Lawrence High Cross Country

LHS cross country fourth, sixth at Manhattan
September 8, 2013
Lawrence High’s girls placed fourth and the LHS boys were sixth Saturday at the Manhattan Invitational cross country meet.
Fall sports preview: Lions eager to kick off season
August 28, 2013
In the coming days and weeks, Lawrence High’s athletes will find themselves done with preseason training and back to the world of live competition. Some LHS programs are in search of new identities, while others plan to build on last season’s successes. By Benton Smith
First impressions: Lawrence High, Free State fall sports begin practices
11:57 p.m., August 19, 2013 Updated 07:49 a.m.
Free State High football coach Bob Lisher had some decent reasons to hold his players to high standards Monday, the first day of preseason practices for fall sports teams in Kansas. By Benton Smith
Schedules set for LHS, FSHS fall sports jamborees
August 14, 2013
The athletic departments at both Lawrence and Free State high schools will showcase their fall sports teams at jamborees during the last week of August. The campus-wide festivities kick off Aug. 28 at LHS, and Aug. 29 at FSHS.
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
World Company Cup returns to Free State
June 12, 2013
For the seventh time in eight years, the World Company Cup belongs to Free State High. The trophy, awarded since 2006 to the school that prevails most often in City Showdowns and other competitions between rivals Lawrence High and Free State, spent the last year on display at LHS. However, the Lions’ claim to the cup proved short-lived, as Free State conquered the Lions, 17-9, in the standings. By Benton Smith
Local high school runners get all-star nods
February 6, 2013
Four local high school seniors have been chosen for the 2013 Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star Cross Country Run.
Journal-World All-Area girls cross country team
November 28, 2012
The 2012 Journal-World All-Area girls cross country team is revealed. By Benton Smith
Journal-World All-Area boys cross country team
November 28, 2012
The 2012 Journal-World All-Area boys cross country team is revealed. By Benton Smith
Claire Sanner paces LHS at state CC
Freshman 17th; FSHS boys 10th
October 27, 2012
Lawrence High freshman Claire Sanner placed 17th to lead all city runners at the Class 6A state cross country meet on Saturday at Rim Rock Farm. By Benton Smith
State’s best converge on Rim Rock today
October 27, 2012
The city’s top cross country runners will race against the best the rest of the state has to offer today.
Lions’ Morgan regional champ; FSHS boys to state cross country
October 21, 2012
Lawrence High’s Grace Morgan won an individual regional championship and, along with the Free State boys cross country team and three other city athletes, qualified for the state meet at a Class 6A regional on Saturday at Lone Elm Park.
Lions’ AD Ron Commons to retire
October 18, 2012
A graduate of Lawrence High and an employee at the school since 1973, LHS athletic director Ron Commons will retire at the end of the school year.
Lions’ Grace Morgan sets pace for city at league CC
October 16, 2012
No one had a shot at catching Shawnee Mission West senior Alli Cash on Monday afternoon at the Sunflower League girls cross country race. But Lawrence High senior Grace Morgan saw her opportunity to become the league’s runner-up at Rim Rock Farm.
Sunflower League cross country races moved to Monday
October 12, 2012
The threat of inclement weather has postponed Saturday’s Sunflower League cross country meet at Rim Rock Farm.