Sports

Pitch, Hit and Run Competition

Staff photos by Lynne Hermansen Gardner Parks and Rec held their annual Pitch, Hit and Run Competition Saturday, July 16. The one day event, sponsored by Major League Baseball, was held at the Gardner Edgerton High School Baseball fields for kids 7 to 14 years of age....

Gardner Gold Special Olympics fundraiser

Staff photo by Lynne Hermansen Gardner Gold Special Olympics held a fundraiser Saturday, July 3 outside of Cosentino’s Price Chopper. The rain didn’t stop people from purchasing $800 of hotdog lunch meals. A manager from Cosentino’s said it was the most a fundraiser...

Trailblazer softball punches ticket to state

Pete Logan The Gardner-Edgerton High School softball team earned a trip to the Kansas 6A Softball State Championship Playoffs last Tuesday night by first blanking Shawnee Mission West 10-0 in the semifinals, then claiming the 6A Regional Championship with a 6-2...

GEHS track and field compete at regionals

Brian McGee On Thursday the Trailblazers T&F team competed their hearts out in the hardest regional in the state of Kansas. To give you an idea, according to Mile Split, there were 72 “elite” performances in our meet on Thursday. By comparison, another 6A regional...

GEHS JV participate in Sunflower League

Brian McGee On Wednesday, the Blazers traveled to Lawrence High School and competed in the JV Sunflower League Western Division Championships and came home with many PRs, medals, and outstanding performances. League Champions (West Division) Violet Hotle, high jump,...

GEHS hosts Sunflower League Championship

Brian McGee This past Thursday, Gardner Edgerton High School hosted the Sunflower League Championship varsity meet. All 14 schools from our league were here and competed at an all-time high level. We had 9 stadium records shattered and multiple school records broken...

Pruetting dominates as Blazers down Cougars

Pete Logan Gardner-Edgerton High School softball senior pitcher Harley Pruetting put on an impressive display last Tuesday night, as she struck out 11 from the pitching circle and also belted a three-run home run to lead the Trailblazers an 11-2 victory over Shawnee...

Jackson does well at MidAmerica competition

Heidi Gunderson Brett Jackson took a keyboard solo to the MidAmerica Xtreme competition and received a perfect score of 80/80 (1-Outstanding).

GEHS competes in two area art competitions

Toni Britt GEHS students recently competed in two art competitions. This work is on display in the cases by the north entrance.  (Both sides of the hallway) Come check it out. Thirty students participated in Highland Art Day. Thirty-two schools attended and 915 works...

GE Varsity baseball does well on the road

Ryan Plankenhorn The Blazers defeated the Jaguars of Mill Valley by a score of 6-1 on the road last night.  Alex Veeman pitched a complete game 3 hitter to improve to 3-0 on the season.  Carson Schrack, Austin Buie and Dawson Williams all drove in runs for the...
Pitch, Hit and Run Competition

Pitch, Hit and Run Competition

Staff photos by Lynne Hermansen Gardner Parks and Rec held their annual Pitch, Hit and Run Competition Saturday, July 16. The one day event, sponsored by Major League Baseball, was held at the Gardner Edgerton High School Baseball fields for kids 7 to 14 years of age....

Gardner Gold Special Olympics fundraiser

Gardner Gold Special Olympics fundraiser

Staff photo by Lynne Hermansen Gardner Gold Special Olympics held a fundraiser Saturday, July 3 outside of Cosentino’s Price Chopper. The rain didn’t stop people from purchasing $800 of hotdog lunch meals. A manager from Cosentino’s said it was the most a fundraiser...

Trailblazer softball punches ticket to state

Pete Logan The Gardner-Edgerton High School softball team earned a trip to the Kansas 6A Softball State Championship Playoffs last Tuesday night by first blanking Shawnee Mission West 10-0 in the semifinals, then claiming the 6A Regional Championship with a 6-2...

GEHS track and field compete at regionals

Brian McGee On Thursday the Trailblazers T&F team competed their hearts out in the hardest regional in the state of Kansas. To give you an idea, according to Mile Split, there were 72 “elite” performances in our meet on Thursday. By comparison, another 6A regional...

GEHS JV participate in Sunflower League

Brian McGee On Wednesday, the Blazers traveled to Lawrence High School and competed in the JV Sunflower League Western Division Championships and came home with many PRs, medals, and outstanding performances. League Champions (West Division) Violet Hotle, high jump,...

GEHS hosts Sunflower League Championship

Brian McGee This past Thursday, Gardner Edgerton High School hosted the Sunflower League Championship varsity meet. All 14 schools from our league were here and competed at an all-time high level. We had 9 stadium records shattered and multiple school records broken...

Pruetting dominates as Blazers down Cougars

Pete Logan Gardner-Edgerton High School softball senior pitcher Harley Pruetting put on an impressive display last Tuesday night, as she struck out 11 from the pitching circle and also belted a three-run home run to lead the Trailblazers an 11-2 victory over Shawnee...

GEHS competes in two area art competitions

Toni Britt GEHS students recently competed in two art competitions. This work is on display in the cases by the north entrance.  (Both sides of the hallway) Come check it out. Thirty students participated in Highland Art Day. Thirty-two schools attended and 915 works...

GE Varsity baseball does well on the road

Ryan Plankenhorn The Blazers defeated the Jaguars of Mill Valley by a score of 6-1 on the road last night.  Alex Veeman pitched a complete game 3 hitter to improve to 3-0 on the season.  Carson Schrack, Austin Buie and Dawson Williams all drove in runs for the...