Free State sports

Prep notebook: Firebirds lose LB/RB Skwarlo
September 9, 2014
Free State High’s football team picked up a victory over Shawnee Mission West last week but also had a big loss. By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS girls win cross country title
September 6, 2014
Emily Venters won the sophomore race, and Claire Sanner was second in the junior race as Free State High’s girls cross country team won the Olathe East Class Classic on Thursday.
FSHS volleyball starts 0-2
September 5, 2014
Free State High started its volleyball season 0-2 with losses to Topeka Seaman and Lansing on Thursday at the Lansing triangular.
FSHS tennis opens season 2-0-1
September 5, 2014
The Free State girls tennis team defeated Junction City and Salina South and came away with a split against Manhattan, Thursday, to start its season 2-0-1.
Free State fired up over 20-14 win
September 5, 2014
It didn’t matter which end zone the ball was thrown to in the fourth quarter Thursday night at Shawnee Mission South District Stadium. Either way, Free State High’s Joel Spain was coming away with the prize. By Benton Smith
Firebirds know opening foe well
September 4, 2014
Free State High football players have seen Shawnee Mission West plenty in the past two years. By Bobby Nightengale
Off and running: Free State jamboree a ‘fun note’
August 29, 2014
In the final step before the start of most fall sports seasons, Free State High held its sports jamboree on Thursday night to showcase all of its teams to fans. By Bobby Nightengale
Free State golf takes 4th
August 27, 2014
There were plenty of nerves for Free State High’s girls golfers as they opened the season more than two weeks earlier than they usually do and only a few days since tryouts ended. By Bobby Nightengale
Free State High fall sports get underway
August 27, 2014
Here is a look at what all of the Firebirds’ programs expect out of the upcoming season. By Bobby Nightengale
Firebirds, Lions take early look during scrimmages
August 23, 2014
Free State High and Lawrence High’s football teams took their biggest steps yet toward the upcoming season with intrasquad scrimmages Saturday afternoon.
Pads poppin’ at LHSFSHS
August 22, 2014
For the first time in two months and the first time since fall practices began, Free State High and Lawrence High’s football teams were able to put the pads back on and hit each other. By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS runners eye state-title repeat
August 20, 2014
At the beginning of fall practices last year, nobody could have predicted a Class 6A state championship for Free State High’s girls cross country team. By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS grad Fish signs with Tabor
August 19, 2014
Free State High graduate Briggs Fish signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Tabor College in Hillsboro.
Heat greets prep practices
August 19, 2014
The first day of preseason practices for high school fall sports teams opened with a lot of heat, but that didn’t put a damper on any enthusiasm for the upcoming season. By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS junior Flynn solid in top flight of city golf championship
August 17, 2014
For the first three holes on the back nine, Jack Flynn proved he belonged in the men’s championship flight at the Lawrence Amateur Golf Association’s city tournament Saturday at Eagle Bend. By Bobby Nightengale