Area high school sports

Seabury, Veritas boys suffer basketball setbacks
January 10, 2015
Mikey Wycoff scored 39 points, but Bishop Seabury lost to Mount Vernon on Friday night after falling behind 28-6 in the first quarter.
2014 J-W All-Area Football Team
December 27, 2014
A look at the 2014 Lawrence Journal-World All-Area Football TeamBy Bobby Nightengale
The Journal-World All-Area Boys Cross Country Team
December 24, 2014
The 2014 Journal-World All-Area Boys Cross Country Team By Bobby Nightengale
2014 Journal-World All-Area Soccer Team
December 23, 2014
A look at the 2014 Journal-World All-Area Soccer Team By Bobby Nightengale
Ottawa, De Soto split
December 20, 2014
Isaac McCullough and Perry Carroll each scored 12 points to lead Ottawa to a 63-35 high school boys basketball victory over De Soto on Friday.
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.