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High school sports

FSHS boys, LHS girls claim bowling crowns
February 19, 2015
Free State High sophomore Alex Jimenez and junior Matthew Eagle bowled in the same lanes and traded strike after strike during the second game of their three-game series at the Sunflower League bowling championships on Thursday.
Firebirds, Lions set for state swimming
February 19, 2015
When Free State High senior swimmer Jack Ziegler sets his mind on something, he usually finds a way to achieve it.
Ottawa pounds Paola, 62-38
February 18, 2015
Ottawa’s Isaac McCullough poured in 24 points to lead Ottawa past Paola, 62-38.
Eagles steal win over St. John’s
February 18, 2015
Chad Stieben had an unconventional double-double with 15 points and 10 steals to lead Veritas Christian past St. John’s Military, 67-30, in boys basketball Tuesday.
Seabury boys, girls fall to Metro
February 18, 2015
Bishop Seabury standout sophomore Mikey Wycoff returned to action for the Seahawks, but BSA came up short in a 53-50 boys basketball loss to Metro Academy on Tuesday.
LHS boys rally, 70-66
February 18, 2015
Lawrence High guards Justin Roberts and Anthony Bonner led Lawrence High’s boys to a 70-66 victory over Shawnee Mission North. By Benton Smith
Piper carries FSHS girls, 59-48
February 18, 2015
During practices in the past week, Free State High’s girls basketball coach Bryan Duncan told sophomore Madison Piper to be more aggressive on offense and try to get more drives to the rim. Piper listened. By Bobby Nightengale
Red-hot FSHS boys roll
February 18, 2015
Free State High’s boys basketball players struggled to shoot the ball in a double-digit loss last week. They had no such problems on the road Tuesday against Shawnee Mission South. By Bobby Nightengale
Long-awaited: LHS girls get first league win
February 18, 2015
First-year Lawrence High girls basketball coach Jeff Dickson got everything he could hope for out of his Lions on Tuesday night at Shawnee Mission North, and with his downtrodden team firing on all cylinders, the Lions beat a Sunflower League team for the first time in nine tries this season. By Benton Smith
Veritas girls fall to Topeka Cornerstone
February 17, 2015
Veritas Christian School’s girls basketball team trailed Cornerstone Family by one at halftime but couldn’t slow down the Saints after the break, falling 71-55 on Monday.
LHS, Free State split bowling City Showdown
February 17, 2015
Lawrence High junior bowler Miranda Krom has rolled plenty of good games this season. But there’s just something different when bragging rights are on the line in the City Showdown. By Bobby Nightengale
Veritas boys win, 60-55
February 14, 2015
Drake Napier scored 14 points, and Chad Stieben and Miles Dressler added 11 points apiece to lead Veritas Christian to a 60-55 high school boys basketball victory over St. Mary’s on Saturday night.
Steele golden; FSHS wrestlers second at league
February 14, 2015
Free State High freshman Tate Steele made wrestling look effortless Saturday at the Sunflower League tournament. By Bobby Nightengale
Area roundup: Eudora splits with Spring Hill
February 14, 2015
Mitchell Ballock had 15 points and Austin Downing 12 as Eudora edged Spring Hill.
Veritas sweeps Flint Hills
February 14, 2015
Twelve players scored to help Veritas Christian School rout Flint Hills Christian, 62-22, in high school boys basketball Friday.