February 12, 2016

Oswald Scores 3 TD’s

Jacob Oswald scored three touch downs leading the Pioneer Ridge eighth grade varsity football squad to a 36-14 win at Paola, Sept. 27. Besides Oswald, Andrew Halverson had TD runs of five and 30 yards, and quarterback Jack Mills scored a 2 point conversion run and tossed two point conversion passes to Oswald and Brett 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

Pioneer Ridge Jag varsity wins twice

The Pioneer Ridge seventh-grade varsity football team started the season with a pair of wins versus Louisburg and Spring Hill last week. In the season opener Sept. 6 at Louisburg, PRMS posted a hard-fought 14-8 win. Jonas Pippitt got things going returning the opening kickoff 74 yards for a score. “That was a big play Continue Reading

Buie’s 11 pts leads WMS to victory

Abby Buie scored 11 points, leading the Wheatridge Middle School seventh-grade girls varsity basketball team to a 38-18 win at Eudora, Nov. 18. Besides Buie, Angeliece Tucker and Ally Rodriguez tossed in five points. Lauren Strick had four; Lyric Henderson and Emily Smith, three; Taylor Stewart and Madison Hicks, two; and Lindsey Plank, one point. Continue Reading

Lady Mavs lose at Baldwin

Battling til the end, the Spring Hill Middle School Lady Mav seventh-grade varsity girls basketball team dropped a hard-fought 26-12 decision at Baldwin, Nov. 18. The Mavs managed just two first-half points but got the offense untracked in the second half. Still the homestanding Baldwin team took a 14-point win. In the seventh-grade jv game, Continue Reading

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

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

‘Blazers soccer squad lose 2-1 at Blue Valley

The ‘Blazers varsity soccer squad pushed Blue Valley to the brink before bowing 2-1 in Eastern Kansas Leauge action, Sept. 20 at Blue Valley. Blue Valley went up 2-0 in the first half before the ‘Blazers retaliated. Dilon Dodson notched GEHS’ lone goal late in the second half but the ‘Blazers bowed by one tally. Continue Reading

Jaguar 7th graders win in OT versus WMS

It took an overtime period, but the Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh-grade varsity football squad defeated crosstown rival Wheatridge Middle School 12-6 at Wheatridge, Sept. 23. WMS, 0-2, jumped to a 6-0 first-half lead thanks to a long touchdown run by quarterback Nolan Beets. PRMS finally found an answer in the fourth quarter. Ryan Edwards, Continue Reading