The Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers track season sprints out of the blocks with a freshman meet at Blue Valley West on March 26.
The varsity team will wait until April 4, when the squad is set to compete at the Shawnee Mission South Relays.
Coach Larry Ward’s team will be strong in the pole vault and throwing events again this season.
Top returners include Lauren Strick, who will compete in shot put and javelin; Kayla Burcham, who will compete in pole vault; Abby Bilhumer, who will compete in shot put and javelin; Cassidy Androff, who will compete in shot put and discus; Heather Culbertson, who will compete in discus and javelin; and Macey Elkinton, who will compete in shot put and javelin.