Free State baseball

2014 Journal-World All-Area Baseball Team
June 26, 2014
A look at the 2014 Lawrence Journal-World All-Area Baseball Team By Bobby Nightengale
Raiders fall to familiar FS Karlin, 5-0
June 13, 2014
The Lawrence Raiders stepped on the Free State High baseball diamond on Friday morning and saw plenty of familiar faces in the opposing dugout.
In the hunt: Ex-Firebird Lewis part of College World Series push
June 7, 2014
This week, former Free State standout Tim Lewis shrugged off his 15-game hitting streak — a huge accomplishment for the transfer from Allen Community College — as his team remains one of 16 in the country in the hunt for the College World Series. By Benton Smith
Area baseball players earn state honors
June 6, 2014
Perry-Lecompton High product Zach Linquist was named the Class 4A-II Player of the Year by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches.
Firebirds, Lions proud to rep city in NCAA baseball regionals
June 4, 2014
College baseball players Garrett Cleavinger, Colin Toalson and Shane Willoughby all shared different versions of the same story last week, before the start of the NCAA Tournament. In their respective clubhouses and locker rooms at Oregon, Kansas and Youngstown State, each Lawrence product looked to a nearby television and saw fellow city native Tim Lewis playing for Maryland in the ACC Tournament. By Benton Smith
Ex-FSHS pitcher Prochaska goes D-I
June 4, 2014
J.D. Prochaska hasn’t had the baseball career he envisioned when he graduated from Free State High in 2012, but things are looking up for the former Firebirds pitcher. He recently signed to play Div. I ball at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Former LHS, FSHS standouts continue play at NCAA baseball regionals
June 1, 2014
Former high school baseball standouts from the city of Lawrence continued play in NCAA regionals on Saturday.
City represented on all-league softball, baseball teams
May 23, 2014
Plenty of city baseball and softball players earned 2014 All-Sunflower League recognition.
FSHS baseball falls, 8-3, in regional final
May 22, 2014
The Firebirds did their best to be on the other side of the celebration but couldn’t overcome a six-run deficit in an 8-3 loss at Hummer Sports Park. They were held to just five hits and struck out 14 times against Washburn Rural starter Michael Singer. By Bobby Nightengale
Firebirds softball, baseball ready for regionals
May 21, 2014
Senior pitchers Meredith Morris and Kaley Delg have led Free State High’s softball team for the past three years. Now the Firebirds are hoping their offense and defense will match them in regionals, starting at 2 p.m. today against Olathe North at Washburn Rural. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions baseball ready for rematch
May 20, 2014
Revenge is on the mind of Lawrence High’s baseball players. By Bobby Nightengale
Regional schedules revealed; FSHS soccer to host game
12:28 a.m., May 18, 2014 Updated 04:09 p.m.
Free State High’s girls soccer team will host one more home game this season. The Firebirds (10-6), a No. 7 seed in the Class 6A Central regional, will face 10th-seeded Wichita South (7-8-1) at 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Column: Lions’ Severa keeps his head in the game
May 16, 2014
Razor-sharp focus. In-your-face effort. Finding ways to win. In other words, Kieran Severa is a senior who doesn’t want his baseball career to end just yet and is packing all the thrills he can into what little time he has left. Column by Tom Keegan
In extra innings again, LHS baseball outlasts FSHS, 5-4
May 16, 2014
Lawrence High baseball players have lost a few close games in the last two weeks. They didn’t want to have another slip away, especially in the City Showdown on Thursday night at Kansas University’s Hoglund Ballpark. By Bobby Nightengale
Flyin’ high: Free State baseball wins City Showdown in extras
May 15, 2014
A walk-off single and victory on the mound were the last things Free State High junior Casey Hearnen expected to deliver while going through pregame for Wednesday night’s baseball City Showdown at FSHS. By Matt Tait