Archive for Friday, April 11, 2014

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Sandburg wins title at Jaguar Invitational
Chieftains place 11th in team ranks
April 11, 2014
Tonganoxie High senior Drew Sandburg started preparing for his final high school golf season well before practices began in March. Sandburg saw months of preparation pay off Wednesday with an individual title at the Mill Valley Jaguar Invitational.
Kansas wind energy a force, report suggests
April 11, 2014
Kansas has nearly doubled its wind power generation over the past two years, according to a wind industry report released Thursday.
Kansas Legislature: What passed, what died, what remains
April 11, 2014
Meeting nearly round-the-clock last weekend, Kansas legislators ended the regular legislative session by passing with slim majorities a school finance bill in response to a court order, and a repeal of teacher tenure that has ignited a political firestorm.
Kansas: Obamacare lightning rod Sebelius resigns
April 11, 2014
For five years, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has been a lightning rod for critics of President Barack Obama’s health care law. But with sign-ups exceeding expectations and a new face soon to be in charge at HHS, the White House is eager to see if the poisonous atmosphere might give way to more pragmatic efforts aimed at fixing problems with the nation’s newest social program.
Chieftain track and field competes at Lansing
April 11, 2014
The Tonganoxie High track and field team was back in action Tuesday at the Lansing Invitational. The Chieftain boys came in fifth out of 10 teams with 52 points, while the girls finished 10th with four points.
Bulldog baseball gets two wins vs. Raiders
April 11, 2014
Less than two weeks into the 2014 season, the McLouth High baseball team has already surpassed its win total from a year ago.
Chieftain baseball gets first sweep since 2011
April 11, 2014
For the first time in more than two full seasons, the Tonganoxie High baseball teams have won both ends of a doubleheader.
McLouth softball rolls by Immaculata
April 11, 2014
If the McLouth High softball team’s home opener — a Thursday doubleheader against Leavenworth-Immaculata — was a sign of things to come, the Bulldogs’ 2014 season could quickly evolve into a two-month fireworks display.