Sports

Tonganoxie High boys soccer gets another shutout victory
September 17, 2021
Tonganoxie High boys soccer got the offense going again last week, shutting out Paola, 8-0, for the first Frontier League victory of the season.
Gilmore takes 5th as Tonganoxie High boys 8th, girls 9th at Wamego cross country invite
September 17, 2021
Tonganoxie High cross country runners hope that Saturday’s race at Wamego wasn’t their last this year. The Wamego Country Club has long been the Class 4A state site, so another trip west this year to Wamego means THS runners will be competing at the state championships. Both teams finished in the middle of the field, as the Tonganoxie boys placed eighth and the THS girls ninth. Both varsity meets had 15 teams competing.
York notches new school record as Tonganoxie High girls golf takes 2nd at Topeka Seaman meet
September 17, 2021
The Tonganoxie High girls golf team had a strong showing last week at the Topeka Seaman meet. THS placed second overall with a score of 359.
Heartbreaker on the road: Louisburg assembles 4th quarter rally, wins in overtime against Tonganoxie football
September 15, 2021
The opening kickoff of Friday’s Tonganoxie-Louisburg football game offered an encouraging start to the road game for the Chieftains.
Week 2 Cram Session 2021: Tonganoxie at Louisburg
September 10, 2021
Tonganoxie High continues the season with its first road contest Friday at Louisburg.
Week 1 Cram Session 2021: Basehor-Linwood at Tonganoxie
September 3, 2021
Football is here again. Tonganoxie High has a 35-7 record over the last four years and will look to have another big season in 2021, but the Chieftains will be doing so with several players in larger roles.
Tonganoxie football game against Basehor-Linwood being moved up due to impending storms
September 3, 2021
The Tonganoxie High football season opener is being moved up in an effort to avoid thunderstorms later tonight. Kickoff against Basehor-Linwood at Beatty Field now will start at 5 p.m. THS is coming off a 9-2 season, while rival Basehor-Linwood went 7-4 in 2020.
Tonganoxie High boys soccer pitches 6-0 shutout in home opener
September 3, 2021
Tonganoxie High boys soccer players put on a pretty good show in front of their home crowd in the first match of the season at Beatty Field on Thursday. The Chieftains scored in waves in both halves on their way to a 6-0 shutout against Maur Hill Mount Academy.
Tonganoxie High volleyball drops first matches of season against Piper, De Soto
September 1, 2021
Tonganoxie High volleyball opened the 2021 season on the right foot, but the Chieftains weren’t able to maintain that momentum in a triangular Tuesday at home.
Sweet swings: Tonganoxie High girls golf wins season opening tournament
August 30, 2021
Tonganoxie High girls golf kicked off the new season in pretty good fashion Monday. THS won its first tournament of the season with an invitational at Ottawa Country Club. The Chieftains tallied a low score of 207 at the nine-hole tourney. Tonganoxie finished just ahead of Eudora, which scored a 209, and Santa Fe Trail, which finished at 211.
Tonganoxie High boys soccer opens season with 5-2 victory against KC Christian
August 27, 2021
Tonganoxie High boys soccer opened the season with a 5-2 victory Friday in Overland Park, giving coach Michael Barnes his first victory as the helm of the boys program. THS jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first half against Kansas City Christian, only to have the Panthers respond with two goals of their own before halftime at the Johnson County Community College soccer complex.
Tonganoxie High announces mask policies, other guidelines for athletes and spectators in fall
August 27, 2021
Tonganoxie High athletics events again will have some stipulations for attendance as the COVID-19 pandemic trudges on into the fall. THS activities director Cody Witte provided guidelines in an update posted earlier this week at tongienation.org, the school’s athletics website.
Tonganoxie High teams getting ready for season
August 27, 2021
Boys soccer is the first Tonganoxie High team to open the season this year, but other squads soon will be getting the regular season slate started.
Tonganoxie High football to see other teams in jamboree scrimmages Friday at home
August 27, 2021
Tonganoxie High football will be hosting a preseason jamboree Friday as it prepares for the new season. THS, along with Paola, Kansas City, Olathe Northwest and Lansing, will scrimmage each other starting at 7 p.m.
Early start in Tonganoxie: Chieftain boys soccer team first to open 2021 season later this week
August 25, 2021
It’s go time for the Tonganoxie High boys soccer team. THS gets the season started Friday with a road contest against Kansas City Christian. It’s a new era for Tonganoxie, as Tonganoxie native Michael Barnes takes over the program. He replaces Jon Orndorff, who stepped down after four years leading the boys program. Orndorff helped Barnes in the spring with the girls program before moving to Nebraska.

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