November 1, 2014

Late Jag rally falls short

A furious fourth-quarter rally fell just short and the Pioneer Ridge seventh-grade boys varsity basketball team dropped a 33-31 decision to Paola in the fifth place game of the Frontier League tourney in Baldwin on Feb. 18.
Pioneer lost the …

Jags win regular season finale

Connor Boyt scored 10 points and Jared Highfill added six leading the Pioneer Ridge Middle School Jag seventh-grade varsity basketball team to a 40-24 win versus Lexington Trails in the regular season finale at home, Feb. 6.
PRMS, 8-5, jumped …

Jag volleyball place 2nd at tourney

Battling ‘til the end, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh-grade varsity volleyball squad brought back second-place honors from the Frontier League tourney at Ottawa on Oct. 8.
In the championship versus Spring Hill, Pioneer lost 25-21, 21-25, 5-15.
“The girls …

Second half surge lifts Jaguars to victory

Scoring 18 second half points, the PRMS seventh grade varsity football squad posted a 24-6 win at home versus Paola, Sept. 27.
After a scoreless first quarter, PRMS went up 6-0 just before halftime thanks to a touch down pass …

Oswald Scores 3 TD’s

Jacob Oswald scored three touch downs leading the Pioneer Ridge eighth grade varsity football squad to a 36-14 win at Paola, Sept. 27.
Besides Oswald, Andrew Halverson had TD runs of five and 30 yards, and quarterback Jack Mills scored …

Jags volleyball team sweeps Baldwin

Playing their best volleyball of the season, the PRMS seventh grade girls varsity volleyball squad earned a sweep at Baldwin, Sept. 26.
In the opener, PRMS posted a 25-21, 25-19 win and took the nightcap, 23-25, 25-22, 25-19.
Top performances …

Walker runs for 4 TDs in Jaguar win

Tony Walker rushed for four touchdowns leading the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth-grade varsity to a 52-6 home win versus Ottawa, Sept. 13.
Pioneer, 1-2, jumped to a 30-6 first-quarter lead and went up 38-6 by halftime. The Jags tacked …

Jag JV volleyball wins

The Pioneer Ridge seventh-grade JV volleyball squad evened its record at 202 with a pair of match wins versus Ottawa at home Sept. 6.
“We worked hard on our serving and overall game play,” said coach Nicole Van De Berghe. …

Pioneer Ridge Jag varsity wins twice

The Pioneer Ridge seventh-grade varsity football team started the season with a pair of wins versus Louisburg and Spring Hill last week.
In the season opener Sept. 6 at Louisburg, PRMS posted a hard-fought 14-8 win.
Jonas Pippitt got things …

Pioneer Ridge to host garage, bake sale to benefit student with CF

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

Judy Hart is like most other 14-year-old girls – she’s smart, she’s artistic, she blushes when you ask her about boys – but one thing sets Judy apart from other teenagers, she’s a fighter.

Judy Hart

Hart, …