Area high school sports

Louisburg downs Baldwin
December 13, 2014
Louisburg High held off a fourth-quarter Baldwin comeback in Friday’s third-place game of the Bulldog/Wildcat Classic.
Eudora girls win in tourney
December 10, 2014
A 22-point second quarter helped fuel Eudora High to a 51-43 girls basketball victory over Harrisonville in its home tournament on Tuesday
Area boys make all-league soccer
November 11, 2014
Several area boys soccer players were recognized on the Frontier All-League soccer team.
Baldwin relishes state volleyball berth
October 30, 2014
For the first time in 10 years, Baldwin High is heading to the volleyball state tournament. By Chris Duderstadt
Tongie rallies past Atchison
October 18, 2014
Jared Sommers accounted for three total touchdowns as Tonganoxie rallied for a 21-14 high school football victory against previously undefeated Atchison in its Class 4A-I district 1 opener Friday night.
Tongie edges KC Ward, 19-18
October 4, 2014
Carl Hecht threw for a touchdown and ran for another in the fourth quarter as Tonganoxie rallied for a 19-18 homecoming win against Bishop Ward in high school football Friday night at Beatty Field. The Chieftains (1-4, 1-2 Kaw Valley League) trailed the Cyclones (0-5, 0-3) by four points entering the fourth.
Free State, Lawrence High students wear purple in protest against racial epithet, vandalism
September 19, 2014
Sprinkled throughout a sea of green and red, the color purple could be seen around the Lawrence High School football stadium during the rivalry City Showdown game between the Lions and the Free State Firebirds on Friday night. The stadium had been vandalized just the day before with a racial epithet and a phallic symbol outlined in shaving cream on the field. In protest of the actions, many students, parents and faculty from both schools donned purple — neither team’s school color — in solidarity against racial intolerance.
Prep football foes get Shrine reunion
July 26, 2014
For the first time in five years, Free State High linebacker Keith Loneker and Lawrence High center Kyle Wittman are teammates once again. By Bobby Nightengale
Ottawa’s Ferguson sets 4A shot record
May 31, 2014
Ottawa senior Kord Ferguson topped the Class 4A state meet record twice in the shot put with successive throws Friday.
De Soto claims 4A-I baseball title
May 31, 2014
Clayton Hancock pitched two hitless, shutout innings of relief and doubled, scored a run and drove in another as De Soto beat Paola, 10-5, in the championship game of the Class 4A Div. I state tournament on Friday.
De Soto edges Tongie in 7th in state baseball opener
May 30, 2014
De Soto High rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh, capping an 8-7 Class 4A-Div. I state quarterfinal baseball victory against Tonganoxie on Thursday at Dean Evans Stadium.
Column: Special coach, player lead Perry-Lecompton baseball
May 20, 2014
Zach Linquist, who graduated from Perry-Lecompton High over the weekend, wants to add state champion baseball player to his long list of amazing feats. He remembers the day when nobody at the school would have had the guts to state such a goal publicly. Column by Tom Keegan
Tongie pitcher perfect in 6-0 win
April 16, 2014
Tonganoxie High pitcher Travis Woods threw a perfect game in a 6-0 victory against Bonner Springs on Thursday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
2014 J-W All-Area Boys Basketball Team
April 16, 2014
A look at the 2014 Journal-World All-Area Boys Basketball Team By Bobby Nightengale
2014 J-W All-Area Girls Basketball Team
April 14, 2014
A look at the 2014 Lawrence Journal-World All-Area Girls Basketball Team By Bobby Nightengale