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Monster 2nd quarter key in 45-7 Tonganoxie High victory; THS still undefeated heading into Week 9
October 21, 2017
The floodgates opened midway through the second quarter Friday for the Tonganoxie High football team. THS led Piper, 7-0, when Connor Searcy scored on a 9-yard run with 7:58 left before halftime. On the next play, Tonganoxie recovered the kickoff. Moments later, quarterback Mason Beach found Zac Morgan for a reception and Morgan ran it in for a 23-yard pass play.
Tonganoxie High boys soccer ties KC Christian on Senior Night, finishes regular season unbeaten
October 20, 2017
Tonganoxie High boys soccer has finished the regular season without a loss. THS celebrated many upperclassmen with Senior Night on Thursday against Kansas City Christian at Chieftain Park. The two teams then battled for two halves and two overtimes before finishing in a scoreless tie. Now 14-0-2, Tonganoxie is two wins from matching the school record for victories in a single season as THS enters the postseason.
Shutout showcase for Tonganoxie football as THS moves to 7-0
October 20, 2017
Tonganoxie High used a solid ground attack Friday to neutralize Atchison in a 49-0 district game victory. THS (7-0 overall, 4-0 Kaw Valley League and 1-0 district play) amassed 364 rushing yards — averaging just more than 8 yards per carry — in a game that the Chieftains controlled from the beginning. Dalton Bock again led the team in rushing with 251 yards on 25 carries. Korbin Riedel generated 81 yards on 14 carries and Justin Hand 32 yards on six carries. Riedel had three touchdowns and Bock two. Tonganoxie had 90 yards in the air, including two touchdowns.
Tonganoxie High cross country boys nab 2nd, girls 3rd at final KVL meet
October 20, 2017
The Tonganoxie High boys and girls cross country teams again finished as two of the top teams in the Kaw Valley League. In the final KVL race in history, the boys placed second and the girls third Thursday at Wyandotte County Park. Lansing won the boys race with 20 points. Tonganoxie took second with 45, while Basehor-Linwood scored 77 for third. Bonner Springs placed fourth (115), Piper fifth (121) and Turner sixth (155). Basehor-Linwood won the girls races with 23 points. Lansing took second with 47 and Tonganoxie nabbed third with 71 points.
Tonganoxie High volleyball wins Senior Night, prepares for substate
October 19, 2017
Substate approaches this weekend at Piper, but the Tonganoxie High volleyball team had some final tuneups before the postseason. Tonganoxie won a four-set match against Turner on Oct. 10 in Kansas City, Kan. The Chieftains outlasted the Golden Bears, 25-10, 24-26, 25-20, 25-12.
Tonganoxie soccer seeks unbeaten mark
October 19, 2017
The Tonganoxie High football team keeps pushing toward an undefeated regular season, but the Chieftains still have tests against Piper and archrival Basehor-Linwood that will determine the team’s record as THS looks to make a playoff run. For their counterparts on the pitch, the THS boys soccer team has one more match in the regular season — Senior Night on Thursday at home against Kansas City Christian.
Tonganoxie football stays perfect with road victory at Atchison
October 14, 2017
Tonganoxie High got off to a good start in district play Friday in Atchison. THS blanked Atchison, 49-0, and moved to 7-0 on the season. The team also is 4-0 in Kaw Valley League play and 1-0 in districts.
Tonganoxie High cross country boys take 2nd, girls 3rd at final Kaw Valley League meet
October 13, 2017
The Tonganoxie High boys and girls cross country teams again finished as two of the top teams in the Kaw Valley League. In the final KVL race in history, the boys placed second and the girls third Thursday at Wyandotte County Park. Lansing won the boys race with 20 points. Tonganoxie took second with 45, while Basehor-Linwood scored 77 for third. Bonner Springs placed fourth (115), Piper fifth (121) and Turner sixth (155). Basehor-Linwood won the girls races with 23 points. Lansing took second with 47 and Tonganoxie nabbed third with 71 points. Bonner Springs placed fourth with 109 and Turner fifth with 133. Bishop Ward had incomplete teams in both races, while Piper also fielded an incomplete team on the girls side.
Chieftains bruise Bears, 41-8, as Tonganoxie stays undefeated entering district play
October 11, 2017
Tonganoxie jumped out to a 21-0 first-quarter lead and never looked back Friday in its homecoming game against Turner. THS won, 41-8, improving to 6-0 overall and 4-0 in Kaw Valley League play Tonganoxie got on the board first with 9:27 still left in the first quarter. THS quarterback Mason Beach found Elijah Tyner for a 20-yard touchdown pass.
Tonganoxie High boys soccer claims KVL crown
October 11, 2017
There were goals aplenty Monday for the Tonganoxie High boys soccer team. The Chieftains won, 10-0, on the road in Atchison against Maur Hill. The game ended about halfway through the second half when THS stretched its lead to 10. That’s the magic number to force the mercy rule. The game ended with about 26 minutes left in the match.
Tonganoxie girls golf puts finishing touches on inaugural season at Spring Hill regional
October 11, 2017
The Tonganoxie High girls golf team competed Monday in its first Class 4A regional. The Chieftains finished seventh out of eight teams at the regional. THS shot a 488 as a team. Hayden won the tournament with a 367. Spring Hill placed second (382), while Piper was third with a 383. Anderson County finished fourth with a 428 and Basehor-Linwood fifth with a 437. Jeff West finished just ahead of THS with a 460. Bishop Miege was eighth with a 551.
Tonganoxie cross country boys take 1st, girls 2nd at Pleasant Ridge
October 11, 2017
The Tonganoxie High cross country teams had a 1-2 punch at Saturday’s Pleasant Ridge Invitational near Easton. The boys won their meet with a first-place finish, while the THS girls placed second. Tonganoxie scored 37 points, compared to Basehor-Linwood’s 72 in second. Pleasant Ridge was a close third with 74. Perry-Lecompton placed fourth with 104. McLouth (145), Jeff County North (160), Valley Falls (170) and Maur Hill (179) rounded out the rest of the field.
Tonganoxie volleyball gets home victory against Bishop Seabury
October 11, 2017
Chrissie Jeannin’s Tonganoxie High volleyball team is back in the win column. THS swept Bishop Seabury, 25-13, 25-13, 25-13, Monday on the Chieftains’ home court. The victory moved THS to 12-18 on the season.
Tonganoxie High football stays perfect, now leads KVL
October 5, 2017
Tonganoxie football keeps rolling as district play gets ever closer. Along with a playoff berth, a conference title in the final year of Kaw Valley League could be icing on the cake. THS rolled Friday to a 37-3 road victory against KVL foe Lansing. The victory moved the Chieftains to 5-0 overall and 3-0 in the league, but some other happenings in the league made the league race more interesting.
Locked in and focused: Tonganoxie High soccer prepares for playoffs
October 5, 2017
Tonganoxie registered its third shutout of the season and moved one step closer to a Kaw Valley League title Monday. THS blanked Lansing, 5-0, at Lansing. The victory moved Tonganoxie to 12-0-1 on the season and 5-0 in conference play. Tonganoxie’s final conference game is Thursday in Kansas City, Kan., against Bishop Ward. A victory against the Cyclones would make Tonganoxie the league champions. Heading into this week, a handful of KVL teams had one conference loss. But THS has the tiebreaker over them.

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