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FSHS soccer tops Topeka
April 25, 2015
Sabrea Platz, Chandler Wiggins and Molly Bryant scored for Free State, and the Firebirds defeated Topeka, 3-1, on Friday in high school girls soccer.
FSHS doubles third at Invite
April 25, 2015
A pair of third-place finishes in doubles highlighted the Lawrence high schools’ performances in the Lawrence High Invitational on Friday.
FSHS softball tumbles twice
April 25, 2015
Free State High’s softball team dropped a pair of games Friday in the Shawnee Mission South jamboree. The Firebirds fell to Maize, 15-5, and to Shawnee Heights, 14-5.
Lions relish track showing
April 25, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys and girls track-and-field teams combined to finish 11th of 15 teams at the Free State Barrier Breakers Invitational on Friday at Free State, but one probably would have guessed the Lions had finished a lot higher judging by the delighted mood of LHS coach Jack Hood. By Chris Duderstadt
Firebirds walk off with 4-3 victory
April 25, 2015
Free State High’s baseball team was struggling to hit with runners in scoring position Friday until senior first baseman Marcileno Cortez came up to the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning. By Bobby Nightengale
Out-dualed: Firebirds handily dispatch LHS in swimming City Showdown
April 25, 2015
For years, Lawrence High swimming coach Kent McDonald has talked about having a head-to-head dual with rival Free State. It finally happened Friday at Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center. By Benton Smith
FSHS baseball stumbles against Creighton, 7-0
April 24, 2015
Any momentum Free State’s baseball team had entering this weekend’s River City Baseball Festival disappeared on Thursday night
Beeley’s goal sends Firebirds past Lions, 1-0
April 23, 2015
For someone holding a giant ice pack over a swollen knot above her left eye, Free State High freshman Sydni Beeley sure had a big smile on her face as she walked away from the Firebirds’ home field Thursday night.
Firebirds sign soccer letters
April 23, 2015
Four Free State High boys soccer players signed with their future college programs on Wednesday.
River City Festival field loaded
April 23, 2015
Free State High baseball players were thrilled with their victory against top-ranked Olathe East on Monday, but their competition doesn’t get much easier this weekend. By Bobby Nightengale
Firebirds not happy with 7th; LHS 11th at FSHS Invitational
April 23, 2015
Most of Free State High’s boys golfers were happy with their scores Wednesday but knew they could have done better. By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS softball cruises, 11-0
April 22, 2015
Free State broke open a close game with a nine-run third inning, and the Firebirds defeated Leavenworth, 11-0, on Tuesday in high school softball.
FSHS soccer falls to SMNW
April 22, 2015
Free State’s girls soccer team lost, 5-0, to Shawnee Mission Northwest on Tuesday night.
Free State swimmers edge SM East
April 22, 2015
Free State High girls swimmers were in disbelief when their coaches told them they beat Shawnee Mission East in a dual on Tuesday.
Free State baseball upends O-East
April 21, 2015
Despite trailing by three runs after the first inning, Free State’s baseball team rallied to beat top-ranked Olathe East, 9-6, on Monday at O-East.