Sports

Tonganoxie High sprinters 8th at Kansas Relays
April 25, 2018
The Tonganoxie High girls sprints crew had its work cut out with only five runners filling out the Chieftains’ 4x100, 4x400 and sprint medley relay teams at the Kansas Relays, but Corinn Searcy, Natalee Shepard, Sierra Staatz, Mia Bond and Trinity Touchton were up for the challenge. Staatz, Shepard, Bond and Searcy qualified for finals in the 4x400 relay by winning their heat in prelims.
Tonganoxie High softball dominance continues as team moves to 10-0; THS baseball to host regional
April 24, 2018
The statistics likely could pass for some ridiculous numbers achieved while playing a season of a sports video game, but they’re real. Heading into this week’s portion of the schedule, the Chieftains are 10-0, having outscored opponents 144-7.
Tonganoxie High golfers take title at Hayden Invite; soccer gets in victory column
April 21, 2018
Another team plaque came home with the Tonganoxie High golf team.
Tonganoxie freshman Brusven named to all-LJW basketball team
April 21, 2018
Abby Ogle, Baldwin — Setting the tone with intense defense and strong scoring, Ogle was a unanimous first-team all-Frontier League selection. The 5-foot-7 senior guard averaged 17.4 points, 6.4 steals and 4.4 assists per game, scoring more than 1,000 points in her varsity career. She averaged 21 points in the Class 4A-II state tournament, the program’s third appearance in the last four years.
Tonganoxie High off to hot start with 6-0 record
April 18, 2018
When your team has tallied four shutouts and outscored opponents 86-5, it’s a pretty good start to the season. Tonganoxie High softball entered Tuesday’s doubleheader at Lansing with a spotless 6-0 record. After sweeping Bishop Ward in the season opener, THS rolled Bonner Springs and Pleasant Ridge last week.
Chieftain baseball drops openers at Fort Scott tournament; THS teams busy at home Tuesday; McLouth baseball, softball continue young seasons
April 12, 2018
Tonganoxie High’s baseball season opened up at the LaRoche Baseball Tournament last week in Fort Scott. The tournament took place at Adam LaRoche Baseball Complex at Dave Regan Stadium. Tonganoxie dropped to 0-2 on the season after falling to Fort Scott and Ottawa.
Tonganoxie track nabs several medals at Bobcat Relays
April 11, 2018
The Tonganoxie High track team brought home several medals from last week’s Bobcat Relays at Basehor-Linwood. Corinn Searcy and Sierra Staatz finished first and second, respectively in the 400 meters. Searcy finished in 1 minute, 1.16 seconds, while Staatz was just behind with a 1:01.39 time. The 4x400 relay team, with a time of 4:20.61, also won gold.
Tonganoxie High players make all-KVL basketball lists
March 21, 2018
Tonganoxie had two players make the all-Kaw Valley League basketball teams this year. Morgan Brusven was honorable mention for the girls team and Mac Thompson honorable mention for the boys team. The girls finished the season 5-16, while the boys went 4-17. It was the final basketball season for the Kaw Valley League. Tonganoxie, Piper and Bonner Springs all will compete in the Frontier League, while several other KVL teams will join a new conference with Leavenworth and other area schools.
All-Kaw Valley League wrestling list includes handful of Tonganoxie team members
March 21, 2018
Tonganoxie High had several wrestlers make the final all-Kaw Valley League team. First-team selections were Aiden McClellan (126), Korbin Riedel (138) and Caden Searcy (160). Second-team selections were Gad Huseman (152) and Connor Searcy (195). Honorable mention were Hunter Harris (113), Patterson Starcher (145), Justin Hand (170), Devin Duncan (182) and Brent Caray (220).
Huseman represents Tonganoxie High at all-star wrestling event
March 21, 2018
Tonganoxie High’s Gad Huseman had one more opportunity to compete as a high school wrestler last week at Kansas City Kansas Community College. The senior participated March 6 in the Blue Chip Metro Classic at KCKCC.
Tonganoxie High girls soccer falls to Louisburg in season opener; other teams to start season next week
March 21, 2018
Tonganoxie and McLouth teams got the spring season started with the first practices of the year Feb. 26. Slowly but surely, those teams are playing their season openers. The Tonganoxie High girls soccer team opened the season Thursday with a road contest at future Pioneer League foe Louisburg.
Five for signing on Tonganoxie High softball team
March 14, 2018
Stephanie Wittman’s Tonganoxie High softball team has made some exciting runs in recent years. Take this year’s senior class for instance. The group has been a part of three straight Class 4A Division I regional runner-up teams. Every year of the group’s high school career, the girls have been part of a team that has just missed out on a string of state appearances.
Final meet before state for Tonganoxie High powerlifters
March 8, 2018
The Tonganoxie High powerlifting team got a final competition in before state this past weekend. The Chieftains traveled Feb. 24 to Horton for an 11-team powerlifting meet. Tonganoxie placed fifth on the girls side, while McLouth also participated, taking 11th. Basehor-Linwood won the meet with 92 points, while Horton scored 46 for second. Washburn Rural took third with 36 and Bonner Springs fourth with 27.
Piper ends THS basketball seasons
March 7, 2018
The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team had a shot at the upset Friday in a Class 4A Division I substate game against Piper. THS got out to a slow start, falling behind, 13-5, in the first quarter. But the Chieftains chipped away at the lead, closing the gap the next two quarters. The game headed into the final quarter with the Pirates clinging to a 35-32 lead.
Tonganoxie High basketball teams to face Piper in semifinals of 4A D-I substate
February 28, 2018
Tonganoxie High basketball swept Atchison in regular-season finales on Friday The THS girls (6-14) defeated AHS, 41-28, while the boys (5-15) dropped Atchison, 65-45. Atchison also will be in the same Class 4A Division I substate as Tonganoxie later this week at Basehor-Linwood.

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