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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: Area football teams to start 2018 campaigns

The high school football season is officially here. Lawrence High started the year off with a Thursday game, while Veritas actually began its regular season last week. The rest of the area football teams are slated to begin the 2018 campaign at 7 p.m. Friday. Free State, Baldwin, Eudora, ...

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 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 ...

Journal-World 2018 All-Area baseball team

Player of the Year: Khalil Thrasher, Eudora The Eudora senior wreaked havoc on opposing pitching staffs throughout the season. Thrasher, who is signed to play baseball at Neosho County Community College, clubbed .477 with 25 RBIs and swiped 16 stolen bases. Thrasher was also named to the first ...

Veritas Christian’s Levi Hawkins throws no-hitter in win over YBC baseball

Veritas Christian's Levi Hawkins tossed a no-hitter in the Eagles' 15-0 win over YBC Baseball on Thursday. Hawkins struck out six without allowing a walk over four innings. Kammal Dowdell paced the Eagles with three RBIs. Jackson Rau, Draven Webb and Cody Heiland drove in two runs each. ...

Veritas comes up short against Advanced Baseball Academy

The Veritas Christian baseball team battled back to tie it with a run in the top of the seventh, but Advanced Baseball Academy earned a 6-5 walk-off win over the Eagles in the KCICI tournament on Tuesday at Mid America Sports Complex in Shawnee.Rondre Diederich and Cody Heiland both collected ...

Veritas baseball upends St. Mary’s for KCAA tournament title

As the No. 1 seed in the KCAA baseball tournament, Trent Flory's Veritas Christian squad was champing at the bit to win the Eagles' second state title in their program's brief history on Saturday at Ice Field in the Holcom Sports Complex.The Eagles rolled to a 17-1 win over Wichita Home School ...

Veritas baseball slugs past Maur Hill Prep-Mount Academy, 11-8

The Veritas Christian baseball team had five players record multi-hit games in an 11-8 win over Maur Hill Prep-Mount Academy on Monday at the Orlis Cox Sports Complex.Draven Webb went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two RBIs, two runs scored and two stolen bases to lead the Eagles. Jackson Rau, ...

Veritas baseball falls to Midland

Veritas Christian's baseball team answered Midland's six-run top of the first with a four-spot in the home half of the frame, but the Eagles' offense fizzled after that in a 10-4 loss to the Monarchs on Friday.The Eagles (7-8) will play next against Maur Hill Prep-Mount Academy at 6:30 p.m. ...

Bonner Springs rallies past Veritas baseball

Veritas Christian's baseball team was unable to halt a sixth-inning rally by Bonner Springs in a 9-6 loss to the Braves on Monday.The Eagles jumped out to a 6-0 lead after three innings, but the Braves cut the deficit in half in the fourth before taking the lead with a six-run sixth.Tucker ...

Veritas baseball beats Valley Falls, falls to KC Christian

Playing two games Saturday, Veritas Christian's baseball team beat Valley Falls, 6-0, before losing 7-3 to Kansas City Christian in Overland Park. In the win, Landon Ream struck out 11 in five scoreless innings pitched. Tucker Flory added two hits and three RBI. The Eagles (7-6) will travel to ...

Veritas baseball routs St. John’s

Veritas Christian's baseball team scored 12 runs in the third inning and pitcher Landon Ream tossed three innings without allowing a hit in a 15-0 victory over St. John's on Thursday in Salina. Ream struck out seven in three innings and only two St. John's batters reached base, via an error and ...

Veritas baseball falls to Lansing

Veritas Christian's baseball team scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning but it wasn't enough to keep up with Lansing in an 18-6 loss on Tuesday at the Orlis Cox Sports Complex in Ottawa. In the first inning, the Eagles (5-5) took advantage of two errors and four walks. But then ...

Veritas baseball crushes Wichita HomeSchool

Veritas Christian junior Tucker Flory had three hits and six RBI to set the tone for the baseball team's 22-5 road victory over Wichita HomeSchool on Friday. The Eagles (5-4) scored 10 runs in the first inning and 12 in the third. Flory, Levi Hawkins, Rondre Diederich, Cody Heiland, Josiah Ming ...

Veritas baseball tops St. Mary’s

Veritas Christian's baseball team scored three runs in the top of the first inning and cruised to a 9-2 victory over St. Mary's on Tuesday at Riverside City Park. Pitchers Jackson Rau and Tucker Flory combined for a three-hitter, striking out eight. Rau added two hits and three runs while Levi ...

Veritas baseball falls in extras

Forcing extra innings with a run in the sixth inning, Veritas Christian's baseball team couldn't hold off Dominican (Wis.) in a 6-4 loss on Thursday at Holcom. The Eagles dropped their record to 3-4. Dominican 000 010 05 – 6 6 1Veritas 000 001 03 – 4 9 2 W – Nathaniel Rauss. L – Cody ...

Veritas baseball tops Midland

Jackson Rau struck out six batters in 6 2/3 innings and Veritas Christian's baseball team won 3-1 over the Midland Adventist Academy on Thursday at Bill Robertson Field in Shawnee. Rondre Diederich and Kammal Dowdell added RBI hits for the Eagles, who improved their record to 3-3. Veritas 001 ...