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Who will have more success at his new school: Chris Klieman or Les Miles?

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Tonganoxie St. Patrick’s Parade is March 16
March 1, 2019
Come and celebrate the luck of the Irish. This year’s St. Patrick’s Parade — the 31st installment of the annual event — will start at 11 a.m. March 16 in downtown Tonganoxie. T-shirts will be on sale at various locations that will be announced in the coming weeks.
Leavenworth County Commission District 5 candidate forum is Saturday morning
March 1, 2019
There will be a candidate forum Saturday morning for candidates vying for the new Leavenworth County Commission’s Ffith District. The forum will run 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the VFW Hall in Tonganoxie. Republican Mike Stieben, Democrat Stuart Sweeney and independents David Frese and Curtis Oroke make up the field. The election will take place March 26.
Tonganoxie boys spring upset on Eudora, to play Anderson County in substate championship Friday
February 28, 2019
There wasn’t much offense on display in Wednesday’s Tonganoxie-Eudora substate semifinal. The teams scored 2 points each in the second quarter and Tonganoxie High led just 13-7 at halftime. The team led much of the game and then came “the bounce.”
PERFECTION: Riedel caps undefeated season with Tonganoxie’s first state champion in program history; Searcy becomes 2nd matches later
February 27, 2019
Korbin Riedel’s goal had been unchanged since his freshman year, but history had shown it to be a tall order in Tonganoxie. The senior’s end goal always was to be a state champion. The THS wrestling room has plenty of wall plaques indication accolades and state medalists, but there was a void: no state champions. The wall decor soon will be changing. On Saturday, Riedel became Tonganoxie High’s first gold medalist — and the program’s first undefeated champ to boot.
Tonganoxie girls advance, McLouth girls fall at substate
February 27, 2019
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team will continue on in Class 4A substate action, while the McLouth High girls were eliminated in a 2A quarterfinal. Tonganoxie held on for a 38-32 victory against Coffeyville on Tuesday at Tonganoxie. THS improved to 5-16 on the season, while Coffeyville’s year ended at 1-17.
McLouth boys advance as Pope gets 1,000th point; MHS girls No. 5 seed
February 26, 2019
The McLouth High boys have advanced to the semifinals of the Class 2A Valley Heights Substate. The Bulldogs got one last opportunity to play in front of the home crowd Monday, as MHS, the top seed in the substate, defeated No. 8 Atchison County, 73-27. McLouth got out in front in the first quarter and never looked back. The Bullodgs outscored Atchison County, 21-5, in the first quarter and proceeded to outscore the visiting Tigers the next three quarters.
Judge dismisses charges over boy’s death on Kansas City water slide in case involving Tonganoxie grad
February 23, 2019
A judge dismissed criminal charges Friday against a Kansas water park owner and the designer of a 17-story slide on which a 10-year-old boy was decapitated in 2016. Wyandotte County Judge Robert Burns cited improper evidence in dropping second-degree murder charges against Schlitterbahn owner Jeff Henry, designer John Schooley, and general contractor Henry and Sons Construction Co. The judge also dismissed an involuntary manslaughter charge against operations manager Tyler Miles, The Kansas City Star reported. Miles is a 2007 Tonganoxie High School graduate.
Riedel, Searcy to compete for state titles Saturday for Tonganoxie at 4A state wrestling
February 22, 2019
Tonganoxie High is guaranteed three medals at this year’s Class 4A State Wrestling Championships, with two grapplers still on pace for a shot at gold. Korbin Riedel (41-0) will wrestle in the title match for the second consecutive year at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina. The senior advanced to the finals Friday with a pin of Frotenac senior Brendan Ishimura (28-3) at the 2:36 mark. Riedel will be fresh for Saturday’s title match, as his combined mat time (3 minutes, 41 seconds) is 19 seconds less than two periods of a match.
Chili can combat chilly weather in Tonganoxie this week
February 21, 2019
The bitter cold and snow and rain and drizzle — and even short-lived hail — we’ve seen it all this winter and there’s still more to come. On the bright side, there are two more chili feeds to warm your tummy and your soul and they’re coming up later this week.
MHS boys to be top seed in 2A substate at Valley Heights
February 20, 2019
The Bulldogs have a shot at tying Maur Hill-Mount Academy for the NEKL title, but MHS would have to win out and have another NEKL team also knock off the Ravens in the final week. More importantly, the Bulldogs will be the top seed in the Class 2A Valley Heights Substate. If McLouth were to stumble this week, the Bulldogs still would be the top seed, as Valley Heights is the No. 2 seed at 12-9. MHS likely will open the substate with a home game against Atchison County (0-19).
Eager eyes on elusive prize for Tonganoxie High wrestlers
February 20, 2019
Tonganoxie is taking three regional champions to the Class 4A State Wrestling Championships, each with different perspectives, but all the same goal: make history in bringing home an individual gold medal to THS. The Chieftains have had their opportunities and oh-so-close moments through the years, including coach Ross Starcher, who was a standout himself and a runner-up when he wrestled.
Addressing expungement: County attorney to have informational presentation
February 20, 2019
Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson will be putting on a town hall to discuss the Leavenworth County Expungement Day next week in Leavenworth. The town hall will be 6 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Leavenworth Public Library, 417 Spruce St. The Expungement Day is March 8.
Tonganoxie City Council approves funding for Tonganoxie Business Association
February 20, 2019
The council unanimously gave the nod to a Tonganoxie Business Association request for $5,000 in 2019 at its March 4 meeting. The request continues previous policy of offering monetary support to organizations that promote businesses. When Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce was in operation, the council annually gave that amount to the organization. TBA formed when the chamber folded a few years ago. It formed as a merger between the chamber and Entrepreneuers Achieving Success Together.
Delaware Indians presentation is Tuesday at Tonganoxie Community Historical Sited
February 20, 2019
Wade Davis, independent scholar, will use his background in living history and interpretation to talk about the Delaware Indians who lived in the Tonganoxie on the Delaware Reservation before the founding of the town of Tonganoxie. He will talk about the day-to-day life of the Delaware, using historical objects and stories. Davis’ presentation, “The Grandfathers in Kansas: The Material Culture of the Delaware on the Frontier 1829-1867,” will start at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site, 201 W. Washington St.
Barn quilt event coming in March to Tonganoxie Community Historic Site
February 20, 2019
What can you put on your barn or shop to make it just a little bit special? A barn quilt. Six barn quilts were painted this past October at the Fairchild-Knox hay barn at the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site. The barn quilt workshops take place twice a year at the barn, taught by Jean Pearson, with assistance from other members and friends of the historical society. Another quilt day will be offered in March.
Genesis Christian Academy cancels Wednesday classes
February 20, 2019
Genesis Christian Academy has canceled Wednesday classes. GCA officials posted on social media Tuesday night that they would make a decision on whether to cancel classes early this morning. Tonganoxie USD 464 and other area schools called off classes Tuesday night.
Tonganoxie teams sweep games at Atchison; Bond scores 30 in boys win
February 19, 2019
Dallas Bond had a breakout game Tuesday as the Tonganoxie High boys basketball team won its regular-season finale, 85-60, at Atchison. Bond scored 30 as THS cruised to the non-league victory. Hayden Robbins scored 23, while Rylee Beach also was in double figures with 10.
Tonganoxie USD 464 cancels classes due to inclement weather, will make it up in March
February 19, 2019
More snow, less school for Tonganoxie USD 464, though students now will have a makeup day next month. Tonganoxie administrators have called off classes for Wednesday due to more inclement weather. Because the district has exhausted its number of built-in snow days, students now will attend classes March 8, which previously was a vacation day on the calendar. The day was built into the calendar as an inclement weather makeup day if needed. Students still will be off the following week for spring break.
Tonganoxie sending 4 to state as Riedel sets, breaks school records
February 16, 2019
A school record fell Saturday as Tonganoxie High wrestlers won three gold medals at the Class 4A Paola Regional. THS qualified four wrestlers overall for the 4A state tournament, which will be Friday and Saturday at the Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina.
Tonganoxie High wrestling in 4th place at 4A regional heading into Day 2
February 15, 2019
Tonganoxie High was in fourth place Friday night at a Class 4A regional at Paola. The Chieftains were sitting at 88.5 points after the first day of competition. Ottawa leads the standings with 125 points heading into Saturday. Louisburg is second with 106.5 and Eudora third with 98. Piper is in fifth with 78.5 and Anderson County sixth with 65. From there, it’s Paola seventh (59), Perry-Lecompton eight (56), Prairie View ninth (50), Fort Scott 10th (48), Baldwin 11th (40), Bishop MIege 12th (27), Osawatomie 13th (20), Atchison 14th (18) and Bishop Ward 15th (3).