High school sports

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
Baldwin girls stop Girard, advance to state semis
March 13, 2015
The Baldwin High girls’ relentless full-court pressure broke Girard in the third quarter as the Bulldogs rolled Thursday to a 61-44 victory in the first round of the 4A Division II state basketball tournament.
Familiar foe SM North awaits LHS in semis
March 12, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball players are focused on earning a spot in the Class 6A state championship game on Saturday. A familiar Sunflower League opponent is the only team standing in their way. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions stop Wichita South, reach state semis
March 11, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball players were fired up for their first game at the Class 6A state tournament on Wednesday. Maybe too excited.
Ottawa boys reach state semis
March 11, 2015
Isaac McCullough scored a game-high 13 points and pulled down nine rebounds to lead Ottawa’s boys basketball team past Fort Scott, 53-44, in the quarterfinals of the Kansas Class 4A Division I state tournament.
Lawrence High boys advance to 6A state semifinals with 64-46 victory
07:52 p.m., March 11, 2015 Updated 09:44 p.m.
The second-seeded Lawrence High boys basketball team advanced to the Class 6A state semifinals with a 64-46 victory over No. 7 seed Wichita South on Wednesday night at Koch Arena.
Lions set for Wichita South in 6A opener
March 10, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball coach Mike Lewis told his team at the beginning of sub-state play to think of the next two weeks as a five-game tournament. Two down and three to go.