Area high school sports

Free State High students to compete in regional poetry competition
04:16 p.m., March 27, 2015 Updated 09:36 p.m.
Emotional, empowering stories from the lives of Lawrence students will sound out from a Kansas City stage this weekend. Free State High School’s slam poetry team recently earned a spot in Saturday’s finals of the KC “Louder than a Bomb” competition.
Ex-area players help JCCC win national crown
March 21, 2015
Former Baldwin High basketball standout Katie Jones and Shelby Dahl, a Santa Fe Trail graduate, helped the Johnson County Community College women’s basketball team to a national title on Saturday at JCCC.
Frontier League honors area basketball players
March 16, 2015
Several area basketball players were recognized with postseason All-Frontier League honors on Saturday.
Baldwin girls advance to state
March 8, 2015
Baldwin High’s girls overwhelmed Bishop Ward, 83-39, on Saturday to earn a trip to the 4A-II state tournament.
Baldwin girls advance
March 7, 2015
Maddie Ogle scored 13 points, Abby Ogle added 12, and Taylor Cawley contributed 11 as Baldwin High shut down Osawatomie, 69-11, in the semifinals of the Class 4A-II girls basketball sub-state at Perry-Lecompton.
Ottawa pounds Paola, 62-38
February 18, 2015
Ottawa’s Isaac McCullough poured in 24 points to lead Ottawa past Paola, 62-38.
Area roundup: Eudora splits with Spring Hill
February 14, 2015
Mitchell Ballock had 15 points and Austin Downing 12 as Eudora edged Spring Hill.
Eudora splits with Louisburg
February 7, 2015
Mitchell Ballock scored 25 points, and Jomain Rouser added 12 in Eudora High’s boys basketball rout of Louisburg on Friday night at EHS.
Area basketball roundup: Ottawa notches sweep
February 4, 2015
Ottawa swept a basketball doubleheader with Spring Hill.
Tonganoxie splits with Bishop Ward
January 31, 2015
Tressa Walker netted a game-high 17 points in Tonganoxie High’s girls basketball victory over Ward.
BHS girls rout Eagles
January 26, 2015
Five Baldwin High girls scored in double figures Monday as the Bulldogs notched an easy 82-32 victory against Wellsville in the opening game for both basketball teams in the Wellsville Top Gun Classic.
Area high school basketball: Eudora slips into title game
January 24, 2015
Mitchell Ballock collected 21 points and seven rebounds, and Avery Rouser and Austin Downing each added nine points as Eudora High’s boys basketball team edged Holton in a Tonganoxie Invitational semifinal on Friday.
Baldwin girls rout Hi Park
January 22, 2015
Baldwin High’s girls basketbasll team jumped on Highland Park from the opening tip Wednesday and coasted to a 51-17 non-league victory.
High school basketball roundup: Seabury girls routed
January 17, 2015
Kaleigh Boos led Bishop Seabury Academy with four points in a lopsided high school girls basketball loss to University Academy on Friday.
High school roundup: Veritas gets sweep; Seabury swept
January 14, 2015
Chad Stieben scored 16 points, Kalim Dowdell 15 and Trey Huslig 11 as Veritas Christian’s boys basketball team rolled past Flint Hills Christian on Tuesday night.