Sports

THS girls soccer getting back in win column with home victories
April 19, 2016
The wins are starting to come for the Tonganoxie High girls soccer team. After playing their way through a loaded schedule and starting the season 1-7, the Chieftains have not lost in their last three competitions.
Tonganoxie softball uses walk-off homer, rout to sweep Bonner Springs
THS baseball drops games to Mill Valley after BSHS sweep
April 19, 2016
An exciting finish in the first game gave way to a rout in the second game for the Tonganoxie High softball team. The Chieftains were home to Bonner Springs on April 12 at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds and in the middle of nail-biter.
Tonganoxie High track teams take 3rd at home invitational
April 19, 2016
Tonganoxie High boys and girls track teams both finished with third-place finishes at their home meet Thursday at Beatty Field. Lansing won both titles, scoring 156 on the boys side and 165 in the girls standings.
Teeing off with Tonganoxie High golf
Chieftain golf team returns full squad for 2016 season
April 7, 2016
The winter weather spell came and went Easter weekend, but the snow spurt hasn’t hindered Tonganoxie High golf in the early going of the season. THS had been practicing the last few weeks and has gotten a good amount of work in on various area golf courses in preparation for the new season.
Tonganoxie High baseball splits with Jeff West, prepares for Lansing
April 7, 2016
The Tonganoxie High baseball team has played in some exciting games in the season’s early going. THS, which is preparing for a Thursday doubleheader on the road in Lansing, is 2-2 on the season. The Chieftains have scored 21 runs and allowed 20. Last Wednesday, March 30, Tonganoxie fell in eight innings to Jeff West on the road, 6-5, before bouncing back for an 8-5 victory in the nightcap. That contest followed a season-opening doubleheader in which the Chieftains fell, 8-5, to Bishop Ward in the first game and bounced back for victory in the second game, 3-1.
Tonganoxie softball moves to 3-1 after split with Perry-Lecompton
March 31, 2016
Perry-Lecompton handed the Tonganoxie High softball team its first loss of the season, but the Chieftains bounced back for victory in the second game in a non-conference doubleheader Tuesday in Perry.
Tonganoxie High teams open spring season
March 30, 2016
THS golf opens the season with a meet Thursday at Sunflower Hills Golf Course in Bonner Springs. The THS track team, meanwhile, heads Friday to Junction City for an invitational there. Other teams competing with Junction City and Tonganoxie are Great Bend, Hays, Salina Central, Salina South, Shawnee Heights and Turner.
McLouth basketball player named to all-Northeast Kansas League team; THS representatives on all-Journal-World list
March 30, 2016
McLouth High has representation on the all-Northeast Kansas League girls basketball team. McLouth freshman Madison Pope was named honorable mention for the girls team.
Tonganoxie softball rolls past Bishop Ward
March 30, 2016
Some lightning and torrential rain couldn’t dampen the Tonganoxie High softball team’s 2016 debut last week. THS swept Bishop Ward, 18-1 and 19-0, but had to wait out some rough weather during the second game. Already with a commanding lead, teams and fans took shelter. After the delay THS added enough runs to institute the mercy rule and the Chieftains improved to 2-0 on the season.
Tonganoxie High athlete signs to compete in track at Tabor for former THS coach
Tabor’s Kroeker taught in Tonganoxie in the early 1980s
March 28, 2016
A Tonganoxie High track team member will compete in college for a coach with THS ties. David Scharff, a THS senior, signed Friday to compete in track and field at Tabor College in Hillsboro. On hand for the signing was Dave Kroeker, men’s track and field coach at TC. Kroeker taught business classes and helped coach football and boys basketball at THS from 1983-86.
Tonganoxie High, McLouth open spring sports seasons
March 24, 2016
The spring season is starting in Tonganoxie and McLouth. Tonganoxie High baseball and girls soccer got their seasons started Tuesday with action in Kansas City, Kan. THS girls soccer defeated Bishop Ward, 6-0, at the BWHS football stadium, while the junior varsity baseball team opened at the nearby Bishop Ward baseball field.
Linenberger: Wrestling, powerlifting offer winter options
March 24, 2016
Basketball is on the minds of many these days. After all, this is Kansas, a place rich in hoops tradition.
Tonganoxie HIgh teammates sign to play volleyball on collegiate level
March 15, 2016
Tonganoxie High teammates Kassi Gratton and Lauren Jackson have accepted opportunities to continue their volleyball careers at the collegiate level, but they have selected considerably different options. Gratton is heading to Great Bend, about 220 miles from Tonganoxie, to play at Barton County Community College. A more than 3-hour drive is a bit of a jaunt, but Jackson will be playing some 600 miles away in Richmond, Ind.
Tonganoxie girls’ furious rally falls short against Atchison
March 9, 2016
Midway through the second quarter, things looked bleak for the Tonganoxie High girls basketball team. Behind an offensive rebounding onslaught, Atchison opened up a 39-15 lead midway through the second quarter. “The way our team has been all year is if we play a half court game, we have a tough time because we don’t rebound well,” head coach Matt Frost said.