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Lawrence High sports

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.
LHS girls track team edges FSHS in early season rivalry meet
April 2, 2014
It was the second time in five days that Lawrence and Free State high schools competed at the same meet. This time, it was just against each other. Pitted in a dual on Tuesday afternoon at Lawrence High, the Lions girls topped the Firebirds, 76-75, while the FSHS boys beat LHS, 82-67. Though Lawrence’s girls were thrilled with the victory over the defending Class 6A state champions, they were also quick to downplay it. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions girls swimmers win Lawrence Invitational
April 2, 2014
More than a few members of Lawrence High’s girls swimming team have fears of missing their events. Though the young swimmers are still getting adjusted to the fast-paced varsity meets, they also showed how big of an impact they can make when they do show up at the right time. By Bobby Nightengale
Area basketball players earn all-state honors
April 2, 2014
Several city and area basketball players earned Kansas Basketball Coaches Association All-State honors.
LHS tennis fourth at Emporia
April 2, 2014
Varsity returners Thomas Irick and Elliott Abromeit led the Lawrence High boys tennis team to a tie for fourth place, Tuesday at the Emporia Tournament.
LHS golfer fifth at SMS Invitational
April 1, 2014
Lawrence High senior Narito Mendez shot a team-low 80 and placed fifth on Monday at the Shawnee Mission South Invitational at Meadowbrook Country Club.
High schools notebook: Deep batting order lifting LHS baseball
April 1, 2014
It’s no surprise that Lawrence High’s baseball players are swinging the bats well early in the season. The Lions feature some of the top hitters in the Sunflower League. However, the bottom of the order has been much better than anyone could have anticipated. Notes by Bobby Nightengale
LHS baseball routs Seaman
March 29, 2014
Lawrence High had a balanced offensive attack, scoring eight runs on 12 hits, on the way to an 8-1 baseball victory against Topeka Seaman on Friday.
Back on track: LHS, FSHS finally open season
12:28 a.m., March 29, 2014 Updated 03:38 p.m.
It was only the first track and field meet of the season, but that didn’t mean several runners from Lawrence High and Free State High weren’t in mid-season form. By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS swimming first at Emporia
March 28, 2014
Free State High sophomore Cierra Campbell turned in the top times in the 200-yard freestyle and the 500-yard freestyle to lead the girls swimming team to a first-place finish in the Emporia Invitational on Thursday at Emporia High.
LHS track opener postponed
March 28, 2014
Lawrence High’s track and field team was forced to wait one more day to begin its season.