Sports

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.
Tonganoxie volleyball bounces back after tough tourney
September 27, 2017
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team keeps plugging away. The Chieftains had a rough showing at the Tonganoxie Invitational on Saturday, as the squad went 1-3 on the day at its home meet. The tourney performance dropped the Chieftains to 7-10 on the season, but THS turned right around Monday with a couple of victories on the road.
Hot (pink) shot for Tonganoxie High golfer
September 27, 2017
Brenn Shryock checked off a golf rarity Monday in Ozawkie, something no one in the Tonganoxie High boys program has done in some 15 years of existence. And Shryock has only been golfing for a couple months. The THS junior made a hole-in-one at Village Greens Golf Course during a tournament Jeff West was hosting. It was No. 16. Par 3 at 78 yards.
THS runners sweep at home invite
September 27, 2017
Tonganoxie swept the varsity races at its home invitational last week. The boys had the winning low score of 35, while the girls scored a 26 on Sept. 19 at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. In the boys meet, Manhattan took second (60), Topeka West third (92), Wyandotte fourth (108), Atchison fifth (109) and Bishop Seabury sixth (109).
Tonganoxie soccer wins overtime thriller, stays unbeaten
September 27, 2017
Whether by rout or rally, the Tonganoxie High boys soccer team has found various ways to win. On Friday, the Chieftains had arguably their most exciting match of the season. Playing against Maranatha in Shawnee, Tonganoxie played catch up much of the night. Although THS led, 1-0, in the first half, the Chieftains trailed, 3-1, at one point in the second half. But once again, Tonganoxie battled back.

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