Lawrence High

LHS soccer falls at Olathe NW, 4-2

Olathe ? Lawrence High’s boys soccer team staged a rally against Olathe Northwest but fell, 4-2, on Tuesday night.The Lions trailed 3-0 about 10 minutes into the second half when Piper Hubbell scored to cut the deficit to 3-1. A goal by Amos Rel cut the margin to 3-2, but the Lions would come ...

LHS tennis 9-3 at Topeka quad

Topeka ? Lawrence High’s girls tennis team won nine of 12 matches Tuesday in a quadrangular delayed a day and moved from LHS to Topeka.The Lions defeated Washburn Rural, 4-0, and Topeka High, 3-1, and tied with Washburn Rural, 2-2.Kendall Pritchard went 3-0 at No. 1 singles, Erin Ventura was ...

Girls golf tournament postponed

Lawrence High's girls golf team postponed its annual home tournament Tuesday at Alvamar Golf Course due to wet conditions.The Lawrence Invitational, in which both LHS and Free State compete, has been moved to Oct. 1.

LHS tennis quad moved to Tuesday at Topeka

Lawrence High’s girls tennis team called off its home quadrangular on Monday.Instead of making up the event at home, the teams will play at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Kossover Tennis Center, in Topeka.

LHS tennis third at Emporia event

Emporia ? Lawrence High’s girls tennis team placed third among five schools Saturday at the Emporia Tournament.The Lions’ Kendall Pritchard went 3-1 for second place in No. 2 singles, and the LHS No. 2 doubles team of Caroline Bologa and Natalie Cote went 3-1 for second place.Brooke Braman ...

LHS runners seventh, eighth

Emporia ? Lawrence High’s girls cross country team placed seventh and its boys took eighth Saturday in the Emporia Invitational.Leah Gabler finished 19th to lead the LHS girls, and Keegan Matheis was 36th to lead the LHS boys.For the Lions’ girls, Laura Nielsen was 20th, Riley Shook 42nd, ...

Lions struggle against SME, 26-3

Try as he might, Lawrence High football coach Dirk Wedd couldn’t simulate in practice the type of overpowering linemen his team would be facing in Friday’s 26-3 loss to Shawnee Mission East at LHS.“They came right out and punched us in the mouth,” Wedd said. “Our young kids didn’t ...

LHS volleyball goes 1-2 at quad at O-South

Olathe ? Lawrence High’s volleyball team went 1-2 in a quadrangular Thursday night at Olathe South.The Lions lost to Olathe South, 25-21, 25-10, and to Shawnee Mission South, 17-25, 25-11, 25-20, and defeated Shawnee Mission West, 21-25, 25-18, 25-22.Leaders for the Lions (4-8) were Jess ...

Next challenge for LHS: Lancers

The way Lawrence High football coach Dirk Wedd sees it, his team’s schedule gets increasingly difficult each of the first three weeks.Step one was a 33-20 loss at Olathe South, and the Lions (0-1) don’t anticipate tonight’s opponent, Shawnee Mission East (1-0), will be any easier to deal ...

Floor exercise mastery lifts FSHS gymnastics

There is something about the floor exercise that always brings out the best in Free State High’s gymnastics team.“We all love floor,” FSHS junior Grace Bartle said after her team earned the top four spots in the floor exercise and won a quadrangular Thursday night at Lawrence High. “We ...

Quick turnaround tests LHS tennis in dual defeat

Lawrence High girls tennis coach Chris Marshall knew this two-day stretch would test his players.Wednesday marked the end of back-to-back hot afternoons of stiff competition for the Lions, who fell, 5-4, in a dual with Blue Valley Northwest a day after going 0-1-2 at a home quadrangular.Even ...

Lions’ Broadwell returning to volleyball court after health hiatus

Caitlin Broadwell had just finished playing her first volleyball match of a weekend tournament with her club team, Topeka Impact, this past February in Kansas City, Mo. Typically, such interludes between games are carefree. Check your phone, grab a snack, talk with some friends — do anything ...

LHS volleyball 2-1 at Topeka quad

Topeka ? Lawrence High’s volleyball team went 2-1 on Tuesday in a quadrangular at Topeka High.The Lions defeated Rossville, 25-12, 25-15, and Topeka High, 26-24, 25-12, and fell to Washburn Rural, 25-22, 25-15.The LHS leaders included Kyleigh Severa with 26 assists, Marlee Bird with 21 ...

Lions soccer loses home opener, 3-2

Close losses — especially those that come early in the season — don’t have to be calamitous.No one associated with Lawrence High’s boys soccer team felt great Tuesday night after the Lions lost their home opener, 3-2, to Blue Valley West.Still, the players and their coach, Mike Murphy, ...

FSHS tennis ignores heat, sweeps to win LHS quad

Upper-90-degree temperatures and a beaming sun didn’t affect Free State’s Alexis Czapinski at Tuesday afternoon’s Lawrence High quadrangular.The FSHS senior coasted to a 3-0 record in her No. 1 singles matches, helping the Firebirds to a quad victory.“I like the heat. I really do,” ...

LHS volleyball 1-4 at Olathe South

Olathe ? Lawrence High’s volleyball team went 1-4 on Saturday at the Olathe South Tournament.The Lions defeated Wichita Southeast, 25-18, 25-13, but fell to Olathe South, 25-13, 25-14; Manhattan, 25-20, 25-15; Shawnee Mission South, 27-25, 24-26, 25-20; and Mill Valley, 25-10, 25-13.Among the ...

LHS cross country fourth, sixth at Manhattan

Manhattan ? Lawrence High’s girls placed fourth and the LHS boys were sixth Saturday at the Manhattan Invitational cross country meet.Leah Gabler led the LHS girls with a time of 16:38.6 (4K), good for seventh place. Laura Neilsen was 16th in 17:08.6, Riley Shook 31st in 18:31, Mallory McFall ...

Lion tennis 3-0 at Leavenworth

Leavenworth ? Lawrence High’s girls tennis team defeated Leavenworth 3-1, Shawnee Mission Northwest 4-0 and Gardner-Edgerton 4-0 on Thursday.Whitney Simons, Erin Ventura and Kendall Pritchard each went 2-0 in singles matches. Katie Gaches-Caroline Baloga and Yelena Birt-Natalie Cote went 2-0 ...

Stopped short: Third-down breakdowns doom Lions, 33-20

Olathe ? As they ran off the football field toward their team buses Thursday night at Olathe District Activity Center, Lawrence High’s players tried not to feel a little disgusted about what had just transpired.As much as they wanted to forget how Olathe South turned third-and-long plays into ...

LHS football falls in opener, 33-20

Olathe ? Lawrence High rushed for just 65 yards and surrendered 222 on the ground in a 33-20, season-opening football loss to Olathe South on Thursday at the Olathe District Activity Center.Drew Green led LHS (0-1) with 46 yards on eight carries, and Nyle Anderson rushed for 14 yards and threw ...