Free State

Area golfers compete in state tournaments

Bishop Seabury’s Jace Hoffman shot a 14-over 156 at the 1A state boys golf championships in Hesston. That meant that he placed the highest of the area’s five golfers competing at the state level on Monday and Tuesday, with a seventh-place finish. Hoffman had previously tied for first at ...

Free State soccer’s run draws to close in 4-0 loss at Washburn Rural

Topeka — The Free State soccer team made its mark on the regional playoffs by pulling off two stunning road upsets at Dodge City and Derby. It needed a third to make it to the state tournament, but couldn’t quite get it done in the quarterfinals Tuesday evening at McElroy ...

State swimming and diving: Free State takes third place

The Free State girls swimming and diving team finished tied for third out of 24 schools after the state championships wrapped up Saturday in Lenexa, capping off its first season under head coach Janna Skinner. The Firebirds tallied 209 points as a team to equal the performance of Shawnee ...

Free State will send 19 athletes to state track in 13 events

Free State swept the 4x800-meter relays on Friday at Wichita Northwest in a meet that saw the Firebirds qualify 19 athletes in 13 events for the upcoming state track and field championships at Wichita State. The girls’ team of Elle Cormaney, Mady Whitney, Greta Barnett and Cayman Barnes won ...