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What sport was your high school best at?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on September 1, 2011

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“Football. My high school was in New York and they went to state pretty frequently.”

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“Soccer. They won state my junior year.”

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“Baseball. We made it to state a couple times while we were there.”

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“Cross country. They are in the top 50 for ESPN’s high school rankings. I think they’re the only Kansas team ranked nationally.”

Comments

shadowbox66044 3 years, 9 months ago

Your answers are always short, "yes, no, or none", is that because you feel the need to rush your answer so that you can be first?

jonas_opines 3 years, 9 months ago

It's because they're trolling. They get on at the right time, write two words, and everybody freaks out on practically a daily basis. And they get to laugh about it every day.

Deja Coffin 3 years, 9 months ago

I thought it was goat wrestling. Not that I would ever say something so mean but in high school my friends would always refer to your hometown as a place where the women are ugly and the goats are nervous. Of course that was many years ago and I'm sure completely inaccurate.

geoismeo 3 years, 9 months ago

Lawrence High School. Football till Wedd took over

cato_the_elder 3 years, 9 months ago

Coach Wedd has had good kids but very little serious talent since the outstanding 2005 team that lost in a very close game in the State semifinal matchup. Barring a rash of injuries, this could be a good year. You may want to revisit your comment at the end of this season.

Doug Fisher 3 years, 9 months ago

LHS hasn't really had good FB since the days when this town had just 1 high school. The split really hurt the talent.

jonas_opines 3 years, 9 months ago

I seem to recall that we had a pretty good basketball team. Our football was horrid.

LadyJ 3 years, 9 months ago

Riots and demonstrations not to mention smoking of all sorts. There was a lot of drug use too.

boxers_or_briefs 3 years, 9 months ago

Nothing. We stunk at everything. I don't think we had a winning record in any team sport.

Kontum1972 3 years, 9 months ago

drag racing on the 20th street the strip-pits....

Ceallach 3 years, 9 months ago

LHS!!! The school was best at football. State champs (pretty much always) and featured in Life magazine (at the time it was a big deal).

The students were best at dragging Mass and chowing down at Allen's Drive-In.

jonas_opines 3 years, 9 months ago

I do remember back in my High School days that Lawrence was the team to beat, that we could, of course, never beat. My how times have changed.

M. Lindeman 3 years, 9 months ago

If memory serves me right, we cruised down mass st. Haskel south of 23rd is where we drag raced.

brutus 3 years, 9 months ago

My high school was a national power in basketball. 20+ state titles.

Kontum1972 3 years, 9 months ago

dragging the Gut on Broadway...then out to the strip pits for some beer chicks and swimming!

gphawk89 3 years, 9 months ago

Football, at least my senior year. We went undefeated and won the KS state championship.

Kontum1972 3 years, 9 months ago

class 1969 under coach Larry "the Nose" Garman...

Deja Coffin 3 years, 9 months ago

We had spurts of being good at many different sports throughout the years but I can't think of one sport that we were known to dominate year after year. Maybe things have changed though, I haven't gone to a sporting event there in years but I do enjoy going to my local town's home high school football games when I can.

Remember if you can't be an athlete then be an athletic supporter!!

Armored_One 3 years, 8 months ago

Is losing a sport, because my school definately excelled in it. LOL

Linda Endicott 3 years, 8 months ago

I went to high school in the 70s...I think the sport our school was best at was making out...

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