Free State boys basketball

Firebirds’ Ziegler, Hack stellar student-athletes
February 26, 2015
One day, a Free State High student will come along and break swimmer Jack Ziegler’s school record in the 50-freestyle, established while winning the state title and helping his school to a third-place finish at the state meet.
Gudde, Hack spark FSHS boys
February 25, 2015
Sometimes scoring is contagious. One guy on a basketball team gets hot, and the others follow suit. Free State High experienced a little of that Tuesday night at Shawnee Mission West. But the Firebirds’ passing turned out just as infectious, as crisp ball movement and open shots helped FSHS coast to a 55-40 victory.
Hack, Gudde power FSHS
February 22, 2015
No defense was going to stop Free State High senior guard Weston Hack and junior forward Hunter Gudde on Saturday night. Not with the way they were shooting.
FSHS boys can’t catch O-East
February 21, 2015
Free State High’s boys basketball team knew what to expect out of Olathe East on Friday night. But Free State just couldn’t hit enough shots down the stretch in a 52-44 loss at FSHS. By Bobby Nightengale
Red-hot FSHS boys roll
February 18, 2015
Free State High’s boys basketball players struggled to shoot the ball in a double-digit loss last week. They had no such problems on the road Tuesday against Shawnee Mission South. By Bobby Nightengale
Scoring drought dooms Firebirds
February 14, 2015
Layups, open three-pointers, jumpers. Name it, and Free State’s boys basketball team couldn’t hit it during a stretch that began in the first quarter and lasted into the second half Friday night, costing the Firebirds any chance of earning a victory against Olathe South.
Free State boys hold off Indians
February 11, 2015
Behind a career-high 30 points from senior Weston Hack, the Firebirds beat the sixth-ranked Indians, 69-57, at FSHS. By Bobby Nightengale
Hack leads way in FSHS victory
February 7, 2015
Inside a lively visitors locker room Friday night at Shawnee Mission Northwest High, Free State senior Weston Hack might have been the only Firebird with a negative thought running through his head.
Free State boys topple Lansing
January 31, 2015
Free State High’s boys basketball team received the honor of participating in the inaugural Best of the Midwest Showcase Saturday at Municipal Auditorium, and the Firebirds did not disappoint, defeating Lansing, 60-46.
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 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
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