Lawrence High sports

LHS girls coach leaves for overseas opportunity
April 11, 2014
When basketball coach Nick Wood packs for a road game next season, he better not forget his passport.
Irick 3-0 for LHS tennis
April 9, 2014
Thomas Irick went 3-0 in No. 1 singles, and Elliott Abromeit was 2-1 in No. 2 singles to lead Lawrence High’s boys tennis team Wednesday in a quadrangular at Topeka Seaman.
Lawrence High soccer shut out
April 9, 2014
The Lawrence High girls soccer team fell, 9-0, on Tuesday at Olathe Northwest.
Take two: Lions softball makes up for lost time in season-opening routs
April 9, 2014
All of the players on Lawrence High’s softball team were itching to play a game after the team’s first practice 36 days ago. That itch intensified after last week’s season opener was rained out, and the Lions pumped all that excitement into their swings at the plate during a doubleheader Tuesday at LHS. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS baseball loses at ONW
April 9, 2014
Olathe Northwest broke a tie with two runs in the sixth inning and defeated Lawrence High baseball, 4-2, on Tuesday.
Focus on serve pays dividends for LHS senior Irick
April 9, 2014
Lawrence High senior tennis standout Thomas Irick has been working on his serve for a couple of months. That’s going to cause plenty of trouble for his opponents. By Bobby Nightengale
High schools notebook: LHS softball shelves C Team
April 8, 2014
Lawrence High softball has canceled its C Team’s season. Injuries and low turnout were factors, but the biggest issue was the high school limit of 20 games for any girl during the softball season. Notes by Bobby Nightengale
LHS baseball rolls over BV North
April 6, 2014
Lawrence High’s offense clicked in Saturday’s 13-3 baseball victory against Blue Valley North.
Doubles lift Lawrence High tennis over Seabury
April 5, 2014
The doubles points ended up being the deciding factor in Friday’s boys varsity tennis match between Lawrence High and Seabury Academy, as the Lions edged the Seahawks, 5-4, at LHS. By Chris Duderstadt
Lions soccer players lament lack of focus in OT loss
April 5, 2014
Lawrence High’s girls soccer players didn’t get to feel good about some late-game heroics very long Friday night. Shortly after Lions sophomore Kennedi Wright-Conklin tied the game in the 78th minute to force overtime against Barstow, Mo., a defensive breakdown — a recurring issue — allowed the Knights’ Jeanne Brown to score the golden goal in a 3-2 Knights victory. By Benton Smith
Pitching sets up Lions baseball for scrappy win
April 4, 2014
Shawnee Mission West hitters couldn’t keep up with Brandon Bell’s fastball and were fooled by his offspeed pitches during the Lawrence High baseball team’s 2-0, home-opening victory on Thursday at LHS. By Bobby Nightengale
Lawrence softball at SMNW ppd.
April 4, 2014
Poor field conditions forced postponement of Lawrence High’s softball games Thursday.
LHS swimming trips SM South
April 4, 2014
Alex Ginsberg won two individual titles, five of her Lawrence High teammates won individual crowns, and the Lions won all three relays en route to a 127-49 dual-meet rout Thursday at Shawnee Mission South.
LHS soccer edges Baldwin
April 3, 2014
Lawrence High soccer defeated Baldwin, 2-1, on Tuesday at LHS.
City prep events rained out
April 3, 2014
A steady diet of rain on Wednesday forced Lawrence High and Free State to postpone all outdoor athletic events.