Sports

Tonganoxie nips Atchison in district opener
10:41 p.m., October 17, 2014 Updated 12:40 a.m.
Jared Sommers accounted for three total touchdowns as Tonganoxie rallied for a 21-14 win against previously undefeated Atchison in its Class 4A-I district 1 opener at Beatty Field.
Huseman nabs Tonganoxie High career goals record in soccer victory
October 17, 2014
The soccer field is where Asher Huseman ultimately has belonged all along. The Tonganoxie High School senior ran cross country his freshman year before switching to soccer for the rest of high school career for the fall season. It turned out to be a pretty good decision.
THS volleyball struggles at De Soto tournament
October 14, 2014
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team had a forgettable performance Saturday, winning just one of its five matches at the De Soto Spikefest.
Chieftains look to districts after lopsided loss
October 14, 2014
Perhaps the steady rain that fell Friday at David Jaynes Stadium inspired the postgame words by Tonganoxie coach Al Troyer: Wash it off and move on to next week.
Chieftains boys win, girls 2nd at P-Ridge cross country meet
League meets up next for THS, McLouth
October 10, 2014
Another meet, another win on the cross country course for the Tonganoxie High boys.
THS soccer stays hot with win vs. Cyclones
October 9, 2014
The Tonganoxie High soccer team extended its win streak to five games Thursday with a 3-1 victory at home against Kaw Valley League opponent Bishop Ward.
THS spikers fall to Piper in five
October 8, 2014
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team wasn’t able to end its Kaw Valley League losing streak Tuesday, falling to Piper at home in five sets, 20-25, 25-19, 21-25, 25-13, 13-15.
Novotney, Kroll clutch in soccer win vs. Lansing
October 7, 2014
For most of the first half, it looked as though the Tonganoxie High soccer team was on its way to a comfortable win Monday against Class 5A Lansing. A potential blowout turned into a defensive struggle after intermission, but the Chieftains did just enough to hang on.
A Royal return: Postseason run a sight for sore eyes
October 6, 2014
For years, I’ve wondered what it would feel like to finally witness postseason baseball at Kauffman Stadium. I got my answer Sunday night, and it was better than I ever imagined.
THS football rallies for homecoming win
October 3, 2014
Carl Hecht threw for a touchdown and ran for another in the fourth quarter as Tonganoxie rallied for a 19-18 homecoming win against Bishop Ward on Friday at Beatty Field.
Chieftain runners win again at Perry
October 3, 2014
The Tonganoxie High cross country teams kept their successful season going Thursday, sweeping the team titles at the Perry-Lecompton Invitational.
THS soccer romps Perry for third straight win
October 2, 2014
The Tonganoxie High soccer team pitched its third consecutive shutout Tuesday in a 9-0 road win against Perry-Lecompton.
Regional cross country, sub-state volleyball sites announced
October 2, 2014
The Kansas State High School Activities Association has released locations for the upcoming regional cross country meets and sub-state volleyball tournaments, which will both take place Oct. 25.
Bulldog runners win titles at Troy
September 30, 2014
The McLouth High cross country team was in action Thursday at the Troy Invitational.