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Column: Firebirds’ strategy bothered Lawrence
December 20, 2014
Kudos to Free State High coach Chuck Law for employing a turn-back-the-clock, clock-eating strategy, and especially to his players for having the discipline to execute their coach’s game plan remarkably well.
LHS boys claim 39-33 victory
December 20, 2014
Free State High’s boys basketball team entered Friday with a plan to stop Lawrence High’s explosive offense. It included packing the paint on defense and slowing the tempo down on offense.
Piper powers Free State girls, 59-47
December 20, 2014
Free State sophomore Madison Piper was not about to let an illness or any player from Lawrence High stop her from leading the Firebirds to a victory in the girls basketball City Showdown on Friday at FSHS.
FSHS girls get lift from transfers
December 16, 2014
When high school basketball coaches get move-in transfers, they never know what they are going to get or how they’ll transition to their team.
FSHS swimmers fourth at Olathe
December 14, 2014
Free State High’s boys swimming and diving team took fourth place among 18 teams, while Lawrence High finished seventh at the Olathe Invitational on Friday night.
Free State girls go to 4-0 with win over Lansing
December 14, 2014
Free State High’s girls basketball team raised its record to 4-0 with a 59-51 victory over Lansing on Saturday.
FSHS boys deny Jags
December 13, 2014
Free State High’s boys basketball players were supposed to have trouble defending Mill Valley’s post players Friday. By Bobby Nightengale
Late free throws lift Firebird girls
December 13, 2014
Free State High senior Sarah Coversup admitted she was nervous when she stepped to the free-throw line in a tie game with under 30 seconds left on Friday.
Firebird swimmers win at Manhattan
December 11, 2014
Free State High’s boys swimming and diving team won the Manhattan triangular on Wednesday at the Kansas State Natatorium.
Two Firebirds sign letters
December 11, 2014
Two Free State High athletes signed their letters of intent to play college sports in the school’s library on Wednesday.
FSHS girls cruise past K.C. Central
December 10, 2014
Sophomore Madison Piper scored 18 points to guide Free State High’s girls basketball team to a 49-29 victory over Kansas City (Mo.) Central Academy on Tuesday.
Free State girls trip Topeka
December 6, 2014
The 1-2 punch of sophomore Madison Piper and senior Sarah Coversup powered the Free State High girls basketball team to a 61-44 victory over Topeka on Friday in the Firebirds’ season opener at FSHS.
FSHS gymnasts tapped all-league
December 5, 2014
Two Free State High gymnasts earned All-Sunflower League honors this season.
Firebirds take opener
December 5, 2014
If only looking at the score, Free State High’s boys basketball players were happy with their season-opening 67-32 victory over AC Prep on Thursday at the Interscholastic League Fieldhouse.
Ziegler sets record; Firebirds swimmers win opener
December 3, 2014
Free State High senior swimmer Jack Ziegler entered the season with his eyes set on the 50-yard freestyle school record. He wasn’t far behind it at the end of last year when he took 10th at state in the event.

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