Lawrence High tennis

City tennis teams advance at state
October 18, 2014
Lawrence High sisters Anna Birt and Yelena Birt and Free State’s Taylor Hawkins and Rachel Walters advanced Friday to the second day of the Class 6A state girls tennis tournament.
Lawrence High, Free State players headed to state tennis tournament
October 17, 2014
Lawrence High seniors Anna and Yelena Birt played some of their best tennis of the year last week at regionals, as they walked away with the doubles championship.
Birts nudge Dodds for regional title
October 12, 2014
Lawrence High seniors Anna and Yelena Birt have played against Free State junior Caitlin Dodd and Ali Dodd a few times this season. This family affair meant a little more on Saturday at Gardner-Edgerton High.
LHS tennis fifth at league
October 4, 2014
Anna and Yelena Birt took fourth place in No. 1 doubles, and Lawrence High tied for fifth Friday in the Sunflower League girls tennis tournament.
Firebirds edge Lions, 5-4, in tennis showdown
October 1, 2014
In the girls tennis City Showdown, every point matters. That never rang more true than Tuesday afternoon.
LHS girls tennis tops Manhattan
September 26, 2014
Kendall Pritchard, Caroline Baloga, Natalie Cote and Erin Ventura claimed victories in both singles and doubles, and Lawrence High defeated Manhattan, 6-3, in high school girls tennis Thursday at LHS.
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