Sports

Tonganoxie’s Sandburg registers career-best 70 at Junction City golf tourney
May 9, 2014
Throughout the 2014 season, Tonganoxie High’s Drew Sandburg has been a fixture in the top five at golf tournaments. The Chieftain senior continued that trend Thursday, but he set a personal record in the process.
THS baseball swept at Mill Valley
May 9, 2014
The Tonganoxie High baseball team suffered its first Kaw Valley League sweep of the season Wednesday, dropping back-to-back games at Class 5A Mill Valley, 13-1 and 15-5.
THS softball to host Piper tonight in home finale
May 7, 2014
The Tonganoxie High softball team wasn’t able to find a win on senior night, but the Chieftains have two more chances to leave their home field with a victory.
THS baseball takes 3rd at Butch Foster Classic
May 6, 2014
A 2-1 record at the Butch Foster Memorial Classic? Check. The team’s first-ever win in the opening round? Check. The highest finish in tournament history? Check.
THS soccer erupts vs. Washington
May 6, 2014
Before Kansas City-Washington paid a visit Monday, Chieftain Park hadn’t been friendly to the Tonganoxie High soccer team. THS had managed just one goal in its last three home contests, but got back on track in a big way against the Wildcats.
THS athletics schedule: May 5-9
May 5, 2014
Here is the Tonganoxie High athletics schedule for the week of May 5.
Chieftains fall in Butch Foster semis, will play BLHS for third
May 2, 2014
From the very first pitch on Friday, No. 8 Tonganoxie couldn’t figure out Paola starter Trey Taylor. However, according to coach Mitch Loomis, questions today could lead to answers down the road.
Woods shines as Chieftains win Butch Foster opener
06:29 p.m., May 1, 2014 Updated 07:07 p.m.
In six previous trips to the Butch Foster Memorial Classic, the Tonganoxie High baseball team had never won in the tournament’s open round. But, senior Travis Woods made sure his final go-around would include a stop in the semifinals.
Stilgenbauer to play soccer at Earlham College
April 30, 2014
As far as success goes, Evan Stilgenbauer has seen it all on the Tonganoxie High soccer field.
THS wresting coach Goebel resigns after 12 seasons
April 29, 2014
Throughout his tenure at Tonganoxie High, Jeremy Goebel has preached the importance of a team-first mentality in the Chieftain wrestling room. As a result, THS has transformed into one of the state’s top programs, bringing home numerous team awards in a sport widely considered to be individual-based.
Chieftain golf finishes 5th at Lansing Invitational
April 29, 2014
A pair of top-10 individual finished powered the Tonganoxie High golf team to a fifth-place team finish Monday at the Lansing Invitational.
THS softball sweeps Turner to end skid
April 29, 2014
The Tonganoxie High softball team ended a six-game losing streak Monday with a sweep of Kaw Valley League opponent Turner, winning by scores of 15-3 and 8-3.
THS baseball still in hunt for league title
April 29, 2014
Entering the 2014 season, one of the Tonganoxie High baseball team’s goals was very clear: challenge perennial power Mill Valley for a Kaw Valley League title. Following a 2-1 showing against KVL opponents last week, the Chieftains have an opportunity to do just that.
Rain alters local baseball, softball schedules
April 24, 2014
Thursday’s inclement weather caused a shake-up in area baseball and softball schedules. Tonganoxie, Basehor-Linwood and McLouth were scheduled to play in both sports, but all games have been postponed.