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High school sports

Seabury boys take McLouth crown
January 25, 2015
Bishop Seabury Academy’s boys basketball team won the championship of the McLouth Tournament on Saturday night with a 53-43 victory over Olathe Heritage Christian.
LHS boys suffer first setback, 83-72
January 24, 2015
As the final seconds ticked off of the clock in the Topeka Invitational Tournament championship game Saturday, Lawrence High senior Anthony Bonner buried his head into his jersey. By Bobby Nightengale
Area high school basketball: Eudora slips into title game
January 24, 2015
Mitchell Ballock collected 21 points and seven rebounds, and Avery Rouser and Austin Downing each added nine points as Eudora High’s boys basketball team edged Holton in a Tonganoxie Invitational semifinal on Friday.
Seabury boys roll into finals at McLouth
January 24, 2015
A collective effort helped the Bishop Seabury Academy boys basketball team advance to the championship game of the McLouth tournament Friday.
Aquinas trips Firebirds in tourney semifinals
January 24, 2015
Free State High junior Hunter Gudde stared at the St. Thomas Aquinas gymnasium ceiling in disbelief Friday night as he walked toward half-court to congratulate the No. 3-ranked team in Class 5A on its 51-50 home victory in the Saints Classic semifinals.
Lions to face Wichita East in battle of unbeatens
January 24, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball players had something to prove against Kansas City (Kansas) Washington on Friday night.
Tongie boys triumph
January 22, 2015
Carl Hecht led the Chieftians with 16 points in a 65-60 victory over Metro Academy on Thursday in their second round win of their home boys basketball tournament.
LHS swimmers win home invitational
January 22, 2015
The Lawrence High boys swimming and diving team had a special rhythm going on the way to a convincing win in its home invitational Thursday.
Free State fights back
January 22, 2015
Free State High’s boys basketball players have struggled to shoot the ball for most of the season. But when they needed a basket against St. James Academy on Thursday, all of those problems disappeared.
Lions rally past Wichita Southeast, stay unbeaten
January 22, 2015
Rarely this season has Lawrence High’s boys basketball team, ranked No. 1 in Class 6A, played on its heels, or struggled to match an opponent’s assertive style. But that’s exactly what happened to the Lions against No. 5-ranked Wichita Southeast Thursday evening in the quarterfinals of the 54th annual Topeka Invitational Tournament.
Lion wrestlers fall to O-South
January 22, 2015
Lawrence High’s wrestling team lost to Olathe South in a dual on Thursday, 39-30.
Lions’ Shield signs with Cowley
January 22, 2015
Lawrence High senior Jolona Shield signed a letter of intent to play softball at Cowley Community College on Tuesday.
LHS bowlers win triangular
January 22, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys and girls bowling teams defeated Shawnee Mission East and Shawnee Mission South in a triangular meet Thursday at Royal Crest Lanes.
Baldwin girls rout Hi Park
January 22, 2015
Baldwin High’s girls basketbasll team jumped on Highland Park from the opening tip Wednesday and coasted to a 51-17 non-league victory.
LHS, FSHS face tourney challenges
January 22, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball team won a few close games to capture a Topeka Invitational Tournament championship last year. The road to a title won’t get any easier this season. By Bobby Nightengale