Archive for Tuesday, September 8, 2009

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Assertive approach, defense lead THS soccer to first victory
September 8, 2009
First they tied. Then they lost. But in their third straight home game on Thursday, the Chieftains played their best soccer of the young season and earned their first win, 2-0.
Pack attack: THS boys run together for win
New Tonganoxie girls impress coach in cross country debuts
September 8, 2009
The boys cross country team at Tonganoxie High didn’t have the top runner in its home dual with Lansing but it had a slew of runners faster than the Lions’ second-best finisher.
Unstoppable Chieftains win by 50
Tonganoxie baffles Buffalos
September 8, 2009
Who knew football was so easy? On Tonganoxie High’s second play from scrimmage in its season opener, Jeremie Maus ran 47 yards untouched — and almost unseen — for a score.
Interchangeable parts
Tonganoxie volleyball players versatile
September 8, 2009
The Chieftains volleyball staff is taking a different approach this year. Players aren’t being trained for specific positions on the floor. Instead, Tonganoxie is aiming for versatile players at every position who can do a bit of everything.
Column: Reflections on The Mirror
September 8, 2009
Only 10 years ago, I was a graduate student majoring in journalism at Kansas University. I needed six more hours to graduate and had enrolled for the fall semester. A professor learned that the World Company planned to start a newspaper in Tonganoxie, where I lived. He made a phone call. Within days, I had a job interview and an offer to be news editor. I happily accepted, knowing I could pick up the college hours later.
Homecoming festivities under way
September 8, 2009
Tonganoxie High School students might resemble a member of Flock of Seagulls, Punky Brewster or even Steve Urkel from “Family Matters” this week
Couple seriously injured in bike wreck
September 8, 2009
A Tonganoxie couple was in serious condition Tuesday afternoon at Kansas University Hospital after being injured in a Friday motorcycle accident south of Tonganoxie.
TMS runners win three of four races
September 8, 2009
On Thursday at the Basehor-Linwood Middle School Invitational, there were four divisions of races and Tonganoxie cross country runners won three of them.
Text of Barack Obama’s address to Virginia schoolchildren Sept. 8, as delivered
September 8, 2009
Here is the text of President Barack Obama’s address Tuesday, Sept. 8 to students at Wakefield High School in Alexandria, Va.
KVL football report: Week One
September 8, 2009
The high school football season kicked off Friday night, and already a few Kaw Valley League squads have made statements.