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Lawrence High soccer

Lions soccer foiled on Senior Night, 1-0
October 16, 2013
Coming into Tuesday night’s game, Lawrence High coach Mike Murphy believed his players had more strength and size in the box than Shawnee Mission Northwest. Unfortunately for the Lions, that edge failed to produce a goal in a 1-0 loss to the Cougars on a chilly night at LHS. By Jesse Newell
O-East blanks LHS soccer
October 10, 2013
Olathe East scored four first-half goals and defeated Lawrence High 4-0 on Thursday night at CBAC.
Opinion: Lions senior Henrichs heady player
October 10, 2013
One reason Conner Henrichs is so good at using his head on a soccer pitch is that he’s so good at using his head. By Tom Keegan
Lions soccer can’t convert chances, falls to O-South, 4-1
October 9, 2013
Playing most of the game at a one-goal deficit, Lawrence High’s boys soccer team opened the second half determined to tie it up, stayed on the attack, but never could find the net for the game-tying goal and lost at home Tuesday night, 4-1, to Olathe South. By Tom Keegan
LHS soccer shuts out FSHS in City Showdown
October 4, 2013
Maybe Lawrence High’s Parker Davies was due some good fortune. After sitting out most of the last three weeks with an ankle injury, the Lawrence High senior knocked in a deflected goal that put Thursday’s game out of reach, as the Lions took a 2-0 victory over crosstown rival Free State in front of an overflow crowd at LHS. By Jesse Newell
LHS soccer tops Leavenworth, 6-0
October 2, 2013
Lawrence High’s soccer team scored five second-half goals in a 6-0 victory over Leavenworth on Tuesday.
Jakob Burdett sparks LHS soccer, 2-1
September 30, 2013
Every player on the soccer field wants to score, but Lawrence High junior forward Jakob Burdett needed this one. By Benton Smith
Basic instinct: Hubbell’s goal lifts Lions, 2-1
September 26, 2013
Piper Hubbell scored the decisive goal in Lawrence High’s 2-1 soccer victory over Shawnee Mission West. By Benton Smith
Slow start dooms LHS soccer, 2-0
September 25, 2013
Lawrence High’s boys soccer players were reminded Tuesday how difficult it can be to recover from a multi-goal deficit. The Lions’ offense, conservative by nature, isn’t built to overpower opponents with shot after shot, which hurt their chances of coming back in a 2-0 home loss to Shawnee Mission East. By Benton Smith
LHS soccer falls at Olathe NW, 4-2
September 18, 2013
Lawrence High’s boys soccer team staged a rally against Olathe Northwest but fell, 4-2, on Tuesday night.
Lions soccer loses home opener, 3-2
September 11, 2013
Close losses — especially those that come early in the season — don’t have to be calamitous. No one associated with Lawrence High’s boys soccer team felt great Tuesday night after the Lions lost their home opener, 3-2, to Blue Valley West. Still, the players and their coach, Mike Murphy, admitted taking some pride in the way they performed in the second half. By Benton Smith
LHS soccer tops Topeka High
September 4, 2013
Ian Gabel scored a first-half goal on an assist from Hunter Kelley, and Lawrence High’s boys soccer team defeated Topeka High, 1-0, on Tuesday night.
Lawrence High soccer falls to Manhattan
August 31, 2013
Lawrence High’s boys soccer team lost its season opener to Manhattan, 4-0, on Friday night.
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
High school notebook: FSHS football mixing it up
August 20, 2013
If anything slows down Free State High football practice this week, it might be the team’s new offensive assignments. Coach Bob Lisher said the Firebirds have some new wrinkles on defense, too, but those are minimal compared to the other side of the line of scrimmage. By Benton Smith