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Shawnee resident, KU alumnus Rory Ramsdell makes “Mini Allen Fieldhouse” out of new garage
July 10, 2018
Shawnee resident and University of Kansas alumnus Rory Ramsdell built a new garage for his daughters, Raegan and Bailey Ramsdell, to be able to park in, but that’s far from the only use that the family gets out of it. Rory has turned the garage into a mini Allen Fieldhouse.
Tonganoxie High sprinters 8th at Kansas Relays
April 25, 2018
The Tonganoxie High girls sprints crew had its work cut out with only five runners filling out the Chieftains’ 4x100, 4x400 and sprint medley relay teams at the Kansas Relays, but Corinn Searcy, Natalee Shepard, Sierra Staatz, Mia Bond and Trinity Touchton were up for the challenge. Staatz, Shepard, Bond and Searcy qualified for finals in the 4x400 relay by winning their heat in prelims.
De Soto dashes dreams for Tonganoxie High
November 8, 2017
The Tonganoxie High football team got off to a rough start Friday against De Soto in a Class 4A Division I regional game. After the De Soto defense forced the Chieftains to go three and out on their first possession, Zach Titus blocked a punt and the Wildcats had the ball at the Tongie 10-yard line. The Wildcats weren’t able to capitalize on the blocked punt immediately — netting 0 yards on their first two plays — but quarterback Bryce Mohl threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Darren Winans on 3rd and goal, and De Soto was off and rolling.

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From left, Raegan Ramsdell, Rory Ramsdell and Bailey Ramsdell gather for a photo inside a garage at their Shawnee residence that doubles as a mini Allen Fieldhouse.

A television sits on a ledge in one of the corners of Shawnee resident Rory Ramsdell's garage, which doubles as a mini Allen Fieldhouse. Ramsdell and his family use the TV to watch KU men’s basketball games when the Jayhawks play on the road.

Lockers for Raegan and Bailey Ramsdell sit in the corner of a garage, which doubles as a mini Allen Fieldhouse, at their family's Shawnee residence. The lockers are designed like the ones for the KU basketball players in the Allen Fieldhouse locker room.

Lockers for Rory and Renetta Ramsdell sit in the corner of a garage, which doubles as a mini Allen Fieldhouse, at their Shawnee residence. The lockers are designed like the ones for the KU basketball players in the Allen Fieldhouse locker room.

A large plot photo taken by Shawnee resident Rory Ramsdell at a Kansas men's basketball game aligns one of the side walls of his garage, which doubles as a mini Allen Fieldhouse.

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