Free State wrestling

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.
Lions’ Clothier wins Sunflower League wrestling title
February 16, 2014
Lawrence High sophomore wrestler Alan Clothier took another step in pursuit of his ultimate goal — a Class 6A state championship. Ranked by Kansas coaches as Class 6A’s top wrestler at 182 pounds, Clothier was relentless in manhandling Shawnee Mission Northwest’s LaPhonso McKinnis by major decision, 18-6, in the championship match of the Sunflower League tournament on Saturday at Olathe North.
Lions look to surprise at league wrestling
February 15, 2014
Lawrence High’s wrestling team won’t walk into the Sunflower League championship at 9 a.m. today with the high ranking that it had last year.
FSHS wrestling quartet place 10th
February 9, 2014
Free State wrestlers Sid Miller, Sam Skwarlo and Tyler Sampson each took third place in their weight classes on Saturday at the Silver Lake Invitational.
Lions rally for City Showdown wrestling rout of Firebirds
January 30, 2014
Lawrence High’s Johnny Drake wasn’t going to let anything stand in his way during Wednesday night’s City Showdown. Not even a black eye and a busted lip. By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS wrestlers ninth at Paola
January 26, 2014
Colton Steele placed third at 160 pounds, and Sam Skwarlo was third at 170 as Free State High’s wrestling team finished ninth among 16 schools Saturday at the Paola Tournament.