October 6, 2015

Blazer soccer team defeats Ottawa

The Gardner Edgerton High School junior varsity and varsity girls soccer teams defeated the Ottawa High School Cyclones last week. In JV action, goalie Megan Wetherington earned her first shut out of the season with a 4-0 win. Kayla Hartman opened GEHS’ scoring, finding the net from 18 yards out. Briley Mittendorf also earned two Continue Reading

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

Bronco soccer players earn academic awards

The Kansas Soccer Coaches Association recently recognized several Spring Hill players on their All-Academic teams. The teams only include seniors that have a 3.1 GPA or better. Named to the All-Academic First Team (GPA 3.8 or more) were John Dziadura, Miles Updike, Ronnie Sullivan, and Josh Albrecht. The All-Academic Outstanding Team (3.4-3.79 GPA) included Austin Continue Reading

Broncos are Frontier League soccer champs

Tyler Hartsock, Niles Kahn and Derek Bybee scored goals leading the Spring Hill Broncos to a 3-0 home win versus Paola on Oct. 10. With the win, Spring Hill claimed the Frontier League championship. “We held Paola to just six shots all game and all six were in the first half,” said coach Michael Cox. Continue Reading

SH Broncos soccer squad wins in 2 OTs

It took two overtimes but Spring Hill prevailed 2-1 versus Louisburg, Oct. 3. “Louisburg is a great program and we were able to walk off the field at Louisburg for the first time in school history with a win,” said coach Michael Cox. “The kids fought back to forge a tie and then win in Continue Reading

SH Broncos soccer squad defeats Eudora

Spring Hill’s Varsity soccer squad jumped to a 2-0 halftime lead and never looked back en route to a 4-1 win versus Eudora, Sept. 28. Scoring goals were Tyler Hartsock, Adam Tate, Niles Kahn, and Matthew Lundy. Now 9-3-0, Spring Hill travels to Louisburg Oct. 4.

Blazer soccer squad loses at Hayden

Struggling to convert scoring chances, the Gardner Edgerton High School boys soccer squad dropped a hard-fought 3-1 contest at Topeka Hayden, Sept. 22. The lone Blazer score came on a goal by Dilon Dodson. Tim Mitchell provided the assist. In JV action, GEHS posted a 4-2 win thanks to goals by Juan Carlo Ramirez, Kalyn Continue Reading

SH Broncos Soccer team makes history

Spring Hill’s boy soccer squad made history Sept. 20 posting a first time home field win versus De Soto. After a slow start, Spring Hill got on the board first on a Niles Kahn goal. An assist was provided by Brad Bink. Spring Hill went up 2-0 five minutes into the second half on a Continue Reading

Broncos blank Paola

Spring Hill’s varsity soccer squad improved to 6-1-1 with a 3-0 shutout at Paola, Sept. 14. After a slow start, Spring Hill got things going on a goal by Niles “Red Card” Kahn. A nice assist came from Joey Vecchione. Just before half Spring Hill went up 2-0. This time Lucas Mapes headed a ball Continue Reading

Blazer soccer squads sweep Paola

The Blazer varsity and junior varsity soccer squads brought back identical 5-0 wins from Paola on Sept. 12. In the 5-0 junior varsity win, goals were scored by Blake Richardson, Ashton Vega, Kalyn Ahrens, and Alex Nunez. The shutout was provided by goalies Nunez and Vega. The j.v. record now stands at 4-0-0. The varsity Continue Reading