Keith Burner

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Goodbyes are never easy
Graduation saps THS track team’s strength
June 6, 2001
With the end of a high school sports season, coaches are faced with the inevitable loss of their most experienced athletes to graduation.
Local youths find discipline in martial arts
June 6, 2001
Two Tonganoxie youths have found success and a better way of life through dedication to the martial arts.
Rain threatens to wash out summer ball season
June 6, 2001
Rain, rain, go away. It’s a sentiment that Mark Zerrer, recreation commission director, said is shared by everybody involved with the Tonganoxie’s summer ball program.
Coaches strategize winning tactics for next year
May 30, 2001
Chieftains find tough competitors at state track meet
May 30, 2001
Stakes were high for all the athletes gathered at Wichita’s Cessna Stadium for the 2001 Class 4A State Track meet last weekend. The top three finishers would advance to Nationals and the rest would go home.
Defensive effort not enough
Softball team loses in second round of regional playoffs
May 23, 2001
In its second-round regional softball game Thursday at Hiawatha, Tonganoxie put up a strong defensive effort, but it wasn’t enough to beat Holton, which used a four-run fifth inning to end the Chieftains’ season.
Going to state
10 Chieftains qualify for meet in Wichita
May 23, 2001
For the second year in a row, the Class 4A Regional Track Meet was held in Tonganoxie and the home team held its own again this year, qualifying 10 for this weekend’s state championships in Wichita.
Jefferson West eliminates baseball team in second game
May 23, 2001
After the Chieftains lost to Jefferson West, 10-4, in the second round of the regional baseball tournament to end their season with a 6-16 record, first-year baseball coach John Lee reflected on his rookie season.
Baseball slides to second
THS wins in first round of regional playoffs
May 16, 2001
The Tonganoxie High School Baseball team kept its season alive Monday when it dismantled Perry-Lecompton, 10-4, in the first round of regional playoff action in Tonganoxie.
Korb saves game, ends 2001 season with injury
May 16, 2001
Life is full of ups and downs. Sometimes a person can experience both in the span of an hour.

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