Lawrence High girls basketball

Piper powers Free State girls, 59-47
December 20, 2014
Free State sophomore Madison Piper was not about to let an illness or any player from Lawrence High stop her from leading the Firebirds to a victory in the girls basketball City Showdown on Friday at FSHS.
Big boost: Lopsided win inspires LHS girls
December 16, 2014
As the final seconds ticked off the clock on Monday night, Lawrence High girls basketball players had wide smiles on their faces, as their hard work finally showed some positive results. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS girls falter down stretch
December 13, 2014
During the final minute of what looked like it would be the first victory of the season for the Lawrence High girls basketball team, the Lions looked up and could not believe what they saw on the scoreboard. By Matt Tait
LHS girls fall to T’wolves
December 10, 2014
Lawrence High’s girls basketball team gave up 15 offensive rebounds in the first half in a 57-44 loss to Blue Valley Southwest at LHS and never recovered when the Timberwolves converted those offensive boards into an 11-point halftime lead. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS girls rally but fall to Emporia
December 6, 2014
After coaching his first game at Lawrence High on Friday, Jeff Dickson was about as happy as he could be following the girls basketball team’s 59-48 loss to Emporia.
Lawrence High boys hoops’ hopes high
December 2, 2014
Some Lawrence High winter sports teams will enter the season with state-title aspirations, and others hope to give younger athletes a chance to step into the spotlight. Ready or not, their seasons have finally arrived.
Winter practices begin at LHSFSHS
November 19, 2014
The first day of preseason practices and tryouts for high school winter sports teams opened inside of heated buildings away from the cold on Monday, with plenty of enthusiasm for the upcoming year. 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
The groundwork: Lions girls use camp to adjust to new basketball coach
June 6, 2014
After a four-day team camp, new Lawrence High girls basketball coach Jeff Dickson is impressed with his team. It takes time, but the Lions are beginning to adjust to his coaching style and his drills. By Bobby Nightengale
Ex-SMNW coach Dickson to lead LHS girls basketball
May 20, 2014
Lawrence High didn’t need to look far to find its new girls basketball coach. LHS hired Jeff Dickson, formerly of Shawnee Mission Northwest, and introduced him to players on Monday afternoon in the school’s cafeteria. By Bobby Nightengale
2014 J-W All-Area Girls Basketball Team
April 14, 2014
A look at the 2014 Lawrence Journal-World All-Area Girls Basketball Team By Bobby Nightengale
LHS girls coach leaves for overseas opportunity
April 11, 2014
When basketball coach Nick Wood packs for a road game next season, he better not forget his passport.
LHS senior signs to play college basketball
March 26, 2014
Lawrence High senior Makayla Bell signed to play basketball at Neosho County Community College on Tuesday afternoon at LHS.
Roberts leads city boys on All-League rosters
12:00 a.m., March 19, 2014 Updated 03:50 p.m.
Lawrence High sophomore Justin Roberts was named the Sunflower League’s Sophomore of the Year and was the only non-senior to be recognized on the first-team All-League boys basketball team.
Two Firebirds on all-league girls basketball team
March 18, 2014
Free State High’s two leading scorers on the girls basketball team, senior Scout Wiebe and freshman Madison Piper, earned first-team All-Sunflower League honors.