Sports

On course for THS: Tonganoxie cross country teams win home meet, take 5th at Rim Rock Classic
September 28, 2016
Tonganoxie High represented well on its home cross country course Tuesday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. Both varsity teams won the overall team title, as did the the junior varsity boys.
Tonganoxie High soccer gets through hectic week unscathed
September 27, 2016
Tonganoxie High looked ready to put the cherry atop a big week of soccer Friday at the Chieftain Park Sports Complex. THS had gone 3-0 so far and was playing its fourth match in five days. It led Maranatha Academy, 2-0, in the second half, but a penalty kick and another goal from the Eagles provided the equalizer with 3:04 left in regulation.
Tonganoxie volleyball takes 3rd at home invitational
September 27, 2016
Tonganoxie High was down, 7-0, to Shawnee Mission Northwest in the final match of pool play Saturday at its home meet when a Cougar service error put THS on the board. moments later, THS cut the lead to five at 8-3. “Come on, we gotta stay on a roll,” THS coach Tiffany Parker pleaded to her team from the bench. “Let’s go.” The team did just that at its home invitational.
Bonner Springs spoils THS’ undefeated mark
September 27, 2016
Tonganoxie head coach Al Troyer paused for a moment and took a look around at his team. The players knelt before him, their faces evident with frustration following the team’s 21-12 loss at Bonner Springs.
Tonganoxie High cross country varsity teams sweep again at home invite
05:16 p.m., September 22, 2016 Updated 11:37 a.m.
Tonganoxie High represented well on its home cross country course Tuesday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. Both varsity teams won the overall team title, as did the the junior varsity boys. The THS varsity teams swept their races at an invite for the second consecutive meet.
Tonganoxie High volleyball 5th at Rossville Invitational
THS home cross country invite this week; MHS football wins first game of season
September 20, 2016
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team finished its first tournament of the season with a winning record. THS placed fifth Saturday at the Rossville Invitational with a 3-2 record. Tonganoxie opened pool play with a victory against Ottawa, 25-22, 17-25, 25-20.
Aggressive Tonganoxie High boys soccer handles Eudora, 6-2
September 20, 2016
The Tonganoxie High boys soccer team only just started its most difficult week of the season Monday with the first of four games in the five days. The hectic week couldn’t have started much better for the Chieftains. Behind stellar passing and dominating possession, Tonganoxie cruised to a 6-2 victory against Eudora at the Chieftain Park Sports Complex. Junior Zeb Huseman and senior captain Logan Williams led the way with two goals each. The win improved the Chieftains to 5-1, as THS now has won four consecutive matches.
Tonganoxie High soccer takes 4-1 record into busy week
September 19, 2016
The Tonganoxie High boys soccer team is off to a strong 4-1 start that has included two overtime victories. But this week’s hectic schedule will be a key one for the Chieftains, as the slate will nearly double the team’s number of games played this season.
Heart of the matter for Tonganoxie High football in OT victory
September 16, 2016
The Tonganoxie Chieftains were circled around their coaching staff on the field as each coach addressed the team. When defensive coordinator Matt Bond finally made his way down to the circle from the press box, he had just one thing to say to his team.
Tonganoxie High athletics sweeps competitions for the week
September 13, 2016
It was a good week for Tonganoxie High athletics. All of its varsity squads swept competitions last week. The THS soccer team got back on track with a 9-0 victory Sept. 6 and then 3-2 on Thursday against Bishop Ward. Those victories improved the squad to 3-1 on the season.
OVERTIME THRILLER: Tonganoxie football outlasts Eudora, 46-40
10:20 a.m., September 10, 2016 Updated 02:49 p.m.
Zac Morgan’s 154 total yards on offense, three touchdowns and a 78-yard punt return touchdown led Tonganoxie to a 46-40 overtime win over Eudora. After Eudora (1-1) fumbled on the first play of overtime, Mason Beach threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Caden Searcy to win the game for Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie High cross country competes well against Lansing
September 7, 2016
Tonganoxie opened the cross country season last week with a dual on the road against Lansing. The THS boys nearly had a victory, scoring 29 to Lansing’s low score of 27. The Lions also won the girls meet with 21 points to the Chieftains’ 35. In the boys race, Tonganoxie’s Drew Cook took first with a time of 18 minutes, 5 seconds. Carter Kietzmann placed second in 18:50 and Calvin Morgan sixth with 19:43 time. Jakob Foley placed ninth (20:08) and Chandler Hamman 11th (20:24).
Tonganoxie coach calls for better play after 6-0 soccer shutout
Team opens season 1-1 after loss to BLHS
02:57 a.m., September 6, 2016 Updated 10:10 p.m.
It’s not uncommon for teams at the high school, college and even at professional level to have a moment in their season where nothing is going well. That moment is right now for the Tonganoxie High boys soccer team. Tonganoxie was hit in the mouth Thursday at Basehor-Linwood and defeated by a sound score of 6-0. The match was decided very quickly. In fact, Basehor-Linwood scored its first goal in the first 30 seconds of the game and its second goal came just 45 seconds later.
Tonganoxie High volleyball battles through for 4-set victory against Eudora in rematch of 2015 substate
September 6, 2016
After the Tonganoxie High volleyball team lost the third set of its best-of-five match to Eudora on Thursday, THS coach Tiffany Parker wasn’t sure how her team would respond in the fourth set. Tonganoxie lost a lot of the momentum it gained in taking a 2-0 set lead, but more importantly, the team would have to fight through fatigue after a tough match with Lansing just two days earlier.
Tonganoxie football outlasts Spring Hill, 33-13, in season opener
September 3, 2016
What a difference a year makes. Last year, the Tonganoxie Chieftains would have been the team to make the costly mistakes. But this year, they are a veteran football team that has learned from past miscues. That experience paid dividends on opening night, when the Chieftains were the much more polished team.

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