High school sports

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.
FSHS swimmers win in Topeka
April 10, 2015
Free State High’s girls swim and dive team coasted to a victory Thursday in the Topeka Invitational.
Golfer Flynn 8th
April 10, 2015
Free State junior Jack Flynn fired a round of 81 to lead the Firebirds to a tie for fifth place Thursday at the Topeka Invitational at Wamego Country Club.
Drum scores twice in Lions’ 2-0 soccer victory
April 10, 2015
The wind whipped around on a cold spring night at Lawrence High, and sophomore Skylar Drum thought nothing of it.
Lions leave no doubt in Game 2 victory
April 9, 2015
Despite chilly temperatures and a lot of wind, Lawrence High softball players were happy to play a doubleheader on Thursday.
FSHS softball blanked by Olathe Northwest
April 9, 2015
Free State High struggled to get going offensively as the Firebirds softball team was shut out, 9-0, Thursday by Olathe Northwest.