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GEHS men’s soccer play triple header

Derek Wilson Head Soccer Coach All three Gardner Edgerton High School men’s teams were in action Thursday night against Shawnee Mission West. C-team fought hard but came away with another 2-3 lose. They have lost multiple 1 goal...

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Ladies take to courts

Coach Deb Osborn The ladies took to the courts in the heat in the second home quad of the season, this time facing off against Olathe Northwest, Olathe West, and Shawnee Mission North. Overall for the day, the #2 doubles team of...

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Whimsical Woods program returns Oct. 6 

Submitted photo There’s nothing scary about a Halloween special event being offered at the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Park in early October. The program is called Whimsical Woods and is for ages...

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Huskies cross country team performs well

Gina Roberts The Trail Ridge Middle School Huskies cross country team took to the hills of Ottawa Saturday, hills so big they each have their own name. While no personal records were achieved, kids ran some of the best races of...

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GEHS Varsity volleyball defeats Olathe West

Alex Fitzmorris-Sorn Head Varsity Volleyball Coach The Gardner Edgerton High School Varsity Blazers took down the Owls of Olathe West Thursday night, with set scores of 25-17, 25-8, 25-14. The #5 Blazers moved to 12-5 on the...

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WMS JV Girls lose two games to Free State

Alex Fitzmorris-Sorn Head Varsity Volleyball Coach The Wheatridge Middle School JV girls came out strong but lost in 2 games to Lawrence Free State. Both Olivia Musau and Kiersten Markos had 3 kills each. The second match they...

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Municipal Airport discussion continues

If words were actions, Gardner would have a KCI-type airport in place of the city’s municipal airport. Since taking Gardner Municipal Airport over in January 2016, untold hours have been spent discussing the airport’s future,...

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Respect, courtesy not as common as they were

Joan Dorsey Contributing columnist Once again, I am speechless. I deal with a lot of people everyday. Well not a lot but a very diverse group of people. You deal with folks who have lost loved ones, people trying to get...

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Appointments made; water rates to increase

Albert Rukwaro Special to The Gardner News Katee Smith, former planning commissioner, has been appointed to the Edgerton City Council. Smith was sworn in during a council meeting Sept. 12. Smith resigned her position on the...

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JV fights against OE

JV fought hard to win in three sets to OE. The scores were 25-23, 15-25, and 15-13. The defense was strong and helped carry the team at times. Lauryn Karr, Ashton Keith, and Tyler Ringel all contributed to lots of digs and...

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Varsity tennis plays three tournaments

It was another busy week for the varsity tennis team, with three tournaments. Over-all, the team played fairly well against some quality competition. For the week, the Blazers finished with two wins, four losses and three ties....

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Debate team go 2 -2 in first tourney

The GEHS Novice debate squad competed in their first tournament of the year Sept. 15. Finishing the day with two wins and two losses were the teams of Lily Yoss/Phillip Wiehn, Ethan Reiter/Jacob Riggs, Carolina Ayala/Zoey...

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Frosh win in Lawrence

Jonny Hodges Coach The Blazer freshman football team got their first win of the season beating Lawrence 12-8. Adam McClennan led the defense with his first interception of the year. Tyler Butash got the offense started with a...

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GEHS played Lawrence

Both JV and Varsity played against Lawrence High School last week. JV picks up the 1-0 win off of a beautiful goal by Max Taylor. Jacob Haney recorded his first clean sheet of the season, and he earned it back there with several...

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Jo Co County Park and Rec seeks public input

The Johnson County Park and Recreation District is seeking public input on a total of three plans and projects. Public input and opinion is being sought on a new JCPRD Natural Resource Plan: A Conservation Tool for a Sustainable...

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City of Gardner names interim city administrator

The City of Gardner has named Laura Gourley as interim city administrator, effective Sept. 17, 2018. A unanimous vote appointing Gourley occurred during Monday night’s regularly scheduled city council meeting. Gourley has been a...

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