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Candidate forum planned

The Gardner Edgerton Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a candidate forum for Oct. 12 for Gardner city council and school district candidates. The event will be in the white building at the Johnson County Fairgrounds and will...

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Blazers shine during senior night game

Coach Emilie Yancey Morgan McIntire, Liadan Douglass, Holly Maska, and Sami Messchi had a Senior Night to remember. The Blazers took down the Olathe West Owls in four sets, 25-12, 23-25, 25-20, 31-29. The Blazers are now 14-3...

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Team stands at 7-1 in Sunflower League

Coach Alexandra Fitzmorris-Sorn Last week the Blazers took on Lawrence Free State and Shawnee Mission South at home. The team came away with two hard-fought victories on the night, defeating LFS 25-18, 25-23 and SMS 25-20,...

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Grand Slam tickets to be refunded

Bad weather caused Gardner’s Grand Slam event to be cancelled, and tickets will be refunded. About 600 tickets at $35 each had been sold. The City of Gardner will issue full refunds for all tickets purchased to the 2019...

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JV spikers play Free State

Coach Amy Bilger Sept. 24 the Blazer JV volleyball team competed in a tri against Lawrence Free State and Shawnee Mission South. The Blazers started the night off with little energy which resulted in a first set loss against...

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Sophomore girls beat Olathe West

Coach Hayley Christensen The sophomore team battled against Olathe West Sept 26 and the girls came out with a strong lead in the first set, but the score continued to be close. Riley Proctor saved the day with three powerful...

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Free press vital for freedom, governance

David Chaven Guest Columnist For centuries, citizens have turned to their local news publication for local breaking and investigative news, as well as to learn about hot-button issues in their communities. In the last 15 years,...

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Speakers debate at Santa Fe Trail High School

Coach Michael Zegers The GEHS Novice debate squad headed out to Santa Fe Trail High School this past Sept. 28. The team of Harley Pruetting and Karishma Campos finished the day with three wins and two losses. The team of Brenton...

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Sophomores play in tournament at St. James

Coach Hayley Christensen The sophomore team played in a tough tournament at St. James academy. The girls played their first game at 9 a.m. against Blue Valley. The girls struggled to gain energy and communicate on the court....

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Blazers win 3 sets against Olathe West

Coach Samantha Stratton Sept. 27 the Blazers hosted a dual competing against Olathe West. The Blazers won in three sets. During the first set, the Blazers came out strong. The girls had high energy with great ball control. The...

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Huskies battle Wheatridge, lose 20-8

Coach Wes Slavens The TRMS Huskies traveled across the tracks to battle in town rival Wheatridge last week. The Huskies fought hard but unfortunately were not able to come out with the win. The offense moved the ball well...

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JV/C team travels to Blue Valley Southwest

Coach Taylor Mapp The JV/C team boys and girls traveled to Blue Valley Southwest Sept. 26 for the Canis Lupis Cup. The weather was great, and both teams competed very well against good competition at a great venue. The girls...

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Varsity, JV boys play in Rim Rock Classic

Coach Taylor Mapp The varsity teams and the JV boys team traveled to Lawrence Ks for the Rim Rock Classic Sept. 28. The girls team finished tenth which tied the highest finish in program history in the crimson division. The boys...

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Wheatridge hosts dual against Woodland Springs

Coach Courtney Hermann Wheatridge hosted a dual against Woodland Springs on Sept. 26. The eighth grade J.V. took it to the full five matches and fought very hard but fell short to them.  The final scores of the matches were;...

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Spikers finish second, advance record to 16-3

Coach Amy Bilger Last weekend the Blazer JV volleyball team competed in a tournament at Ottawa High School. The girls started the day off strong with two wins over Baldwin (25-13 and 25-7) and De Soto (25-18, 21-25, 15-4). The...

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E-bicycles Now Legal at Kansas State Parks

In a 5-1 vote, Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KWPT) Commissioners approved the use of electric-assisted bicycles, or e-bikes, at Kansas state parks. The decision was made during the Commission’s Sept. 19 public hearing at...

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