February 13, 2016

Pesek sets Pioneer Ridge hurdle record

Seth Pesek set a new school record in the 100 meter hurdles highlighting an impressive performance by the Jags at the Louisburg Triangular, April 12. Pesek clocked 15.5 to set the new standard – beating the old record by just under two tenths of a second. Pesek also took part in three winning relays. He Continue Reading

Proud to be a Kansan — PRMS 6th grader

Benjamin Wyss, PRMS 6th Grader There are many reasons on why someone should be proud to be a Kansan. First of all Kansas is a very historic State. This is where the Oregon and Santa Fe trails crossed. Amelia Earhart was born here. This historic knowledge makes me proud to be here. The weather is Continue Reading

Proud to be a Kansan

Luke Laskowski, PRMS 5th Grader There are several reasons why I am glad I am a Kansan.  The first reason is that all of my family and friends live here in Kansas.  The second reason is that my favorite college basketball team is from here (KU).  They have won the National Championship a couple of Continue Reading

Proud to be a Kansan — PRMS 6th grader

Nadia Chorny, PRMS 6th Grader I am proud to be a Kansan for different reasons. One of them is, there are a lot of fun things to do here. Like, you could go to the Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, maybe Kaleidoscope, or could go to Nelson Atkins Museum. Maybe you could go to Lakeside Nature Continue Reading

Proud to be a Kansan

Lane LeRoy PRMS 5th Grader I am proud to live in Kansas because 34 is my football number and 34 is also the number Kansas came into statehood.  The 34th President of the United States also was from Kansas, his name is Dwight D. Eisenhower, he happens to have grown up in Abilene, Kansas, which Continue Reading

Proud to be a Kansan — PRMS 6th grader

Jared Highfill, PRMS 6th grader I’m Proud to be a Kansan because of our states achievements agriculturally. Kansas grows many different kinds of crops like wheat and sunflowers. Kansas is a low crime rate state, probably because of the population. Kansas provides a good educational program that are sought throughout most of eastern Kansas. Further Continue Reading

Flores scored 10 points in Lady Jag win

Hannah Flores scored 10 points leading the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth-grade girls junior varsity basketball team to a 25-8 win at Lexington Trail, Nov. 16. Besides Flores, Faith Jolly added five points; Ashtynn Trammell and Alivea Ruis, four; and Emma Fotovich, two points. PRMS improved to 5-1 with the win.

Hallier scores 13 pts in Jag win

Savannah Hallier scored 13 points, leading the Pioneer Ridge eighth-grade girls varsity basketball team to a 37-9 win at Lexington Trails, Nov. 16. Hallier scored six points in the first quarter as Pioneer (6-2) took control with a 15-13 run. The Lady Jags blanked Trails 13-0 in the second quarter and went up 28-3 by Continue Reading

Jag wrestlers wrap up season

A league tournament at Spring Hill on Nov. 13 wrapped up the wrestling season for the Pioneer Ridge squads. Eighth-grader Seth Pesek led the way, posting a perfect 14-0 record, including a league championship. Other league champs were Jacob Beard, Payton Lott, Tyler Norton, Danny McClure and Jarod Weekley. Runner-up league awards went to Matt Continue Reading

Pioneer Ridge student to help Chiefs with coin toss

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com When Colton Bryan, 11, steps onto the field at Arrowhead Stadium Sunday afternoon, he hopes his efforts will help the Kansas City Chiefs secure a victory. The Pioneer Ridge Middle School student won’t be suited up to play, but he will serve as an honorary team captain helping the Chiefs during the Continue Reading