Lawrence High sports

Free State sweeps at league cross country
October 18, 2014
When Free State High senior Ryan Liston crossed the finish line at the Sunflower League cross country meet on Saturday morning, he raised both of his arms over his head in triumph. It was a big day for him and the entire Firebirds cross country program at Rim Rock Farm. By Bobby Nightengale
City doubles teams medal at state tennis
October 18, 2014
Lawrence High’s Anna Birt and Yelena Birt placed eighth, and Free State’s Taylor Hawkins and Rachel Walters took 12th in doubles Saturday at the Class 6A girls state tennis tournament.
City tennis teams advance at state
October 18, 2014
Lawrence High sisters Anna Birt and Yelena Birt and Free State’s Taylor Hawkins and Rachel Walters advanced Friday to the second day of the Class 6A state girls tennis tournament.
Defense saves Lions’ victory over Olathe Northwest
October 18, 2014
The Lions were on defense for most of the second half and kept the Ravens scoreless in their final five possessions to preserve a 20-17 victory at LHS in the first week of district play and on Senior Night. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions play SMS to draw
October 17, 2014
After Thursday’s game against Shawnee Mission South, Lawrence High senior Jakob Burdett ripped off his jersey and screamed at the top of his lungs.
LHS taking confidence into clash with O-NW
October 17, 2014
Lawrence High football players don’t celebrate moral victories, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t take any pride in their comeback bid last week.
Lawrence High, Free State players headed to state tennis tournament
October 17, 2014
Lawrence High seniors Anna and Yelena Birt played some of their best tennis of the year last week at regionals, as they walked away with the doubles championship.
Lawrence volleyball 0-3 at Manhattan
October 14, 2014
Lawrence High’s volleyball team went 0-3 on Tuesday at the Manhattan quadrangular. LHS fell to Manhattan, 25-16, 25-5, Topeka Hayden, 25-18, 25-14, and Washburn Rural, 25-20, 25-15.
Birts nudge Dodds for regional title
October 12, 2014
Lawrence High seniors Anna and Yelena Birt have played against Free State junior Caitlin Dodd and Ali Dodd a few times this season. This family affair meant a little more on Saturday at Gardner-Edgerton High.
Firebirds second at league gyms
October 12, 2014
Free State placed second and Lawrence High finished ninth in the Sunflower League girls gymnastics meet Saturday at Shawnee Mission Northwest.
LHS runners place in top 5
October 12, 2014
Three Lawrence High boys cross country runners placed in the top five of their respective race, which was classified by grade, Saturday in the SM West Invite.
Lions’ furious rally falls short, 29-21
October 11, 2014
A comeback for the ages wasn’t in the books, as an interception in the end zone stopped any storybook ending in a 29-21 loss at the Olathe District Athletic Complex. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS volleyball splits
October 9, 2014
The Lawrence High volleyball team lost to Olathe North, 26-28, 25-11, 25-23, before defeating SM East, 25-17, 10-25, 25-21, on Thursday.
Lions looking to win ‘big game’ vs. Olathe South
October 9, 2014
Lawrence High football players and coaches aren’t hiding their excitement. They’re ready to add an exclaimation point to their season.
Firebird Bermel second at league
October 9, 2014
Free State High’s Emily Bermel placed third at the Olathe East Invitational on Wednesday.