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FSHS soccer falls to SM East
September 19, 2014
Shawnee Mission East handed Free State High its first boys soccer loss of the season, 8-1 on Thursday night.
LHS soccer not thrilled despite win
September 19, 2014
Lawrence High’s boys soccer players were happy with the result but not with how they got there. By Bobby Nightengale
KU’s Traylor immortalizes ‘Dead Men’ of Boot Camp
September 19, 2014
The agony of Kansas University Basketball Boot Camp 2014 is being captured daily by junior forward/unofficial team photographer Jamari Traylor, who has been posting “Dead Man of the Day” pictures on his Instagram account following 6-7 a.m. conditioning drills in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore
More of the same? Harwell has had success vs. CMU
September 19, 2014
Kansas University wide receiver Nick Harwell has a history of big games against Central Michigan. By Matt Tait
Lions’ RB duo focus of Showdown
September 19, 2014
They aren’t quite as dynamic as Batman and Robin, but Lawrence High running backs JD Woods and Trey Moore have created their own dominant duo during the first two weeks of the season. By Bobby Nightengale
Column: Juco quick fix is neither
September 19, 2014
This was supposed to be the year that it all came together at Kansas University for third-year football coach Charlie Weis, who puts in such long hours on the job he sometimes sleeps in his office. By Tom Keegan
Chiefs’ Charles at practice
September 19, 2014
Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles showed up for practice Thursday, albeit in a limited capacity, despite a high-ankle sprain sustained last Sunday against Denver.
Jayhawks turn up physicality, competition in preparation for Central Michigan
September 17, 2014
Tuesday afternoon, Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis said there was no need to worry about how physical KU’s practices would be this week because Weis and his coaching staff had plans to turn things up a notch. Turns out, they did. By Matt Tait
Aoki, K.C. sail past Sox
September 17, 2014
Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and the Kansas City Royals roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that kept the pressure on Detroit in the AL Central.
Lions place third at Topeka tennis
September 17, 2014
Lawrence High’s No 1 doubles team of Anna and Yelena Birt went 4-0 to take first place Wednesday in the Topeka High Invitational.
Dynamo Moscow signs Tyshawn Taylor
September 17, 2014
Former Kansas University point guard Tyshawn Taylor has signed a contract with Dynamo Moscow of the Russian Superleague. Terms were not disclosed.
Diallo to visit Kansas soon
September 17, 2014
Cheick Diallo, a 6-foot-9 senior center from Our Savior New American High in Centereach, New York, will meet with Kentucky coach John Calipari today, a day before Diallo begins his weekend recruiting visit to Kansas University, Zagsblog.com reports.
Column: Kansas not paying ex-coaches one penny
September 17, 2014
Some questions linger, no matter how many times they have been answered, so might as well tackle these three one last (please) time.
Our Town Sports (Sept. 18)
September 17, 2014
Here’s a look at Our Town Sports for Sept. 18, 2014.
Firebirds QB Torneden learned from his brother
September 17, 2014
Free State High junior quarterback Bryce Torneden spent his first two years at FSHS as a backup to Joe Dineen, but his knowledge of the Firebirds’ offense started long before he became a part of the program.
LHS quarterback Clothier aggressive on mat, field
September 17, 2014
Lawrence High junior Alan Clothier did not find himself on his back very often on the wrestling mat during his sophomore season, fighting his way to a state championship in the 182-pound weight class. Clothier has taken the same aggressive mentality on to the football field this fall after being named the Lions’ starting quarterback over the summer.
Showdown tickets for sale in advance
September 17, 2014
Advance tickets for Friday’s City Showdown football game between Free State and Lawrence High at LHS will be sold from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. today and Thursday in the LHS finance office.
Free State volleyball 1-1 at triangular
September 17, 2014
Lauren Johnson had 32 assists and Naomi Hickman had 15 kills as Free State High went 1-1 at the Olathe Northwest volleyball triangular on Tuesday.
Bermel 6th at golf invite
September 17, 2014
Free State’s Emily Bermel shot an 87 to tie for sixth place to lead all city high school entrants at the Shawnee Mission South Golf Invitational on Tuesday at Deer Creek.
FSHS soccer ties SM West
September 17, 2014
Daniel Clarke and Heitor Nazareth each scored a goal as Free State tied Shawnee Mission West, 2-2 in 2 OTs, in Sunflower League soccer on Tuesday.
LHS soccer plays to 0-0 draw
September 17, 2014
Lawrence High’s boys soccer players were proud of their play against Olathe Northwest on Tuesday but won’t have much to show for it. By Bobby Nightengale
Seabury volleyball finally tops Veritas
September 17, 2014
Late in the third set of a rivalry volleyball match Tuesday between Bishop Seabury and Veritas Christian, Seabury junior Taylor Hodge knew she and her teammates needed to dig deep in order to defeat the Eagles. By Chris Duderstadt
Vegas prep relishes visit from Self
September 17, 2014
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self and assistant Kurtis Townsend held an in-home visit with Las Vegas Bishop Gorman High senior Stephen Zimmerman on Monday night. By Gary Bedore
Column: Wide receivers aren’t problem for KU
September 17, 2014
It doesn’t really matter why things keep going awry, just that they do. And when bad things keep happening to the same team, year after year, the problem isn’t what happens, it’s why it keeps happening. By Tom Keegan
Must-win: Weis says CMU game ‘critical’
September 17, 2014
With an overall record of 5-21 in his two-plus seasons as Kansas University football coach, Charlie Weis knows that every game from here on out is big for the future of the program. By Matt Tait

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