Lawrence High

Lawrence rolls vs. SMW, moving to 3-0 on the season

Lawrence High caught steam early Friday night against Shawnee Mission West, and strolled to a 35-7 victory in the second half. The Lions (3-0) posted 280 yards of total offense, including 158 yards through the air during their second home game of the year. “They're starting to bond a ...

Firebirds set for showdown with Olathe North; Lions return home to face SM West

The Free State football team will face its toughest test yet when it looks to keep its unbeaten season alive on Friday at No. 2 Olathe North. After enjoying blowout wins over Shawnee Mission Northwest and Shawnee Mission South, Free State coach Kevin Stewart knows that this week’s game will ...

Notebook: Free State’s Ben Shryock wins cross country title in Nebraska

A runner from Kansas — Free State High’s Ben Shryock — took first place in a Nebraska cross-country race this past weekend. Shryock, a senior, finished with a time of 16:17.8 at the Millard South Invitational at Walnut Grove Park near Omaha, Neb. As a whole, the Firebirds finished ...

How LHS senior Truman Juelsgaard fell in love with playing quarterback

When Lawrence High senior Truman Juelsgaard was first asked to play quarterback back in sixth grade, he cried — but they weren’t tears of joy. His friend Jet Dineen — now the starting QB at Free State — had just been taken off the field after suffering a concussion during a Hurricanes ...

Lawrence High football rolls to 37-7 road win over SM North

The Lawrence High football team continued its strong defensive start to the season Friday night in a 37-7 road win over Shawnee Mission North. LHS (2-0) held SM North to 121 yards of total offense — including just 3 through the air — and the Lions posted 315 yards of total offense, ...