Lawrence High Football

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.
Freeman, 2 Jayhawks enter Hall
October 6, 2014
Former Lawrence High football and track coach Bill Freeman and Kansas University athletes Charlie Hoag and Walt Wesley were among 10 individuals inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday at Wichita Boathouse.
Former Lawrence High coach Bill Freeman to enter state hall of fame today in Wichita
12:00 a.m., October 5, 2014 Updated 01:16 a.m.
Just seven days after Clint Bowen was named interim football coach at Kansas University, his high school mentor — Lawrence High’s Bill Freeman — is set to be immortalized in the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.
Defense recovers; Lions cruise, 19-7
October 3, 2014
After a slow defensive start, Lawrence High toughened up, and the offense rushed for 306 yards in a 19-7 victory over Shawnee Mission South. By Bobby Nightengale
Offensive line starting to give Lions big lift
October 1, 2014
It took a few weeks, but the offensive line for Lawrence High’s football team is starting to find its groove.
LHS rolls over SM Northwest
September 27, 2014
Lawrence High junior running back JD Woods ran for a 44-yard touchdown on the Lions’ third play from scrimmage, then added another 26-yard touchdown run on the team’s next possession of a 40-18 victory over Shawnee Mission Northwest. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions turn up intensity for NW
September 26, 2014
Nobody on Lawrence High’s football team is putting his head down after last week’s loss in the City Showdown. Instead, it was back to business as usual for the Lions, as they put together a strong week of practices. By Bobby Nightengale
Column: FSHS defense sets tone
September 20, 2014
Don’t tell Free State High football’s Class of 2014, but the Firebirds’ defense might not miss those guys too much this fall. By Benton Smith
Firebirds roll over rival Lawrence, 31-12
September 20, 2014
Free State High football players didn’t expect it to be easy against Lawrence High. Not in the City Showdown, where the rivalry brings out the best from both schools. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions’ RB duo focus of Showdown
September 19, 2014
They aren’t quite as dynamic as Batman and Robin, but Lawrence High running backs JD Woods and Trey Moore have created their own dominant duo during the first two weeks of the season. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS quarterback Clothier aggressive on mat, field
September 17, 2014
Lawrence High junior Alan Clothier did not find himself on his back very often on the wrestling mat during his sophomore season, fighting his way to a state championship in the 182-pound weight class. Clothier has taken the same aggressive mentality on to the football field this fall after being named the Lions’ starting quarterback over the summer.
Showdown tickets for sale in advance
September 17, 2014
Advance tickets for Friday’s City Showdown football game between Free State and Lawrence High at LHS will be sold from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. today and Thursday in the LHS finance office.
Lawrence High holds on against Leavenworth, 21-14
September 13, 2014
Lawrence High’s football defense played its own version of the two-minute drill Friday night, with a seven-point lead and half a football field to protect against Leavenworth. By Benton Smith
Last week’s miscues motivating Lions
September 12, 2014
Lawrence High football players weren’t happy with how they played in their loss to Blue Valley West last week. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions lament turnovers in 37-13 loss
September 5, 2014
Lawrence High’s football players wanted to start the season on the right note, but they dropped the ball. By Bobby Nightengale