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Are you running/did you run or walk in the 2018 Tonganoxie Public Library Fun Run?

Response Percent
No, I’m sitting this one out
 
50%
Yes, I’m planning to run/did run the 10K
 
25%
Yes, I’m planning to participate/did participate in the walk
 
25%
Yes, I’m planning to run/did run the 5K
 
0%
No, but I am/was a volunteer
 
0%
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Tonganoxie football looking for back-to-back victories against Bonner Springs
September 21, 2018
Tonganoxie High will try to beat Bonner Springs in football in two consecutive seasons for the first time since 2005 and 2006 tonight at Beatty Field. THS (1-2 overall and 1-1 Frontier League) takes on a Bonner Springs team (1-2 and 1-2) with a similar start. Tonganoxie got its first victory with a 34-6 triumph this past Friday against Eudora. BSHS blanked Eudora, 40-0, the week before. Bonner Springs opened the season with a 41-0 loss to Paola and also lost this past Friday in 24-23 defeat to Spring Hill at David Jaynes Stadium in Bonner Springs. Tonganoxie is 14-24-2 against Bonner Springs since World War II, according to THS alum and local football historian Jeff Hughes.
Tonganoxie High volleyball takes 6-8 record into tomorrow’s Tonganoxie Invitational
September 21, 2018
Tonganoxie High volleyball will take a 6-8 record into its home tournament tomorrow. THS will be home for an 8 a.m. meet as host to Ottawa, Eudora, Piper, Junction City, Gardner-Edgerton, Great Bend, Shawnee Mission Northwest, FL Schlagle and Topeka High. Tonganoxie lost Monday to Mill Valley, 25-10, 25-15, and Emporia, 25-18, 25-15, at Emporia. Bonner Springs won a Frontier League match, 25-20, 25-17, 25-16, on Tuesday at THS, but the Chieftains got back on track with a 25-16, 25-21, 25-14, sweep against Bishp Ward in Kansas City, Kan. THS is 6-8 overall and 1-3 in Frontier League play. The team also is home Monday against Kansas City Christian and Baldwin on Monday and Tuesday against Spring Hill. Tonganoxie returns to the road Sept. 27 at Louisburg.
Tonganoxie High golfers take 6th at Spring Hill meet
September 21, 2018
The Tonganoxie High girls golf team recently competed at the Spring Hill tournament. The squad finished sixth with a score of 214. Highlights were Meghan Heskett shooting a personal best 47 and Lali Tanner shooting a 51. Tonganoxie’s next action is 9 a.m. Monday with the Jeff West Tournament in Meriden.
Back-to-back overtime thrillers get Tonganoxie soccer back to .500
September 21, 2018
It would be hard to accuse the 2018 Tonganoxie High boys soccer team of being boring. Through seven matches, all but two contests have been decided by one goal. Of those two remaining contests, the first two of the season, the first was a tie and the second 9-0 victory. After three straight heartbreakers, Tonganoxie is on a two-match winning streak of its own thanks to late heroics.
Hall of Fame incuctees announced for Tonganoxie Education Foundation’s 2018 class
September 21, 2018
The Tonganoxie USD 464 Education Foundation will be inducting its ninth Education Hall of Fame as part of homecoming festivities Sept. 28. Criteria considered by the selection committee include outstanding service to the district by teachers, administrators and staff; outstanding contributions to education in the Tonganoxie community by school board members and other citizens; and outstanding achievements in the field of education by alumni.
Back on track: Tonganoxie High cracks win column with football victory against Eudora
September 21, 2018
Eudora struck first, but Tonganoxie answered again and again. And again and again and again. In a battle of winless teams Friday, EHS struck first and led, 6-0, after a quarter. But Tonganoxie responded with what would be five unanswered touchdowns on the Chieftains’ way to a 34-6 road victory. Tonganoxie led, 14-6, at halftime and then 20-6 heading into the fourth quarter.
Tonganoxie City Council to make appointment without Reed
September 21, 2018
It appears outgoing council member Kara Reed, who served for five and half years on the Tonganoxie City Council, will not have a hand in selecting her successor. Reed announced at the Sept. 4 meeting that she would be resigning because she was moving outside the city limits. “It has been my great honor to serve alongside a dedicated staff and fellow elected officials on behalf of the city of Tonganoxie for the last five and a half years,” she wrote in a letter she read to citizens, city staff and fellow members of the governing body. “It is with regret that I must leave before my term has expired, but a move outside of city limits makes my resignation necessary.”
Tonganoxie volleyball readying for home invitational
September 19, 2018
Chrissie Jeannin’s squad rattled off two straight victories heading into Saturday’s Rossville Invitational and continues to work on putting an extended winning streak together. The Chieftains won against Piper at home, 3-1, Sept. 11 and then outlasted Pleasant Ridge, 3-2, Thursday at PRHS near Easton. THS defeated Piper, 25-14, 25-21, 21-25, 25-17. The team actually stormed back from a 2-0 set deficit against the Rams on Thursday.
Tonganoxie High cross country boys 1st, girls 2nd at McLouth; THS soccer loses close matches; golf continues busy schedule
September 19, 2018
The Tonganoxie High boys cross country team won the McLouth Invitational, while the girls team took second Thursday at the Stan Braksick Sports Complex in McLouth. The boys won the meet with seven medalists in the top 25 and the overall champion, Calvin Morgan. Morgan won the meet with a time of 18 minutes, 4 seconds.
Second-half performance propels Tonganoxie High football past Eudora in road victory
September 14, 2018
Eudora struck first, but Tonganoxie answered again and again. And again and again and again. In a battle of winless teams Friday, EHS struck first and led, 6-0, after a quarter. But Tonganoxie responded with what would be five unanswered touchdowns on the Chieftains’ way to a 34-6 road victory.
Tonganoxie football looks for first victory with road contest at Eudora
September 14, 2018
After scoring one touchdown in each of the first two games of the season, the Tonganoxie High football team will look to put more points on the scoreboard against Eudora, a team that also is ready to get its offense rolling. Both teams are 0-2 overall and 0-2 in Frontier League play.
Tonganoxie sports roundup: XC wins McLouth Invite; volleyball on 2-match win streak; golf places 4th; soccer with 2 tough losses
September 14, 2018
The Tonganoxie High boys cross country team won the McLouth Invitational, while the girls team took second Thursday at the Stan Braksick Sports Complex in McLouth. The boys won the meet with seven medalists in the top 25 and the overall champion, Calvin Morgan.
Sticker awareness for Tonganoxie High football
September 12, 2018
Tonganoxie High football helmets have a special sticker this year, but it’s not to signify a big play or other activity. The sticker, which has the letters “AT” inside the outline of Kansas, brings awareness to the Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society initiative “Safety in Football Campaign.”
Artists turn out to capture Tonganoxie
September 12, 2018
Though there were many activities happening during the Sunflower Stroll, one might have caught the eye most Labor Day Weekend. Artists could be seen around town painting various buildings and scenes.
Louisburg hands Tonganoxie football its second defeat
September 8, 2018
Tonganoxie High trailed just 12-7 at halftime Friday, but the Chieftains couldn’t get any closer in the second half. Louisburg won, 27-7, spoiling Tonganoxie’s home opener and inaugural Frontier League game at Beatty Field.
Tonganoxie High volleyball falls to Paola
September 6, 2018
After winning a thrilling first set against Paola, the Tongaoxie High volleyball team wasn’t able to gain momentum and fell, 3-1, Tuesday at Paola. THS won, 29-27, in the first set, but Paola came back and won the next three sets, 25-17, 25-22, 25-18, for the match victory.
Tonganoxie High soccer blanks Atchison, 9-0, to take on Paola today at home
September 6, 2018
Tonganoxie High got its first victory of the season with a 9-0 victory against Atchison on Tuesday in the home opener. THS (1-0-1) built a 6-0 lead in the first half and then added three more goals in the second half for the victory. The Chieftains will play again at 6 p.m. today at home against Paola.
Tonganoxie High girls cross country gets win against Lansing
02:17 a.m., September 5, 2018 Updated 01:24 p.m.
Tonganoxie High split its first competition Saturday at University of St. Mary’s new cross country course in Lansing. THS won the girls dual against Lansing. The Chieftains scored 23 points to Lansing’s 32. Kristie Chambers won the dual with an individual time of 22 minutes, 50 seconds. Madelyn Batchel was Lansing’s top runner with a second-place finish and a 23:20 time. Katherine Wombwell placed third (23:54) and sister Heather Wombwell was right behind in fourth (24:03). Eva Romero finished fifth with a 24:05 time. Mathia Slinkard placed 10th (25:36), Brooklyn Lang 11th (25:43) and Lauren Lawson 12th (26:02) Macy Geiger placed 13th (26:29) and Natalee Shepard 14th (27:03).
Tonganoxie City Council member stepping down because of move out of city
September 5, 2018
A Tonganoxie City Council member is stepping down because she is moving out of the city. Council President Kara Reed posted on her city council member Facebook page Tuesday that she was resigning. She posted an open letter to citizens, elected officials and city staff and also read the letter at Tuesday’s council meeting. “It has been my great honor to serve alongside a dedicated staff and fellow elected officials on behalf of the city of Tonganoxie for the last five and a half years,” she wrote. “It is with regret that I must leave before my term has expired, but a move outside of city limits makes my resignation necessary.”
McLouth Happenings: Honoring first responders; remembering 9-11; Threshing Bee around corner; yard sales
September 5, 2018
McLouth United Methodist Church invites everyone to honor first responders during the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday at the church. After the service, there will be “EMERGE ‘N SEE” events.

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