File photo

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 …

‘Blazers now 2-0

ABOVE: Gardner Edgerton High School senior runningback Brett Jensen rushed for 111 yards on 13 carries as the ‘Blazers improved to 2-0 with a 52-18 home win vs. Blue Valley North last week. The ‘Blazers, the top-ranked team in the state, travel to Bishop Miege,2-0, for a key Eastern Kansas League matchup sept 17. Submitted photo

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 …