High school sports

Firebirds fall short against O-North
September 13, 2014
Free State High football players knew there wasn’t much room for error facing Olathe North on Friday night. By Bobby Nightengale
Lawrence High holds on against Leavenworth, 21-14
September 13, 2014
Lawrence High’s football defense played its own version of the two-minute drill Friday night, with a seven-point lead and half a football field to protect against Leavenworth. By Benton Smith
Eudora falls to Louisburg
September 13, 2014
The Eudora High football team jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, but could not hold on, falling to Louisburg, 14-7, on Friday.
FSHS soccer rolls
Nazareth’s two goals spark 5-0 rout of Lansing
September 12, 2014
Those who had never seen Heitor Nazareth play soccer before might have considered the Free State High sophomore an opportunistic offensive player Thursday night in the Firebirds’ season-opening victory over Lansing at FSHS. By Benton Smith
Last week’s miscues motivating Lions
September 12, 2014
Lawrence High football players weren’t happy with how they played in their loss to Blue Valley West last week. By Bobby Nightengale
Revenge in mind for FSHS vs. Eagles
September 12, 2014
Free State High football players didn’t circle the game against Olathe North on their calendars, but they have a little bit of revenge on their minds. By Bobby Nightengale
Grace under pressure: Bartle, Firebirds win quad
September 12, 2014
Free State High’s gymnastics team took the floor for the first time this year as Class 6A defending state champions, and there were plenty of nerves. That didn’t stop them from performing well. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS tennis falls to BV Northwest
September 10, 2014
The Lawrence High girls tennis team lost, 7-2, to Blue Valley Northwest on Wednesday, but LHS coach Chris Marshall saw several positives from his Lions’ squad.
Veritas goes 2-1 at volleyball quad
September 10, 2014
Veritas Christian went 2-1 Tuesday in a high school volleyball quadrangular.
Seabury 2-0 at Lebo triangular
September 10, 2014
Regan Zaremba had 44 assists, and Reilly Malone had 27 kills, six aces and 15 digs as Bishop Seabury Academy went 2-0 at a volleyball triangular Tuesday at Lebo.
Lions volleyball goes 2-1 at quad
September 10, 2014
Lawrence High’s volleyball team won two of three matches Tuesday at Washburn Rural.
LHS soccer falls at BV West, 1-0
September 10, 2014
Lawrence High’s boys soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision to Blue Valley West on Tuesday night.
Firebirds overcome early doubles trouble
September 10, 2014
It only took one match for Free State High’s doubles pairing of senior Taylor Hawkins and junior Rachel Walters to find its groove. By Bobby Nightengale
Prep notebook: Firebirds lose LB/RB Skwarlo
September 9, 2014
Free State High’s football team picked up a victory over Shawnee Mission West last week but also had a big loss. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS volleyball 2-3 at Olathe
September 7, 2014
Lawrence High’s volleyball team picked up its first victories of the season Saturday, going 2-3 in the Olathe South Tournament.