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High school sports

2014 Journal-World All-Area Baseball Team
June 26, 2014
A look at the 2014 Lawrence Journal-World All-Area Baseball Team By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS runners get head start on cross country season
June 25, 2014
When most of their classmates are sleeping, Free State High’s cross country runners are out preparing for next season. The Firebirds run each weekday, starting at 7 a.m. outside of Munchers Bakery, and more than 25 boys and girls showed up Wednesday morning. By Bobby Nightengale
City track stars earn All-Sunflower League honors
June 25, 2014
Many city track and field athletes picked up All-Sunflower League recognition for their performances this spring.
Raiders lose, 7-2
June 24, 2014
The Lawrence Raiders had been sound defensively for much of the summer, but four errors played a big role in the team’s 7-2 loss to Next Level Baseball, Tuesday at Lawrence High.
2014 J-W All-Area Girls Track Team
June 24, 2014
Here’s a look at the 2014 J-W All-Area Girls Track Team
Free State soccer sports new look
June 24, 2014
Don’t blame Free State High girls soccer coach Kelly Barah if he forgets that some of his former players aren’t on the team anymore.
2014 Journal-World All-Area Boys Track Team
June 24, 2014
A look at the 2014 Lawrence Journal-World All-Area Boys Track Team By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS volleyball returns to court
June 24, 2014
If Monday’s team camp was any indication, Free State High volleyball players are excited for the upcoming fall season. More than 40 high schoolers showed up for first day of team camp at South Middle School, as the Firebirds jumped back into action with a four-hour workout. The camp will continue throughout the week. By Bobby Nightengale
2014 Journal-World All-Area Girls Soccer Team
June 23, 2014
A look at the 2014 Lawrence Journal-World All-Area Girls Soccer Team By Bobby Nightengale
Lawrence High wrestling rebuilding
June 22, 2014
After the graduation of six seniors, Lawrence High wrestling coach Pat Naughton knows it will probably be a rebuilding year for the program next winter. By Bobby Nightengale
Raiders lose to Wichita, 6-4
June 21, 2014
Jacob Seratte hit a double and two singles, driving in one run, but the Lawrence Raiders American Legion baseball team lost, 6-4, to the Wichita Reds on Friday night at Kansas University’s Hoglund Ballpark.
LHS soccer team sees improvement on horizon
June 21, 2014
With six returning starters and eight returning varsity lettermen, Lawrence High’s boys soccer team has high expectations for the upcoming season. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions football defense dominant in summer action
June 18, 2014
After a team camp at Emporia State last weekend and 7-on-7 drills against two other teams, one thing is clear for Lawrence High’s football team. The Lions will have a strong defense next year. They faced Blue Valley and Tonganoxie without pads or helmets in 7-on-7 drills — offenses and defenses without linemen — on Wednesday morning at LHS. By Bobby Nightengale
Raiders win third straight
June 18, 2014
The Lawrence Raiders’ offense took another step forward in its 7-3 youth baseball victory over BC Wilson on Wednesday at Hoglund Ballpark. After being held scoreless for the first three innings, the Raiders rallied during a four-run fourth and three-run fifth on their way to a third straight win. By Chris Duderstadt
Free State O-lineman Frantz commits to K-State
June 18, 2014
Free State High senior Scott Frantz sat down with his parents on Friday to tell them his plan. He was ready to commit to a college. On Monday, the Firebirds’ offensive tackle was ready to announce his plans to everyone else. Frantz orally committed to Kansas State University at the end of his visit to the school. By Bobby Nightengale