Free State soccer

FSHS soccer slams Gardner-Edgerton, 8-0
April 29, 2014
The only person who could stop Free State’s girls soccer team from scoring on Monday night was the assistant referee who signaled offside. When the Firebirds were allowed to keep running — in between 13 attacks stopped because they were called offside — they dominated against Gardner-Edgerton in a 8-0 victory at FSHS. By Bobby Nightengale
Free State soccer shuts out Topeka, 3-0
April 26, 2014
Jessica Ferguson scored two goals and Tanna Fanshier added one to lead Free State past Topeka High, 3-0, in high school girls soccer Friday night at FSHS.
LHS soccer keeps City Showdown close before freshman lifts FSHS, 2-1
April 25, 2014
Playing in her first soccer City Showdown on Thursday, Free State High freshman Sabrea Platz extended her entire body across the turf in front of Lawrence’s goal in the 76th minute to get a toe on the ball, sneaking it inside the left post and across the line for a 2-1 FSHS victory. By Benton Smith
Firebirds soccer stung in OT of game for friend
April 23, 2014
Tuesday’s 2-1 overtime loss to Shawnee Mission Northwest delivered double sadness for the Free State High girls soccer team, which walked away disappointed by the outcome and teary-eyed over the special meaning behind the game. By Matt Tait
FSHS soccer beats ONW, 2-1
April 18, 2014
Tanna Fanshier and Maren Kahler scored goals, and Free State High’s soccer team defeated Olathe Northwest, 2-1, on Thursday night.
Free State soccer blanks SM North
April 16, 2014
Maren Kahler, Hadyn Hutchison and Jessica Ferguson scored goals for Free State High’s girls soccer team Tuesday in a 3-0 victory over Shawnee Mission North.
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.
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
Firebirds fall short
SM East edges FSHS soccer, 3-0
April 4, 2014
When the Free State High girls soccer schedule first came out, Firebirds coach Kelly Barah noticed almost immediately an early-season matchup with perennial power Shawnee Mission East. By Matt Tait
FSHS girls soccer regroups to win season opener
April 2, 2014
Maddie Dieker had seen too many Free State High shots not end up in the back of the net Tuesday night in the FSHS soccer team’s season opener. The most frustrating part for the senior forward: a lot of those misfires were her own. By Benton Smith
Firebirds feeling good as spring seasons get underway
March 26, 2014
The cold air won’t go away but Free State High is fired up to begin its spring sports season. Here is a look at what all of the Firebirds’ programs expect out the upcoming season. By Bobby Nightengale
Firebirds celebrate D-I soccer, track signings
February 8, 2014
Four of Free State High’s future Division-I athletes not only have to wait for their spring seasons to begin, but they also had to delay their signing day ceremony for two days.
City athletes sign college letters despite snow day
February 5, 2014
Lawrence high schools were canceled on Wednesday, but that didn’t stop many city athletes from mailing or faxing letters of intent to their future colleges on national signing day.
2013 Journal-World All-Area Boys Soccer Team
December 9, 2013
A look at the 2013 Journal-World All-Area Boys Soccer Team: from left, Dustin Seibolt, De Soto, Asher Huseman, Tonganoxie, Austin Johanning, Perry-Lecompton, Chris Allen, Free State, coach Mark Joslyn Baldwin, Nicholas Joslyn, Baldwin, Eric Williams, De Soto, Russell Cloon, Baldwin, Connor Henrichs, Lawrence, Brandon Church, Ottawa. By Benton Smith
FSHS soccer falls in regionals
October 29, 2013
Free State High’s boys soccer season ended Tuesday with 3-2 overtime loss to Garden City in the first round of regionals.