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Firebirds push Olathe East
January 25, 2015
Free State’s boys basketball team came up just short in a 53-46 loss to Olathe East in the third-place game of the Saints Classic on Saturday, but FSHS coach Chuck Law was anything but discouraged with how his Firebirds performed.
Aquinas trips Firebirds in tourney semifinals
January 24, 2015
Free State High junior Hunter Gudde stared at the St. Thomas Aquinas gymnasium ceiling in disbelief Friday night as he walked toward half-court to congratulate the No. 3-ranked team in Class 5A on its 51-50 home victory in the Saints Classic semifinals.
Free State fights back
January 22, 2015
Free State High’s boys basketball players have struggled to shoot the ball for most of the season. But when they needed a basket against St. James Academy on Thursday, all of those problems disappeared.
LHS, FSHS face tourney challenges
January 22, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball team won a few close games to capture a Topeka Invitational Tournament championship last year. The road to a title won’t get any easier this season. By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS swimmers first at BVSW
January 21, 2015
Free State boys swimming and diving team placed first in 10 of 12 events to win the Blue Valley Southwest triangular Tuesday.
SM South hires FSHS football assistant Oberzan
January 18, 2015
Free State High’s football team will be without one of its most familiar faces next year. By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS boys fall short
January 17, 2015
For most of Friday night at Free State High, boys basketball coach Chuck Law thought his team worked to get quality looks on offense and forced No. 7-ranked Olathe Northwest into difficult shots on the opposite end of the court. By Benton Smith
FSHS girls return to winning ways
January 17, 2015
Coming off its first loss of the season — a 30-point setback, no less — Free State High’s girls basketball team got right back in the win column Friday night with a 63-59 victory over Olathe Northwest at FSHS.
Free State swimmers cruise to victory
January 15, 2015
Jordan Portela’s teammates just laughed. Opponents just shook their heads. No one is surprised by the two-time boys swimming state champion anymore.
Free State boys get first league win
January 14, 2015
Enough was enough. Free State High’s boys basketball players were ready to put their offensive problems aside in the second half against Leavenworth on Tuesday. By Bobby Nightengale
Firebird girls suffer first loss
January 14, 2015
Free State High’s girls basketball team hasn’t faced a team this season with height similar to Leavenworth. Or speed. Or talent.
FSHS girls rise to No. 5 in poll
January 13, 2015
Free State High’s girls basketball team continued its rise through the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association’s weekly rankings, jumping to No. 5 in Class 6A in the latest poll released Monday.
FSHS swimmers second at SMNW
January 10, 2015
Free State placed second and Lawrence High third Saturday at the six-team Shawnee Mission Northwest boys swim invitational.
Free State boys fall
January 10, 2015
Important as it is, defense will only get you so far sometimes. Just ask Free State High’s boys basketball team.By Benton Smith
Free State girls reach 7-0 with victory at O-North
January 10, 2015
Most opponents know by now that Free State High’s girls basketball team has two highly productive starters in sophomore Madison Piper and senior Sarah Coversup.

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