Advertisement

Free State sports

Four city preps in all-star football game
April 12, 2014
Four city football players will play in the Greater Kansas City Football Coaches Association All-Star game this summer.
FSHS soccer routs Lansing
April 12, 2014
Maren Kahler, Haydn Hutchison, Maddie Dieker and Jessica Ferguson scored, and Free State defeated Lansing, 4-0, on Friday night in high school girls soccer.
FSHS girls win Blue Valley Relays
April 12, 2014
After two meets in Lawrence to begin the season, Free State High’s boys and girls track teams were itching to prove themselves to some of the other top teams in Kansas on Friday at the Blue Valley Relays. By Chris Duderstadt
Firebirds baseball encouraged by early surge in victory
April 11, 2014
The Free State baseball team scored early and often on its way to a 12-2 victory in five innings against Shawnee Mission West, Thursday at FSHS. By Chris Duderstadt
Free State softball slams Leavenworth
April 11, 2014
Emily Bermel went 4-for-4 in each game, and Free State High’s softball team swept Leavenworth in a doubleheader Thursday, 11-5 and 26-0.
FSHS swimming first at Topeka
April 11, 2014
Free State’s girls swimming and diving team won the Topeka High Invitational on Thursday.
Last-seconds score sinks FSHS soccer
April 9, 2014
If Free State High’s girls soccer players could have held their ground for 37 more seconds Tuesday night against Shawnee Mission West, they would have walked away with a tie. By Benton Smith
Defensive errors cost Firebirds in softball twinbill
April 9, 2014
The Free State High softball bats were quiet throughout most of Tuesday’s home doubleheader against Olathe South, but even if they had boomed like the night sky on the Fourth of July, the Firebirds’ defense would have put them in a tough spot. By Matt Tait
FSHS baseball falls at SMNW
April 9, 2014
Free State High’s baseball team collected nine hits but managed just one run in a 5-1 loss to Shawnee Mission Northwest on Tuesday.
FSHS tennis freshmen experience trial by fire
April 9, 2014
When some of the youngest players in Free State High’s boys tennis program found themselves on the wrong end of some lopsided scores Tuesday afternoon at their home quadrangular, coach Oather Strawderman didn’t think about the short-term effects of losing. By Benton Smith
High schools notebook: LHS softball shelves C Team
April 8, 2014
Lawrence High softball has canceled its C Team’s season. Injuries and low turnout were factors, but the biggest issue was the high school limit of 20 games for any girl during the softball season. Notes by Bobby Nightengale
FSHS golfers 6-7 at SMNW Invite
April 8, 2014
Free State High’s Matt Siler and Jack Flynn shot matching 78s, but Siler edged his teammate in the scorecard playoff to take sixth, relegating Flynn to seventh at the Shawnee Mission Northwest Golf Invitational on Monday at Lake Quivira Country Club.
FSHS tennis ties for 3rd at Emporia
April 6, 2014
Free State High tied for third at the Emporia Tennis Invitational on Saturday at Emporia High.
Free State softball splits at SM South
April 6, 2014
Free State High’s softball team received two strong outings from pitchers Meredith Morris and Kaley Delg in its season-opening doubleheader against Shawnee Mission South, and came away with a 1-1 record.
FSHS baseball tumbles, 6-5
April 4, 2014
Less than two weeks into their season, Free State High’s baseball players already had rallied for two victories, so the Firebirds weren’t panicking Thursday evening in their Sunflower League opener, even when Shawnee Mission East held a three-run lead in the fifth inning. By Benton Smith