Sports

Tonganoxie, McLouth basketball tourneys start today
January 19, 2015
The Tonganoxie and McLouth high school gymnasiums are going to be full of activity starting today. In Tonganoxie, 20 games are on tap starting today and ending Saturday.
Crucial missed shots thwart Tonganoxie High boys’ chance for road victory
Mill Valley hangs on in tight game
January 18, 2015
For most of Friday’s visit to Mill Valley, the Tonganoxie High boys had themselves in position to win. However, a series of missed shots in the fourth quarter proved more than a little costly. THS trailed by just five points entering the fourth quarter, but the Jaguars pulled away late to hand the Chieftains a 53-46 loss.
Tonganoxie High girls make strides in loss
Team nabs first victory against Turner
January 18, 2015
David Hall sensed the Tonganoxie High girls had started to turn a corner in their first win Jan. 13 against Turner. The Chieftains weren’t able to replicate that success Friday at Mill Valley, but further progress was still evident in the eyes of their coach.
BLHS powerlifters open 2015 season in convincing fashion
January 12, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood powerlifting teams continued their dominating ways Saturday when the opened the 2015 season at McLouth.
Mirrors sports’ semester summaries
December 29, 2014
Winter sports at Tonganoxie and McLouth started back up Monday with practices resuming after Christmas. This week, The Mirror is taking a glance at the teams. We’ve asked coaches to assess where their teams are as they head into the 2015 portion of the schedule. Here’s a look at those teams, with Tonganoxie and McLouth girls teams set to be profiled next week.
Tonganoxie girls lose to hot-shooting Basehor-Linwood
December 21, 2014
Basehor-Linwood and Tonganoxie each entered Thursday night’s game looking for its first victory of the season and momentum heading into the holiday break after playing many of the best teams in Class 4A. By the end of the night, it was the Lady Bobcats who gave themselves a much-needed boost by defeating Tonganoxie 56-28 in both teams’ final game of 2014.
Swedo’s hot shooting not enough as Basehor-Linwood beats Tonganoxie
December 21, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team put together a 23-8 third-quarter on the way to a 79-43 victory Thursday night against Tonganoxie. Tonganoxie senior Brady Swedo kept his team in the game in the first half, scoring 18 points, including four 3-pointers. He finished the game with 20 points and was the only Tonganoxie player to finish in double figures.
Multisport athletes: For the love of the game
December 10, 2014
The multisport athlete isn’t uncommon, but seeing one compete at a high level in all sports is an accomplishment.
Multisport Athletes: For the love of the game
November 28, 2014
When an athlete is making the transition from eighth to ninth grade, he or she usually has to make a choice on which sport to specialize in.
Nutter: Tonganoxie, it’s been a great ride
November 26, 2014
In December 2011, I drove into a small town I’d never heard of in northeast Kansas for my first day of work. In a few days, I’ll leave that same town, which I have truly come to love and call my home.
Lavieri: A proposal to KSHSAA
November 26, 2014
The way the postseason works in Kansas is a little confusing, and that is why I am offering my suggestions and recommendations to the Kansas High School Activities Association pro bono.
McLouth boys loaded with seniors in Graf’s 2nd year
November 24, 2014
With a full summer of work under their belts, a roster full of seniors and a coach no longer in his first year, the McLouth High boys hope the 2014-15 season will be one of new heights.
MHS girls hope to combat small roster with seasoned vets
November 24, 2014
When the McLouth High girls basketball team takes the court this season, it will do so with just 10 players on its roster. But, with four returning varsity players in her arsenal, coach Lindsey Graf hopes the Bulldogs can make up for their lack of numbers with experience and effort.
Reilly signs with K-State rowing team
November 21, 2014
Entering last summer, Tonganoxie High senior Grace Reilly was focused on continuing her soccer career at the collegiate level.