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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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Blazers finish 2nd at Washburn Rural

Coach Alexandra Fitzmorris-Sorn Varsity traveled to Washburn Rural Sept. 28 for a grueling round robin plus bracket play tournament. The #4 Blazers faced tough competition all day, starting with a controversial loss to #3 Blue...

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Baden, McCloud named award program nominees

Two second-year educators have been selected to represent the Gardner Edgerton School District in the state-sponsored Horizon Award Program.  The Kansas Horizon Award program identifies and recognizes representatives of...

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DMV announces dates offices will be closed

For the next two months, the Kansas Department of Revenue’s Division of Vehicles will intermittently close driver’s license offices across the state for regional training meetings. These will close offices for one day by region....

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Olathe Live! returns to Stagecoach Park

Olathe Live! is back at Stagecoach Park on Oct. 11, with the Tallgrass Express String Band and Kelly Hunt. Tallgrass Express String Band will bring songs celebrated in the Flint Hills to the Olathe Live! stage. The band has...

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Homecoming

Photo courtesy of USD 231 Members of the 2019 Gardner Edgerton High School homecoming court are:...

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Of mailmen, post offices and letter boxes

Joan Dorsey Contributing columnist Two things were pretty certain growing up in Gardner. One was it if was a weekday you could look forward to seeing the mailman (person) out delivering mail to our houses. Or possibly find some...

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