Archive for Tuesday, October 21, 2008

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Bobcats score 35 straight points at Tonganoxie
October 21, 2008
For a while on Friday night, Tonganoxie High’s football team had to feel pretty good about itself. The Chieftains were up early on rival Basehor-Linwood after they recovered nicely from a turnover deep in their own territory. But after Tonganoxie went ahead in the first quarter, it was all Bobcats.
New and improved Chieftains
Tonganoxie volleyball has won 14 of last 17 matches
October 21, 2008
A few weeks ago, Tonganoxie High’s volleyball team just wasn’t clicking. Co-coach Brandon Parker said the Chieftains weren’t playing as a team, and were instead focused on individual goals. That team, however, hasn’t been seen in quite some time.
Joao: Tonganoxie’s Brazilian Bert
Martins’ game translates better than first name
October 21, 2008
Brazil and soccer nearly are synonymous. So much so that some of the nation’s all-time greats are known by their first names alone — Pelé, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho. Now the Tonganoxie High soccer team has a Brazilian import of its own
Chieftains host KVL title races
Runners hope meet prepares them for upcoming regional
October 21, 2008
With Kaw Valley League titles on the line, Tonganoxie High’s cross country runners had just what they wanted — a sunny afternoon and home-course advantage. But the Chieftains didn’t fare as well as they hoped to at the Tonganoxie course Thursday.
Body found in rural area thought to be linked to theft
October 21, 2008
A man whom sheriff’s officers had been searching for in connection with a burglary Oct. 7 was found dead Oct. 11 .
Gardner, Wright top 30 at DVL meet
October 21, 2008
The McLouth High cross country team had two runners place in the top 30 on Thursday at the Delaware Valley League meet, held at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence.
MHS volleyball 2-3 at DVL tourney
October 21, 2008
The McLouth High volleyball team went 2-3 at the Delaware Valley League tournament on Saturday at University of Saint Mary.
Bulldogs lose first district contest
October 21, 2008
After losing its previous four games by an average margin of 39.3 points, the McLouth High football team was much more competitive on Friday night at home.
Gas tax error shorts Leavenworth, Douglas counties
October 21, 2008
Topeka — Douglas County has been shorted $340,000, and possibly much more, because of an error in calculation of state gasoline tax reimbursements to counties, while Leavenworth County is $192,000 short.