Mike Lavieri Community Sports Reporter

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Tonganoxie High Soccer gets back on track with victory against St. Mary’s Academy
September 25, 2015
A few days removed from Monday’s loss to Mill Valley, the Tonganoxie High soccer team had another slow start against St. Mary’s Academy on Thursday night in its 4-2 victory.
Tonganoxie High soccer outlasts Piper, falls to Mill Valley
September 23, 2015
Seconds after the whistle blew signaling a 3-1 victory for the Tonganoxie High soccer team against Piper High, lightning could be seen in the distance. Had the Chieftains not turned it on early in the second half, the two could have waited to finish the game or find a different day to resume play if it had gone to extra time.
Tonganoxie soccer drops Piper, improves to 7-1
September 20, 2015
Seconds after the whistle blew signaling a 3-1 victory for the Tonganoxie High soccer team against Piper High, lightning could be seen in the distance.
Multisport athletes: For the love of the game
December 10, 2014
The multisport athlete isn’t uncommon, but seeing one compete at a high level in all sports is an accomplishment.
Multisport Athletes: For the love of the game
November 28, 2014
When an athlete is making the transition from eighth to ninth grade, he or she usually has to make a choice on which sport to specialize in.
Lavieri: A proposal to KSHSAA
November 26, 2014
The way the postseason works in Kansas is a little confusing, and that is why I am offering my suggestions and recommendations to the Kansas High School Activities Association pro bono.
Mill Valley, St. James extended offer to join EKL
12:52 p.m., November 12, 2014 Updated 04:25 p.m.
The Eastern Kansas League voted unanimously on Wednesday to extend an offer to Mill Valley High and St. James Academy for the schools to join the league.
Braves soccer downs Tonganoxie in 2OT
September 3, 2014
The Bonner Springs High boys soccer team found itself in a dog fight with Tonganoxie High in its season opener Tuesday night.
Serious swimmers sought for USA Swimming
June 13, 2014
Bonner Springs High swimming coach Preston Williams is bringing a highly competitive swim team to the area and is looking for serious swimmers.
MVHS softball uses long ball to sweep THS
May 12, 2014
The Mill Valley High softball team needed to sweep Tonganoxie High on Thursday, and have Basehor-Linwood High lose once in its doubleheader at Lansing High for MVHS to win the Kaw Valley League title.

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Recent photos

Jacob Kraus watches his first of two penalty kicks go in on the night. Kraus’ second came with six minutes remaining in the second overtime period to give Bonner Springs a 2-1 victory against Tonganoxie.

McLouth coach Chris Stewart was the East head coach after serving as an assistant last year.

McLouth's Nick McAferty had just one catch for four yards, but also had a long touchdown negated by a holding penalty.

Tonganoxie High product Cody Snyder started at left tackle for the East team Saturday in the Kansas Shrine Bowl.

Drew Sandburg wrapped up his Chieftain golf career last week with a second-place finish at state.

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