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TMS sports briefs: Dec. 10
December 9, 2008
Warrior wrestlers finish season strong; TMS eighth-grade girls basketball rolling.
Chieftain wrestlers 3rd at KVL duals
December 9, 2008
With a few new faces and some old faces in various new weight classes, things didn’t look too different for the Tonganoxie High wrestling team when it made its season debut Saturday at the Kaw Valley League dual meet at Perry-Lecompton.
Bigger, stronger, hungrier
Tonganoxie senior grapplers plan to ‘go big or go home’
December 9, 2008
In February, three Chieftain juniors qualified for the Class 4A State Wrestling Tournament in Salina and nabbed a sniff of glory. Nine months later, the Tonganoxie High grapplers are ready for more.
Third-quarter lull again bites THS
December 9, 2008
The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team fell to 0-2 on the season at the Paola Invitational on Tuesday night as a third-quarter lull plagued their production for the second night in a row.
Chieftains fall to Eudora in semis
December 9, 2008
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team suffered its first setback of the young season on Tuesday night at the Cardinal Invitational, falling, 55-38, to host Eudora in a semifinal.
Bulldogs fall to 0-3
December 9, 2008
The McLouth High boys basketbal team was much more competitive, but dropped its third straight game, falling, 59-51, to Immaculata at Oskaloosa in the Delaware Valley League Tournament on Tuesday night.
Free and reduced-price lunch assistance up across the state
December 9, 2008
In perhaps another sign of the shaky economy, the number of children receiving free or reduced-price lunches in the Kansas public school system has risen sharply.
Chieftains suffer loss in Phillips’ debut
December 9, 2008
First-year Tonganoxie High boys basketball coach Shawn Phillips promised his team would run this year.
Tonganoxie victorious despite pair of injuries
December 9, 2008
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team hit the road without two of its top three interior players, but rolled to an easy victory in the opening round of the Cardinal Invitational on Monday night.
Area under winter advisory
11:08 a.m., December 9, 2008 Updated 03:32 p.m.
The metro area is in its second winter weather advisory of the year.
Weather service declares winter weather advisory
December 9, 2008
The National Weather Service reports that a winter weather advisory will remain in effect for Leavenworth and neighboring counties until 6 p.m. today.
Correction: School board vote regarding superintendent was 4-3
December 9, 2008
An online story posted Monday evening in The Mirror contained incorrect information regarding how Tonganoxie School Board members voted on a resolution.
McLouth offense searches for points
December 9, 2008
After a relatively cordial first period, the iron wasn’t just unkind for the final 24 minutes of hoops, it was cold-blooded, malevolent and downright evil — to one team at least.
Threes, second chances doom Bulldogs
December 9, 2008
With one of its most formidable opponents on the schedule visiting Friday, the McLouth High girls basketball team could hardly afford many miscues.