Lawrence High tennis

LHS tennis finishes strong
September 23, 2014
There are a few matches when Lawrence High’s girls tennis players have lost focus. It’s usually at the end of a quadrangular when it’s tough to stay locked in point after point after playing in two previous matches. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions place third at Topeka tennis
September 17, 2014
Lawrence High’s No 1 doubles team of Anna and Yelena Birt went 4-0 to take first place Wednesday in the Topeka High Invitational.
LHS tennis mixes, matches way to 2-1 day
September 16, 2014
It was a revolving door of doubles partners for Lawrence High juniors Caroline Baloga and Audrina Hidalgo at the Lawrence quadrangular on Monday. Each had three pairings on the court for her three matches, but when they teamed up for the final match of the day, they found plenty of success. Baloga and Hidalgo combined to win the No. 1 doubles match against Topeka West and helped the Lions secure a 2-1 record in the quad at LHS. By Bobby Nightengale
Baloga, Cote 3-1 in doubles
September 14, 2014
Lawrence High’s doubles team of Caroline Baloga and Natalie Cote went 3-1 on Saturday to take ninth place in the Emporia tennis invitational.
LHS tennis falls to BV Northwest
September 10, 2014
The Lawrence High girls tennis team lost, 7-2, to Blue Valley Northwest on Wednesday, but LHS coach Chris Marshall saw several positives from his Lions’ squad.
Firebirds overcome early doubles trouble
September 10, 2014
It only took one match for Free State High’s doubles pairing of senior Taylor Hawkins and junior Rachel Walters to find its groove. By Bobby Nightengale
Prep notebook: Firebirds lose LB/RB Skwarlo
September 9, 2014
Free State High’s football team picked up a victory over Shawnee Mission West last week but also had a big loss. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS tennis starts 3-0
September 5, 2014
Lawrence High’s girls tennis team coasted to three straight victories in its opening quadrangular tournament Thursday against Leavenworth, Gardner-Edgerton and Shawnee Mission North.
Lawrence High fall sports ready to roll
August 29, 2014
Lawrence High’s boys soccer team will take the field tonight in its season-opener, while most teams get started next week. Here is a look at all of the Lions’ fall sports programs. By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS runners eye state-title repeat
August 20, 2014
At the beginning of fall practices last year, nobody could have predicted a Class 6A state championship for Free State High’s girls cross country team. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions’ Irick finishes sixth in 6A state tennis
May 18, 2014
Lawrence High senior Thomas Irick saved his best tennis for last. Irick finished in sixth place at the Class 6A boys tennis state tournament on Saturday, his best state finish of his high school career. He took seventh place as a sophomore and eighth as a junior.
Lions’ Irick 1-1 at state tennis
May 17, 2014
Lawrence High tennis player Thomas Irick went 1-1 in his opening matches of the Class 6A state tournament on Friday.
Lawrence High’s Irick wins regional tennis title
May 11, 2014
Lawrence High’s Thomas Irick had to dig deep to win his third regional tennis title in four years.By Bobby Nightengale
LHS senior latest Baker-bound Irick
But first, prep postseason awaits
May 10, 2014
Lawrence High tennis player Thomas Irick will compete in some of his final high school matches at the Class 6A regional tournament today at LHS. He doesn’t expect his father, Gary Irick, to be there. By Chris Duderstadt
LHS tennis upended by Mill Valley
May 8, 2014
Thomas Irick at No. 1 singles and Zach Bowie at No. 7 provided the only victories for Lawrence High in an 8-2 tennis loss to Mill Valley on Wednesday.