November 25, 2015

Blazer soccer squad loses twice

Despite making marked improvement, the Lady Blazers soccer squad lost to highly ranked Mill Valley and Blue Valley Southwest last week. Against Mill Valley, ranked 4th in 5A, the Blazers dropped an 8-0 decision. Gardner Edgerton High School trailed 5-0 at halftime but got strong second half defensive performances from Blair Pfeifer and Lauren Grace. Continue Reading

Lady Blazers qualify for state volleyball tourney

For the first time since 2004, the Lady Blazer volleyball team has qualified for the state tournament.GEHS qualified with match wins against Olathe South and Olathe Northwest.The victories gave the Lady Blazers the Olathe East 6Asub state title. In the semi final versus Olathe South, GEHS rallied from a 20-24 deficit behind the serving of Continue Reading

Lady Blazers win home invitational

Placing four runners in the top 10, the Lady Blazers cross country team captured first place honors in their home invitational, Sept. 29. McKenzie Scroggin led the way with a first-place 4k time of 16:57. Her effort brought praise from coach Larry Ward. “McKenzie is such a hard worker and it was nice to see Continue Reading

Lady Blazers JV squad extends winning streak

The Lady Blazer volleyball squad improved to 11-4 with home wins versus Bishop Miege and Blue Valley, Sept. 22. In the opener, GEHS posted a 25-20, 25-22 win versus Miege. In the second match, GEHS prevailed 25-21, 25-19 versus Blue Valley. Alex Bangert led the way with 12 kills; Abby McCarthy had seven; Hannah Culbertson, Continue Reading

Lady ‘Blazers softball squad drops two games

Battling ‘til the end, the Lady ‘Blazer softball team dropped a home-opening double-header to Blue Valley West, April 7. In the opener, GEHS lost by a 9-1 score. The nightcap saw GEHS lose a close 5-4 decision. In game one, Shelby Plank went two-for-three at the plate. Alexis Pacheco stroked a triple and scored GEHS’ Continue Reading

Lady Trailblazers lose volleyball versus at BVNW

The Lady ‘Blazer volleyball squads traveled to Blue Valley Northwest Sept. 22 and fell short of victory in the varsity, JV and sophomore competition. In sophomore action, GEHS fell in two games, 8-25, 12-25 and the JV lost by scores of 9-25, 25-23, and 14-16. Despite the JV loss, Shelbe VanDeBerghe had nine kills and Continue Reading