Lawrence High wrestling

Lions’ Clothier wins Sunflower League wrestling title
February 16, 2014
Lawrence High sophomore wrestler Alan Clothier took another step in pursuit of his ultimate goal — a Class 6A state championship. Ranked by Kansas coaches as Class 6A’s top wrestler at 182 pounds, Clothier was relentless in manhandling Shawnee Mission Northwest’s LaPhonso McKinnis by major decision, 18-6, in the championship match of the Sunflower League tournament on Saturday at Olathe North.
Lions look to surprise at league wrestling
February 15, 2014
Lawrence High’s wrestling team won’t walk into the Sunflower League championship at 9 a.m. today with the high ranking that it had last year.
LHS wrestler Clothier favorite for Sunflower League Championships
February 13, 2014
Lawrence High sophomore wrestler Alan Clothier will head into Saturday’s Sunflower League Championships at Olathe North as a favorite to repeat as a league champion in his weight class.
City high school sports canceled again
February 6, 2014
Seabury Academy canceled its basketball doubleheader scheduled for today against Barstow Academy.
Lions rally for City Showdown wrestling rout of Firebirds
January 30, 2014
Lawrence High’s Johnny Drake wasn’t going to let anything stand in his way during Wednesday night’s City Showdown. Not even a black eye and a busted lip. By Bobby Nightengale
LHS wrestling sixth at BVNW Invitational
January 26, 2014
Alan Clothier took first place in the 182-pound weight class, and the Lawrence High wrestling team took sixth on Saturday at the 18-team Blue Valley Northwest Invitational.
Lions wrestling wins first dual of season
January 24, 2014
In search of its first dual victory of the season, the Lawrence High wrestling team won convincingly, 58-18, against Olathe South on Thursday at LHS.
Clothier 2nd for Lawrence High wrestling
January 19, 2014
Lawrence High’s Alan Clothier placed second in the 182-pound weight class as the Lions’ wrestling team competed Friday and Saturday at the Newton Tournament of Champions.
Clothier paces LHS wrestlers
January 18, 2014
Alan Clothier highlighted the first day of the Newton Tournament Friday for the Lawrence High wrestling team by going 3-0 and advancing to finals of the 182-pound weight class bracket today.
LHS wrestling loses road dual
December 19, 2013
Lawrence High’s wrestling team lost a road dual, 61-12, Wednesday night at Gardner-Edgerton.
Clothier leads LHS wrestling
December 15, 2013
Alan Clothier took first place in the 182-pound weight class, and the Lawrence High wrestling team finished 18th out of 23 teams on Saturday at the Eudora Tournament of Champions.
Lions ready to open winter campaigns
December 4, 2013
December is here, and for the athletes at Lawrence High, that means it is time for winter sports. Here is a look at each LHS team that begins competing this week. By Benton Smith
Winter prep sports get underway
November 18, 2013
In all honesty, Free State High boys basketball coach Chuck Law didn’t expect to have so many players on the first day of winter sports tryouts Monday. By Benton Smith
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
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