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Debate team competes in Paola versus 17 schools

Coach Michael Zegers This past weekend, the debate team headed out to Paola to take on 17 other schools in a Novice/JV/Open Tournament. The team of Danny Forsyth and Sean Singer finished the day with two wins and three losses. ...

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USD 231 upgrades final laptops

Lynne Hermansen Special to The Gardner News Gardner-Edgerton second graders will finally be receiving updated Dell Chromebooks next Semester. The school board unanimously voted to upgrade the 500 laptops for a total of $116,520...

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Freshmen ‘B’ team record stands at 10-1

Coach Lindsey Eck Last week the Freshman B volleyball team took on the Olathe West Owls. This was a much anticipated game for our ladies. “we didn’t perform very well in our last match against them…and we often try to...

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Tennis team places 12th

Coach Derrick Abromeit At the varsity Sunflower League tennis tournament Oct. 3, the Blazers placed 12th. The star of the day was singles player Jenna Mahoney. Mahoney went in as the 11th seed. She finished the day with three...

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TRMS Cross Country Huskies play Ottawa

The Huskies traveled to Ottawa to do battle with the hills. It was a tough course, but there were some outstanding performances. The seventh grade girls won the meet, putting 6 girls in medals.  Evie Watkins was fourth, Maddie...

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OUR VIEW: School sports vital for community

The fall season in the school year is chock full of sports and extra curricular activities. Our kids are currently involved in all manner of sports ranging from cross country to football and volleyball. During winter months,...

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Sophomore spikers win against SMW

Coach Hayley Christensen Sophomore volleyball played a great game against Shawnee Mission West Oct. 3. The girls won in two sets with scores of 25-9 and 25-5 In the first set Kylee Nguyen served 11 times with four of them being...

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Blazers JV compete at Olathe North

Coach Derek Wilson JV won 2-0 with Keeghan Troutman and Santiago Rodriguez picking up assist. All three teams played at home against Olathe North Oct. 2. C-team picked up their second win of the season with a 2-0 result. Goals...

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Girls win in ‘off’ evening

Coach Lindsey Eck The Blazer freshman B volleyball team competed at Patton last week. This resulted in yet another win for the ladies, ultimately improving their record to 11-1. With two long bus rides (an hour each way) and a...

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Geezeritus: Aches, pains and joys of aging

Dorothy Rosby contributing columnist I’ll be 40 next year. Did I say 40? I meant 60. Same difference. They both fall under the benign-sounding umbrella of “middle age,” though it seems to me calling 60 “middle” might be a tad...

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Trail Ridge Cross Country at Baldwin

The Huskies traveled to Baldwin early Saturday morning for their meet.  It was a very cool fall morning, perfect conditions for running!  The Huskies did not disappoint.  Evie Watkins set a new 7th grade girls record for the 2...

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Frosh volleyball place ninth at Turner tourney

Coach Lindsey Eck Last weekend the freshman volleyball B team competed in a tournament at Turner High School. These ladies walked away with two losses and three wins for the day, ultimately placing them in ninth place out of a...

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Blazers down Olathe North 46-12

Coach Jonathan Hodges The Blazers took care of business last night at Olathe Northwest Oct. 4 with a 46-12 victory. Touchdowns were scored by Zane Mayfield, Conner Elder, Ozzy Pogue and Jason Leyritana. Cooper Nichols and...

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