Lawrence High softball

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
LHS softball falls in semi
May 16, 2013
Lawrence High’s softball players couldn’t fault their bats Wednesday after a 10-6, season-ending loss to Olathe Northwest in a Class 6A regional semifinal. By Benton Smith
FSHS softball wary of regional foe; Lions finally healthy
May 15, 2013
As the regional playoff host with the gaudy regular-season record, it might be easy to assume Free State High’s 17-3 softball team is the heavy favorite to win two games today at home and move on to the Class 6A state tournament. By Benton Smith
Free State hosting regional baseball, softball, soccer games
May 11, 2013
KSHSAA released Class 6A regional brackets Saturday, and three Free State High spring sports teams will play host to at least one playoff game this coming week.
LHS softball sweeps
May 11, 2013
Lawrence High concluded the regular season with an 11-1, 13-3 rout of Shawnee Mission North. By Jesse Newell
A 1-2 punch: Top of the order keys Free State softball victory
May 9, 2013
Free State’s first two batters reached base in seven of their eight combined plate appearances Wednesday night at Lawrence High, and the Firebirds won the City Showdown, 7-4.
FSHS softball pulls away from LHS
May 7, 2013
Remington Samuels hit a three-run triple to turn a close game into a Free State runaway, an eventual 12-5 FSHS victory in the softball City Showdown. By Matt Tait
FSHS softball eyes seeding
Lawrence would like to become third team to down Firebirds
May 5, 2013
It’s hard to say what is motivating Free State High’s softball players most today as they host Lawrence High for the City Showdown. By Benton Smith
Thursday high school sporting events called off
12:51 p.m., May 2, 2013 Updated 02:15 p.m.
Unseasonably cold weather and precipitation that is expected to turn into snow caused officials at Free State and Lawrence high schools to call off all sporting events for Thursday.
LHS softball sweeps Pioneers
April 30, 2013
Sophomore Morgan Byrn nearly hit for the cycle, and Lawrence High softball busted out of a five-game losing streak with a pair of five-inning victories Monday at Leavenworth.
Lions softball loses despite strong day from Sumonja
April 28, 2013
Lawrence High softball pitcher Megan Sumonja picked the wrong day to have a great outing. The sophomore right-hander had one of her best pitching performances go to waste Saturday, picking up a complete-game loss in the Lions’ 3-0 setback against Olathe North at Free State. By Jesse Newell
LHS softball drops twinbill
April 26, 2013
Lawrence High’s softball team dropped a pair of decisions Thursday to Olathe East, 12-2 and 8-0.
Lawrence, Free State call off Tuesday high school games
April 23, 2013
Tuesday’s combination of wet and cold weather inspired both Lawrence High and Free State to postpone all scheduled athletic events.
Mistakes, cold hitting trip LHS softball late in 10-2 loss
April 17, 2013
After a 10-2 loss to Olathe Northwest Tuesday, Lawrence High softball coach Nick Wood and the Lions couldn’t help but feel they only had themselves to blame. By Benton Smith
Slumping LHS softball earns split of doubleheader
April 12, 2013
Lawrence High’s softball team had lost three of its last four games, and with an unexpected chance to play at home Thursday afternoon, junior Marly Carmona knew the Lions needed something positive early. Her leadoff double and first-inning run allowed LHS to take an early lead, and the Lions never trailed in a much-needed 9-2 victory to open the twinbill. By Benton Smith