Lawrence High

Photo gallery: Lawrence boys basketball vs. Olathe Northwest

Lawrence High's boys basketball team defeated Olathe Northwest Tuesday night at LHS on March 2, 2021. The Lions advanced to the substate championship game with the win. LHS will host Olathe West on Friday, with a trip the state tournament up for grabs. Photos by Carter Gaskins/Lawrence ...

Lions adjust quickly, open postseason with 59-36 victory

It didn’t take Lawrence High long to find its bearings in Tuesday night’s substate opener. Once the Lions adjusted to some unexpected pressure, they found an easy route to the next round, advancing with a 59-36 win over Olathe Northwest. LHS head coach Mike Lewis said the Ravens caught the ...

LHS has 2 wrestlers claim runner-up at state meet; FSHS posts 5 podium finishes

A pair of Lawrence High wrestlers made it to the finals, but neither of them were able to come away with a state title at the Class 6A state wrestling meet on Saturday inside Hartman Arena. Lawrence senior Trey Medina’s undefeated season came to an end in the championship match of the ...

Lawrence High wrestlers vying for podium finishes at state wrestling tournament

Lawrence High’s wrestling team is hoping to maintain its recent postseason momentum during the Class 6A state tournament on Saturday at Hartman Arena in Park City. The Lions took six wrestlers to its substate meet at Olathe North last week, and five performed well enough to qualify for the ...

LHS girls drop 49-43 decision to Blue Valley West in regular-season finale

Lawrence High’s girls basketball team ended the regular season with a loss by dropping a 49-43 decision on the road against Blue Valley West on Wednesday. The Lions (2-18) ended the regular season on a 12-game losing skid and have not earned a win since their 41-36 victory over Shawnee ...

Substate brackets released for local basketball teams

Postseason brackets were officially revealed on Wednesday, and a pair of local boys basketball teams will get the opportunity to host substate after performing well in the regular season. Lawrence High boys (17-1) will host Olathe Northwest (7-13) in the substate opener on Tuesday, with tipoff ...

Lions wrap up undefeated Sunflower League record with team win over Raiders

Everyone did their part to ensure that the Lawrence High boys basketball team wouldn’t have to share the Sunflower League title this season. Behind contributions from all eight players that stepped on the floor on Tuesday, Lawrence surged past Shawnee Mission South for a 58-45 home win. ...

Lawrence girls suffer 55-24 loss at Shawnee Mission South

Lawrence High’s girls basketball team was overwhelmed by Shawnee Mission South in a 55-24 road loss on Tuesday. The Lions (2-17, 1-12 Sunflower League) surrendered 20 points in the opening period and were then held to a single point in the second quarter. They played better in the third ...

Brandon Daley ready to lead LHS boys soccer after spending 8 seasons as JV coach

After eight years at the junior varsity level, Brandon Daley will finally get his shot to lead a varsity boys soccer program. Daley was named the new Lawrence High boys soccer coach last Thursday, which was announced via Twitter by LHS Athletic Director Nick Wood. Pending approval from the ...

Photo gallery: Free State boys basketball vs. Lawrence High

Lawrence High's boys basketball team knocked down 11 3-pointers during a 16-point win over Free State Friday night at FSHS on Feb. 19, 2021. The Lions have now three consecutive meeting in this rivalry, while also securing a victory in seven of the last eight meetings. Photos by Chance ...

Photo gallery: Lawrence High girls basketball vs. Free State

Free State's girls basketball team defeated Lawrence High Friday night at LHS on Feb. 19, 2021. The Firebirds have now won three consecutive meetings in this rivalry. Photos by Carter Gaskins/Lawrence Journal-World

FSHS girls close out competitive City Showdown with road win

It took almost the entirety of Friday night’s City Showdown, but Free State High’s girls basketball team finally put rival Lawrence away late in a 55-46 victory at LHS. The Lions, who trailed by four entering the fourth quarter, scrapped in the opening minutes of the period, much like they ...

Lawrence boys defeat Olathe North for seventh consecutive win

Lawrence High’s boys basketball team will head into its rivalry matchup with plenty of momentum following a 46-42 win over Olathe North at LHS on Thursday. The Lions (15-1, No. 3 in Class 6A) have now won seven games in a row after earning back-to-back victories on Wednesday and Thursday. ...

Photo gallery: Free State bowling vs. Lawrence High

Lawrence High's bowling program earned a win in varsity boys and varsity girls during a dual against Free State Thursday afternoon at Royal Crest Lanes. The Lions has success in the Baker format in both matchups to pull out the come-from-behind victory against their rival. Photos by Chance ...