Sports

Tonganoxie golfers compete in first meets
April 16, 2015
The Tonganoxie High golf team opened its season Wednesday, April 8, with the Mill Valley Invitational. The team placed 13th out of 17 teams. Matt Scharff led THS golfers with an 80, while Ben Lanza shot a 99, Dawson Jones a 101 and Noah Arthoada 103. Heath Martin finished with a 113.
THS baseball riding three-game winning streak
April 16, 2015
The Tonganoxie High baseball team made its way into the win column last Thursday with a 5-1 victory against Lansing. Tyler Novotney had a big performance on the mound. He threw a complete game and gave up just one run. The Chieftains put together a four-run third inning on their way to the victory.
McLouth High softball team stays perfect on year
April 16, 2015
The dominance continues for the McLouth High softball team. The Bulldogs defeated Riverside, 19-0 and 17-2, last week in Wathena before coming home and nabbing another sweep, 16-1 and 10-0, against Immaculata. MHS won the first game in four innings thanks to two big innings.
Tonganoxie High girls track 2nd, boys 4th at Bobcat Relays
April 16, 2015
In a preview of some teams Tonganoxie will face at league and regional meets, the Tonganoxie High girls held their own Friday at the Bobcat Relays. THS finished second with 125 points, just ahead of Anderson County (118.5). Basehor-Linwood scored a commanding team title with 194 points, but the Chieftains had several personal bests, according to coach Rachelle Pauly. “There were a lot of good, competitive times,” Pauly said.
McLouth HIgh baseball team sweeps Immaculata in doubleheader
April 16, 2015
McLouth High scored seven early runs and was able to hold on to win Game 1 of a doubleheader, 9-7, last week in baseball action against Immaculata. Senior pitcher Wyatt Hermann allowed just two earned runs while striking out five Raiders as he picked up his second win of the season.
Hall resigns at THS girls basketball coach
April 15, 2015
Tonganoxie High School girls basketball coach David Hall is stepping down after one season on the job, but the longtime coach said that was part of the plan when he was hired. Hall said Monday that when he initially discussed the job with THS athletics director Brandon Parker, they viewed the position as being a bridge between longtime coach Randy Kraft and a new coach after a year or two.
Raven reviews in Tonganoxie
Hecht ready to begin Benedictine career
April 15, 2015
Carl Hecht had a big decision to make earlier this year. The Tonganoxie High senior could continue his football career in the junior college ranks or opt for a four-year school. Hecht chose the latter route, signing a national letter of intent with Benedictine College.
Tonganoxie High School track teams look to build on 2014
April 3, 2015
Jumping events are expected to be Tonganoxie High’s bread and butter on the boys team. First-year head coach Preston Troyer, who was the girls head coach last year, said THS should be among the best in the area in those events. “Honestly, in the jumps, I think we’ll be leading until the track events,” Troyer said. “We really just don’t have sprinters right now, girls or guys.”
THS player scores hat trick as girls soccer team records shutout
March 26, 2015
The Tonganoxie High girls soccer team’s scoring came in rapid fire Wednesday in its season opener against Bishop Ward at THS. Tonganoxie scored three goals in fewer than 2 minutes on its way to a 7-0 shutout against the Cyclones. The Chieftains scored their first goal with 29:13 left in the first half on senior Morgan Galvin’s shot.
McLouth baseball sweeps Nebraska team in opening doubleheader
March 26, 2015
It was a good thing McLouth High senior Jack Courtney brought his bat in the Bulldogs’ home opener Tuesday against Falls City, Neb. MHS fell behind early but rallied behind Courtney’s offensive explosion and came back for a 10-9 victory Rain, mud, and even some hail challenged both the Bulldog defense and senior starting pitcher Wyatt Hermann, as the Bulldogs trailed 7-0 after two innings of play.
Bulldog seniority
MHS features 9 seniors on 2015 baseball squad
March 25, 2015
This year’s McLouth High seniors went 1-19 as sophomores and 8-11 last year as juniors in Kevin Stewart’s first year at the helm. Of the 18 players on this year’s squad, nine are in that senior class. Stewart, who is in his second stint as the Bulldogs’ coach, looks for his team to make another substantial step in 2015.
Bringing the energy in Tonganoxie
THS softball eager for new season
March 25, 2015
The Tonganoxie High softball team enters the 2015 without familiar faces thanks to graduation. Pitcher Morgan Oroke and catcher Laney Walker were seniors last year, as were shortstop Cally Engle-Maxwell and centerfielder Marissa Martin. But this year’s team has plenty of returners whom coach Stephanie Wittman expects to be big contributors in the new season.
Building a program
March 25, 2015
The Tonganoxie High girls soccer team has advanced to three straight regional championships. To make it four in a row, the Chieftains will have a seasoned group working to fill some leaders lost to graduation. THS went 9-8-1 last year and returns much of that team, but it lost its all-time leading scorer in Emily Soetaert to graduation.
Tonganoxie High softball looks to improve in 2015
March 23, 2015
The Tonganoxie High softball team enters the 2015 without familiar faces thanks to graduation. Pitcher Morgan Oroke and catcher Laney Walker were seniors last year, as were shortstop Cally Engle-Maxwell and centerfielder Marissa Martin.
2015 McLouth High spring sports schedules
March 20, 2015
Here’s a look at spring sports schedules for McLouth High for 2015:

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