Free State

FSHS boys soccer leans on senior leadership during uncertain offseason

In an offseason of uncertainty, the senior class has become more important than ever for the Free State boys soccer team. And they showed that during the team camp last week, which went Monday through Thursday. FSHS has yet to name its new head coach for the upcoming season, as it looks to ...

Free State’s Michael Uhler to continue baseball career at Hutchinson CC

Former Free State pitcher Michael Uhler finally knows where he will continue his baseball career. Uhler announced his commitment to Hutchinson Community College via a tweet from his personal Twitter account on Thursday. “I want to thank all my coaches, trainers, teammates, and family for ...

Free State football closes out busy summer with strong team camp

Free State’s football players know how to keep the energy and enthusiasm high — even when they’re running the same plays back to back at summer camp. Take Thursday’s session, when starting quarterback Jet Dineen threw two go balls and each one prompted a big celebration — but on ...

Local track athletes earn All-Sunflower League honors

Local track athletes from Lawrence High and Free State earned league honors when All-Sunflower League teams were released following the 2021 campaign. The first team was highlighted by Free State’s boys 4x800-meter relay squad, which went undefeated this past spring and won a Class 6A state ...

Former FSHS coach Mike Gillman named new athletic director at Lawrence High

Mike Gillman, a former track, wrestling and football coach who recently served as an administrator at Liberty Memorial Central Middle School, will soon take over as Lawrence High School's athletic director, the school district announced Monday. Gillman, who has worked in the district for 16 ...