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Tonganoxie High baseball to resume state tournament Tuesday
12:08 p.m., May 26, 2019 Updated 04:10 p.m.
Tonganoxie High baseball players and their Class 4A state baseball counterparts are hoping the latest rescheduling does the trick. The updated state schedule has games resuming at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Dean Evans Stadium in Salina. Officials hoped to get all quarterfinal games in Thursday in Salina with a rolling schedule that started every game 25 minutes after the previous one concluded.
McLouth High softball knocked out of postseason at home regional
May 24, 2019
McLouth High softball ended its season in a Class 2-1A regional on its own field. MHS softball, the No. 3 seed in its own 2-1A regional, played No. 6 Valley Falls (5-11) May 14.
State baseball moved to Sunday; track to get late start Friday morning
May 24, 2019
Rain is throwing a wrench in the Tonganoxie High’s state baseball schedule for a second year in a row, but this time it’s forcing the tournament to be played into Memorial Day Weekend. Officials hoped to get all quarterfinal games in Thursday in Salina with a rolling schedule that started every game 25 minutes after the previous one concluded.
McLouth High boys qualify all relay teams for state track
May 24, 2019
McLouth’s 4x400 boys relay team will lead a group of qualifiers to the state meet Friday. The 4x400 team won a Class 2A regional this past Friday at Jefferson County North with a time of 3 minutes, 35.66 seconds. It ranks No. 5 among 2A 4x400 teams based on regional times. Team members are seniors Jonah Willits, Garrison Pope, Jeremy Carlton and Asher Robbins, as well as sophomore alternate Hunter Plake and senior alternate Caleb Richardson.
Weather pushes state golf back a week for Tonganoxie High
May 23, 2019
Crowning state golf champions was delayed a day throughout the state. All seven state golf championships were postponed Monday. Tonganoxie golfers did get started Monday in the Class 4A state tournament in Winfield, but it got delayed. The tournament was set to resume at noon Tuesday, but it was postponed again due to inclement weather.
State track schedule for Tonganoxie High qualifiers
May 23, 2019
Here is the schedule of events for Tonganoxie High state track qualifiers. THS will compete Friday and Saturday at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.
Tonganoxie High track qualifies 9 individuals, 2 relays for state track meet
May 22, 2019
Calvin Morgan competed in the toughest Class 4A regional for the 3,200 meters. The Tonganoxie High senior’s time would have given him a regional champion at any of the other three 4A regionals, but Morgan finished fourth at the Abilene regional with a time of 10 minutes, 27.44 seconds.
Eudora ruins Tonganoxie softball bid for return state trip
May 22, 2019
The Tonganoxie High Softball team got past one opponent, but couldn’t knock down a second foe in a Class 4A regional May 14 in Eudora. THS defeated Baldwin, 8-4, in the regional semifinals, but fell to Eudora, 15-0, in three innings in the regional championship.
Cinderella tour, episode II for Tonganoxie baseball
12:27 p.m., May 22, 2019 Updated 09:29 a.m.
The underdog role made for a great script again last week for the Tonganoxie High Baseball team. THS was the lowest seed at last year’s regional, but managed to win both games before knocking off the No. 1 seed at state on its way to a fourth-place finish at state in 2018. This season, Tonganoxie might have one-upped its own scenario at regionals. THS knocked off undefeated and defending state champion Iola on its way to a regional championship May 14 in Iola.
Beatty Field renovations begin on Tonganoxie High School campus
May 18, 2019
The grass surface is all but gone at Beatty Field. Crews started prep work for the field, which will have artificial turf installed in during the next 2-3 months. Tonganoxie USD 464 board members unanimously approved installing field turf at the stadium. The cost of the project, per the contract with ATG Sports out of Andover, is $655,500. A few items included in the agreement are an eight-year base warranty of all base work, rock and drainage under the turf which guarantees against soft spots, low spots and drainage problems, along with a grooming device and a no-change-orders guarantee. That means the bid includes all items necessary for the project. Any additional would come if the district added additional scope to the project.
Tonganoxie High to send off 160 at graduation Saturday
May 17, 2019
The Tonganoxie High School gymnasium likely will be a packed house Saturday. Commencement exercises for the THS Class of 2019 will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the school’s gymnasium. The THS band will perform songs before graduation and then play the processional as 160 THS seniors will enter the gymnasium. Faculty will greet the class as they file in for the final time as high school students.
Friday Flicks: TBA, Myers Hotel Bar offering movie series
May 16, 2019
Tonganoxie doesn’t have multiplex movie theater, but it is becoming the spot to catch classic flicks and other movies. Tonganoxie Business Association is sponsoring a summer movie series at Gallagher Park, while Myers Hotel Bar has started its own series across the street. The TBA series kicks off with the Steven Spielberg classic “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” starting at dusk Friday at the park, which is just south of Tonganoxie Water Park.
On par for the current course: Tonganoxie High boys golf earns 3rd straight state berth
May 16, 2019
Tonganoxie High golf has a state berth yet again. The THS boys team finished as Class 4A regional runner-up for the third straight year, which means a state berth each time. The top three teams from each of the four regionals advance to state. The Chieftains finished the regional on Monday with a score of 349 at the Paola Country Club. Hayden was the regional champ with a low score of 332. Louisburg placed third (352), Ottawa fourth (363), Bishop Miege fifth (371) and Piper sixth (383).
BACK-TO-BACK: Tonganoxie High baseball headed to state again
May 15, 2019
Tonganoxie High baseball knocked off an undefeated team on its way to a regional championship Tuesday in Iola. THS defeated Baldwin/Bishop Seabury, 11-10, in the Class 4A regional semifinal before dropping Iola, 8-5, in the regional championship.
Book buddies: Tonganoxie police, schools begin reading partnership
May 15, 2019
Tonganoxie Elementary School students have some new reading buddies in uniform. The Tonganoxie Police Department recently coordinated with Tonganoxie USD 464 to facilitate police officers reading to children at Tonganoxie Elementary School. Like similar reading programs in the metro, this interaction centers around police and teachers encouraging children to read well and more often. The district’s teachers and Tonganoxie Police hope to make this program fun in the process. Superintendent Loren Feldkamp, TES principal Chuck Mahon and many teachers welcomed officers into the elementary school starting last month.
Tonganoxie High grad Miller earns postseason honors with breakthough year at Labette
May 10, 2019
A Tonganoxie High alum has made a big splash in her rookie season of college. Audrey Miller, a 2018 THS graduate, recently was named first team all-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference as a catcher for Labette Community College.
Traffic signals at U.S. Highway 24-40 and Main Street are expected to be fixed this afternoon
May 10, 2019
The city of Tonganoxie is working to get the traffic signal at U.S. Highway 24-40 and Main Street functional again. Assistant City Manager Dan Porter said Friday morning that the it was thought that a “component of the signal mechanism” was why the light was not functioning properly. Porter said he wasn’t sure how long the light has not been functioning, but that it was not working properly when he came through the light around 7:30 a.m.
Tonganoxie High soccer awaits regional pairings as postseason starts Monday
May 10, 2019
THS finished the regular season 2-14-1 after falling Monday to Louisburg, 6-0, at home and thenWednesday to Kansas City Christian, 3-0, in Olathe. Tonganoxie looks to be the No. 11 seed in the Class 4-3-2-1A Northeast Section Regional. Pairings will be determined Saturday at a seeding meeting. The postseason will get started Monday.
Tonganoxie High baseball enters Iola Regional as No. 8 seed
May 10, 2019
Tonganoxie High baseball had a final game on the schedule with Senior Night on Tuesday against archrival Basehor-Linwood. But the game got postponed until Wednesday due to weather and then canceled again that day due to weather conditions.
Local schools celebrating commencement exercises
May 9, 2019
The calendar has turned to May, so high school graduations soon will be here. McLouth will have its graduation at 10 a.m. Saturday at the McLouth High School Gold Gymnasium. Basehor-Linwood will have its commencement exercises at 7 p.m. May 16 at the high school. It then will be time for Tonganoxie to bid farewell to the Class of 2019 the next day. Baccalaureate will be 10 a.m. May 18, while graduation is slated for 2 p.m. May 18 at the Tonganoxie High School gymnasium.