Free State Volleyball

Firebird Shelby Holmes signs with Ark. St.
November 15, 2012
Free State High senior Shelby Holmes signed to play volleyball at Arkansas State University. By Benton Smith
Pair of city volleyball players earn All-State honors
November 14, 2012
Though neither had a chance to play in the state tournament, two city volleyball players earned all-state recognition from the Kansas Volleyball Association.
FSHS alum to play in NJCAA volleyball tourney
November 10, 2012
A former member of the Free State High volleyball program, Mariah Dickson will play in the 2012 NJCAA Division I tournament in her first season at Hutchinson Community College.
City volleyball players earn All-Sunflower League honors
November 1, 2012
City volleyball players earned five of the 16 available spots on this year’s All-Sunflower League first team.
Lions, Firebirds volleyball fall at sub-state
October 21, 2012
Lawrence High’s volleyball season ended with a 25-9, 25-13 loss to host Gardner-Edgerton in the first round of a Class 6A sub-state on Saturday.
Sub-state volleyball on tap
October 20, 2012
City rivals Lawrence High and Free State play in two different sub-state volleyball brackets today at Gardner, and have two very different challenges on their hands.
Lawrence High volleyball tops emotional Free State, 3-1 in city showdown
10:13 p.m., October 18, 2012 Updated 11:55 p.m.
In the minutes leading up to the Free State High volleyball team’s Senior Night home finale against rival Lawrence, coach Nancy Hopkins introduced the Firebirds’ nine seniors, one by one, to the crowd. After shedding some tears and sharing the moment with their family members, the seniors closed the procession with a group hug.
Prep volleyball brackets announced
October 18, 2012
If the volleyball teams from both Lawrence High and Free State want to advance to the state tournament, they will have to knock off some of Class 6A’s top-ranked teams.
Free State volleyball sweeps Topeka tri
October 17, 2012
Free State volleyball swept its matches on Tuesday at the Topeka High triangular, and will go into Thursday’s home showdown against Lawrence High with a 27-10 record. The Firebirds defeated Blue Valley West, 25-17, 25-10, and host Topeka High, 27-25, 25-14.
FSHS volleyball second at Emporia
October 14, 2012
Free State’s volleyball team went 5-1, including a victory over Lawrence High, and finished second in the Emporia Invitational on Saturday, while LHS went 2-4.
Firebirds volleyball 0-2 at St. Teresa’s
October 10, 2012
Free State volleyball dropped two matches at St. Teresa’s triangular on Tuesday.
Firebirds clinch share of league volleyball crown
October 5, 2012
Posters of each of Free State High volleyball’s nine seniors decorated the gymnasium wall behind them as the Firebirds celebrated a sweep at their home triangular Thursday night.
FSHS volleyball 1-1; LHS 0-2 at O-East tri
September 28, 2012
Free State volleyball went 1-1 while Lawrence High lost both its matches on Thursday at the Olathe East triangular.
Free State volleyball wins Seaman title
September 23, 2012
The Free State High volleyball team lost just one game Saturday on its way to winning the Topeka Seaman Invitational.
Free State volleyball takes two at Shawnee Mission East
September 21, 2012
Free State High’s volleyball team defeated Shawnee Mission East, 24-26, 25-19, 25-7, and defeated Olathe Northwest, 25-19, 25-19, on Thursday at SM East’s gym.