Free State softball

Free State hopeful as spring begins
March 26, 2015
There’s a lot of optimism around Free State High’s spring sports this year. Some hope to contend for a state championship, and one is looking to defend its state title. By Bobby Nightengale
Two Firebirds sign letters
December 11, 2014
Two Free State High athletes signed their letters of intent to play college sports in the school’s library on Wednesday.
Firebirds’ Anderson, Bermel sign letters of intent
November 19, 2014
Last week, Free State High senior swimmer Eliza Anderson was stressed about making a decision on where to go to college. She was pressed up against the fall signing period deadline, which was Wednesday, and kept trying to go through the pros and cons of each of her finalists.
2014 Journal-World All-Area Softball Team
June 27, 2014
A look at the 2014 Lawrence Journal-World All-Area Softball Team By Bobby Nightengale
Seven city preps honored for softball
June 16, 2014
Seven city softball players picked up all-state honors from the Kansas Softball Coaches Association.
City represented on all-league softball, baseball teams
May 23, 2014
Plenty of city baseball and softball players earned 2014 All-Sunflower League recognition.
Firebird softball tumbles
May 22, 2014
Free State High softball seniors Remington Samuels, Courtney Elston, Meredith Morris and Whitney Rothwell stood in Washburn Rural’s right field Wednesday evening, arm in arm, trying not to cry too much. By Benton Smith
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.
FSHS softball settles score with LHS
May 15, 2014
The latest chapter in the softball City Showdown had all of the twists and turns everybody has come to expect between the two rivals. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions softball strings together hits in 13-3 rout of Firebirds
May 14, 2014
Lawrence High’s softball players gave their seniors the perfect parting gift on Tuesday evening, a City Showdown victory in their last home game. The Lions drilled 18 hits and strung together a few long innings in a 13-3 victory over Free State at LHS. The game ended in the sixth inning because of the 10-run mercy rule. By Bobby Nightengale
Baseball, softball City Showdowns rained out
May 13, 2014
A combination of rain and wind on Monday forced Lawrence High and Free State to postpone the baseball and softball City Showdowns.
FSHS, LHS expect battle in city softball showdown
May 11, 2014
Free State High’s softball team has dominated in the City Showdown over the past two seasons, winning all four games against Lawrence High. Nobody expects a sweep to be easy this year. By Bobby Nightengale
Free State swept in softball twinbill
May 9, 2014
Despite scoring 15 runs on 30 hits, Free State High’s softball team dropped a doubleheader to Shawnee Mission East on Thursday, 8-5 and 14-10.