Bobby Nightengale (High school sports reporter)

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

Recent stories

FSHS golfers struggle to 10th at state
October 21, 2014
Free State High’s five senior girls golfers had hoped to dominate play in the last act of their high school golf careers at the Class 6A state tournament on Monday afternoon. However, it wasn’t in the cards, as the Firebirds struggled with consistency and finished 10th among 12 teams at the Topeka Country Club. By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS golfers roll into state
October 20, 2014
At the beginning of the season, Free State High girls golfers struggled with their swings and put up inconsistent scores. That changed in the last few weeks. By Bobby Nightengale
Free State sweeps at league cross country
October 18, 2014
When Free State High senior Ryan Liston crossed the finish line at the Sunflower League cross country meet on Saturday morning, he raised both of his arms over his head in triumph. It was a big day for him and the entire Firebirds cross country program at Rim Rock Farm. By Bobby Nightengale
Defense saves Lions’ victory over Olathe Northwest
October 18, 2014
The Lions were on defense for most of the second half and kept the Ravens scoreless in their final five possessions to preserve a 20-17 victory at LHS in the first week of district play and on Senior Night. By Bobby Nightengale
Lions play SMS to draw
October 17, 2014
After Thursday’s game against Shawnee Mission South, Lawrence High senior Jakob Burdett ripped off his jersey and screamed at the top of his lungs.
LHS taking confidence into clash with O-NW
October 17, 2014
Lawrence High football players don’t celebrate moral victories, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t take any pride in their comeback bid last week.
Home district triumph top priority for FSHS
October 17, 2014
Free State High’s football team has gone through its ups and downs this season, but there’s been one thing missing — a victory at FSHS.
Lawrence High, Free State players headed to state tennis tournament
October 17, 2014
Lawrence High seniors Anna and Yelena Birt played some of their best tennis of the year last week at regionals, as they walked away with the doubles championship.
Free State volleyball swept at home by Miege
October 16, 2014
Not only did Free State High volleyball players get beat by Bishop Miege on Wednesday night, but they beat themselves. By Bobby Nightengale
Slow start hampers Firebirds in loss to Olathe East
October 14, 2014
Slow starts have plagued Free State High’s boys soccer team for most of the season, and it was no different against Olathe East 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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