Photo gallery: Football city showdown 2014

photo by: Richard Gwin

Free State junior Khaury El-Amin (20) tries to escape LHS senior Dearion Cooper on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at LHS.

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Lawrence High's Dearion Cooper, back, wraps up Free State's Joel Spain on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at LHS.

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Lawrence High junior Trey Moore takes off on a run on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at LHS.

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Lawrence High's Zack McAlister (22) looks for a reception against Free State's Joel Spain on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at LHS.

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Free State senior Joel Spain (2) hauls in a pass for the first touchdown of the night on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Lawrence High.

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Lawrence High junior Alan Clothier breaks off a big run against Free State on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at LHS.

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Lawrence High coach Dirk Wedd looks for answers in the second half on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at LHS.

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Free State place kicker senior Daniel Clarke collects a extra point for the Firebirds on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at LHS.

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Lawrence High's Trey Moore takes off on a run on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at LHS.

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FSHS junior Khaury El-Amin (20) sprints for a TD late on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at LHS.

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Lawrence High junior JD Woods (11) and senior Nyle Anderson (13) celebrate Woods TD run in the second half on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at LHS.

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Free State High junior Zion Bowlin (27) picks up a loose ball from an LHS punt as LHS senior Nyle Anderson (13) defends on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at LHS.

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Free State senior Blake Murray (85) misses a catch on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at LHS.

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Lawrence High junior JD Woods (11) fumbles the ball, as Free State defenders bear down on him on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at LHS.

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Lawrence HIgh junior Amani Bledsoe brings down FSHS running back Khaury El-Amin (20) on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at LHS.

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Lawrence High School and Free State High School students wore purple and displayed signs of unity Friday night at the City Showdown football game at Lawrence High School's stadium. A day earlier, vandals left a racial epithet in shaving cream on the field.