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2020 Tonganoxie High fall sports schedules/results
02:13 a.m., September 19, 2020 Updated 02:12 a.m.
Here’s a look at Tonganoxie High sports schedules and results for the 2020 fall season.
Week 3 Cram Session 2020: Tonganoxie at Paola
September 18, 2020
This one probably has been circled on a few southern Leavenworth County calendars in Tonganoxie red. Paola has been one of the state’s top programs through the years. Paola promotes itself as the sixth-most winningest football program in Kansas high school football history. Before the teams last met in 2018 at Paola, the PHS public address announcer mentioned the school’s all-time ranking in the Sunflower State, so fans might hear that tidbit again tonight.
Tonganoxie High soccer notches 2-1 victory in wild match against Piper
September 18, 2020
Mason Khanthaboury found the net just in time Thursday for the Tognanoxie High soccer team. The THS junior scored with 2.5 seconds left before halftime in a Frontier League clash against Piper at Beatty Field. That goal, with a corner kick assist from fellow junior Grayson Sonntag, turned out to be huge for the Chieftains. Tonganoxie went on to win, 2-1, after a wild second half.
Hard-fought victory for Tonganoxie High football against Louisburg
September 17, 2020
The Tonganoxie High defense shined in the THS football home opener Friday at Beatty Field. Tonganoxie was eyeing a shutout when Louisburg put together a late touchdown and another after a successful onside kick.
A story and a stroll: Tonganoxie library, historical society team up for what’s hoped to be 1st in ongoing series of bookwalk events
September 16, 2020
A book came to life this past weekend at the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site. And it’s hoped more will do the same in the future. Tonganoxie Public Library and the Tonganoxie Community Historical Society recently collaborated to created Every Barn Tells a Storywalk on the TCHS campus.
Tonganoxie High golf finishes fifth at Wamego
September 16, 2020
Tonganoxie High girls golf earned a fifth-place finish out of 10 teams Thursday at the Wamego Invitational. Hayden York led THS golfers with a low score of 49. She finished third individually at the Wamego Country Club tournament.
Tonganoxie High girls cross country team runs ‘exceptionally well’ at Wamego race
September 16, 2020
This past Saturday, it’s hoped, won’t be the last time this season Tonganoxie High runners see the Wamego Country Club course. It is, after all, the site of the state cross country championships, so if Tonganoxie were to run on it again, that would mean they are competing at state later next month in Wamego. “You get to run on the state course,” THS coach John Tollefson said. “You get to see a lot of the top 4A teams in the state.”
Tonganoxie High volleyball getting ready for Rossville trip
September 16, 2020
Tonganoxie High volleyball is in the midst of a big week of competition. The team celebrated Senior Night on Tuesday in the home opener and now directs its attention to Saturday’s Rossville Invitational. “The girls are really excited about playing at home,” said Sara Poje Schmidt, THS coach said Monday. “I know the seniors are amped up for it.”
Some Senior Night activities postponed at Tonganoxie
September 16, 2020
Some student-athletes at Tonganoxie High will have their Senior Night festivities at a later home contest. THS had announced that Senior Night would be early in the season due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic and potential future regulations and restrictions.
Tours of new exhibit to start Saturday at Tonganoxie Community Historic Site
September 12, 2020
On three Saturday afternoons, from 3:30-6 p.m. the Tonganoxie Community Historical Society and Museum will hold the tours of a new exterior exhibit, “The Spring at the Fairchild Farm.” The exhibit showcases the remains of a spring that was used by travelers on the Leavenworth-Lawrence Road in the 1850s. The spring then became an integral part of a very successful dairy farm in Tonganoxie — The Frank Fairchild Dairy farm, where our museum is now located.
Tonganoxie High football gets 1st home victory of season, drops Louisburg
September 11, 2020
The Tonganoxie High defense shined in the THS football home opener Friday at Beatty Field. Tonganoxie was eyeing a shutout when Louisburg put together a late touchdown and another after a successful onside kick.
Tours of new exhibit to start Saturday at Tonganoxie Community Historic Site
September 10, 2020
On three Saturday afternoons, from 3:30-6 p.m. the Tonganoxie Community Historical Society and Museum will hold the tours of a new exterior exhibit, “The Spring at the Fairchild Farm.” The exhibit showcases the remains of a spring that was used by travelers on the Leavenworth-Lawrence Road in the 1850s. The spring then became an integral part of a very successful dairy farm in Tonganoxie — The Frank Fairchild Dairy farm, where our museum is now located.
Tonganoxie High School student tests positive for COVID-19
September 9, 2020
A Tonganoxie High School student has tested positive for COVID-19. The Tonganoxie school district released a statement Wednesday afternoon that a student has tested positive for the virus. The Leavenworth County Health Department notified the school district about the positive case, according to the release.
Sunflower fun well done: Seasonal attraction near Tonganoxie draws big crowds again
September 9, 2020
Kris Grinter rings up merchandise at Sunflower General as a steady flow of customers — and tourists — make their way to the Grinter Farms a few miles south of Tonganoxie. A customer asks whether they have sunflower seeds for sale and whether they’re edible. For birds they’re great; for humans, they basically work as a laxative. “So save them for your enemies,” Kris joked.
2020 McLouth High fall sports schedules/results
September 6, 2020
Here are 2020 season schedules for fall sports at McLouth High.
Tonganoxie High football pulls away from Basehor-Linwood for victory in season opener
September 5, 2020
Tonganoxie opened the football season Friday in commanding fashion. THS defeated archival Basehor-Linwood, 62-28, at Kiester Field in Basehor. Though the high-scoring affair was back-and-forth, Tonganoxie never trailed in the game.
Week 1 Cram session 2020: Tonganoxie at Basehor-Linwood
September 4, 2020
Oh hey, there’s a Friday night football game. Tonganoxie High is back on the field tonight with a rivalry game. Like most everything during the COVID-19 pandemic, it will look a bit different, as crowd size will be limited. But there will be football.
Tonganoxie High to have Senior Night festivities on front end of fall sports seasons
September 4, 2020
Tonganoxie High student-athletes in the Class of 2021 will have their Senior Night this fall — sooner than later. THS announced earlier this week that fall teams will have Senior Night recognition during home events in the next two weeks.
Genesis Christian Academy reporting major jumps in enrollment; Tonganoxie USD 464 anticipates having more clear numbers report early next week
September 2, 2020
Genesis Christian Academy has been in session for just more than two weeks and is seeing a considerable jump in enrollment. Denise Bixby, who is in her second year as academy coordinator, said there are 43 students enrolled grades kindergarten through fifth grade, along with 25 in preschool.
Tonganoxie High girls golf wins tournament opener at Ottawa
September 1, 2020
The Tonganoxie High girls golf team found a pretty good way to christen a new season — take first place at the opening tournament. THS won the team title at the nine-hole Ottawa Tournament on Monday in Ottawa. Meghan Heskett led the Chieftains with a second-place finish, while Morgan Brusven took third. Both golfers shot a 41 on the day.

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