Results, remaining schedule for 2019 Tonganoxie Invitational Tournament
January 16, 2019
Here are updated results and remaining schedule for the 2019 Tonganoxie Invitational Tournament
60th Tonganoxie Invitational schedule could change due to impending weather
January 14, 2019
The 60th annual Tonganoxie Invitational Tournament could have some schedule changes later in the week due to another round of anticipated inclement weather. Tonganoxie officials are trying to be proactive with the threat of potential winter weather Saturday. Championship and consolation semifinals are being moved up a day so that a decision can be made later this week whether to play final rounds on Friday or Saturday.
Tonganoxie High boys rally falls short against Ottawa
January 9, 2019
Drake Pray set the tone for Tonganoxie early in the Chieftains’ Frontier League game against Ottawa at THS. Pray picked off an Ottawa pass and took it the other way for a layup and the first points of the game. By the time the first quarter ended, Pray had seven of Tonganoxie’s points and the Chieftains were up, 15-13, entering the second quarter. After the hot start, though, Ottawa responded with a 22-6 advantage in the second quarter. Tonganoxie pecked away at the deficit, but Ottawa eventually escaped with a 55-49 victory in the first game of 2019 for both teams.
Special delivery: Busy week for Tonganoxie High girls basketball coach
January 9, 2019
The past few days likely will be sticking in Drew Williams’ mind for decades to come. The Tonganoxie High girls coach was preparing for Friday’s home game against Ottawa, which also was the first game of the new year. While game planning Thursday and Friday, Williams also was substitute teacher planning — wife, Lauren, could have her baby any day.
Tonganoxie wrestling takes 5th at home dual invitational
December 20, 2018
Tonganoxie High placed fifth at its home dual tournament Saturday at the THS gymnasium. The Chieftains defeated Louisburg, 42-23, in the fifth-place match. Shawnee Heights won the tournament with a 63-15 victory in the championship dual. Lansing outlasted Frontenac, 39-25, for third and Independence doubled up Atchison, 54-27, in the seventh-place dual.
McLouth High boys still unbeaten
December 18, 2018
McLouth High improved to 4-0 with Friday’s 64-23 rout of Atchison County. The Bulldogs got the 41-point victory three days after winning by 28 against Horton (69-41). MHS had one more game before winter break. THe Bulldogs played archrival Oskaloosa at OHS on Tuesday after The Mirror’s print deadline. The schedule will resume Jan. 4 when McLouth travels to the Easton area to take on Peasant Ridge.
McLouth High girls fall in close game
December 17, 2018
The McLouth girls basketball team lost a 45-40 contest to Atchison County. MHS took the early lead in the first quarter, 6-5. and conintued to be up, 16-12, at halftime. The Tigers, though outscored McLouth, 24-15, in the third quarter. and took a five-point lead. The Bulldogs couldn’t gain any ground in the fourth quarter and fell to 1-3 on the season. McLouth played Tuesday after The Mirror’s print deadline. Check updates from Tuesday’s games at Oskaloosa at
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.