Sports

Tonganoxie girls golf puts finishing touches on inaugural season at Spring Hill regional
October 11, 2017
The Tonganoxie High girls golf team competed Monday in its first Class 4A regional. The Chieftains finished seventh out of eight teams at the regional. THS shot a 488 as a team. Hayden won the tournament with a 367. Spring Hill placed second (382), while Piper was third with a 383. Anderson County finished fourth with a 428 and Basehor-Linwood fifth with a 437. Jeff West finished just ahead of THS with a 460. Bishop Miege was eighth with a 551.
Tonganoxie cross country boys take 1st, girls 2nd at Pleasant Ridge
October 11, 2017
The Tonganoxie High cross country teams had a 1-2 punch at Saturday’s Pleasant Ridge Invitational near Easton. The boys won their meet with a first-place finish, while the THS girls placed second. Tonganoxie scored 37 points, compared to Basehor-Linwood’s 72 in second. Pleasant Ridge was a close third with 74. Perry-Lecompton placed fourth with 104. McLouth (145), Jeff County North (160), Valley Falls (170) and Maur Hill (179) rounded out the rest of the field.
Tonganoxie volleyball gets home victory against Bishop Seabury
October 11, 2017
Chrissie Jeannin’s Tonganoxie High volleyball team is back in the win column. THS swept Bishop Seabury, 25-13, 25-13, 25-13, Monday on the Chieftains’ home court. The victory moved THS to 12-18 on the season.
Tonganoxie High football stays perfect, now leads KVL
October 5, 2017
Tonganoxie football keeps rolling as district play gets ever closer. Along with a playoff berth, a conference title in the final year of Kaw Valley League could be icing on the cake. THS rolled Friday to a 37-3 road victory against KVL foe Lansing. The victory moved the Chieftains to 5-0 overall and 3-0 in the league, but some other happenings in the league made the league race more interesting.
Locked in and focused: Tonganoxie High soccer prepares for playoffs
October 5, 2017
Tonganoxie registered its third shutout of the season and moved one step closer to a Kaw Valley League title Monday. THS blanked Lansing, 5-0, at Lansing. The victory moved Tonganoxie to 12-0-1 on the season and 5-0 in conference play. Tonganoxie’s final conference game is Thursday in Kansas City, Kan., against Bishop Ward. A victory against the Cyclones would make Tonganoxie the league champions. Heading into this week, a handful of KVL teams had one conference loss. But THS has the tiebreaker over them.
Tonganoxie volleyball bounces back after tough tourney
September 27, 2017
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team keeps plugging away. The Chieftains had a rough showing at the Tonganoxie Invitational on Saturday, as the squad went 1-3 on the day at its home meet. The tourney performance dropped the Chieftains to 7-10 on the season, but THS turned right around Monday with a couple of victories on the road.
Hot (pink) shot for Tonganoxie High golfer
September 27, 2017
Brenn Shryock checked off a golf rarity Monday in Ozawkie, something no one in the Tonganoxie High boys program has done in some 15 years of existence. And Shryock has only been golfing for a couple months. The THS junior made a hole-in-one at Village Greens Golf Course during a tournament Jeff West was hosting. It was No. 16. Par 3 at 78 yards.
THS runners sweep at home invite
September 27, 2017
Tonganoxie swept the varsity races at its home invitational last week. The boys had the winning low score of 35, while the girls scored a 26 on Sept. 19 at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. In the boys meet, Manhattan took second (60), Topeka West third (92), Wyandotte fourth (108), Atchison fifth (109) and Bishop Seabury sixth (109).
Tonganoxie soccer wins overtime thriller, stays unbeaten
September 27, 2017
Whether by rout or rally, the Tonganoxie High boys soccer team has found various ways to win. On Friday, the Chieftains had arguably their most exciting match of the season. Playing against Maranatha in Shawnee, Tonganoxie played catch up much of the night. Although THS led, 1-0, in the first half, the Chieftains trailed, 3-1, at one point in the second half. But once again, Tonganoxie battled back.
Tonganoxie football stays undefeated with victory against Bonner Springs
September 27, 2017
Last year, Tonganoxie was rolling heading into its game against Bonner Springs. Then BSHS tripped up the visiting Chieftains, 21-12, handing them their first loss of the season. Key injuries started to mount and THS went 2-4 after the 3-0 start. This year is different. Tonganoxie held on for a 28-18 victory Friday, improving to 4-0 on the season and 2-0 in the Kaw Valley League. Tonganoxie got on the board first and led, 14-6, after the first quarter. The teams traded touchdowns in the second quarter and didn’t score in the third quarter. Tonganoxie outscored Bonner, 8-6, in the fourth quarter and held on for the victory. Bonner Springs fell to 2-2 with the loss.
Tonganoxie High volleyball, cross country in action today
September 23, 2017
Tonganoxie High volleyball and cross country have a big Saturday ahead. THS volleyball is at home for its own Tonganoxie Invitational, while the cross county team heads to Rim Rock for a meet at the University of Kansas’ home course. Chrissie Jeannin’s THS volleyball team enters the day with a 6-7 record.
Tonganoxie girls golf has off week before resuming schedule
September 21, 2017
The Tonganoxie High girls golf team didn’t have any meets this last week. The team is back to the course with a 3 p.m. meet today at Paola Country Club.
KU’s Rim Rock Farm meet this weekend for Tonganoxie High cross country
September 21, 2017
Tonganoxie cross country competed last week at the McLouth Invitational, but results aren’t yet available. The team was home yesterday for the Tonganoxie Invitational at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. The meet took place after The Mirror’s deadline. Competing Tuesday with THS were Atchison, Bishop Seabury, Bishop Ward, Harmon, Jeff West, Manhattan, Maranatha Academy, Midland Adventist Academy, Piper, Pleasant Ridge, Topeka West, Wamego, Washington and Wyandotte.
Tonganoxie High football rolls on road, stays perfect at 3-0
September 21, 2017
The Tonganoxie High football team scored 55 points in the first half Friday against Bishop Ward in Kansas City, Kan. THS used reserves much of the second half and nearly had a shutout, but the Cyclones scored late for their first touchdown of the season. Tonganoxie prevailed, 61-6, improving to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in Kaw Valley League play. The Chieftains amassed 467 yards of total offense, 383 of which came on the ground.