Free State

Free State’s Lou Fincher seeking state title in final trip to state tournament

Free State senior Lou Fincher is one first-place finish from finishing the sweep. Fresh off capturing a Sunflower League title and a regional crown, Fincher enters his final state meet looking for more. With a win this weekend in the Class 6A state tournament at Hartman Arena, Fincher could ...

Free State rolls to 61-42 victory over SM West on senior night

Free State coach Sam Stroh yelled for somebody to play some music. Almost immediately after, “Life is Good” by Future and Drake started blasting throughout the locker room. “(Life’s) pretty good right now,” senior forward DK Middleton said. Middleton was named player of the game ...

Free State girls lose to SM West, 70-48, on senior night

Free State High School’s girls basketball team couldn’t keep up with a hot-shooting Shawnee Mission West team in a 70-48 loss Tuesday night at FSHS. SM West got off to a fast start with an early 10-4 lead. It was an especially tough night for Free State senior Caely Kesten, who shot 1 ...