Lawrence High

FSHS, LHS quarterbacks display growth at summer camp

Both Free State and Lawrence High will have new signal callers this fall. Junior Malik Berry is expected to start under center for the Firebirds, while senior Garrett Romero and sophomore Tre’ Jackson will take snaps for the Lions in the 2018 campaign. All three new quarterbacks showed ...

Free State’s Abrahamson, Lawrence High’s Stewart shine in KCMBCA All-Star Game

LENEXA — Left fielder Kyle Abrahamson and shortstop Andrew Stewart were quick to show why they belonged in the Kansas City Metro Baseball Metro Coaches Association All-Star Game on Monday at 3&2 East Baseball Complex. In a game that featured some of the top graduating seniors in ...

Year in Review: Lions notch track title during strong season

It was another successful year for the Lawrence High athletic program, which captured a state title on the final day of the season. The girls track team won a state championship with a commanding performance at Wichita State University, marking the 108th state title in school history. Athletic ...

Lawrence High, Free State athletic directors to step down

Just more than two weeks ago, Lawrence High, Free State High School and the University of Kansas all had athletic directors in place. Now all three schools are seeking replacements. Both Bill DeWitt of Lawrence High and Mike Hill of Free State are stepping down from their current roles as ...

Area baseball players close out high school careers at KABC All-Star Game

Lawrence High senior Austin Quick closed out his high school career in fitting fashion. Quick entered the game in the top of the ninth during the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches (KABC) All-Star game Wednesday, retiring the only two batters he faced at Hoglund Ballpark. His performance ...

Former LHS pitcher Bryce Montes de Oca drafted by Mets

Bryce Montes de Oca let out a sigh of relief when he saw his name on the screen. After waiting patiently all day, the former Lawrence High pitcher got the news he wanted. Montes de Oca, who just completed his junior season at the University of Missouri, discovered he had been drafted by the ...

Former LHS standout Justin Roberts transferring to Niagara

Amid conference play during his second season as a backup point guard at Toledo, former Lawrence High standout Justin Roberts began to determine he wanted to try something new. A few months later, Roberts solidified his plans to transfer from the MAC program and complete his college career ...

Lions adapting to new offense as summer football work commences

Beginning at 6:30 a.m. each of the past four days, Lawrence High’s football players launched into a crash course in head coach Steve Rampy’s offense. Sure, the Lions got to know Rampy a little over the past several months, as the former Pittsburg State offensive coordinator visited LHS two ...

Lawrence High girls track and field claims 6A state crown

WICHITA — A strong cast of juniors on the Lawrence High girls track and field team arrived at LHS right after the Lions won a Class 6A state title, so they had heard plenty of stories about what it was like to finish atop the standings on the biggest stage. After two years of learning what ...

Photo gallery: 2018 state track and field (Day 2)

The Lawrence High girls track and field team won a Class 6A state title on Saturday at Wichita State's Cessna Stadium. Photos by Chris Duderstadt/Lawrence Journal-World

Photo gallery: 2018 State track and field (Day 1)

Lawrence High's Hunter Krom, Harrison King, Baylee Unruh and Amaya Harris, and Free State's Bo Miller and Nathan Spain all medaled in the javelin to help highlight Day 1 of the state track and field meet on Friday at Wichita State's Cessna Stadium. Photos by Chris Duderstadt/Lawrence ...

Six area javelin throwers medal on Day 1 of state track and field meet

WICHITA — The Lawrence High duo of Hunter Krom and Harrison King and the Free State tandem of Bo Miller and Nathan Spain have always enjoyed sharing the same javelin runway, and they got to do it one last time at the high school level on Friday at the state track and field meet at Wichita ...

Landon Berquist, Andrew Park stand out for Free State at 6A state golf tournament

LEAWOOD — For the distance-challenged, average golfer, par-3 holes can be as welcome as a friendly stranger with a filled gas can in hand is to a motorist stranded at a dangerous intersection. Landon Berquist is not the average golfer. He’s well above-average, so different rules apply for ...