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Lawrence High tennis

Free State’s Neff, Lions’ Irick 3rd at league tennis
May 2, 2014
Now that Free State High junior David Neff is playing with confidence, his opponents are starting to take notice. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS tennis splits at Topeka Seaman
May 1, 2014
Lawrence High’s boys tennis team defeated Topeka West, 4-0, following a 3-1 loss to Topeka Seaman on Wednesday at Seaman.
Tuesday city prep sports postponed
April 30, 2014
A steady stream of rain Tuesday forced many Lawrence High and Free State teams to postpone games.
FSHS wins tennis Showdown II
April 26, 2014
An unscheduled, somewhat surprising city showdown broke out during the final round of Friday’s Lawrence Invitational tennis tournament at LHS. By Matt Tait
LHS athletes sign letters
April 24, 2014
Lawrence High seniors Rachael Ramirez and Thomas Irick signed with their future colleges this week. Ramirez will play volleyball at Stephens College, Mo., and Irick signed to play tennis at Baker University.
LHS tennis third at Topeka West
April 23, 2014
Thomas Irick took fourth place in singles, and Lawrence High’s boys tennis team placed third among 10 teams Tuesday in the Topeka West Invitational.
Firebirds continue dual dominance in city tennis showdown
April 16, 2014
Free State High junior Sam Solis was locked in a back-and-forth tennis match against Lawrence High senior Panyin Boye-Doe on Tuesday afternoon at FSHS. The Firebirds had already clinched the dual victory, but sometimes there’s more on the line in the City Showdown. By Bobby Nightengale
Irick 3-0 for LHS tennis
April 9, 2014
Thomas Irick went 3-0 in No. 1 singles, and Elliott Abromeit was 2-1 in No. 2 singles to lead Lawrence High’s boys tennis team Wednesday in a quadrangular at Topeka Seaman.
Focus on serve pays dividends for LHS senior Irick
April 9, 2014
Lawrence High senior tennis standout Thomas Irick has been working on his serve for a couple of months. That’s going to cause plenty of trouble for his opponents. By Bobby Nightengale
Doubles lift Lawrence High tennis over Seabury
April 5, 2014
The doubles points ended up being the deciding factor in Friday’s boys varsity tennis match between Lawrence High and Seabury Academy, as the Lions edged the Seahawks, 5-4, at LHS. By Chris Duderstadt
City prep events rained out
April 3, 2014
A steady diet of rain on Wednesday forced Lawrence High and Free State to postpone all outdoor athletic events.
LHS tennis fourth at Emporia
April 2, 2014
Varsity returners Thomas Irick and Elliott Abromeit led the Lawrence High boys tennis team to a tie for fourth place, Tuesday at the Emporia Tournament.
LHS athletes set goals as spring seasons begin
March 27, 2014
Some of Lawrence High’s spring sport teams return state-tournament experience. Others have ambitions of making it to the top this season. All of the athletes are optimistic at this point in the year, and they’ll have a chance to match expectations as every team will begin play within the next week. Here is a look at what all of the Lions’ programs expect out of the upcoming season. By Bobby Nightengale
Near-perfect Czapinski tops tennis regional
11:58 p.m., October 12, 2013 Updated 08:59 a.m.
Alexis Czapinski had no interest in underestimating what she could possibly attain Saturday at a Class 6A regional tennis tournament, so she accepted an ambitious goal: try to win the tournament without losing a single game. Czapinski just about pulled it off, too, winning 48 of the 49 games she played on the way to her first regional championship. By Benton Smith
LHS, FSHS tennis tie at Sunflower League
October 4, 2013
Lawrence High’s Yelena Birt and Caroline Bologa placed second in No. 2 doubles while Free State’s Alexis Czapinski was runner-up in No. 1 singles, Thursday at the Sunflower League girls tennis tournament.