Lawrence High sports

SM West slips past LHS girls
January 14, 2015
The three-point attempts kept going up, but not many of them were able to find the bottom of the net for the Lawrence High girls basketball team Tuesday night as the Lions lost to Shawnee Mission West, 60-45.
LHS swimmers third at ONW
January 14, 2015
Lawrence High finished third Tuesday at the Olathe Northwest boys swim triangular.
FSHS girls rise to No. 5 in poll
January 13, 2015
Free State High’s girls basketball team continued its rise through the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association’s weekly rankings, jumping to No. 5 in Class 6A in the latest poll released Monday.
Title game has LHS lineman rapt
January 12, 2015
Lawrence High junior Amani Bledsoe is ready to sit back and watch the college football national title game tonight, but he has a different view than anybody else. By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS swimmers second at SMNW
January 10, 2015
Free State placed second and Lawrence High third Saturday at the six-team Shawnee Mission Northwest boys swim invitational.
O-South routs LHS girls
January 10, 2015
Lawrence High girls basketball players were hesitant to shoot and tentative with their passes in the first half against Olathe South on Friday at LHS. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS boys step up defense, rout Olathe South
January 10, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball team is known for its potent offense, which can score a flurry of points in a hurry.
FSHS swimmers strong following long layoff
January 8, 2015
Free State High’s boys swimming and diving team had no problem settling back into race mode after 26 days between meets.
Top-ranked 5A Leavenworth turns back Lawrence High girls
January 6, 2015
Facing the top-ranked team in Class 5A, Lawrence High’s girls basketball team expected nothing to come easily Tuesday night against Leavenworth.
Bonner helps LHS boys rip Leavenworth, 83-42
January 6, 2015
A minute into the Lawrence High boys basketball team’s first game back from winter break, senior guard Anthony Bonner swiped the ball from visiting Leavenworth and took off with nothing but open hardwood between him and the rim.
2014 J-W All-Area Football Team
December 27, 2014
A look at the 2014 Lawrence Journal-World All-Area Football TeamBy Bobby Nightengale
The Journal-World All-Area Boys Cross Country Team
December 24, 2014
The 2014 Journal-World All-Area Boys Cross Country Team By Bobby Nightengale
2014 Journal-World All-Area Soccer Team
December 23, 2014
A look at the 2014 Journal-World All-Area Soccer Team By Bobby Nightengale
LHS boys claim three-OT thriller, 79-75
December 21, 2014
In a game that nobody wanted to end, Lawrence High’s boys basketball team traded baskets, defensive stops and momentum with Barstow (Missouri) on Saturday night in the Hyvee Shootout at Avila University. By Bobby Nightengale
Column: Firebirds’ strategy bothered Lawrence
December 20, 2014
Kudos to Free State High coach Chuck Law for employing a turn-back-the-clock, clock-eating strategy, and especially to his players for having the discipline to execute their coach’s game plan remarkably well.