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Photo gallery: Free State boys basketball vs. Junction City

Free State's boys basketball team defeated Junction City Tuesday night at FSHS on March 2, 2021. The Firebirds are head to the substate championship game following their win in the postseason opener. FSHS will host Washburn Rural on Friday, with a trip to the state tournament on the ...

Photo gallery: Lawrence boys basketball vs. Olathe Northwest

Lawrence High's boys basketball team defeated Olathe Northwest Tuesday night at LHS on March 2, 2021. The Lions advanced to the substate championship game with the win. LHS will host Olathe West on Friday, with a trip the state tournament up for grabs. Photos by Carter Gaskins/Lawrence ...

Photo gallery: Free State boys basketball vs. Lawrence High

Lawrence High's boys basketball team knocked down 11 3-pointers during a 16-point win over Free State Friday night at FSHS on Feb. 19, 2021. The Lions have now three consecutive meeting in this rivalry, while also securing a victory in seven of the last eight meetings. Photos by Chance ...

Photo gallery: Lawrence High girls basketball vs. Free State

Free State's girls basketball team defeated Lawrence High Friday night at LHS on Feb. 19, 2021. The Firebirds have now won three consecutive meetings in this rivalry. Photos by Carter Gaskins/Lawrence Journal-World

Photo gallery: Free State boys basketball vs. Shawnee Mission East

Free State's boys basketball team just keeps on winning. FSHS extended its win streak to seven games with an overtime victory over Shawnee Mission East on Friday at Free State. Cooper Jackson led the Firebirds with 26 points in the contest. Free State will wrap up a four-game week with a road ...

Photo gallery: FSHS girls basketball vs. SM West

Free State's girls basketball team suffered a 47-22 loss to Shawnee Mission West (No. 6 in Class 6A) Friday night at FSHS on Jan. 29, 2021. The Firebirds fell to 3-5 on the year, while posting their lowest scoring output of the season. Photos by Carter Gaskins/Lawrence ...

Photo gallery: Vaccination clinic at Douglas County Fairgrounds

Douglas County hosted a Phase 2 COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Friday, where 960 residents were scheduled to arrive between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Dan Partridge, director of Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health, said Friday afternoon that the clinic was busy ...

Photo gallery: Lawrence High boys basketball at Blue Valley Northwest

Lawrence High's boys basketball team suffered a 72-50 road loss to Blue Valley Northwest in a battle between the top-two teams in Class 6A. It was the first loss of the season for the Lions, who fell to 8-1 on the year. The Huskies, who have won 29 games in a row dating back to last season, ...

Photo gallery: Free State boys basketball vs. Shawnee Mission East

Free State's boys basketball team secured a 60-47 win over Shawnee Mission East Friday night at FSHS on Jan. 22, 2021. The Firebirds (No. 5 in Class 6A) improved to 8-1 on the year, and have now won seven games in a row. Photos by Shane Jackson/Lawrence Journal-World

Photo gallery: Lawrence girls basketball vs. Shawnee Mission North

Lawrence High's girls basketball team secured a 41-36 win over Shawnee Mission North Wednesday night at LHS on Jan. 20, 2021. The Lions snapped a four-game skid with the win. Sophomore Serenity Keo led LHS with 17 points in the win. Photos by Carter Gaskins/Lawrence ...

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Photo gallery: Douglas County elected officials sworn into office

Douglas County officials who won elections in November were sworn into office Monday at the county courthouse. Douglas County Commissioners Shannon Reid and Shannon Portillo, District Attorney Suzanne Valdez, Sheriff Jay Armbrister and Register of Deeds Kent Brown were among the newly elected ...

Photo gallery: Free State boys basketball at Gardner Edgerton

Free State's boys basketball team earned a road win over Gardner Edgerton in its first game of 2021. The Firebirds, who hadn't played since early December because of a quarantine and an extended winter break, will be back in action on Saturday. Photos by Chance Parker/Lawrence ...

Photo gallery: Free State girls basketball vs. Gardner Edgerton

Free State's girls basketball team fell at home to Gardner Edgerton Friday night on Jan. 8, 2020. Prior to this game, the Firebirds hadn't played since Dec. 8 due to a quarantine in December before an extended winter break. Photos by Carter Gaskins/Lawrence Journal-World

Photos: Jupiter, Saturn merge in night sky over Kansas

Jupiter and Saturn merged in the night sky Monday, appearing closer to one another than they have since Galileo’s time in the 17th century. Astronomers say so-called conjunctions between the two largest planets in our solar system aren't particularly rare. Jupiter passes its neighbor Saturn ...

Photo gallery: Lawrence boys basketball at Shawnee Mission North

Lawrence High's boys basketball team secured a 60-47 win over Shawnee Mission North Friday night at Shawnee Mission North on Dec. 18, 2020. The Lions improved to 5-0 on the year, and are ranked No. 3 in Class 6A entering the break. Photos by Carter Gaskins/Lawrence ...

Photo gallery: Lawrence boys basketball vs. Grandview

Lawrence High's boys basketball squared off with Grandview Saturday afternoon at Blue Valley High School on Dec. 12, 2020. The Lions defeated the Bulldogs, 67-59, to improve to 4-0 on the year. Photos by Chance Parker/Lawrence Journal-World

Photo gallery: Free State boys swim vs. Lawrence High in dual

Free State's boys swim and dive team secured a victory over Lawrence High Thursday afternoon at LHS on Dec. 10, 2020. The Firebirds won eight events, while the Lions finished in first place in four events. Photos by Chance Parker/Lawrence Journal-World

Photo gallery: LHS boys basketball vs. Ruskin

Lawrence High's boys basketball improved to 3-0 on the year following a 59-49 win over Ruskin Wednesday night at Blue Valley High School. Senior guard Zeke Mayo led the Lions (No. 3 in Class 6A) with 28 points in the win, who defeated Blue Valley (No. 5 in Class 6A) and Ruskin on back-to-back ...