Archive for Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Free State, LHS to fete fall sports

August 24, 2005


Lawrence High and Free State High will showcase their autumn sports teams during preseason exhibitions tonight.

Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for the Free State Jamboree at Firebird Field. The sophomore football team will open the event with a scrimmage at 6 p.m. Then the varsity football squad will scrimmage for 25 minutes, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Members of the girls tennis, gymnastics, volleyball, girls golf and boys soccer teams will be introduced from 6:35 to 7 p.m. Later, following a 15-minute band performance, the football team will scrimmage again from 7:15 to 7:40 p.m. During that scrimmage, the cross country team will stage a mile run on the track.

After the football team concludes its work, fans will be invited to a volleyball scrimmage in the school's main gym.

The Lawrence High Jamboree will be at Haskell Stadium.

The LHS event will start at 6 p.m. with 50 minutes of boys soccer. Sophomore football is slated for 6:50 to 7:15 p.m. Then the band will perform at 7:15 p.m. with a football scrimmage slated to start at 7:30 p.m.

Cross country will take over from 8 to 8:15 p.m., then football will resume and continue until 8:50 p.m. At various times during the action on the field, coach and player introductions will be made on the stadium track.

Fall competition for both schools will begin next week.


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