February 12, 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

GE senior grapples way to school record

  GEHS senior Alex Stockton closed recently closed his wrestling career with a school record 38 falls. He posted an impressive 42-5 record this season, including a league and regional title and took fourth at 6A state in the 195 pound weight class. He represented Kansas in the Metro Classic Feb. 28 at Kansas City Continue Reading

Blazers win 6A regional title, qualify 9 for state wrestling meet

Gardner Edgerton High School dominated its home 6A regional Feb. 18 and qualified nine wrestlers for the 6A state meet in Wichita, this weekend. Four Blazers won regional titles and helped GEHS outscore runner-up Olathe North 174-118. Blue Valley West was a distant third with 108 points. “We got eight in the regional final,” said Continue Reading