Sports

Tonganoxie Middle School girls track finishing up season
May 6, 2015
The Tonganoxie Middle School track team has several youths out for the squad this spring. Here’s a look at who is competing this year:
Tonganoxie High golf continues to improve scores
May 6, 2015
The Tonganoxie High golf team is continuing to see some improvement in its scoring. THS shot a 378 at the Spring Hill tournament, which was a marked improvement from the Hayden invite in Topeka.
Final home game Thursday for THS soccer
May 6, 2015
The Tonganoxie High girls soccer team will have its final home game Thursday. The Chieftains will face Ottawa, with junior varsity set to start at 4 p.m. and varsity at 5:45 p.m. THS then will finish out the regular season Tuesday at Basehor-Linwood.
Chieftain baseball finishes tourney on right foot
May 6, 2015
The Tonganoxie High baseball team finished out the Butch Foster Memorial Baseball Classic strong Saturday at CommunityAmerica Ballpark. The Chieftains defeated Bonner Springs, 13-3, for seventh place at the annual tourney at the home of the Kansas City T-Bones. THS improved to 4-11 on the season, while BSHS fell to 3-14.
Rocky road for Tonganoxie High softball
Chieftains drop two doubleheaders after starting 8-0
May 6, 2015
The Tonganoxie High softball team hit a bit of a wall in its two doubleheaders last week. The Chieftains rolled in with an 8-0 record but dropped both doubleheaders, falling to 8-4 on the season. THS faced fellow undefeated squad Piper on April 29 in Kansas City, Kan. As has been the storyline throughout the year, Tonganoxie provided plenty of offense.
Hitting on all cylinders
THS softball earns doubleheader sweeps
April 29, 2015
Tonganoxie High softball had two major tests last week against Lansing, but the Chieftains survived them and are still undefeated. THS fell behind the Lions, 5-0, after two innings, but the Chieftains, like so many times previously this season, responded with their bats.
Wind causes problems for THS golf team in Topeka
April 23, 2015
The wind didn’t do the Tonganoxie High golf team any favors Monday at the Hayden Invitational in Topeka. THS placed 12th out of 13 teams with a team score of 428.
Hitting the links
April 22, 2015
The Tonganoxie High golf team opened its season April 8 with the Mill Valley Invitational. The team placed 13th out of 17 teams. Matt Scharff led THS golfers with an 80, while Ben Lanza shot a 99, Dawson Jones a 101 and Noah Arthoad a 103. Heath Martin finished with a 113.
Mill Valley proves to be too much for THS baseball
April 22, 2015
The Tonganoxie High baseball team looked primed to get a victory against Kaw Valley League powerhouse Mill Valley on Thursday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. THS fell in the opening game, 11-2, but started to get things going late in that game, which seemed to carry over into game 2.
Chieftain soccer falls at home after strong week
April 22, 2015
The elements haven’t been that inviting on the Tonganoxie High soccer team’s home field. There have been a few games in which the team has had to battle into the wind. Monday was no different as the Chieftains fell, 5-0, to Baldwin at the THS soccer complex. The Bulldogs got up early on THS and never looked back. BHS scored three goals in the first half and then dropped in another couple goals in the second half for the shutout victory.
Tonganoxie softball’s offensive domination
April 22, 2015
The Tonganoxie High softball team has shown early on that it can play in a slugfest. THS improved to 4-0 on the season with its doubleheader sweep April 15 against Bonner Springs. The Chieftains won, 11-1 and 22-13 on their way to the big doubleheader sweep. Bonner Springs opened the game with a 1-0 lead after an inning, but THS responded in a big way. The Chieftains scored five in the third inning and then four in the fourth. Another two runs in the fifth forced the mercy rule to be enacted and the Chieftains had an 11-1 victory in five innings.
Tonganoxie golfers compete in first meets
April 16, 2015
The Tonganoxie High golf team opened its season Wednesday, April 8, with the Mill Valley Invitational. The team placed 13th out of 17 teams. Matt Scharff led THS golfers with an 80, while Ben Lanza shot a 99, Dawson Jones a 101 and Noah Arthoada 103. Heath Martin finished with a 113.
THS baseball riding three-game winning streak
April 16, 2015
The Tonganoxie High baseball team made its way into the win column last Thursday with a 5-1 victory against Lansing. Tyler Novotney had a big performance on the mound. He threw a complete game and gave up just one run. The Chieftains put together a four-run third inning on their way to the victory.
McLouth High softball team stays perfect on year
April 16, 2015
The dominance continues for the McLouth High softball team. The Bulldogs defeated Riverside, 19-0 and 17-2, last week in Wathena before coming home and nabbing another sweep, 16-1 and 10-0, against Immaculata. MHS won the first game in four innings thanks to two big innings.