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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 ...

Preps notebook: Lions remain motivated ahead of state tournament

Everything about this year’s trip to the state tournament just feels different for the Lawrence High volleyball team. Last season, LHS notched its first state berth since 2009 before eventually being eliminated on the opening day of the 6A state tournament. This year, though, the Lions are ...

Preps notebook: FSHS cross-country qualifies for state meet

Free State’s cross-country program continued its impressive postseason during its regional meet Saturday in Manhattan. The boys cross-country team won the meet, while the girls cross-country team placed second. Both teams qualified for the 6A state meet, which takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday ...

Preps notebook: City golfers prepare for state tournament

Lawrence High senior Beatrice Lopez does not want to think about it being her last tournament. Monday marks the final time Lopez will play in a golf tournament for LHS. She will be joined by teammates Rylie Hayden and Josie Abernathy during the 6A state tournament, which begins at 12 p.m. ...

Preps notebook: Seahawks dominating teams during win streak

Moments before the third match of the season, the Bishop Seabury boys soccer team gathered in the tunnel at Bishop Ward. After two losses to open the season, the Seahawks were determined to change things up. In that moment, the team decided to put an end to losing. Since then, Bishop Seabury ...

Preps notebook: A recap of how area teams did this past week

For the second straight season, Free State’s girls tennis team won its regional meet. The Firebirds qualified five players for the 6A state tournament, placing first as a team during the regional meet at Wichita East. Keegan VanPelt led the way, winning all four of her matches to claim first ...

Preps notebook: Area athletes who shined in September

October is already here, which means postseason is right around the corner for most fall sports teams. A number of area squads have a shot to do some damage in the postseason, and have already proved it in the regular season. Lawrence High’s volleyball team is on a mission after last ...

Preps notebook: LHS volleyball team continues to roll, moving to 19-1

The Lawrence High volleyball team kept rolling this past week. LHS won all seven of its varsity matches, moving to 19-1 on the season. The Lions, who are ranked No. 2 in Class 6A, have dropped just four sets this year. To begin the week, Lawrence claimed wins over Olathe North and Olathe ...

Preps notebook: A look at how area teams did this past week

Lawrence is home to a pair of talented gymnastics teams this year. That has been evident through the early part of the season. Lawrence High won each of its first three meets, setting the tone for a strong year. Free State, meanwhile, claimed first over LHS at the FSHS Invitational on ...

Preps notebook: Henry Nelson dashing past competition this fall

For as long as he can remember, Bishop Seabury junior Henry Nelson hasn’t been able to slow down. That has been evident during his time with the Seahawks over the last two-plus years. Nelson runs for both the cross-country team and track squad. Nelson also played soccer and basketball during ...

Preps notebook: A look at how area teams did this past week

Lawrence High’s volleyball team has demonstrated its dominance on a weekly basis this season. This past week was no different, as LHS swept its first home meet of the year. Lawrence (9-1) knocked off Olathe West and Shawnee Mission North during Tuesday’s triangular. The Lions moved up to ...

Preps notebook: Senior linebacker leading LHS defense

Lawrence High senior linebacker Caleb Mondi hasn’t always been a defensive superstar. In fact, Mondi didn’t even play on the defensive side of the ball until the 2017 season. Mondi, who has been playing football since the third grade, only really knew how to play receiver prior to making ...

Preps notebook: Seahawks soaring past competition in 2018

The Bishop Seabury volleyball team has stormed onto the scene through the first 15 games of the 2018 campaign. After going 2-0 in a triangular at East Lawrence Recreation Center Tuesday, the Seahawks are now 12-3 to start the season and are ranked No. 5 in Class 2A via the Kansas Volleyball ...

Preps notebook: A look at how area teams did this past week

The Lawrence High volleyball team has hit the ground running to start the 2018 season. Lawrence defeated Olathe South (25-11, 25-14) and Shawnee Mission South (25-12, 25-17) in a triangular Tuesday. The Lions then finished second at the Olathe South tournament Saturday, which included wins ...

Preps notebook: A look at how area teams did this past week

The fall sports season is in full swing now with most area teams beginning the 2018 campaign this past week. Free State and Lawrence High gymnastics will open the year with a meet Tuesday at LHS, but the rest of the teams have already started the regular season. The Bishop Seabury volleyball ...

Week in review: Area teams begin fall sports season

The 2018 fall sports season officially began last week with a number of area teams in action. Free State’s volleyball team put up a good fight against the top-ranked team in the state, while the Lawrence High boys soccer team suffered a narrow defeat against a program that made it to the ...

Journal-World 2018 All-Area girls soccer team

Player of the Year: Emily Heinz, Bishop Seabury For the second consecutive spring, the sophomore forward was unstoppable on the soccer pitch. Heinz, who often faced multiple defenders, finished with a team-high 21 goals and four assists. She ultimately played every position, including ...

Journal-World 2018 All-Area boys track team

Athlete of the Year: LeeRoi Johnson, Tonganoxie The 2018 season didn’t go as smoothly for Johnson who went through a rehab after sustaining injuries during the football season. Still, Johnson repeated as a state champion in the 4A boys discus competition with a throw of 192-11. The Arkansas ...

Journal-World 2018 All-Area girls track team

Athlete of the Year: Evann Seratte, Lawrence Seratte broke the school record at the state track meet this spring, clocking a time of 2:16.09 to win the 800-meter run. Seratte did not qualify for the event during her sophomore season before claiming a title this spring. Seratte also placed ...

Bishop Seabury golfer wins tournament in Manhattan

Prior to the start of his high school career, Will Hedges is already making a name for himself. Hedges, who will be a freshman at Bishop Seabury this upcoming year, notched first at the KGA Boys State Junior Amateur Golf Tournament at Stagg Hill in Manhattan. He shot 18 over par to place first ...