Sports

Let’s play ball

More than $35,000 was raised for school supplies for Edgerton Elementary students. In the first softball game between the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department and the Johnson County Fire District #1, deputies won one, and JCFD#1 won the other. About 100 attended the...

Huge championship weekend has Blazers bringing home hardware

Both the boys and girls track and field teams earned third place trophies at the Kansas 6A Track and Field State Championships at Cessna Stadium in Wichita. See story inside on page 2. Submitted photo Pete Logan The Gardner-Edgerton High School Athletic Department is...

Trailblazers softball punches ticket to state with regional championship

Congratulations to the Blazer softball (above) and baseball (below right) teams for both winning their regional tournament and qualifying for state.  The boys will play in Fort Scott and the girls at the Shawnee Mission District Softball Complex.  Two players received...

Track, field athletes regional runners-up

Brian McGee The Blazer Boys T&F squad came home as Regional Runners-up and punched 14 tickets to state after competing extremely well in the deepest Regional in 6A. Several outstanding performances took place and coaches were particularly impressed with the poise...

GEHS girls take fourth place at competition

Coach Larry Ward Girls finished in fourth place with 82 points and less than 10 points from first. The team received a bronze medal from Emma Pembleton in discus, silver from the 4x400 team of Joy Haney, Bella Meili, Hannah Phipps and Kylie Moorehouse, and four golds...

Splitting defenders

Splitting the defenders by Gardner Edgerton High School varsity soccer player on May 5. Photo courtesy of photoexpectations.com

Blazer boys take championships by storm

The Blazer boys team competed brilliantly on May 14 with two individual league champions and 1 relay league champ. In the three spring seasons in the SFL, the boys team has finished second, first and second. That’s a credit to the work the kids put in, but also a...

Boys finish in third place

Coach Brian McGee It was a beautiful night May 2 for track and field and our athletes performed magnificently. The boys squad placed third finishing behind Olathe East and Mill Valley but defeating Olathe West, Olathe Northwest, Shawnee Mission South, Paola, and Blue...

Blazers down BVSW Timberwolves 4 – 1

Coach Ryan Plankenhorn The Blazers defeated the Timberwolves of BVSW last week with a score of 4-1.  This was probably the biggest game of the season for the Blazers as they took down number one in 5A.  Mitch Mauk and Landon Turner collectively held the Timberwolves...

Blazers down Free State

Coach Ryan Plankenhorn The Blazers improved to 18-1 on the season with a 8-0 win over Lawrence Free State May 6.  Mitch Mauk pitched a complete game and only gave up four hits on the night.  Mitch is now 6-0 on the season. Offensively the Blazers had 13 team hits and...
Let’s play ball

Let’s play ball

More than $35,000 was raised for school supplies for Edgerton Elementary students. In the first softball game between the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department and the Johnson County Fire District #1, deputies won one, and JCFD#1 won the other. About 100 attended the...

Track, field athletes regional runners-up

Track, field athletes regional runners-up

Brian McGee The Blazer Boys T&F squad came home as Regional Runners-up and punched 14 tickets to state after competing extremely well in the deepest Regional in 6A. Several outstanding performances took place and coaches were particularly impressed with the poise...

GEHS girls take fourth place at competition

Coach Larry Ward Girls finished in fourth place with 82 points and less than 10 points from first. The team received a bronze medal from Emma Pembleton in discus, silver from the 4x400 team of Joy Haney, Bella Meili, Hannah Phipps and Kylie Moorehouse, and four golds...

Splitting defenders

Splitting the defenders by Gardner Edgerton High School varsity soccer player on May 5. Photo courtesy of photoexpectations.com

Blazer boys take championships by storm

The Blazer boys team competed brilliantly on May 14 with two individual league champions and 1 relay league champ. In the three spring seasons in the SFL, the boys team has finished second, first and second. That’s a credit to the work the kids put in, but also a...

Boys finish in third place

Coach Brian McGee It was a beautiful night May 2 for track and field and our athletes performed magnificently. The boys squad placed third finishing behind Olathe East and Mill Valley but defeating Olathe West, Olathe Northwest, Shawnee Mission South, Paola, and Blue...

Blazers down BVSW Timberwolves 4 – 1

Coach Ryan Plankenhorn The Blazers defeated the Timberwolves of BVSW last week with a score of 4-1.  This was probably the biggest game of the season for the Blazers as they took down number one in 5A.  Mitch Mauk and Landon Turner collectively held the Timberwolves...

Blazers down Free State

Coach Ryan Plankenhorn The Blazers improved to 18-1 on the season with a 8-0 win over Lawrence Free State May 6.  Mitch Mauk pitched a complete game and only gave up four hits on the night.  Mitch is now 6-0 on the season. Offensively the Blazers had 13 team hits and...