Sports

Eudora spoils home openers for Tonganoxie basketball teams
December 14, 2018
Eudora kept both Tonganoxie High basketball teams winless in Frontier League play Thursday. The Cardinals won the girls game, 54-12, and then swept the varsity games with a 42-21 victory in the boys game. EHS spoiled Tonganoxie’s season openers with two routs. The Eudora girls improved to 4-1 overall and 1-0 in Frontier League play, while the EHS boys now are 3-2 and 1-1. The Tonganoxie girls fell to 1-3 and 0-2, while the THS boys now are 2-2 and 0-2.
Tonganoxie teams take on Eudora on Thursday in home opener for boys and girls
December 13, 2018
Tonganoxie enters basketball play Thursday with both the boys and girls teams coming off victories. The girls improved to 1-2 overall and 0-2 in Frontier League play following a 40-8 victory Tuesday in Kansas City, Kan., against Turner.
McLouth boys basketball still perfect at 3-0; girls get first victory
December 13, 2018
The McLouth High boys basketball team stayed perfect on the year, while the girls squad got in the win column with a convincing victory. McLouth won the boys game against Horton on Tuesday at MHS, 69-41. The Bulldogs have victories against Horton, Jeff County North and Horton so far this season.
Tonganoxie High powerlifting season to open in a few weeks
December 13, 2018
The Tonganoxie High powerlifting team has started practice, but its meets won’t be until the new year. The season starts Jan. 5 at McLouth. From there, they go Jan. 12 to Royal Valley near Hoyt. Jan. 26 is the Basehor-Linwood meet and Feb. 16 the team is at Horton.
Sample is finalist for KC metro football award
December 13, 2018
Tonganoxie High’s Cole Sample has been named a finalist for the Bell Award, part of the Thomas A. Simone Awards. The awards are given to various football players in the Kansas City metro area. Sample played on the offensive and defensive lines for THS this year. and helped guide the Chieftains to a 7-3 record that included a seven-game winning streak.2ff
Tonganoxie High wrestlers home Saturday
December 13, 2018
It’s time for Tonganoxie High’s first home competition of the season. THS will be host to the Randy Starcher Memorial Invitational starting at 9 a.m. Saturday. Teams coming to town for the longstanding tournament this year are Atchison, Eudora, Frontenac, Independence, Lansing, Louisburg and Shawnee Heights.
McLouth High girls lose lead in fourth quarter against Valley Falls
December 12, 2018
A big fourth quarter from Valley Falls prevented the McLouth High girls basketball team from opening the season with a victory. McLouth led, 15-14, at halftime and extended that lead to 23-18 heading into the fourth quarter, but the Dragons would respond. VFHS scored 20 in that final quarter and eventually got the 38-34 victory.
McLouth boys basketball opens season 2-0
December 12, 2018
The McLouth High boys basketball team is 2-0 on the young season. MHS opened the season Dec. 4 with a 67-46 victory against Valley Falls on the road. The Bulldogs followed that up with a 51-45 victory against Jefferson County North on Friday. The team’s next game was Tuesday against Horton, but the game took place after The Mirror’s deadline.
Former Tonganoxie High football players to help Benedictine in national title pursuit Saturday
December 12, 2018
Tonganoxie High alums will be playing — and coaching — in a national championship football game Saturday in Florida. Benedictine College seniors Carl Hecht and Jared Sommers will be playing in the NAIA college football national championship at 5 p.m. CST Saturday in Daytona Beach, Fla. Fellow THS graduate Cole Holloway is a student assistant coach for the Ravens. No. 7 Benedictine (13-1) will take on No. 1 Morningside (14-0) at Daytona Stadium. Morningside, which is in Sioux City, Iowa, defeated No. 8 Saint Francis (10-3) in a thriller, 34-28, in overtime.
Riedel wins gold for Tonganoxie High at Leavenworth Invitational
December 6, 2018
Tonganoxie sent wrestlers to two varsity meets Saturday and held their own at both. THS placed ninth out of 12 teams at the 30th annual Leavenworth Challenger Tournament in Leavenworth. Liberty (Mo.) won the meet with 322 points, while Lawrence Free State placed fourth )139.50 and Lansing fifth (139). Korbin Riedel won the 152-pound division with an 11-0 major decision against Lansing senior Malachi Tinnel, 11-0. Riedel is now 5-0 on the season.
Tonganoxie drops close game to Perry-Lecompton girls basketball
December 5, 2018
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team lost a close one Tuesday in Perry. THS looked to bounce back from a season-opening loss to Louisburg, but fell just short. Perry-Lecompton prevailed, 43-39, dropping THS to 0-2 overall and 0-1 in Frontier League play. The Chieftains will try to regroup this week as they prepare for their next game this coming Tuesday against Turner in Kansas City, Kan.
Big fourth quarter sparks Tonganoxie boys in first victory of year
December 5, 2018
A big fourth quarter pushed the Tonganoxie High boys basketball team to its first victory of the season Tuesday. THS trailed Perry-Lecompton, 34-30, entering the fourth quarter, but an 18-5 fourth quarter helped Tonganoxie to a 48-39 road victory at Perry.
Tonganoxie High girls have rough outing in season opener against Louisburg
December 1, 2018
Louisburg outscored Tonganoxie in every quarter on the way to a 58-26 victory Friday night in the season opener for both girls basketball teams.
Louisburg boys basketball gets past Tonganoxie in season opener
December 1, 2018
Tonganoxie and Louisburg played a tightly contested season opener for both teams Friday in Louisburg, but the Wildcats eventually would pull away for a 60-50 victory in what was the inaugural Frontier League game for THS and coach Phil Jones’ first as head coach of the program.
Tonganoxie High wrestlers at two meets for season-opening weekend
December 1, 2018
The Tonganoxie High wrestling team opens the season today with two varsity meets. THS have split squads at Leavenworth and Wamego invitationals.

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