Free State tennis

FSHS tennis falls to Rural
April 16, 2015
Erik Czapinski, David Neff and Declan Forth claimed the lone singles victories in Free State High’s 6-3 tennis loss to Washburn Rural on Wednesday at Free State High.
Free State tennis blanks Lawrence High
April 14, 2015
Free State High sophomore Ian Pultz-Earle took his losses and lumps last year in No. 1 singles, facing opposing team’s best players. Now he’s delivering some revenge.
FSHS doubles team takes 3rd
April 11, 2015
Free State High’s doubles tennis team of Ian Pultz-Earle and Erik Czapinski placed third to pace the Firebirds to a ninth-place finish at the 15-team John Markham Spring Classic on Saturday.
FSHS tennis third at quad
April 7, 2015
The No. 2 doubles tandem of Seamus Ryan and Jonah Pester led Free State High’s boys tennis team to a third-place finish Tuesday at the FSHS Quad at Rock Chalk Park.
Free State wins tennis quad
April 2, 2015
The No. 1 doubles team of Ian Pultz-Earle and Erik Czapinski went undefeated, and Free State High won a tennis quad with Topeka High, Olathe South and Highland Park on Wednesday at the Kossover Tennis Complex.
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
City doubles teams medal at state tennis
October 18, 2014
Lawrence High’s Anna Birt and Yelena Birt placed eighth, and Free State’s Taylor Hawkins and Rachel Walters took 12th in doubles Saturday at the Class 6A girls state tennis tournament.
City tennis teams advance at state
October 18, 2014
Lawrence High sisters Anna Birt and Yelena Birt and Free State’s Taylor Hawkins and Rachel Walters advanced Friday to the second day of the Class 6A state girls tennis tournament.
Lawrence High, Free State players headed to state tennis tournament
October 17, 2014
Lawrence High seniors Anna and Yelena Birt played some of their best tennis of the year last week at regionals, as they walked away with the doubles championship.
Birts nudge Dodds for regional title
October 12, 2014
Lawrence High seniors Anna and Yelena Birt have played against Free State junior Caitlin Dodd and Ali Dodd a few times this season. This family affair meant a little more on Saturday at Gardner-Edgerton High.
LHS tennis fifth at league
October 4, 2014
Anna and Yelena Birt took fourth place in No. 1 doubles, and Lawrence High tied for fifth Friday in the Sunflower League girls tennis tournament.
Firebirds edge Lions, 5-4, in tennis showdown
October 1, 2014
In the girls tennis City Showdown, every point matters. That never rang more true than Tuesday afternoon.
Free State tennis wins in Emporia
September 28, 2014
An all-Free State High final in doubles propelled the Firebirds to a tennis team victory in the Emporia Invitational on Saturday.
Firebirds tennis players inaugurate new home at Rock Chalk Park
September 24, 2014
In the past, Free State High’s tennis players occasionally had to finish home matches while racing the setting sun. Without any lights surrounding their six campus courts, the Firebirds didn’t want to play in the dark.
FSHS tennis rolls over MVHS
September 19, 2014
Free State High dropped just one match in an 8-1 dual tennis victory over Mill Valley on Thursday.