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Miranda Lenning

Sports reporter Miranda Lenning can be reached at 832-7147.

Recent stories

New system reaps rewards for first-year coach
December 2, 2005
It was about the sixth practice of the season when first-year De Soto High boys soccer coach Darren Erpelding kicked his entire team out of practice.
Adversity’s answer
Wildcats’ leader steps it up during tough times
December 2, 2005
At the beginning of his senior season, Lance Williams had big plans for De Soto High’s boys soccer team. The senior sweeper, two-year captain, three-year starter and on-field leader saw the Wildcats’ 4-0 start as the gateway to a trip to state to complete his final year at De Soto.
Lions repeat as champions
LHS takes team title; West again wins all-around crown
November 6, 2005
Lawrence High won its 100th state championship Saturday, and did it in monumental fashion.
Tearful ending
Firebirds’ season ends in quarters
November 2, 2005
There were some tears on the Free State High sideline Tuesday night after the Firebirds fell to Olathe East in the state soccer quarterfinals.
Ideus, Firebirds confident for state
November 1, 2005
Brian Bracciano has been listening to Aaron Ideus shout commands on the soccer field since they played club soccer together in sixth grade.
Firebirds finally thrive
Shaking off early misses, FSHS erupts to rout Rural
October 29, 2005
For the fourth year in a row, Free State High ended Washburn Rural’s season with a trip to state on the line.
Lions seek playoff tuneup
October 28, 2005
It will be a battle of the best and the worst in the district when the Lawrence High football team goes on the road to face Topeka High tonight at Hummer Sports Park.
Free State eyes state berth
October 28, 2005
For the fourth year in a row, the Free State High and Washburn Rural football teams will square off in the final game of the season with a trip to state on the line.
Free State, LHS volleyball struggle at sub-state
October 23, 2005
Banaka Okwuone could not hold back her tears Saturday as her volleyball career at Free State High ended when the Firebirds lost to Olathe Northwest, 2-1, in the Class 6A sub-state tournament at Olathe South.
Strong start more than enough for Baldwin
October 22, 2005
A dominating first-half performance and an efficient running attack were good enough for the Baldwin High football team Friday night as it beat Santa Fe Trail, 27-8, at Liston Stadium.

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