Bobby Nightengale (High school sports reporter)

Bobby is the high school sports reporter for the Lawrence Journal-World.

Recent stories

LHS baseball no-hit by Topeka Seaman
March 28, 2015
There wasn’t anything Lawrence High baseball players could do against Topeka Seaman junior pitcher Ryan Zeferjahn on Friday. Zeferjahn was locked in, and he never let up.
Lions excited for opening of spring sports seasons
March 26, 2015
There’s a wide range of expectations for Lawrence High’s spring sports teams this season from competing for a state championship to building for the future, but all of the programs are excited to get started.
Free State hopeful as spring begins
March 26, 2015
There’s a lot of optimism around Free State High’s spring sports this year. Some hope to contend for a state championship, and one is looking to defend its state title. By Bobby Nightengale
Former Free State coach Chuck Law recalls good times
March 24, 2015
Former Free State High boys basketball coach Chuck Law is proud of what he accomplished with his team on and off the court for the past nine seasons. Now he just wants to give somebody else the opportunity to take the program in a new direction.
FSHS baseball sweeps opener
March 20, 2015
Free State High opened its baseball season with two victories on Friday afternoon and some boosted confidence in its pitchers. By Bobby Nightengale
Comeback doesn’t come; LHS falls in final
March 14, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball players never gave up hope in the Class 6A state championship on Saturday. By Bobby Nightengale
Lawrence High boys advance to state title game with 78-64 victory
09:43 p.m., March 13, 2015 Updated 12:18 a.m.
For the first time in seven years, Lawrence High’s boys basketball team is headed to the Class 6A state championship game after a 78-64 victory over No. 6 seed Shawnee Mission North on Friday at Koch Arena. By Bobby Nightengale
Familiar foe SM North awaits LHS in semis
March 12, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball players are focused on earning a spot in the Class 6A state championship game on Saturday. A familiar Sunflower League opponent is the only team standing in their way. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions stop Wichita South, reach state semis
March 11, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball players were fired up for their first game at the Class 6A state tournament on Wednesday. Maybe too excited.
Lions set for Wichita South in 6A opener
March 10, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball coach Mike Lewis told his team at the beginning of sub-state play to think of the next two weeks as a five-game tournament. Two down and three to go.

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Recent photos

Santa Fe Trail’s girls basketball team celebrates its state-championship victory over Frontenac on Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Park City.

Eudora’s Mitchell Ballock (24) looks for a teammate while under pressure from a Scott City defender in the state-championship game of Class 4A-II on Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Park City.

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