Lawrence high track and field

Relay runners give Lions lift at league track
May 16, 2015
Lawrence High’s top girls relay runners — Jensen Edwards, Leah Gabler, Marissa Pope, Kyleigh Severa and Myah Yoder — broke school records in two events last year. They weren’t going to pass up a chance for a third at the Sunflower League Championships on Friday at LHS.
LHS girls track ties for first at SM North Relays
May 9, 2015
Lawrence High’s girls track and field team tied Olathe Northwest for first place in a 31-team field at the Shawnee Mission North Relays Friday with 55 points.
Firebirds set track records
May 2, 2015
Free State High’s Tye Carter set a school record in the javelin, and the Firebirds’ Callie Hicks set a meet record in girls pole vault Friday at the Topeka Seaman Relays.
Lions relish track showing
April 25, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys and girls track-and-field teams combined to finish 11th of 15 teams at the Free State Barrier Breakers Invitational on Friday at Free State, but one probably would have guessed the Lions had finished a lot higher judging by the delighted mood of LHS coach Jack Hood. By Chris Duderstadt
Lions’ Finley ‘excited’ by CSU
April 23, 2015
Lawrence High senior Rebecca Finley has always been a dominant thrower in track and field since she started competing in the sport in the fourth grade. She always figured she’d have a chance to compete in college. By Bobby Nightengale
Clark, Dabney doing their part
April 18, 2015
Free State High seniors Kiara Clark and Gabbi Dabney stepped into new roles this season, and they shined in their first big meet.
Quick study: Firebird Robinson takes hurdle titles
April 16, 2015
Free State High junior Tayvien Robinson didn’t go out for the track team for the past two years. But this spring, he wanted to join some of his best friends on the Firebirds squad, and he’s doing more than just having fun on the sidelines. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS girls track 2nd, boys 7th
April 11, 2015
Lawrence High’s girls track-and-field team claimed five titles and placed a close second in the team race at the Topeka Relays on Friday.
Woods rallies Lions in 4x400 relay
March 31, 2015
Lawrence High junior sprinter JD Woods was exhausted. He had already won the 100- and 200-meter dashes and ran the anchor leg of the Lions 4x100 relay on Tuesday afternoon in a dual against Free State.
Lions excited for opening of spring sports seasons
March 26, 2015
There’s a wide range of expectations for Lawrence High’s spring sports teams this season from competing for a state championship to building for the future, but all of the programs are excited to get started.
LHS girls second at Topeka West
March 26, 2015
Senior sisters Matia and Rebecca Finley won the discus and shot put, respectively, to power Lawrence High’s girls track and field team to a second-place finish Thursday at the Topeka West Relays.
Freeman, 2 Jayhawks enter Hall
October 6, 2014
Former Lawrence High football and track coach Bill Freeman and Kansas University athletes Charlie Hoag and Walt Wesley were among 10 individuals inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday at Wichita Boathouse.
City track stars earn All-Sunflower League honors
June 25, 2014
Many city track and field athletes picked up All-Sunflower League recognition for their performances this spring.
Lions’ Freeman, Jayhawks Hoag, Wesley in Hall Class of 2014
June 5, 2014
Former Lawrence High football and track coach Bill Freeman and Kansas University standouts Charlie Hoag and Walt Wesley will be inducted into Kansas Sports Hall of Fame on Oct. 5 at the Wichita Boathouse.
Record relay lifts LHS girls to third place at state track
June 1, 2014
Right before their final race of the season on Saturday at Cessna Stadium, Lawrence High junior Jensen Edwards told the rest of her 4x400 relay team — junior Leah Gabler, junior Marissa Pope and sophomore Kyleigh Severa — that they should try to break the school record, which was about four seconds under their personal-best time. By Bobby Nightengale