February 8, 2016

Buckingham paces Blazer golf effort

Gardner Edgerton High School junior Jacque Buckingham fired a 94 to pace the Blazer golf effort at Alvamar last week. Alvamar is the second leg of the EKL tournament that began at Leawood South Country Club and ends at Swope Park.  Each day is an 18-hole event. Besides Buckingham, Jasmine Bailey shot a personal best Continue Reading

Buckingham qualifies for state golf meet

Jacque Buckingham shot a 94 and qualified for the 6A state meet in competition at Heritage Park on Oct. 12. Although not qualifying, Kelsey Schaefer shot a 114 and Jasmine Bailey, 141. The state 6A meet was held Oct. 17 at Shadow Glen. Results were not available at press time.

Buckingham’s 42 leads Blazer charge

GEHS sophomore Jacque Buckingham shot a 42 to capture first place at the Santa Fe Invitational, Sept. 27. Also earning a medal was senior Kelsey Schaefer whose personal best (47) was good enough for fifth place. Freshman Jasmine Bailey had a score of 67.

Buckingham’s 41 leads Lady Blazer golf effort

Sophomore Jacque Buckingham fired a 41 and brought back a first-place medal from the Paola Invitational, Sept. 22. Besides Buckingham, senior Kelsey Schaefer shot a 55 and freshman Jasmine Bailey, 62. “A great team effort,” said coach Amy Van Rheen. “Everyone showed a lot of improvement.” On Sept. 21, Buckingham scored a new personal best Continue Reading

Buckingham’s 42 paces leads GEHS golf effort

Sophomore Jacque Buckingham fired a 42 – good enough for second place – leading the Lady Blazer golf effort at the Heritage Park Invitational, Sept. 15. “I was real happy with our play,” said coach Amy Van Rheen. “This is a tough course and a good experience for the kids. Competition came from mostly EKL Continue Reading

Hughes competes at state golf tournament

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Jonathan Hughes ended his sophomore season on a high note, finishing 37th at the 5A state tournament May 23 in Newton. Hughes shot a solid 40-39 at the Sand Creek Station Course. His score was 11 strokes better than his state effort as a freshman. “Just a remarkable sophomore season for Continue Reading

Hughes wins Paola Invitational golf title

arding a 75, Gardner Edgerton High School sophomore Jonathan Hughes won the Paola Invitational title, April 11. “Jonathan was consistent throughout the day and defeated a field of 46 to take the gold,” said Coach Scott Schaefer. “It was his first tournament championship.” As a team, GEHS totaled 348 to finish fourth. Cam Stranathan carded Continue Reading

Hughes’ 79 leads ‘Blazer charge at home invite

Sophomore Jon Hughes carded a 79 leading the ‘Blazer charge at the Gardner Invitational, April 7. Hughes tied for third but slipped to fourth on a scorecard playoff. Seniors Cam Stranathan and Ryan Jones recorded respectable scores of 87. Stranathan was awarded 25th and Jones, 26th. Chris Grizzle shot 101 for 56th and Tyler Rayburn, Continue Reading

Pickett leads Bronco charge at golf invite

Zach Pickett carded an 80 to lead the Broncos at the season-opening Gardner Invitational, April 4. Pickett earned a seventh-place medal and helped Spring Hill finish third out of 14 teams. “To place third at this invite is quite an accomplishment,” said Coach Rick O’Neil. “I was real pleased with the effort.” Also earning a Continue Reading

GEHS takes 5th place at EKL meet

Gardner Edgerton High School seniors Jami DeGrande and Katie Daniels led the Blazer gold effort in the third round of the Eastern Kansas League tournament at Swope Park Golf Course, Oct. 5. Daniels carded a 94 and DeGrande, 102, both personal best scores. As a team, GEHS finished fifth place with a three-round team total Continue Reading