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Preps notebook: Five takeaways from midseason basketball tournament week

Midseason basketball tournament week is one of my favorite times of the year. It is a chance to see a ton of basketball, and watch squads grow in the process. This past week was no different, as a number of area teams were in action during their respective midseason basketball ...

Zach Bloch’s buzzer beater lifts Bishop Seabury past Veritas

The saying “play like you practice” rang true for Bishop Seabury Academy sophomore Zach Bloch in a home matchup against Veritas Christian on Friday. Roughly one week after drilling a buzzer beater to end a scrimmage during practice, Bloch found himself in a similar situation Friday night ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury boys beat KC Christian by 67-63 margin

In its first game of 2019, the Bishop Seabury boys basketball team bested KC Christian by a 67-63 margin Tuesday night. Zach Bloch led the Seahawks on the offensive end, as he poured in 13 of his team-high 30 points in the final period to help secure the narrow win. Bloch set the tempo for ...

Preps notebook: Top 10 high school sports moments of 2018

It was another remarkable year for area high school sports teams. A total of six teams won state titles in 2018, including a first-time state champion. Multiple squads finished as runners-up in their respective sport, while several individual athletes posted impressive campaigns, as well. ...

Seahawks overcome adversity behind collective effort from team

Following a double-digit loss to Grandview Christian, the Bishop Seabury boys basketball team went to dinner. Head coach Jonathan Raney wasn’t sure what to expect following the team’s first defeat of the season, which came in the championship game of the Grandview Christian tournament. ...

Journal-World Fall 2018 All-Area sports teams

At the end of each fall sports season, the Journal-World recognizes outstanding high school athletes from Lawrence and area schools. The All-Area teams are made up of top athletes from Lawrence High, Free State, Bishop Seabury, Veritas Christian, Baldwin, Eudora, Perry-Lecompton and ...

2018 Journal-World All-Area girls cross-country team

Athlete of the year: Riley Hiebert, Eudora Hiebert was consistently dominant throughout her junior campaign with the Cardinals. She never finished lower than fourth in any race, and she posted a season-best time of 19:31. Hieber won three races, including the league meet, and placed third at ...

2018 Journal-World All-Area boys cross-country team

Athlete of the year: Henry Nelson, Bishop Seabury It was a season full of medals for this sensational junior. Nelson earned a medal in seven out of his eight races this season, which included five first-place finishes. Nelson placed first at regionals and third at the 2A state cross-country ...

2018 Journal-World All-Area boys soccer team

Player of the year: Harrison Hartzler, Bishop Seabury After playing outside defender last year, Hartzler transitioned to a dominating scoring threat as a sophomore. Hartzler scored 19 goals and delivered 11 assists in just 13 matches. Despite facing double coverage on a consistent basis, ...

2018 Journal-World All-Area volleyball team

Player of the year: Lauren Maceli, Lawrence High Maceli was a key component of a nine-person senior class that notched Lawrence’s first state title in 23 years. Maceli recorded 423 digs, posting an average of 4.7 digs per set. Maceli was named the Sunflower League player of the year. Coach ...

Preps notebook: Bishop Seabury boys claim runner-up in tournament

Despite losing its final game of 2018, the Bishop Seabury boys basketball team appears to be coming into form. The Seahawks suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday, dropping a 59-48 decision to Grandview Christian in the championship game of the Grandview Christian tournament. ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury boys advance to championship game

The Bishop Seabury boys basketball team is headed to the championship game of the Grandview Christian tournament. In the second round, Bishop Seabury recorded a 55-50 victory over Sunrise Christian Academy Friday night. The Seahawks led 25-23 at the intermission before hanging on down the ...

Preps notebook: City swim teams close out 2018 with strong showing

It was a clean sweep for the city boys swim and dive teams during Wednesday’s quadrangular at Shawnee Mission North. Free State won 11 of the 12 events, including all three relays, to notch first place out of four teams, with 469 points. It marked the team’s third victory in four meets to ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury boys improve to 3-0 with 86-32 win

The Bishop Seabury boys basketball team set the tone in the first quarter. After a 24-point first quarter, the Seahawks were in control throughout their 86-32 victory over Christ Prep Saturday afternoon at home. With the win, Bishop Seabury (No. 3 team in Class 2A) improved to 3-0 to start the ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury girls drop 34-32 decision

Bishop Seabury’s girls basketball team suffered a narrow loss, 34-32, to Hyman Brand Thursday night. Senior Lindsey Hornberger led the way with 14 points and eight rebounds. Hannah Motsinger and Ana Johnson each added five points. Sophie Chindamo scored four points for the Seahawks in the ...

Area basketball roundup: Baldwin girls improve to 2-0

A red-hot shooting night paced Baldwin past Anderson County for a 68-25 win, improving to 2-0 on the season. Defensively, Baldwin held Anderson County to five points at most after the first quarter. The Bulldogs netted nine 3-pointers as a team with five different players scoring them. Kate ...

Area roundup: Seahawks start season off with 2 wins

Bishop Seabury’s boys basketball team picked up a pair of wins in its first two games of the season. The Seahawks played on consecutive days, starting with a 75-29 home victory over St. Mary’s Thursday and then claiming a 63-56 win at Hanover on Friday. Entering the season, Bishop Seabury ...

Area basketball teams primed for start of 2018-19 season

A pair of area teams captured state titles last year, and are looking to build off that success. Entering the 2018-19 season, both the Baldwin girls and Bishop Seabury boys are ranked in their respective classes via the preseason poll by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association. The Bulldogs, ...

Preps notebook: Top-10 moments of 2018 fall sports season

It was an impressive fall season for plenty of area teams in 2018. A pair of programs took home state titles, while many other squads finished the year with some sort of hardware. It was tough narrowing this list to just 10 accomplishments, given how many programs thrived this year. This list ...