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Several area basketball teams to host opening round of sub-state

The Kansas State High School Activities Association released sub-state brackets at every level Wednesday afternoon. Many area teams will get the opportunity to host the first round next week. All but one city team will get the opportunity to play at home in the opening round. Lawrence High’s ...

Bishop Seabury boys cruise past Christ Preparatory Academy

After a slow start, the Bishop Seabury boys basketball team cruised to an 84-33 victory over Christ Preparatory Academy on Monday night. Joao Carlos Ramirez provided a huge spark off the bench for the Seahawks, scoring a season-high 26 points in the win. Bishop Seabury (No. 10 in Class 2A) ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury bounces back with big win

Bishop Seabury bounced back to record a 64-36 win over Cornerstone Family Thursday night. After falling to Grandview Christian this week, the Seahawks (13-5) stressed the importance of a strong start to get back in the win column. Bishop Seabury did just that, jumping out to a 16-2 lead en ...

Area basketball roundup: Perry-Lecompton captures league title with win over Sabetha

The Perry-Lecompton boys basketball team captured a share of the Big 7 league title Tuesday night with a 46-44 win over Sabetha. Sabetha claimed a 10-8 lead after the first quarter before the Kaws stormed back with a 21-point effort in the second quarter. Blake Farmer and Colton Mallonee each ...

Bloch Party: Seabury sophomore hits another game-winner against Veritas

One buzzer-beater against Bishop Seabury Academy’s crosstown rival this season evidently wasn’t enough for BSA sophomore Zach Bloch. The Seabury guard clinched the Seahawks’ 65-63 overtime victory over Veritas Christian on Friday after drilling a buzzer-beating 3-pointer in the corner ...

Preps notebook: Eagles, Seahawks set for riveting rematch in cross-town affair

It is no secret that the City Showdown between Lawrence High and Free State is a big deal. But the private school version of the City Showdown, at least in boys basketball, has been just as electric as of late. Bishop Seabury (11-4, No. 7 in Class 2A) and Veritas (16-8) proved just that nearly ...

Area basketball roundup: Seahawks post strong defensive showing in win

Behind a strong defensive performance, the Bishop Seabury boys basketball team secured a 56-45 victory over Metro Academy Tuesday night. The stellar defensive showing was necessary, as the Seahawks (11-4) struggled to get much going on the offensive in the first half. Miles Branch and Zach ...

Preps notebook: Area athletes post standout performances in January

Area athletes got off to a strong start in 2019, posting stellar individual performances in January. It is a privilege to cover high school sports in Lawrence, because there is never a shortage of spectacular athletes in the area. Just look at how many basketballs teams are ranked in the ...

Area basketball roundup: Baldwin girls win Wellsville tournament

The Baldwin girls basketball team won three games in as many days to secure a championship in the Wellsville tournament. In the championship game, Baldwin record a 47-46 victory over Nemaha Central Saturday afternoon. It marked the only time the Bulldogs did not win a game by double digits ...

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 ...