Free State

Emotion, early and late, leads Lions past Firebirds in classic city showdown

It’s amazing what emotion can do in a rivalry game. Never was that more evident than on Friday night at Lawrence High School, where the Lions knocked off the Free State Firebirds, 27-19, in the latest edition of the city showdown. From the opening kickoff throughout the entirety of the ...

Preps notebook: Free State, Lawrence gymnasts headed to state

Despite some injury issues, the Free State and Lawrence High gymnastics teams are hoping to finish the 2021 season on a high note this weekend at the state championship meet. The head coach for both squads, Katrina Farrow, said the Firebirds, who won the 2020 state title, rallied around their ...

Free State boys soccer uses strong second half to knock off Lawrence High, 4-0

In front of a packed house of red- and green-clad fans from both sides, the Free State boys soccer team picked up a 4-0 city showdown victory over LHS on Tuesday night at FSHS. Led by a senior-heavy attack on senior night, the Firebirds (7-6-2) scored three goals in a 14-minute span to blow ...