February 6, 2016

Curtain raises on ‘Willy Wonka’ tonight

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com Spring Hill High School kicked off its fall musical on Thursday, Nov. 18, with a performance of Willy Wonka. The play is set to run through Saturday at the high school theatre. “Come with me, and you’ll be, in a world of pure imagination,” Wonka’s opening number, Pure Imagination, sung by SHHS Continue Reading

Obituary: Nathaniel Jacob Stiles

Nathaniel Jacob Stiles, 17, of Spring Hill, Kan., passed away Oct. 29, 2010, at KU Medical Center. Nathan was born Nov. 2, 1992 in Olathe, Kan., to Ronald E. and Connie (Morrison) Stiles.  He was in his senior year at Spring Hill High School. He served as captain of the football team and was voted Homecoming Continue Reading

Broncos defeat Paola

The Spring Hill varsity volleyball squad celebrated Senior/Parents Night with an impressive win versus rival Paola, Oct. 19. “We played aggressive throughout the entire match and improved our record to 24-14,” said Coach Alicia Von Stein. Spring Hill also won the freshmen and JV matches in front of the large home crowd. “We had a Continue Reading

Jesse, Hartsock get ‘hat tricks’ in SH soccer win

Cody Jesse and Tyler Hartsock scored hat tricks as the Spring Hill varsity soccer squad posted a convincing 9-2 win at Sumner Academy, Oct. 19. Other goals came from Shane Bontrager, Dalton Rudy and Niles Kahn as Spring Hill improved to 13-3 on the season. Earlier in the evening, Spring Hill’s JV closed its season Continue Reading

Willis, Bybee pace Broncos at 4A CC meet

Makaela Willis and Derek Bybee paced the Spring Hill cross country effort at a 4A regional in Wyandotte County Park, Oct. 23. Willis just missed qualifying for state with a personal best 4k time of 16:47 – good enough for 18th place. Bybee claimed 26th in a 5k time of 18:29. “Overall, I was real Continue Reading

Bronco athletes ready for fall season

The Spring Hill Bronco fall sports season officially gets underway with a home duel tennis match versus Lansing, Aug.26. Coach Thomas Sherron welcomed a large squad of 30 players to camp Aug. 16 in preparation for the season opener. Sherron will look to state qualifiers senior Bri Stites and junior Layne Gilliland to provide leadership. Continue Reading

SHHS All-School Reunion this weekend

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Although it happens every year, it’s an event that keeps people coming back to Spring Hill each summer. The annual All-School Reunion will be held this weekend at Spring Hill Middle School. Ted Winkler, Spring Hill class of 1953, volunteers and attends the event each year. He said the classes who have Continue Reading