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Tonganoxie High to present ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ next week
November 2, 2016
The Tonganoxie High School drama and music departments will be presenting “The Drowsy Chaperone: The Musical within a Comedy” next week.
Genesis Christian Academy Camo Night is Friday in Tonganoxie
November 2, 2016
Genesis Christian Academy is about to present its third annual Camo Night, but this year’s event will have some new flavor. The event was designed as a father-son evening of entertainment, but the event will be an opportunity for the entire family to enjoy the outdoors — inside GCA’s Family Life Center.
Remember When makes return to The Mirror
November 2, 2016
Many readers will remember when the Remember When column was a regular installment in The Mirror. Some readers may even remember when the column was called Looking Back.
Early scores hurt Tonganoxie High football in season finale
THS finishes season with winning record
November 2, 2016
The Tonganoxie High football players gathered near the goalpost and shed tears as they watched Basehor-Linwood hoist a district championship plaque Friday in Basehor. The Chieftains put up a valiant effort, but ultimately fell short to the undefeated Bobcats, 27-12. The loss dropped THS to 5-4 for its final record of the year and postponed any postseason dreams for another season.
Historic runs
THS teams both finish in state’s Top 5 for 1st time since 1989
November 2, 2016
Tonganoxie High’s cross country fortunes at regionals provided a notable spot in school history. The team’s results at state provided an even bigger addition to the history annals. Tonganoxie placed fifth at state for both the boys and girls teams in the same season for the first time since 1989. And, the team landed an individual runner in the top 10.
Quality victory for Tonganoxie High soccer
November 2, 2016
It was a red-clad celebration at midfield Thursday at the Maur Hill soccer field. Tonganoxie had just defeated Maur Hill, 1-0, for a regional championship and parents and players were snapping photo after photo with the team trophy. At one point, coach Brian Kroll did a happy dance of sorts. His team had just clinched its first regional title since 2014 and life was good.
Spooky Spooktacular
November 2, 2016
Friday was the annual Spooktacular event and, again this year, it didn’t seem to disappoint. According to organizer Monica Gee, children were really involved in games and the bounce house, getting into the whole event and “not just the candy.”
Super Spooktacular
November 2, 2016
Friday was the annual Spooktacular event and, again this year, it didn’t seem to disappoint. According to organizer Monica Gee, children were really involved in games and the bounce house, getting into the whole event and “not just the candy.”
Election races to be decided Tuesday
November 2, 2016
In about a week, the inundation of certain yard signs, commercials and social media political pitches will end. Many already have taken advantage of advanced voting opportunities, but from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday — Election Day — voters will cast ballots across the country to decide the presidential race, national and state legislative races and county contests.
Tonganoxie High volleyball battles to end at state tournament
November 2, 2016
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team seemed in prime position to start off state with a victory for a second consecutive year. THS led, 9-4, early in the third and final set against No. 5 Paola in the match’s third set. Paola, though, went on a 6-1 run, tying the game at 10.