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Free State hopeful as spring begins
March 26, 2015
There’s a lot of optimism around Free State High’s spring sports this year. Some hope to contend for a state championship, and one is looking to defend its state title. By Bobby Nightengale
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Veritas baseball opens with win
March 24, 2015
Veritas Christian’s baseball team opened its inaugural season with a 4-3 victory over St. Mary’s on Tuesday.
LHS soccer wins in two overtimes
March 24, 2015
Cortlynn Stark scored with seven minutes left in the second overtime, and Lawrence High’s girls soccer team opened its season Tuesday night with a 3-2 victory over Pembroke Hill.
Former Free State coach Chuck Law recalls good times
March 24, 2015
Former Free State High boys basketball coach Chuck Law is proud of what he accomplished with his team on and off the court for the past nine seasons. Now he just wants to give somebody else the opportunity to take the program in a new direction.
Ex-area players help JCCC win national crown
March 21, 2015
Former Baldwin High basketball standout Katie Jones and Shelby Dahl, a Santa Fe Trail graduate, helped the Johnson County Community College women’s basketball team to a national title on Saturday at JCCC.
LHS baseball falls to Rogers
March 21, 2015
Lawrence High’s baseball team held Rogers (Arkansas) to just four hits on Saturday afternoon, but the Lions couldn’t produce much offense of their own in a 3-0 loss at Rogers High.
LHS baseball falls, 9-8
March 20, 2015
Lawrence High’s baseball team dropped its season opener to Springdale Har-Ber, 9-8, on Friday at Arvest Park.
FSHS baseball sweeps opener
March 20, 2015
Free State High opened its baseball season with two victories on Friday afternoon and some boosted confidence in its pitchers. By Bobby Nightengale
Frontier League honors area basketball players
March 16, 2015
Several area basketball players were recognized with postseason All-Frontier League honors on Saturday.
City cleans up in Sunflower League awards
March 16, 2015
Lawrence High senior guard Anthony Bonner and Free State sophomore Madison Piper were named the Sunflower League’s players of the year on Sunday, and LHS boys basketball coach Mike Lewis was selected as the Coach of the Year after leading the Lions to an undefeated 11-0 record in league play.
Hugoton stops Baldwin girls for title
March 15, 2015
Hugoton’s quickness proved to be the difference Saturday in the 4A Division II state girls basketball championship game.
Comeback doesn’t come; LHS falls in final
March 14, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball players never gave up hope in the Class 6A state championship on Saturday. By Bobby Nightengale
Lawrence High boys fall to Wichita East in the state championship, 58-43
March 14, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball team struggled to hit shots and keep Wichita East from grabbing rebounds in a 58-43 loss in the Class 6A state championship on Saturday night at Koch Arena.
Baldwin girls reach state title game
March 14, 2015
Baldwin High School senior Maddie Ogle scored 20 points, including seven in the first quarter, as the Bulldogs bulled their way into the 4A Division II state title game with a 67-42 victory against Concordia.
Lawrence High boys advance to state title game with 78-64 victory
09:43 p.m., March 13, 2015 Updated 12:18 a.m.
For the first time in seven years, Lawrence High’s boys basketball team is headed to the Class 6A state championship game after a 78-64 victory over No. 6 seed Shawnee Mission North on Friday at Koch Arena. By Bobby Nightengale