Eric Sorrentino

Eric covers sports and news for The Mirror. He is a Texas native and a graduate of Kansas University.

Recent stories

Sorrentino’s Top 10
February 20, 2008
As some Tonganoxie residents already know, I’ve decided to take a job at the Lawrence Journal-World as a sports copy editor. These last nine months at The Mirror were the nine most productive and exciting months of my professional career. It’s been nothing short of a blast.
Bummed by bronze
THS not satisfied with best finish in six years
February 13, 2008
The Tonganoxie High wrestling team has made so much progress that even after a six-year turnaround on Saturday, the Chieftains weren’t fully satisfied
Chieftains extend win streak to 10
February 13, 2008
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team has now won 10 games in a row after a 52-47 road victory at Lansing on Friday night.
Defense key in McLouth turnaround
February 13, 2008
When the McLouth High girls basketball team began the season with three consecutive losses, coach Todd Cossman didn’t search the Bulldogs’ campus for a panic button.
Seniors, coach experience special night of wrestling
February 13, 2008
Jeremy Goebel couldn’t have planned his Thursday night any better at the Tonganoxie High gymnasium.
Mock game pays off for Chieftains
February 13, 2008
With 10 days separating the last time the Tonganoxie High boys basketball team took the court, coach David Walker thought he’d mix it up a bit.
THS grad hopes to add to KCKCC’s dynasty in debate
February 13, 2008
It may sound like a stretch, but Noah Fugate has found a scholastic purpose for listening to rappers Tech N9ne and Twista.
THS blows out Santa Fe Trail
February 13, 2008
As one of the Tonganoxie High girls basketball team’s primary three-point shooters, Cara Carlisle isn’t advised to hesitate when left open on the perimeter.
THS wrestlers take third at league
February 9, 2008
The Tonganoxie High wrestling team finished in third place out of nine teams in Saturday’s Kaw Valley League Wrestling Championships at Lansing High School.
Chieftains deliver on Senior Night
February 8, 2008
The Tonganoxie High wrestling team defeated Basehor-Linwood, 61-13, in Thursday’s dual at the THS gymnasium.

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A line starts to form at the Tonganoxie Public Library as Leavenworth County residents prepare to cast their advance ballots in the 2008 general election early. More than 2,870 people have taken advantage of advance voting. The satellite polling station will be open between 1-7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Basehor Community Library, 1400 158th St..

Tonganoxie coach Jeremy Goebel looks on with his son, Jace, 3, Thursday night at the THS gymnasium. Thursday night was a special night for Goebel, who celebrated his five-year wedding anniversary with his wife, Lisa.

Tonganoxie High senior Matt Ditty tries to escape the hold of Santa Fe Trail's Allen Rasmussen at Saturday's Kaw Valley League Wrestling Championships at Lansing High School. Tonganoxie finished third out of nine teams.

THS junior Austin Smith drives the lane for a layup against Santa Fe Trail on Feb. 5 at the THS gymnasium.

Tonganoxie senior A.J. DeMaranville looks to the THS coaching staff for pointers during his match against Basehor-Linwood's Josh Bowen on Thursday at the THS gymnasium. Tonganoxie defeated Basehor-Linwood, 61-13, on Senior Night.

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