Lawrence High sports

LHS girls rally but fall to Emporia
December 6, 2014
After coaching his first game at Lawrence High on Friday, Jeff Dickson was about as happy as he could be following the girls basketball team’s 59-48 loss to Emporia.
Ziegler sets record; Firebirds swimmers win opener
December 3, 2014
Free State High senior swimmer Jack Ziegler entered the season with his eyes set on the 50-yard freestyle school record. He wasn’t far behind it at the end of last year when he took 10th at state in the event.
Reaney to compete in Short Course Championships
December 2, 2014
Lawrence native Emma Reaney has excelled at each stage of swimming she has competed over the years, whether it be the club team, high school or collegiate level.
Lawrence High boys hoops’ hopes high
December 2, 2014
Some Lawrence High winter sports teams will enter the season with state-title aspirations, and others hope to give younger athletes a chance to step into the spotlight. Ready or not, their seasons have finally arrived.
LHS basketball No. 1 in first poll
December 2, 2014
Lawrence High’s boys basketball team will open the season as the top-ranked team in Class 6A, picking up the No. 1 spot in the preseason poll by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association that was released Monday.
Soccer coaches tap all-staters
December 2, 2014
Two Lawrence High boys soccer players earned All-State honors from the Kansas Soccer Coaches Association on Monday.
City players make all-league football
December 2, 2014
Five city football players earned first-team All-Sunflower League honors for their play this season.
City boys soccer players named to all-league team
November 25, 2014
Several city boys soccer players picked up All-Sunflower League honors Monday.
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.