February 7, 2016

Jag volleyball team places 3rd in home invite

Playing its  best volleyball of the season, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School  seventh grade varsity volleyball team claimed third place honors in an eight team home invitational, Sept 15. Featured in the eight-team field were Wheatridge Middle School, Turner, Mission Trail, Patton, Oregon Trail, Mill Creek, and Monticello.  Morning pool play determined afternoon bracket play. Continue Reading

Lady Blazers qualify for state volleyball tourney

For the first time since 2004, the Lady Blazer volleyball team has qualified for the state tournament.GEHS qualified with match wins against Olathe South and Olathe Northwest.The victories gave the Lady Blazers the Olathe East 6Asub state title. In the semi final versus Olathe South, GEHS rallied from a 20-24 deficit behind the serving of Continue Reading

Jag volleyball place 2nd at tourney

Battling ‘til the end, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh-grade varsity volleyball squad brought back second-place honors from the Frontier League tourney at Ottawa on Oct. 8. In the championship versus Spring Hill, Pioneer lost 25-21, 21-25, 5-15. “The girls fought hard, showed great sportsmanship, and represented the Gardner-Edgerton community well,” said coach Jaclyn Stanley. Continue Reading

Jags volleyball team sweeps Baldwin

Playing their best volleyball of the season, the PRMS seventh grade girls varsity volleyball squad earned a sweep at Baldwin, Sept. 26. In the opener, PRMS posted a 25-21, 25-19 win and took the nightcap, 23-25, 25-22, 25-19. Top performances came from Mikala Galvin, Kendra Laquet, Heather Culbertson, Jesse Heniss and Nikayala Kussatz. “This is Continue Reading

Lady Blazers JV squad extends winning streak

The Lady Blazer volleyball squad improved to 11-4 with home wins versus Bishop Miege and Blue Valley, Sept. 22. In the opener, GEHS posted a 25-20, 25-22 win versus Miege. In the second match, GEHS prevailed 25-21, 25-19 versus Blue Valley. Alex Bangert led the way with 12 kills; Abby McCarthy had seven; Hannah Culbertson, Continue Reading

Lady Broncos volleyball wins twice at GEHS

The Lady Broncos posted a 2-1 record in competition at the Gardner Edgerton High School volleyball quadrangular, Sept. 15. In round one, Spring Hill surprised Blue Valley Southwest winning in three games, 25-19, 19-25, 26-24. “It was a big win for us,” said coach Alicia Von Stein. “Unfortunately, we were on an emotional high and Continue Reading

Jag JV volleyball wins

The Pioneer Ridge seventh-grade JV volleyball squad evened its record at 202 with a pair of match wins versus Ottawa at home Sept. 6. “We worked hard on our serving and overall game play,” said coach Nicole Van De Berghe. “I was happy with the effort.” The practice paid off with two match wins. In Continue Reading

Jag JV volleyball defeats Wheatridge

Behind the serving of Emily Worth, the Pioneer Ridge eighth-grade junior varsity volleyball squad posted two match wins at Wheatridge, Aug. 29. In the first match, Pioneer turned back WMS in three games: 25-13, 29-25, and 25-13. The second match saw the Lady Jags post a 9-25, 25-6, and 25-21 match win. Worth had a 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

Bronco volleyball takes 2nd at home

Posting a 4-1 record, the Spring Hill varsity volleyball squad captured second place in its home invitational, Oct. 2. Spring Hill’s only loss came to eventual tournament champion Olathe Northwest in two tough games, 20-25, 19-25. “Overall, I was real pleased with our performance,” said Coach Alicia Von Stein. “We played well as a team Continue Reading