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Lawrence High volleyball

Lions hold off FSHS in volleyball
September 20, 2013
Caitlin Broadwell ignited an LHS rally on Thursday night, notching a pair of aces to start a Lions comeback in an 18-25, 28-26, 25-16 victory over Free State at LHS. By Jesse Newell
LHS volleyball goes 1-2 at quad at O-South
September 13, 2013
Lawrence High’s volleyball team went 1-2 in a quadrangular Thursday night at Olathe South.
Lions’ Broadwell returning to volleyball court after health hiatus
September 11, 2013
Lawrence High senior volleyball player Caitlin Broadwell was sidelined from sports for seven months after being diagnosed with an overactive thyroid and Graves’ disease. After recent surgery that removed the gland, Broadwell hopes to make her season debut for LHS Thursday. By Benton Smith
LHS volleyball 2-1 at Topeka quad
September 11, 2013
Lawrence High’s volleyball team went 2-1 on Tuesday in a quadrangular at Topeka High.
LHS volleyball 1-4 at Olathe South
September 8, 2013
Lawrence High’s volleyball team went 1-4 on Saturday at the Olathe South Tournament.
Strings of mistakes plague LHS volleyball in opening loss
September 4, 2013
Maybe it was because they hadn’t played yet this fall, or the fact that one of their key teammates was out of the lineup, but Lawrence High’s volleyball players never found the precision they needed against Blue Valley Northwest Tuesday night. By Benton Smith
Fall sports preview: Lions eager to kick off season
August 28, 2013
In the coming days and weeks, Lawrence High’s athletes will find themselves done with preseason training and back to the world of live competition. Some LHS programs are in search of new identities, while others plan to build on last season’s successes. By Benton Smith
High school notebook: FSHS football mixing it up
August 20, 2013
If anything slows down Free State High football practice this week, it might be the team’s new offensive assignments. Coach Bob Lisher said the Firebirds have some new wrinkles on defense, too, but those are minimal compared to the other side of the line of scrimmage. By Benton Smith
First impressions: Lawrence High, Free State fall sports begin practices
11:57 p.m., August 19, 2013 Updated 07:49 a.m.
Free State High football coach Bob Lisher had some decent reasons to hold his players to high standards Monday, the first day of preseason practices for fall sports teams in Kansas. By Benton Smith
Schedules set for LHS, FSHS fall sports jamborees
August 14, 2013
The athletic departments at both Lawrence and Free State high schools will showcase their fall sports teams at jamborees during the last week of August. The campus-wide festivities kick off Aug. 28 at LHS, and Aug. 29 at FSHS.
Right at home: New LHS athletic director Bill DeWitt comes full circle
July 17, 2013
In Bill DeWitt’s mind, the word hometown doesn’t have to be defined by origins. A native of Hays, DeWitt grew up loving football, wrestling, track and academics as a high schooler at Thomas More Prep-Marian. But spend a few minutes with Lawrence High’s new athletic director and assistant principal and his pride for the city and school he now calls home comes across as strong and sincere as his handshake. By Benton Smith
Summertime … and the LHS volleyball is easy
June 24, 2013
The realm of competitive sports holds potential for mental fatigue. So if Lawrence High volleyball coach Stephanie Magnuson can do anything to change that for her players during the summer, she will. By Benton Smith
Lions’ Jo Huntsinger joins volleyball hall
June 13, 2013
It didn’t surprise Jo Huntsinger last year when longtime Lawrence High volleyball coach Joan Wells was inducted into the Kansas Volleyball Association’s inaugural hall of fame class. However, Huntsinger never expected she would receive the same honor as her predecessor this summer. By Benton Smith
World Company Cup returns to Free State
June 12, 2013
For the seventh time in eight years, the World Company Cup belongs to Free State High. The trophy, awarded since 2006 to the school that prevails most often in City Showdowns and other competitions between rivals Lawrence High and Free State, spent the last year on display at LHS. However, the Lions’ claim to the cup proved short-lived, as Free State conquered the Lions, 17-9, in the standings. By Benton Smith
Lions seniors sign to play college sports
April 3, 2013
Two Lawrence High seniors signed letters of intent last week to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level.