Free State golf

First impressions: Lawrence High, Free State fall sports begin practices
11:57 p.m., August 19, 2013 Updated 07:49 a.m.
Free State High football coach Bob Lisher had some decent reasons to hold his players to high standards Monday, the first day of preseason practices for fall sports teams in Kansas. By Benton Smith
Baseball aide to coach FSHS girls golf
July 4, 2013
Pending school board approval, Layne Meyer is set to take over as head coach of the Firebirds’ girls golf program. By Benton Smith
World Company Cup returns to Free State
June 12, 2013
For the seventh time in eight years, the World Company Cup belongs to Free State High. The trophy, awarded since 2006 to the school that prevails most often in City Showdowns and other competitions between rivals Lawrence High and Free State, spent the last year on display at LHS. However, the Lions’ claim to the cup proved short-lived, as Free State conquered the Lions, 17-9, in the standings. By Benton Smith
Longtime FSHS track coach Heffernan steps aside
June 6, 2013
Steve Heffernan recently told some of his Sunflower League colleagues: “Until you’ve been a head track coach, you don’t know what busy is.” The only track and field coach in Free State High history would know, and he will soon find himself occupied with a different kind of workload. This past spring, which culminated with the Firebirds girls winning the Class 6A state championship, was Heffernan’s 16th and final season. He resigned in order to become the new associate principal at FSHS, effective July 1.
Despite bad breaks, FSHS senior Alex Green 20th at state
May 20, 2013
Free State’s Alex Green shot a 79 to tie for 20th at the Class 6A state golf tournament on Monday. By Benton Smith
City prep golfers tee off at state today
May 20, 2013
The boys golf teams from both Free State and Lawrence high schools will begin chasing a Class 6A state championship this morning at Meadowbrook Golf and Country Club in Prairie Village.
Next stop: state — FSHS first, LHS third at golf regional
May 13, 2013
Wilson Hack (78), Alex Green (80), Matt Siler (81) and Max Soto (82) all finished as top-10 medalists, and Free State won its Class 6A golf regional title with a team score of 321 — beating out Olathe East (328) and rival Lawrence High (339), which also advanced their teams to state by finishing in the top three. By Benton Smith
Firebird golfer bemoans ‘brutal’ day
Free State’s Green struggles, but still snares second-team all-league honors
May 9, 2013
Free State High’s Alex Green was one of a few city competitors left disappointed after playing on his home course. By Jesse Newell
Lions, Firebirds outline plan of attack for LHS golf tourney at Alvamar
May 8, 2013
For the third and final year, Kyle and Renee Green welcomed golfers from both Lawrence High and Free State into their backyard for a cookout Monday night. At the end of the night, some of the golfers discussed how they plan to attack Alvamar’s long public golf course, home of today’s third and final leg of the Sunflower League tournament. By Tom Keegan
Firebird golfers 2-3 at invite
April 30, 2013
Free State High’s Alex Green and Wilson Hack placed second and third, respectively, and Free State was second in the team race at the Olathe Golf Invitational on Monday.
Firebird Alex Green 3rd at golf meet
April 23, 2013
Free State High’s Alex Green tied for third, just one stroke behind the top medalist, at the Topeka West Golf Invitational on Monday at Topeka Country Club.
FSHS duo 14th, LHS golfer 10th
April 16, 2013
Free State High’s Alex Green and Hunter Dedloff shot 81s and tied for 14th at the Shawnee Mission East Golf Invitational on Monday at Meadowbrook.
LHS tennis, other events canceled
10:21 a.m., April 10, 2013 Updated 01:29 p.m.
Tennis players at Lawrence High, Junior varsity golfers from Lawrence and Free State, as well as a few other prep athletes, won’t be competing Wednesday due to rain.
Hack third, Free State golf second at home invitational
April 10, 2013
Free State’s Wilson Hack and Lawrence High’s Brett Van Blaricum tied for third place, and the Firebirds’ golf team took second at Tuesday’s Free State Invitational. By Tom Keegan
FSHS golf ties for 2nd at SMNW Invite
April 9, 2013
Free State’s Alex Green shot a 74 to earn a fourth-place tie at the Shawnee Mission Northwest Golf Invitational on Monday at Lake Quivira Golf Club.