Lawrence High tennis

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.
Firebirds tennis rallies to win City Showdown with Lions
October 2, 2013
Free State High tennis partners Taylor Hawkins and Caitlin Dodd blew a three-game lead Tuesday afternoon and lost their No. 2 doubles match to rival Lawrence High, but the players’ quick recovery in singles play proved critical in Free State’s 5-4 victory over the Lions at the dual. By Benton Smith
Lions win tennis dual, 5-4
September 27, 2013
Lawrence High edged Manhattan, 5-4, in a tennis dual Thursday at LHS. By Benton Smith
LHS tennis crushes Bonner
September 25, 2013
Whitney Simons, Yelena Birt, Erin Ventura, Natalie Cote, Audrina Hidalgo and Josie Meyers each claimed singles victories, and Simons-Birt, Hidalgo-Cote and Ventura-Nina Givotovsky won in doubles as Lawrence High claimed a lopsided dual meet, 6-0, on Wednesday at Bonner Springs.
LHS tennis swept at home quad
September 23, 2013
Lawrence High was swept by Blue Valley West, SM Northwest and SM West in the Lions’ home quad.
LHS tennis 4th at Topeka tourney
September 18, 2013
Lawrence High’s Kendall Pritchard went 4-0 for first place in No. 2 singles, and the Lions’s girls tennis team took fourth among eight schools Wednesday at the Topeka Invitational.
LHS tennis 9-3 at Topeka quad
September 18, 2013
Lawrence High’s girls tennis team won nine of 12 matches Tuesday in a quadrangular delayed a day and moved from LHS to Topeka.