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Tonganoxie High volleyball wins home opener
September 18, 2019
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team won its home opener Tuesday in exciting fashion. Tonganoxie defeated Paola, 3-1, in the conference clash. THS and Paola played some thrilling sets, as three of the sets were decided by two points each. Tonganoxie won the first match, 28-26, and then Paola responded with a 25-23 victory.
League statement: Tonganoxie High football routs defending conference champion
September 18, 2019
Tonganoxie High football teams thrive on new turf, it appears. After winning the first football game on its own turf last week against archival Basehor-Linwood, the Chieftains followed up by spoiling Louisburg’s first game on the new carpet Friday. Tonganoxie jumped out to a 14-6 lead and never looked back on its way to a 42-6 Frontier League victory at newly refurbished Wildcat Stadium, which also boasts upgrades to its press box and home seating. Tonganoxie, by the way, also defeated Spring Hill, 23-14, in 2017 in the Broncos’ first game on their new field.
Tonganoxie High cross country team prepare for home meet next week
September 18, 2019
The Tonganoxie High girls and boys cross country teams finished seventh and eighth, respectively, Saturday at the Wamego Invitational. Kristi Chambers led the THS girls team, finishing 22nd overall with a time of 22 minutes 40 seconds. Buhler won the girls meet with 25 points, while Baldwin was second with 81. Eudora placed third (111), Louisburg fourth (189), Towanda-Circle fifth (191), Augusta sixth (200) and Tonganoxie seventh (203). Pratt, Mulvane, Rose Hill, Andale, Wamego, Paola, Clay Center, Hayden and Abilene rounded out the rest of the field.