Lawrence High sports

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Lions, Firebirds all-league in volleyball
November 19, 2014
Several city volleyball players were recognized on the All-Sunflower League team.
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
Lions’ Byrn signs UMKC softball letter
November 13, 2014
With her parents sitting to her left and right, Lawrence High senior Morgan Byrn signed her letter of intent to play softball at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in the LHS library on Thursday afternoon.
Lions’ Bonner headed to Colorado State
November 12, 2014
Colorado State University’s men’s basketball team picked up its second player from Lawrence High in the last five years on Wednesday.
SM East ends Lawrence High’s season
November 8, 2014
It might not have changed the outcome, but it sure would have made things more interesting. By Matt Tait
Column: Lancers ‘wear people out’
November 8, 2014
Facing the No. 1 Class 6A football team in the state, a squad averaging more than 50.6 points going into the game, Lawrence High had to figure out a way to keep the clock moving, shorten the game. Mission accomplished in that regard. By Tom Keegan
Lions have hands full with rugged SM East
November 6, 2014
Lawrence High football players have seen the numbers. They’ve seen the rankings. They heard the predictions.
Rout puts LHS back in playoffs
November 1, 2014
Only one thing could stop Lawrence High junior running back J.D. Woods Friday night in the Lions’ regular-season finale. The scoreboard. By Benton Smith
Free State’s Venters repeats as state CC champ
November 1, 2014
Free State sophomore Emily Venters had not lost a race all season entering Friday’s state championship meet at Rim Rock Farm, and she was not about to let anyone keep her from defending her Class 6A title. By Chris Duderstadt
Free State’s Venters repeats as 6A girls champ at state cross country meet
October 31, 2014
Free State High sophomore Emily Venters wrapped up a storybook season by winning her second straight Class 6A state cross country title on Friday at Rim Rock Farm.
Playoff spot could hinge on LHS victory tonight
October 31, 2014
Playoff scenarios are pretty simple for Lawrence High’s football players. A win against Olathe East tonight likely gives them a spot in the state playoffs. A loss, and they’re done for the season.
Free State blanks Lions in soccer regional
October 28, 2014
Free State High boys soccer players were pumped when they won the first chapter of the City Showdown a few weeks ago. That was nothing. By Bobby Nightengale
Firebirds repeat at state gymnastics
October 25, 2014
People say the toughest thing to do in sports is to defend a championship. Free State High’s gymnasts learned of the difficulties during the regular season, when they just coudn’t find a way to beat Olathe East.
FSHS-LHS soccer paired at regional
October 25, 2014
Free State High’s boys soccer team beat Lawrence High a few weeks ago, but the next City Showdown will have much higher stakes.
FSHS runners win regionals
October 25, 2014
Free State cross country runners Emily Venters and Ryan Liston followed up their individual Sunflower League titles by winning their respective races Saturday at the 6A regional championship meet hosted at Shawnee Mission Park.