February 12, 2016

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

SH Broncos soccer squad blanks Eudora

Scoring three second-half goals, the Spring Hill High School varsity soccer squad brought back a 3-0 win from Eudora, Sept. 5. After a scoreless first half, Spring Hill got things going. Fifteen minutes into the half, Joey Vecchione crossed a ball that Taylor Hartsock headed into the goal. Five minutes later, Niles Kahn converted a Continue Reading

Blazers net wins at Spring Hill quad

Gardner-Edgerton High School’s tennis squad turned in an impressive performance at the Spring Hill quadrangular Sept. 6. Leading the way were singles players junior Samantha Aleman and freshman Krista Long. Both girls went undefeated in all three matches. Long remains undefeated on the season. Things proved a bit more difficult for the doubles teams. The Continue Reading

SH tennis team defeats Lansing

In its season opener Aug. 25, the Lady Broncos tennis team turned back Lansing five matches to four. Layne Gilliland and Anna King teamed for an 8-5 win in number one doubles. Gilliland and King also won their singles matches 8-5 and Mindy Cussen and Corryn Anderson won their singles matches, 8-6. Things proved a Continue Reading

Spring Hill School Board to proceed with bond sale

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com The Spring Hill School Board authorized a $39 million bond sale on June 27, paving the way for district-wide improvement projects approved by voters earlier in the month. The board agreed to proceed with the bond sale following a presentation by Greg Vahrenberg, managing director for PiperJaffray, who said favorable interest rates Continue Reading

Spring Hill school bond issue passes

Mark Taylor submissions@gardnernews.com Voters in the Spring Hill School District approved a mail ballot bond issue by a vote of 1,717 to 1,375 on June 7. The $39 million bond issue will pay for maintenance, school additions, new schools and technology upgrades. The election results are unofficial until certified later in the week by Johnson Continue Reading

Pickett to play golf at Baker University

After a stellar career at Spring Hill, Zach Pickett will play golf at Baker University this fall. Pickett made it official May 25, signing a national letter of intent in front of family and friends in the school’s library. “I really liked the school’s academic and athletic programs,” said Pickett, who also received a business Continue Reading

One killed, two injured in Spring Hill crash

Mark Taylor submissions@gardnernews.com One person was killed and two were injured this morning in a three-vehicle crash near U.S. Highway 169 and 199th Street in Spring Hill. The accident happened about 6:20 a.m., according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The names of those killed and injured have not been released. More information will be posted Continue Reading

SH brush site extinct; city seeks alternatives

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com The Spring Hill Brush Site has gone the way of the dinosaur. The site, located at 215th Street and Woodland Road, has long been used by Spring Hill residents to drop their yard waste, including leaves and grass clippings along with bigger items like tree limbs and brush. Following collection periods, the Continue Reading