Justin Nutter Staff Writer

Justin Nutter covers sports for The Mirror.

Recent stories

Girls soccer pitches third straight shutout
April 22, 2014
Another day, another shutout victory for the Tonganoxie High girls soccer team.
Chieftain girls blank Leavenworth for second straight win
April 18, 2014
After Monday’s 4-0 loss to Piper, the Tonganoxie High girls soccer team had just one victory in seven games. As of Friday night, though, the Chieftains are on their first winning streak of the season.
THS boys win home track invitational
April 18, 2014
The Tonganoxie High boys track and field team has shown flashes of brilliance in the early stages of the 2014 season. The Chieftains were firing on all cylinders Wednesday on their home field, and the results spoke for themselves.
Woods perfect as THS sweeps Bonner Springs
Chieftains have won five straight
April 16, 2014
Tonganoxie High senior Travis Woods has had some memorable pitching performances in his Chieftain baseball career, but this one likely takes the cake.
Kraft steps down after 12 years with THS girls basketball
April 15, 2014
Perhaps Randy Kraft’s coaching tenure at Tonganoxie High can best be summed up in one word: consistency.
Struggles continue for THS soccer
Chieftains blanked at Piper, fall to 1-5-1
April 15, 2014
The month of April has been anything but kind to the Tonganoxie High girls soccer team, and Monday’s trip to Piper provided yet another bump in the already rough road.
Sandburg wins title at Jaguar Invitational
Chieftains place 11th in team ranks
April 11, 2014
Tonganoxie High senior Drew Sandburg started preparing for his final high school golf season well before practices began in March. Sandburg saw months of preparation pay off Wednesday with an individual title at the Mill Valley Jaguar Invitational.
McLouth softball rolls by Immaculata
April 11, 2014
If the McLouth High softball team’s home opener — a Thursday doubleheader against Leavenworth-Immaculata — was a sign of things to come, the Bulldogs’ 2014 season could quickly evolve into a two-month fireworks display.
THS softball struggles vs. Bobcats
April 10, 2014
In its first outing of the season, the Tonganoxie High softball team had no problem scoring run after run. Nearly two weeks later, the Chieftains’ offensive production was nowhere to be found.
THS soccer blanked by Mill Valley in home opener
April 8, 2014
The Tonganoxie High girls soccer team suffered its fourth loss in as many games Monday, dropping a 10-0 decision to Class 5A Mill Valley at Chieftain Park.

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Recent photos

Matt Scharff helped the THS golf team to a sixth-place finish Monday at the Hayden Invitational.

Madison Simmons and the THS girls soccer team won their second straight game Friday, defeating Leavenworth at home, 1-0.

Ben Johnson, left, and Cole Holloway helped the THS boys win a team title Wednesday at the Tonganoxie Invitational.

Hannah Fehlhafer started both games in the pitcher's circle Tuesday at Tonganoxie. The Braves swept the Chieftains, 7-3 and 16-6.

Travis Woods pitched a perfect game Tuesday in a 6-0 win against Bonner Springs.

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