Lawrence High

SMNW swat sends LHS boys to OT loss

Box ScoreLawrence (62)Justin Roberts 6 7-9 23, Connor Heinrichs 2 2-2 8, Price Morgan 2 3-5 7, Ben Rajewski 1 0-0 3, Anthony Bonner 5 2-2 13, John Barbee 1 4-6 6, Anthony Riley 0 0-0 0, Logan Applegate 0 2-2 2. Totals 17 20-26 62Shawnee Mission Northwest (63)Jake Horner 3 2-4 8, Keaton Cross 5 ...

LHS bowlers place second

Lawrence High’s boys and girls bowling teams took second place at a tournament Tuesday at Royal Crest Lanes.Ivan Davidson led the LHS boys, who finished behind Topeka Seaman and ahead of De Soto. Davison had games of 211, 214 and 169 for a 594 series.Kierstan Warren and Mary Wroten finished ...

Firebirds swimmers set relay record, place third at Sunflower League

Olathe ? The four swimmers on Free State High’s 200-yard medley relay team entered Saturday afternoon’s Sunflower League Championship with a plan. Canaan Campbell, Jordan Portela, Josh Terrell and Jack Ziegler knew what time splits they wanted and executed them to perfection. They raced ...

LHS girls’ defensive identity disappears in loss to SMS

Box ScoreSM South (71)Megan Stollsteimer 2-4 5-6 9, Sierra Roberts 5-11 5-8 18, Sam Kilzer 0-0 0-0 0, Allison Hines 11-16 3-5 28, Ashlie Fischer 1-8 0-0 2, Nikki Norton 1-2 2-2 4, Elizabeth Holmes 2-3 1-3 6, Taylor Cossairt 1-4 0-1 2, Clara Sitas 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 24-51 17-25 71.Lawrence ...

No. 2 LHS boys outlast No. 4 SM South in foul-fest

Box ScoreSM South (61)Ra’Keim Abdul 1-4 2-2 4, DeAngelo Bruster 9-16 1-4 19, Dainan Swoope 4-12 0-0 12, Devin Newsome 2-5 10-13 14, Nick Oliver 1-1 0-0 2, Hunter Ahrens 0-1 0-0 0, CJ Hill 0-3 2-2 2, Brian Harness 1-4 2-4 5, Ethan Kaplan 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 19-47 17-25 61.Lawrence (65)Justin ...

FSHS swimmers top Sunflower League prelims

Olathe ? Free State’s Jordan Portela had the fastest times in the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly during the preliminaries of the Sunflower League boys swim meet Friday at California Trail Middle School.Portela swam 1:45.15 in the 200 freestyle and 52.29 in the 100 butterfly.The ...

League looms for city swimmers

Lawrence High sophomore Izaiah Bowie knows this is his final opportunity.His hopes of making the state tournament in the one-meter dive will ride on his performance at the Sunflower League Swimming and Diving Championships this weekend at Olathe California Trail Middle School. Prelims for ...

City high school sports canceled again

Seabury Academy canceled its basketball doubleheader scheduled for today against Barstow Academy. Seabury will make up its doubleheader against Kansas City Christian on Saturday. The girls basketball teams will play at 5:30 p.m. and the boys will start at 7.Lawrence High’s wrestling dual that ...

City athletes sign college letters despite snow day

Lawrence high schools were canceled on Wednesday, but that didn’t stop many city athletes from mailing or faxing letters of intent to their future colleges on national signing day. Free State High had seven athletes sign with Div. I programs, including Joe Dineen, who will play football at ...

LHS boys No. 2 in 6A ranks; FSHS girls at No. 10

The Lawrence High boys basketball team moved up a spot in the latest Kansas Basketball Coaches Association poll, which was released Monday. The LHS boys are ranked No. 2 in Class 6A after beating Leavenworth, 82-60, on Friday. Previously top-ranked Blue Valley Northwest lost to Blue Valley ...

LHS girls fifth at Emporia

Emporia ? Jolona Shield scored 17 points to lead three Lawrence High players in double figures, and the LHS girls basketball team defeated Wichita Heights, 64-58, on Saturday for fifth place in the Emporia Glacier’s Edge Tournament.The Lions’ Makayla Bell scored 16 points, Kionna Coleman ...

LHS girls roll, 58-38

Emporia ? Lawrence High’s girls basketball team defeated Wichita Southeast, 58-38, Friday in the second round of the Emporia Glacier’s Edge Invitational.The Lions (3-9) were led by Kionna Coleman and Jolona Shield, who both scored in double figures. Coleman scored 14 points and grabbed 19 ...

Exclamation point: Barbee slam caps Lions’ win

Leavenworth ? Essentially, the game had long ago been decided. The No. 3-ranked Lawrence High boys basketball team had picked apart Leavenworth in the third quarter, building an insurmountable 27-point lead entering the fourth.Lions junior guard John Barbee didn’t have to go as hard as he ...

Lawrence girls upended in Emporia opener

Emporia ? Lawrence High’s girls basketball team staked Topeka High to an 11-point first-quarter lead and fell, 49-35, on Thursday night in the first round of the Emporia Glacier’s Edge Tournament.Kionna Coleman scored 15 points and pulled down 13 rebounds for the Lions. Marissa Pope added ...

Lions rally for City Showdown wrestling rout of Firebirds

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. Drake, wrestling up in the 220-pound class instead of his usual 195, took a two-point lead into the final period against Free State’s ...

FSHS swimmers 3rd at Topeka Invitational; LHS seventh

Topeka ? Free State High placed third on Tuesday at the 12-team Topeka Swimming and Diving Invitational. Freshman Jordan Portela led the way for the Firebirds with victories in the 200-meter freestyle and the 100-meter butterfly.Lawrence High placed seventh overall, edging out Salina Central by ...

Lions’ Warren bowls personal-best at Washburn Rural quad

Topeka ? Kierstan Warren had a career day for the Lawrence High girls bowling team as she won the Washburn Rural quad, Tuesday at Westridge Lanes in Topeka.Warren bowled a personal-best 711 series at the quad. It was the first time she had finished above 700. The LHS girls team placed third ...

LHS, FSHS boys climb 6A basketball poll

Both Lawrence High’s and Free State High’s boys basketball teams impressed during tournaments last week and moved up in this week’s coaches poll. The Lions are ranked No. 3 in Class 6A by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association. They jumped up four slots from last week after beating ...

Lions guard Bonner gathers D-I offers

As one of the leaders of Lawrence High’s boys basketball team, Anthony Bonner is used to getting attention from opposing defenses. Now he’s also caught the eyes of some Div. I colleges. Bonner, a 6-foot-2 junior guard, received his first scholarship offer, from Colorado State, before his ...

New Dolphins GM an LHS grad

Miami ? In their fitful, laborious search for a general manager, the Miami Dolphins finally found someone to say yes: Dennis Hickey.The longtime Tampa Bay Buccaneers executive accepted the job Sunday, ending a search that lasted nearly three weeks.Hickey’s hiring came after the Dolphins were ...