Free State tennis

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
Irick still alive at state tennis
May 11, 2013
Lawrence High’s Thomas Irick went 2-1 in singles on the first day of the Class 6A state tennis tournament and continues play today at the Kossover Tennis Center in the consolation bracket.
City to send six to state tennis
May 7, 2013
Lawrence High’s boys tennis team earned Class 6A regional runner-up honors on Monday at Gardner-Edgerton, and six city athletes qualified for state.
More high school sporting events postponed Friday
12:09 p.m., May 3, 2013 Updated 05:20 p.m.
Boys tennis regional tournaments are just some of the Friday high school sporting events called off due to the ongoing cold and wet spring weather in northeast Kansas.
Lions’ Irick 4th at league tennis
April 26, 2013
Lawrence High’s Thomas Irick placed fourth in No. 1 singles Thursday at the Sunflower League boys tennis tournament.
FSHS tennis plays at Junction City
01:09 a.m., April 21, 2013 Updated 12:34 p.m.
The Free State No. 1 doubles tennis team of Brady Clements and Antonio Schoneich went 3-2 at the Junction City Invitational on Saturday. Firebirds Aiden Dmitriev and Sam Solis also went 3-2 in No. 2 doubles.
Free State 5th, Lions tennis 6th
April 20, 2013
Free State High’s Brandon Juracek and Miles Stevens went 2-1 and placed second at No. 1 doubles at the Lawrence High Tennis Invitational on Friday at LHS.
FSHS track meet, other prep events canceled
April 17, 2013
Rainy weather has wiped out Wednesday’s high school athletic events.
Frigid Free State drops tennis dual to Washburn Rural
April 12, 2013
Playing in conditions more fit for ice hockey than high school tennis, the Free State High boys tennis team dropped a dual to Washburn Rural, 13-2, in sub-40-degree temperatures Thursday at FSHS.
FSHS tennis adds to dual dominance of LHS
April 10, 2013
The Free State boys tennis team’s dominant run in the City Showdown continued Tuesday with a 7-2 win, their 16th straight over rival Lawrence High. By Benton Smith
Free State’s Richard Lu tennis runner-up
April 7, 2013
Richard Lu went 4-1 and placed second in singles to pace Free State High’s tennis team to a fifth-place finish at the John Markham Spring Classic on Saturday.
Saathoff strong, but Firebirds tennis third at home quad
April 2, 2013
Free State singles player Josh Saathoff battled back and forth before breaking serve and taking his first match, 8-6, on Tuesday at the FSHS tennis quad. By Benton Smith
FSHS boys tennis places second at Emporia Invitational
March 31, 2013
Free State’s Brandon Juracek and Miles Stevens won the No. 1 doubles title, and the Firebirds tennis team placed second as a team on Saturday at the Emporia Invitational.
Free State tennis perfect in opener
March 28, 2013
Free State High swept a quadrangular with Topeka High, Olathe South and Topeka Highland Park on Wednesday at Kossover Tennis Complex.
Firebirds eager to open 2013 spring seasons
March 13, 2013
The last remnants of winter weather are just evaporating from the ground and the first official day of spring isn’t until next week, but that won’t stop Free State High from opening its spring sports season. By Benton Smith