Archive for Tuesday, February 24, 2009

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Patient Puhr signs with University of Saint Mary
February 24, 2009
For the bulk of her prep volleyball career, Megan Puhr spent her time in the waiting room that was the Tonganoxie High junior varsity team.
Prep careers over for seniors Hamm, Harris
February 24, 2009
The Tonganoxie wrestling team went to its regional tournament hoping to use the weekend as a stepping stone to state, but the hopes of most Chieftain wrestlers — including seniors Kevin Hamm and Jon Harris — sank against an ultra-competitive field.
Brock Star
Tonganoxie senior wins regional championship
February 24, 2009
Most newly crowned regional wrestling champions went wild after defeating their opponents on Saturday at Abilene. Not Matt Brock.
Sub-state contests begin Monday for Tonganoxie
February 24, 2009
The calendar flips from February to March this weekend, and when it does, the regular season for high school basketball will be over, and the postseason soon will begin.
Chieftain girls edge Mill Valley
February 24, 2009
Even though the Mill Valley girls were without senior guard Becky Newhouse, the Jaguars gave the Chieftains all they could handle on Tuesday at Tonganoxie High.
Tonganoxie boys nipped by Jags
February 24, 2009
A tightly contested Kaw Valley League game ended in dramatic fashion at Tonganoxie High on Tuesday as Mill Valley escaped with a 65-63 win over the Chieftains.
As Leavenworth County lawmaker deploys to Iraq, a former opponent gets her seat
February 24, 2009
A newly elected state lawmaker from Leavenworth who has been called to active duty in Iraq will be replaced in the Kansas Legislature by her former opponent.
McLouth teams struggle against Oskaloosa, Horton
February 24, 2009
The McLouth High girls and boys basketball teams fell Friday against Oskaloosa. After the girls lost, 52-43, the boys were topped, 53-21.
Smith climbs ‘Mount Richmond’
February 24, 2009
There isn’t a wealth of size on the Tonganoxie High boys basketball roster, but when the Chieftains have faced larger, taller and bulkier front lines — as they did on Friday in a 54-43 win against Bishop Ward — they have leaned on their senior center Austin Smith to keep the THS post game relevant on both ends of the floor.
Chieftains finding ways to win tight games
February 24, 2009
With a 47-42 victory Friday against visiting Bishop Ward, it appears the Tonganoxie High girls basketball team is plenty comfortable in close contests.
Chieftains’ ‘D’ stymies Ward in 4th
February 24, 2009
It’s not often that a basketball team can hold its opponent without a field goal for an entire quarter, but that’s exactly what the Tonganoxie High boys did on Friday.
Bonner’s Moon Marble among 8 Wonders of Kansas Commerce
February 24, 2009
The Kansas Sampler Foundation announced the results today for the 8 Wonders of Kansas Commerce, as determined by a public vote of 24 finalists for the honor.
Commuter forecast, February 24, 2009
February 24, 2009
No adverse conditions will muddle the morning commute. No delays are expected out of MCI this morning. There is the slight possibility of a few sprinkles during the morning hours.