Free State softball

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.
Defending champs sweep FSHS softball
May 7, 2014
The past few weeks, Free State High’s softball players began growing accustomed to winning, even while playing eight of their previous 10 games on the road. The Firebirds’ home field proved unaccommodating during a doubleheader Tuesday, but that had more to do with the visitors — back-to-back Class 6A state champion Olathe East. By Benton Smith
Firebirds sweep SMW in softball
May 2, 2014
Free State High’s softball team scored 37 runs on 28 hits Thursday in a doubleheader sweep of Shawnee Mission West.
FSHS softball splits twinbill
April 23, 2014
Free State High’s softball team split its two games Tuesday, defeating Olathe North, 5-3, and falling to Olathe Northwest, 6-5.
Free State softball ‘coming alive,’ sweeps again
April 18, 2014
Free State’s softball team has struggled in close games this season. Sometimes the defense faltered, and in others the bats just wouldn’t cash in with runners in scoring position. That’s not the case anymore. By Bobby Nightengale
Firebirds sweep softball twinbill
April 16, 2014
Emily Byers went 6-for-8 and Emily Bermel was 6-for-9 on Tuesday as Free State swept a high school softball doubleheader from Shawnee Mission North, 24-2 and 10-2.
Free State softball slams Leavenworth
April 11, 2014
Emily Bermel went 4-for-4 in each game, and Free State High’s softball team swept Leavenworth in a doubleheader Thursday, 11-5 and 26-0.
Defensive errors cost Firebirds in softball twinbill
April 9, 2014
The Free State High softball bats were quiet throughout most of Tuesday’s home doubleheader against Olathe South, but even if they had boomed like the night sky on the Fourth of July, the Firebirds’ defense would have put them in a tough spot. By Matt Tait
High schools notebook: LHS softball shelves C Team
April 8, 2014
Lawrence High softball has canceled its C Team’s season. Injuries and low turnout were factors, but the biggest issue was the high school limit of 20 games for any girl during the softball season. Notes by Bobby Nightengale
Free State softball splits at SM South
April 6, 2014
Free State High’s softball team received two strong outings from pitchers Meredith Morris and Kaley Delg in its season-opening doubleheader against Shawnee Mission South, and came away with a 1-1 record.