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Firebirds fight but come up short at 6A state volleyball tourney

Just a few points made the difference between the Free State High volleyball team advancing to Saturday's Class 6A state semifinals and going home on Friday from the state tourney in Salina. Seventh-seeded Free State finished the day 1-2 in pool play and came up short of advancing to the ...

Free State soccer advances to 6A quarterfinals with 2-0 win over Wichita East

The Free State High soccer team is headed to the quarterfinal round of the Class 6A state playoffs, following Thursday’s 2-0 win over third-seeded Wichita East in the regional title game in Wichita. Axel Bengoa and Suyash Kumar scored the goals for Free State, with assists by JJ Zheng and ...

Firebirds hoping to stay hot in opening round of 6A state playoffs

Riding high after four consecutive wins, the ninth-seeded Free State High football team will open postseason play at 7 p.m. Friday night, with a first-round matchup at No. 8 seed Wichita East. Fresh off a 31-19 win over previously unbeaten Olathe North a week ago and a City Showdown rivalry ...

Eyes on the prize: Free State volleyball ready to take another stab at winning state

The Free State High volleyball team earned its fourth consecutive trip to the Class 6A state tournament last weekend, and now the Firebirds have their sights on capturing a state championship. Their quest will begin with the start of pool play at 9:30 a.m. Friday in Salina at the Tony’s ...

Free State advances, Lions’ season comes to an end at 6A state soccer playoffs

Topeka — Capped by a goal with six and a half minutes remaining, the Free State High soccer team won its opening-round playoff game against Topeka High 1-0 on Tuesday night. The goal came off the foot of Mason Lester, who fired home the game winner from just outside of the 18-yard box. ...