High school sports

LHS softball wins 12-2
April 14, 2015
Good hitting. Good pitching. Strong defense. It was just the way Lawrence High’s softball team drew it up on Tuesday against Shawnee Mission South. The Lions cruised to a 12-2 victory at LHS, shortened to six innings because of the 10-run rule.
FSHS softball rolls
April 14, 2015
Free State High junior pitcher Elizabeth Patton just needed a little breathing room Tuesday evening against Shawnee Mission Northwest.
Lions see bright spots in setback
April 14, 2015
Depending on how you look at it, Tuesday night’s 4-2 loss by the Lawrence High baseball team to visiting Shawnee Mission South was either a big-time disappointment or somewhat encouraging.
Six-run second inning sparks FSHS baseball
April 14, 2015
Clicking on the mound and in the field Tuesday evening against Leavenworth, Free State High’s baseball team would only need one run. But the Firebirds went ahead and scored six — all in the second inning — just to be safe in a 6-0 home win.
Free State tennis blanks Lawrence High
April 14, 2015
Free State High sophomore Ian Pultz-Earle took his losses and lumps last year in No. 1 singles, facing opposing team’s best players. Now he’s delivering some revenge.
Free State’s Houk paces city golfers at SME
April 14, 2015
Free State High’s Coleman Houk shot an 80 to tie for 17th to pace all city golfers at the Shawnee Mission East Invitational on Monday at Milburn Country Club.
Veritas baseball takes twinbill
April 11, 2015
Peyton Donohoe and Jackson Rau each struck out nine batters, and Veritas Christian won a baseball doubleheader Saturday against Wichita Sunrise.
FSHS doubles team takes 3rd
April 11, 2015
Free State High’s doubles tennis team of Ian Pultz-Earle and Erik Czapinski placed third to pace the Firebirds to a ninth-place finish at the 15-team John Markham Spring Classic on Saturday.
Firebirds rip Raiders
April 11, 2015
For the first time this season, Free State High’s softball players swung their bats the way they wanted. By Bobby Nightengale
Lawrence High shot putter pushing past cerebral palsy, conventional expectations
April 11, 2015
There wasn’t an announcement. Lawrence High School junior Matthew Whaley heard his name called, rolled into the shot put circle, threw the shot, then waited for his next throw. So simple, but that’s just the way he wants it. Whaley, 18, was born with cerebral palsy. All he’s wanted, he said, is to be treated just like everybody else. By Bobby Nightengale
Free State swims to Olathe title
April 11, 2015
Alvena Walpole and Courtney Caldwell each won two individual events, and Free State High won the Olathe Swimming Invitational on Friday.
FSHS boys track 2nd, girls 3rd
April 11, 2015
Free State High’s boys placed second and its girls third at the Blue Valley Track and Field Relays on Friday at Blue Valley High.
LHS girls track 2nd, boys 7th
April 11, 2015
Lawrence High’s girls track-and-field team claimed five titles and placed a close second in the team race at the Topeka Relays on Friday.
Beeley’s goal sends Firebirds past Lansing
April 11, 2015
Free State High freshman Sydni Beeley saw the clock running down in overtime on Friday against Lansing and knew she had to take a chance.
Veritas baseball splits twinbill
April 11, 2015
Weston Flory went 2-for-3 with an RBI, and Michael Rask had a double and an RBI as Veritas Christian School salvaged a split of a baseball doubleheader with a 4-2 victory over Blue Springs (Mo.) Plaza Heights in Game Two on Friday at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.