Bobby Nightengale (High school sports reporter)

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

Recent stories

Lions falter late in loss to St. James, 7-2
April 25, 2015
Lawrence High’s baseball players are no strangers to close games. But somehow, some way they just struggle to find ways to win.
Flynn, Firebirds stop Nixa, 5-1
April 25, 2015
Free State High sophomore pitcher Jackson Flynn said he was nervous for his first varsity start, but he didn’t show it.
Firebirds walk off with 4-3 victory
April 25, 2015
Free State High’s baseball team was struggling to hit with runners in scoring position Friday until senior first baseman Marcileno Cortez came up to the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions held hitless, but win anyway
April 25, 2015
Lawrence High junior Daonte Lowery was tired of his baseball team losing. He wasn’t going to let anything stop him from helping the Lions to a victory on Friday night. By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS baseball stumbles against Creighton, 7-0
April 24, 2015
Any momentum Free State’s baseball team had entering this weekend’s River City Baseball Festival disappeared on Thursday night
Blue Valley Northwest rallies past LHS, 7-4
April 24, 2015
Lawrence High baseball coach Brad Stoll has told his players all season that the difference between the games they win and lose is just one or two plays.
Lions’ Finley ‘excited’ by CSU
April 23, 2015
Lawrence High senior Rebecca Finley has always been a dominant thrower in track and field since she started competing in the sport in the fourth grade. She always figured she’d have a chance to compete in college. By Bobby Nightengale
River City Festival field loaded
April 23, 2015
Free State High baseball players were thrilled with their victory against top-ranked Olathe East on Monday, but their competition doesn’t get much easier this weekend. By Bobby Nightengale
Firebirds not happy with 7th; LHS 11th at FSHS Invitational
April 23, 2015
Most of Free State High’s boys golfers were happy with their scores Wednesday but knew they could have done better. By Bobby Nightengale
Free State swimmers edge SM East
April 22, 2015
Free State High girls swimmers were in disbelief when their coaches told them they beat Shawnee Mission East in a dual on Tuesday.

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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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