Lawrence High boys basketball

LHS boys suffer first setback, 83-72
January 24, 2015
As the final seconds ticked off of the clock in the Topeka Invitational Tournament championship game Saturday, Lawrence High senior Anthony Bonner buried his head into his jersey. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions to face Wichita East in battle of unbeatens
January 24, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball players had something to prove against Kansas City (Kansas) Washington on Friday night.
Lions rally past Wichita Southeast, stay unbeaten
January 22, 2015
Rarely this season has Lawrence High’s boys basketball team, ranked No. 1 in Class 6A, played on its heels, or struggled to match an opponent’s assertive style. But that’s exactly what happened to the Lions against No. 5-ranked Wichita Southeast Thursday evening in the quarterfinals of the 54th annual Topeka Invitational Tournament.
LHS, FSHS face tourney challenges
January 22, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball team won a few close games to capture a Topeka Invitational Tournament championship last year. The road to a title won’t get any easier this season. By Bobby Nightengale
Lawrence High boys blast Olathe East, 72-55
January 17, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball players were out for revenge against Olathe East on Friday night.
LHS boys stop SM West, stay unbeaten
January 14, 2015
Trailing by two points to Shawnee Mission West after three quarters, senior Anthony Bonner and the Class 6A No. 1-ranked Lawrence High boys basketball team had to find another gear in order to remain undefeated.
FSHS girls rise to No. 5 in poll
January 13, 2015
Free State High’s girls basketball team continued its rise through the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association’s weekly rankings, jumping to No. 5 in Class 6A in the latest poll released Monday.
LHS boys step up defense, rout Olathe South
January 10, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball team is known for its potent offense, which can score a flurry of points in a hurry.
Bonner helps LHS boys rip Leavenworth, 83-42
January 6, 2015
A minute into the Lawrence High boys basketball team’s first game back from winter break, senior guard Anthony Bonner swiped the ball from visiting Leavenworth and took off with nothing but open hardwood between him and the rim.
LHS boys claim three-OT thriller, 79-75
December 21, 2014
In a game that nobody wanted to end, Lawrence High’s boys basketball team traded baskets, defensive stops and momentum with Barstow (Missouri) on Saturday night in the Hyvee Shootout at Avila University. By Bobby Nightengale
Column: Firebirds’ strategy bothered Lawrence
December 20, 2014
Kudos to Free State High coach Chuck Law for employing a turn-back-the-clock, clock-eating strategy, and especially to his players for having the discipline to execute their coach’s game plan remarkably well.
LHS boys claim 39-33 victory
December 20, 2014
Free State High’s boys basketball team entered Friday with a plan to stop Lawrence High’s explosive offense. It included packing the paint on defense and slowing the tempo down on offense.
Lions getting lift from supporting cast
December 19, 2014
Lawrence High senior Anthony Bonner and junior Justin Roberts are the faces of the boys basketball team this season.
Lions take Blue Valley Shootout title
December 14, 2014
Lawrence High’s boys basketball team usually leans on star guards Anthony Bonner, Justin Roberts and John Barbee in big games.
Lions stop Highland Park, reach tourney final
December 13, 2014
Lawrence High guards Anthony Bonner and Justin Roberts don’t talk about themselves as the closers for the No. 1 team in Class 6A. They just play that way.