Sports

Tonganoxie wrestlers are KVL co-kings
Chieftains tie for league crown
February 15, 2017
It’s a league championship season for Tonganoxie High wrestling. THS and Bonner Springs tied for the Kaw Valley League title Saturday at Turner. Tonganoxie and Bonner both scored 165 points, with Basehor-Linwood third with 156.5. THS had five gold medals, four silver medals and one bronze. THS also had two fourth-place finishes.
Tonganoxie boys’ shots at victory just miss mark
February 15, 2017
Tonganoxie High came so close to two more victories in the win column. Instead, Lansing swept THS in season series in a span of four days. The teams played their regularly scheduled game Friday in Lansing and then squared off Monday in Tonganoxie for a rescheduled contest.
Tonganoxie High girls struggle against Lansing
February 15, 2017
Back-to-back contests against Lansing weren’t fruitful for the Tonganoxie High girls basketball team. The teams played in consecutive games thanks to one game being rescheduled because of inclement weather on the originally scheduled date.`
Tonganoxie High girls pick up victory at Turner
February 8, 2017
The Tonganoxie girls basketball team traveled to Turner High School early last week, coming away with a convincing 53-37 victory.
Tonganoxie High wrestlers drop tough match with Bonner Springs
February 8, 2017
Tonganoxie High wrestling lost a hard-fought dual last week against Bonner Springs. Bonner Springs outlasted THS, 42-31, as the Chieftains fell to 9-2 on the season in dual competition.
On the dotted line at Tonganoxie High
Teammates Brown, Graham sign with Baker for football
February 8, 2017
Jordan Brown and Devan Graham are best friends and teammates at Tonganoxie High School. They’ll continue those relationships at Baker University. The two THS seniors signed national letters of intent on National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 1. It’s the first day high school seniors can sign letters of intent to play football at the collegiate level.
Substate, postseason coming up at end of month for Tonganoxie, McLouth teams
February 8, 2017
The postseason will be here at the end of the month for basketball and wrestling teams. Here’s a closer look at where Tonganoxie and McLouth teams are headed:
Chieftain boys shut down by Turner
February 8, 2017
The Tonganoxie High boys squad was put away early in a 56-33 road loss last week at Turner in Kansas City, Kan.
McLouth basketball teams fall to Immaculata on the road
February 8, 2017
McLouth High basketball teams nearly came away with victories Friday against Immaculata. The girls fell, 42-37, while the boys lost, 46-41. McLouth had a 10-9 lead after the first quarter in the girls game and trailed by just two at half time, 17-15.
Tonganoxie High boys level Bishop Ward
February 1, 2017
Tonganoxie High boys defeat Bishop Ward for a third straight victory The Tonganoxie boys basketball team picked up its third win in seven days with Friday’s 41-22 victory against Kansas City’s Bishop Ward High School. Head coach David Hillmon said he was proud of his team’s defensive performance, but expressed concern over the lack of energy and rebounding, especially early on in the game.2
Tonganoxie High girls outlast Bishop Ward in overtime
February 1, 2017
The Tonganoxie girls basketball team picked up their second consecutive win, defeating Bishop Ward in Friday’s 45-42 overtime thriller. Despite dealing with a sickness that kept her out of practice and the starting lineup, senior Taylor Lee was able to make the most of her limited minutes, scoring 15 of her game-high 20 points in the fourth quarter and overtime.
Tonganoxie High boys get 1st victory at home tournament
January 26, 2017
The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team has its first victory of the season thanks to its home tournament. THS played De LaSalle in the seventh-place game Saturday. De LaSalle didn’t have any games otherwise in the tournament, but was penciled in to take on a team in the losers bracket for seventh place.
Mat finish for Tonganoxie wrestlers
January 26, 2017
Tonganoxie High has another tournament title to its credit this wrestling season. This time, it’s in the form of a dual championship. THS placed first Friday in the De Soto dual tournament after defeating the host school, 53-27, in the championship match. Bonner Springs defeated Shawnee Mission North, 48-24, for third, while Pleasant Ridge outlasted Wyandotte, 33-24, for fifth. Piper beat Kansas City Washington, 30-27, for seventh place.
McLouth High girls take 2nd at home invitational
January 25, 2017
The McLouth High girls basketball team finished second at its own tournament Saturday. The Bulldogs won earlier in the week against Kansas City Christian and Bishop Seabury to get to the title game. Against Cair Paravel, however, the Bulldogs just couldn’t get much going.
Upset special opportunity missed for Tonganoxie High boys
January 18, 2017
Tonganoxie High has faced the gauntlet in the early going this season. First-year coach David Hillmon has had to prepare for five of the top six teams in Class 4A Division I so far this season in No. 2 Ottawa, No. 3 Piper, No. 4 Wamego, No. 5 Eudora and No. 6 Basehor-Linwood.javascript:DateTimeShortcuts.handleCalendarQuickLink(0,%200); The Chieftains still were searching for their first victory of the season Monday entering the Tonganoxie Invitational Tournament.

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