Sports

Soetaert joins Seever and Spires soccer at USM
August 14, 2019
Anna Soetaert is continuing her athletics career up the road in Leavenworth, but there’s a familiar face leading her there. Soetaert signed a National Letter of Intent several months ago to play soccer at the University of Saint Mary.
Riedel readying for college career at Arkansas-Little Rock
August 8, 2019
Korbin Riedel is headed to points south to continue his wrestling career in college, but he will be spending a lot of time competing on the West Coast with his new team. The 2019 Tonganoxie High graduate singed a National Letter of Intent to wrestle at Arkansas-Little Rock, which is a Division I program.
Wanted: Memories of Beatty Field through the years
July 25, 2019
With crews continuing to put the finishing touches on new field turf at Beatty Field, a new era for the stadium soon will begin. The Mirror is asking for residents and alumni and others to share their favorite memories and its longstanding grass turf.
Searcy highlights all-LJW girls track team for Tonganoxie
July 10, 2019
The all-Lawrence Journal-World all-area team for girls track has been released.
Tidal Waves finish season against Eudora
July 3, 2019
The Tongie Tidal Waves finished up the season with Friday’s meet against Eudora at Tonganoxie Water Park. Tonganoxie had three meets this season, though the team was suppposed to compete in four. Inclement weather June 21 forced the cancellation of that meet. The Tidal Waves had 136 swimmers on the team this season.
Tonganoxie High grad Miller named All-American with Labette softball
June 26, 2019
Tonganoxie High graduate Audrey Miller has been named the 10th All-American in Labette Community College history. Miller, a 2018 THS graduate, was a major contributor for the Cardinals softball team this spring. She helped the team to finish the season 23-19 just a couple games away from an NJCAA Division II National Tournament appearance.
Tongie Tidal Waves compete in 1st home meet of season at Tonganoxie Water Park
June 19, 2019
The Tongie Tidal Waves swim team had its home opener Friday at Tonganoxie Water Park. The Tidal Waves squared off against the Lansing Sea Lions in a meet that Lansing held on for the victory, 690-619. There were some cooler temperatures for last week’s meet, which also took place despite a dash of rain that morning.
Turf project on schedule at Tonganoxie High’s Beatty Field; personnel recommendations approved
June 12, 2019
Though rain halted progress on the turf project in recent weeks, better construction weather has helped the field turf project at Beatty Field. Superintendent Loren Feldkamp said the project should be back on schedule for completion at the end of July or early August. He said a layer of rock likely will be the next step for the project, likely later this week.
Hometown All-American: THS alum Ben Johnson earns national recognition at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
June 12, 2019
Tonganoxie High alum Ben Johnson has finished a decorated track career Wichita State as the fourth NCAA All-American decathlete in school history. Johnson finished 14th in the decathlon to earn second team All-American honors Friday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Austin, Texas. Johnson finished the decathlon in 14th place with 7,329 points, earning second team All-American honors at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the University of Texas campus. Johnson opened the day with the 110-meter hurdles and ended with the 1,500 meters about 10 hours later.
Tonganoxie High golfers take 9th at state meet in Dodge City
June 5, 2019
Tonganoxie High finally got to compete in the state golf tournament. THS senior Jacob Hall tied for 11th Wednesday, May 30, as the team placed ninth at state. “I think we did OK,” said THS coach Doug Sandburg. “We were missing two of our guys.” “Spencer Gratton did a great job subbing in for one of them.”
A turn for the west: Tonganoxie High golf now will be competing Wednesday at state tourney in Dodge City
May 27, 2019
The Tonganoxie High boys golf team will finish what it started last week in competing at the state golf meet — but it will be on a course at the opposite end of the state. THS started to compete in the Class 4A state tournament May 20 in Winfield, but inclement weather postponed the meet. Officials originally postponed the event until this Tuesday in Winfield, but the event now will take place Wednesday in Dodge City.
Sample leads Tonganoxie High with state title in shot put, bronze in discus
May 27, 2019
Sample also won bronze in the discus. He came into state with the seventh-best regional mark and then left with a Top 3 finish. He took third third with a 163-0 throw. Winfield senior Matt Everett won the event with a 183-9 throw, while Sample’s fellow Frontier League representative Lemoses White from Piper placed second. The senior won silver with a 163-0 throw.
State baseball tournament moving to Maize High near Wichita; Tonganoxie team departs Monday
12:08 p.m., May 26, 2019 Updated 06:39 p.m.
Tonganoxie High baseball players and their Class 4A state baseball counterparts are hoping the latest rescheduling does the trick. The updated state schedule has games resuming at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Dean Evans Stadium in Salina. Officials hoped to get all quarterfinal games in Thursday in Salina with a rolling schedule that started every game 25 minutes after the previous one concluded.
McLouth High softball knocked out of postseason at home regional
May 24, 2019
McLouth High softball ended its season in a Class 2-1A regional on its own field. MHS softball, the No. 3 seed in its own 2-1A regional, played No. 6 Valley Falls (5-11) May 14.