Bobby Nightengale (Sports reporter)
Bobby covers KU and high school sports for the Lawrence Journal-World.
- Meet the 2018 male Athlete of the Year finalists
- May 20, 2018
- Meet the other finalists for the Journal-World’s male Athlete of the Year award.
- Meet the 2018 female Athlete of the Year finalists
- May 20, 2018
- Meet the other finalists for the Journal-World’s female Athlete of the Year award.
- Camden Karlin’s walk-off single lifts Firebirds past Belton
- April 21, 2018
- Free State sophomore Camden Karlin raised his right arm in the air as he rounded first base, took a few more steps and then looked back toward his baseball team’s dugout.
- Lions can’t slow Olathe West in 7-2 loss
- April 17, 2018
- Attempting to keep the score within one run, Lawrence High outfielder Kampbell Kilburn raced over her right shoulder to try to track down a line drive. From a hard-hit swing by Olathe West’s Sydney Hutchings, the ball drifted over Kilburn’s outstretched arm and rolled to the fence for a two-run double in the sixth inning.
- Austin Quick’s pitching, Andrew Stewart’s triple play lead LHS baseball to win over O-North
- April 16, 2018
- Protecting a two-run lead in the top of the seventh inning with two runners on base and none out Monday, Lawrence High senior pitcher Austin Quick was told by assistant coach Adam Green during a mound visit that he had 10 pitches left before hitting his pitch count. He only needed one more.
- Lawrence High’s Baylee Unruh breaks school record in javelin
- April 13, 2018
- Warming up for Free State’s Barriers Breakers meet on Friday, Lawrence High junior Baylee Unruh was confident that her arm was ready for big throws in the javelin.
- Harrison Hughes homers, Ethan Bradford leads Firebirds past Gardner Edgerton
- April 12, 2018
- Starting in the varsity lineup for the first time in his career, Free State senior Harrison Hughes wanted to make the most of it. With one swing in the second inning, he made it a night that he won’t soon forget.
- Firebirds sweep City Series titles in singles and doubles
- April 10, 2018
- Throughout the summer and offseason, Free State senior Erik Czapinski and junior Trey Melvin started playing as doubles partners in preparation for the upcoming tennis season.
- Free State punter Jake Rittman commits to Notre Dame football
- April 9, 2018
- Starring at punter for Free State’s football team throughout the last two season, senior Jake Rittman had a goal of putting himself in position to play college football.