Free State wrestling

Free State snaps Lions’ stranglehold in wrestling
January 29, 2015
Free State High’s wrestling team usually doesn’t have the depth to keep up with Lawrence High in the annual City Showdown dual. Not this year. By Bobby Nightegale
Two Firebirds win wrestling titles
January 25, 2015
Free State High senior wrestler Shayn Morris and freshman Tate Steele won championships in their weight classes Saturday at the Paola Invitational.
Firebirds’ Steele first at SMS wrestling invitational
January 10, 2015
Free State High freshman Tate Steele took first place in the 106-pound weight class and led Free State’s wrestling team to third place in the Shawnee Mission South Invitational on Saturday.
Conditioning pays for FSHS wrestlers
January 8, 2015
Free State High wrestlers used winter break to work on their conditioning. They stayed after practices and put in a lot of time to improve what shape they were in.
FSHS wrestlers place at Emporia
December 21, 2014
Three Free State High wrestlers earned top-four placings in their respective weight classes on Saturday at the Emporia Winter Classic.
Firebirds’ Steele stays undefeated
December 14, 2014
Free State freshman Tate Steele won three matches and took first place at 106 pounds in the Shawnee Mission Northwest Invitational on Saturday.
FSHS wrestlers take two wins
December 10, 2014
Free State High’s wrestling team won both of its matches in a double dual on Tuesday.
City wrestlers win divisions
December 8, 2014
Two city high school wrestlers took first place in their respective weight classes at the Leavenworth Challenger on Saturday afternoon.
FSHS wrestlers split matches
December 5, 2014
Free State High’s wrestling team split its matches in a double dual against Olathe East and Bishop Miege on Wednesday.
Free State boys hoops reloading
Girls basketball team returns four from varsity rotation
December 2, 2014
Thanksgiving has passed, and for the athletes at Free State High, that means the winter sports season is set to begin. By Bobby Nightengale
Winter practices begin at LHSFSHS
November 19, 2014
The first day of preseason practices and tryouts for high school winter sports teams opened inside of heated buildings away from the cold on Monday, with plenty of enthusiasm for the upcoming year. By Bobby Nightengale
2014 J-W All-Area Wrestling Team
April 14, 2014
A look at the 2014 Journal-World All-Area Wrestling Team By Bobby Nightengale
Lions Clothier, Jones take state wrestling titles
March 2, 2014
Alan Clothier won the 182-pound state championship by a 2-1 decision over Shawnee Mission Northwest’s LaPhonso McKinnis on Saturday afternoon at Hartman Arena. By Bobby Nightengale
Two LHS wrestlers reach state finals
March 1, 2014
Lawrence High’s Alan Clothier at 182 pounds and Alex Jones (heavyweight) went 3-0 Friday in the Kansas 6A State Wrestling Tournament and will compete today in their respective championship matches.
Clothier champ again; Lions send 8, Free State 5 to state wrestling
February 23, 2014
Lawrence High sophomore Alan Clothier won his second regional championship as eight of the Lions’ 10 wrestlers qualified Saturday for the Class 6A state meet.