October 4, 2015

SH senior Lucas Mapes qualifies for state tennis

Spring Hill senior Lucas Mapes will be making a trip to the state tennis tournament after qualifying at a 4A home regional, May 3-4. Mapes (17-10) posted a 2-2 record at Regional and will make the trek to state in Topeka, May 11-12. “Lucas has had a winning record all four years at Spring Hill Continue Reading

SH sports swings into action with tennis

A JV tennis match versus St. James Academy officially kicks off the spring sports season March 19 for Spring Hill High School. Coach Darrin May returns and has been busy preparing his squad for the dual meet. The JV team also has a dual versus Baldwin, March 22. On the soccer field, Coach Susan Putnam Continue Reading

Aleman competes at state tennis tourney

Gardner Edgerton’s Samantha Aleman posted a 1-2 record at the 6A state tennis meet Oct. 14 in Wichita. First round action found Aleman defeating an opponent from Maize, 6-0, 6-1.  She lost a 6-0, 6-0 decision to Blue Valley North in the second round and ended the tourney with a tough 9-6 loss to Manhattan. Continue Reading

Blazers net 2nd place in home invitational

Playing its best tennis of the season, the Gardner Edgerton High School girls varsity squad placed second in its annual home invitational, Sept. 12. GEHS finished second – just five points shy of team champion Shawnee Mission East. Blue Valley Southwest took third, followed by Shawnee Mission Northwest, Lawrence Free State, Mill Valley, Spring Hill, 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

‘Blazer net team 2nd at Bonner Springs

The number one doubles team of Jordan Keehn and Chris Newberg finished first with a perfect 4-0 record highlighting an impressive performance by the ‘Blazers at the Bonner Springs Invitational, April 12-14. GEHS finished second as a team in an eight-team invite that featured singles play April 12 and doubles April 14. “It was an Continue Reading

Mapes’ perfect leads Bronco tennis effort

Lucas Mapes posted a perfect 3-0 record and took first in number one singles in the Spring Hill quad, April 5. Besides Mapes, Alec Weaver and Lucas Bertolini teamed for first in number two doubles with a 3-0 record. At the round robin at Gardner, April 7, Spring Hill finished third as a team. This Continue Reading

Aleman 7th at EKL tennis tourney

Samantha Aleman brought back a seventh-place finish in singles competition at the Eastern Kansas League tennis tournament, Oct. 2. Aleman posted a 2-2 record in the 24-player single draw. In other singles competition, Amanda Wilson posted a 1-2 record and Stacey Kessler had an 0-3 record. In doubles, Calley Brey and Logan Meyer posted a Continue Reading

Aleman wins singles title

Samantha Aleman continued her winning ways with an 8-0 win versus Blue Valley North’s Alyx Paisner in a home tennis dual, Sept. 20. Aleman also teamed with Logan Meyer to defeat North’s Paisner and Caroline Lockwood, 8-7 (8-6 in the tie-breaker) in number one doubles. In number two doubles, Calley Brey and Madison Edstrom lost Continue Reading