Lawrence High baseball

LHS baseball pitchers combine for no-hitter
April 18, 2014
Bryce Montes de Oca, Daonte Lowery, Michael Sinks and Parker Kirkpatrick combined on a no-hitter, and Lawrence High baseball defeated Olathe South, 2-0, on Thursday night.
LHS baseball drops SM South
April 16, 2014
Brandon Bell and Parker Kirkpatrick combined to limit Shawnee Mission South to one run Tuesday in Lawrence High’s 4-1 baseball victory.
Lions’ ace returns; O-North pitcher steals show
April 11, 2014
Lawrence High senior right-hander Bryce Montes de Oca had fans and Major League scouts buzzing with his sizzling 95-mph fastballs in the first inning on Thursday at LHS. Olathe North lefty Hunter Fox didn’t attract as much attention, but he left opposing hitters fuming. 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.
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.
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
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.
LHS athletes set goals as spring seasons begin
March 27, 2014
Some of Lawrence High’s spring sport teams return state-tournament experience. Others have ambitions of making it to the top this season. All of the athletes are optimistic at this point in the year, and they’ll have a chance to match expectations as every team will begin play within the next week. Here is a look at what all of the Lions’ programs expect out of the upcoming season. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS baseball rallies for victory
March 23, 2014
Lawrence High’s baseball team overcame an 11-run deficit and defeated Putnam City North, 13-12, on Saturday.
Lawrence drops baseball opener
March 22, 2014
Lawrence High pounded 14 hits, but the Lions fell to Edmond Memorial, 9-8, on Friday night in their baseball season opener.
Three city athletes sign with colleges
November 15, 2013
Three city high school athletes made their college futures official Thursday by signing national letters of intent, and all three are headed east, to the Show-Me State.
Former Lawrence High athlete killed on I-35 remembered as diligent, modest
October 29, 2013
At 5-foot-4, Travis Sanders was never the biggest player on the baseball field. But people who knew him said the former Lawrence High School athlete, who died in a weekend traffic accident, was anything but slight in the way he played and as a person. By Sara Shepherd
Together again: LHS coach, pitcher reunite on Cape
August 1, 2013
Lawrence High baseball coach Brad Stoll and LHS product Garrett Cleavinger reunited this summer with the Falmouth Commodores. By Benton Smith
Right at home: New LHS athletic director Bill DeWitt comes full circle
July 17, 2013
In Bill DeWitt’s mind, the word hometown doesn’t have to be defined by origins. A native of Hays, DeWitt grew up loving football, wrestling, track and academics as a high schooler at Thomas More Prep-Marian. But spend a few minutes with Lawrence High’s new athletic director and assistant principal and his pride for the city and school he now calls home comes across as strong and sincere as his handshake. By Benton Smith