Lawrence High sports

Lions volleyball wrapping up summer practices
July 18, 2014
After spending all summer playing in open gyms, lifting weights and conditioning, Lawrence High’s volleyball players are wrapping things up by playing alongside each other in a weeklong team camp. This is the last week the Lions can play together as a full team until the Kansas High School Athletic Association’s mandated dead period ends and tryouts begin in August. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS girls basketball made strides
July 17, 2014
A new coach meant a lot of changes for Lawrence High’s girls basketball players this summer. By Bobby Nightengale
Firebirds make all-league soccer
July 4, 2014
Two Free State High girls soccer players earned first-team All-Sunflower League recognition.
Fightin’ Lions: ‘Outsized, outmuscled’ LHS prepared to scrap
July 1, 2014
Nobody would describe Lawrence High’s boys basketball team as one with a lot of size and physicality. That doesn’t mean the Lions have any problems facing big, strong opponents. By Bobby Nightengale
2014 Journal-World All-Area Softball Team
June 27, 2014
A look at the 2014 Lawrence Journal-World All-Area Softball Team By Bobby Nightengale
2014 Journal-World All-Area Baseball Team
June 26, 2014
A look at the 2014 Lawrence Journal-World All-Area Baseball Team By Bobby Nightengale
City track stars earn All-Sunflower League honors
June 25, 2014
Many city track and field athletes picked up All-Sunflower League recognition for their performances this spring.
2014 Journal-World All-Area Girls Soccer Team
June 23, 2014
A look at the 2014 Lawrence Journal-World All-Area Girls Soccer Team By Bobby Nightengale
LHS soccer team sees improvement on horizon
June 21, 2014
With six returning starters and eight returning varsity lettermen, Lawrence High’s boys soccer team has high expectations for the upcoming season. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions football defense dominant in summer action
June 18, 2014
After a team camp at Emporia State last weekend and 7-on-7 drills against two other teams, one thing is clear for Lawrence High’s football team. The Lions will have a strong defense next year. They faced Blue Valley and Tonganoxie without pads or helmets in 7-on-7 drills — offenses and defenses without linemen — on Wednesday morning at LHS. By Bobby Nightengale
Seven city preps honored for softball
June 16, 2014
Seven city softball players picked up all-state honors from the Kansas Softball Coaches Association.
LHS hoops starts summer feeling good — state-title good
June 10, 2014
Not many boys basketball teams in Kansas can match the depth, experience and talent that Lawrence High will boast next season. The Lions return 88 percent of their scoring from last year’s 17-5 team, which lost in the regional championship. They just started summer workouts last week, but they’re also raising expectations for next year. By Bobby Nightengale
Lawrence pitcher tapped in 14th
June 8, 2014
Lawrence High pitcher Bryce Montes de Oca, a 6-foot-7 right-hander, was selected by the Chicago White Sox in the 14th round of the Major League Baseball amateur draft. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS golfer Mendez joins Washburn as walk-on
June 6, 2014
Lawrence High golfer Narito Mendez will play at Washburn University next year as a preferred walk-on.
Area baseball players earn state honors
June 6, 2014
Perry-Lecompton High product Zach Linquist was named the Class 4A-II Player of the Year by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches.