Archive for Wednesday, November 3, 2004

New time for kickoff of Tonganoxie-Hayden game; directions to stadium

Game starts at 2:30 p.m.

November 3, 2004

Saturday's Tonganoxie-Hayden football playoff game has been set for 2:30 p.m. in Topeka -- a half-hour earlier than the time originally agreed to, THS athletics director Brandon Parker said Thursday.

The Chieftains (9-1) defeated Basehor-Linwood, 34-10, Tuesday in Tonganoxie, while the Wildcats (10-0) defeated Marysville, 29-0, Tuesday in Topeka.

Ross Starcher is corralled by two Perry-Lecompton defenders
Thursday in Tonganoxie. THe Chieftains outlasted Perrey, 21-7, on
Senior night and improved to 8-1.

Ross Starcher is corralled by two Perry-Lecompton defenders Thursday in Tonganoxie. THe Chieftains outlasted Perrey, 21-7, on Senior night and improved to 8-1.

The regional game will be played on Hayden's home field, located at 401 SW Gage Blvd. in Topeka. Originally, the game was set for 3 p.m., but Hayden school officials balked at the 3 p.m. start, so the game was moved up by a half-hour.

Directions to Hayden High are as follows:

Route No. 1

  • Take U.S. Highway 24-40 to Lawrence.
  • Get on the Kansas Turnpike at the East Lawrence exit and travel west on Interstate-70.
  • Take I-70 West to the Gage Blvd. exit (Exit 358B)
  • Turn left onto Gage Blvd. (You will be traveling south).
  • Hayden High and its football stadium, will be on the right side of the road on SW Gage Blvd.

Route No. 2

  • Take U.S. Highway 24-40 toward Lawrence.
  • North of Lawrence, where U.S. 24-40 meets 24-59, take a right onto U.S. 24-59 (north).
  • Take Highway 24 to Topeka.
  • In Topeka, take the U.S. Highway 75 South exit.
  • From U.S. 75, merge onto Gage Blvd.
  • Head south on Gage Blvd. to Hayden High and its stadium, which is located on the right side of the road on SW Gage Blvd.

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