Lawrence High

Focus on serve pays dividends for LHS senior Irick

Lawrence High senior tennis standout Thomas Irick has been working on his serve for a couple of months. That’s going to cause plenty of trouble for his opponents.Irick cruised in the No. 1 singles match and helped the Lions boys beat Bonner Springs, 5-3, on Tuesday afternoon at LHS.Making it ...

High schools notebook: LHS softball shelves C Team

Lawrence High softball has canceled its C Team’s season. Injuries and low turnout were factors, but the biggest issue was the high school limit of 20 games for any girl during the softball season. The Kansas High School Athletic Association says, “no student or team shall participate in ...

LHS baseball rolls over BV North

Overland Park ? Lawrence High’s offense clicked in Saturday’s 13-3 baseball victory against Blue Valley North.The Lions scored four runs in the first two frames to give starting pitcher Daonte Lowery a big lead.“To score eight runs in the first couple innings is going to win you a lot of ...

Doubles lift Lawrence High tennis over Seabury

The doubles points ended up being the deciding factor in Friday’s boys varsity tennis match between Lawrence High and Seabury Academy, as the Lions edged the Seahawks, 5-4, at LHS.Thomas Bach and Taylor Hodge won the No. 1 doubles match for Seabury, but LHS claimed victories in the No. 2 and ...

Lions soccer players lament lack of focus in OT loss

Lawrence High’s girls soccer players didn’t get to feel good about some late-game heroics very long Friday night.Shortly after Lions sophomore Kennedi Wright-Conklin tied the game in the 78th minute to force overtime against Barstow, Mo., a defensive breakdown — a recurring issue — ...

Pitching sets up Lions baseball for scrappy win

LHS holds tribute to former player SandersLawrence High’s baseball team held a moment of silence before its home-opener Thursday in memory of Travis Sanders, a former player who died in a car accident last October.Sanders’ parents and former teammates were in attendance, along with many ...

Lawrence softball at SMNW ppd.

Poor field conditions forced postponement of Lawrence High’s softball games Thursday.No reschedule date has been set for the Lions’ season-opening doubleheader against Shawnee Mission Northwest. LHS will open the season with a home game against Shawnee Mission West at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday. The ...

LHS swimming trips SM South

Overland Park ? Alex Ginsberg won two individual titles, five of her Lawrence High teammates won individual crowns, and the Lions won all three relays en route to a 127-49 dual-meet rout Thursday at Shawnee Mission South.Ginsberg won the 100 butterfly in 1:08.3 and the 100 breaststroke in ...

LHS soccer edges Baldwin

Lawrence High soccer defeated Baldwin, 2-1, on Tuesday at LHS.Keeli Billings and Carson Drake scored for the Lions. Sierra McKinney scored the lone goal for BHS.

City prep events rained out

A steady diet of rain on Wednesday forced Lawrence High and Free State to postpone all outdoor athletic events. Lawrence High’s boys tennis team will make up its dual against Seabury Academy at 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Lawrence Tennis Center.Free State’s boys tennis team will wait until ...

LHS girls track team edges FSHS in early season rivalry meet

It was the second time in five days that Lawrence and Free State high schools competed at the same meet. This time, it was just against each other.Pitted in a dual on Tuesday afternoon at Lawrence High, the Lions girls topped the Firebirds, 76-75, while the FSHS boys beat LHS, 82-67. Though ...

Lions girls swimmers win Lawrence Invitational

More than a few members of Lawrence High’s girls swimming team have fears of missing their events. Though the young swimmers are still getting adjusted to the fast-paced varsity meets, they also showed how big of an impact they can make when they do show up at the right time.The Lions took ...

Area basketball players earn all-state honors

Several city and area basketball players earned Kansas Basketball Coaches Association All-State honors.Free State High freshman Madison Piper and Lawrence High sophomore Justin Roberts both were named to the Class 6A second teams. LHS junior Anthony Bonner and Free State senior Cole Moreano ...

LHS tennis fourth at Emporia

Emporia ? Varsity returners Thomas Irick and Elliott Abromeit led the Lawrence High boys tennis team to a tie for fourth place, Tuesday at the Emporia Tournament.Irick and Abromeit competed at the No. 1 and No. 2 singles spots, respectively, and both placed third with 2-1 records.LHS coach ...

LHS golfer fifth at SMS Invitational

Overland Park ? Lawrence High senior Narito Mendez shot a team-low 80 and placed fifth on Monday at the Shawnee Mission South Invitational at Meadowbrook Country Club.Mendez carded the third-lowest score at the season-opening tournament, along with two other golfers, but fell to fifth after ...

High schools notebook: Deep batting order lifting LHS baseball

It’s no surprise that Lawrence High’s baseball players are swinging the bats well early in the season. The Lions feature some of the top hitters in the Sunflower League. However, the bottom of the order has been much better than anyone could have anticipated.“Really, the bottom half has ...

LHS wrestler falls at nationals

Lawrence High sophomore Alan Clothier fell just shy of earning NHSCA All-American wrestling honors at the Sophomore National Championships in Virginia Beach, Va., on Saturday afternoon.Clothier lost, 7-1, to Christian Araneo, a wrestler from New York, in the round to become an All-American. ...

Lions’ Clothier 1-1 in wrestling

Lawrence High sophomore Alan Clothier went 1-1 at the NHSCA Sophomore National Championships in Virginia Beach, Va., and will wrestle in the consolations today.Clothier, who won the Class 6A state championship at the 182-pound weight class, beat Seth Ham, a wrestler from South Carolina, 12-1 in ...

LHS baseball routs Seaman

Topeka ? Lawrence High had a balanced offensive attack, scoring eight runs on 12 hits, on the way to an 8-1 baseball victory against Topeka Seaman on Friday.The Lions jumped to a 3-0 lead before LHS starter Brandon Bell took the mound.“It was nice to come out and draw blood first,” LHS ...

Back on track: LHS, FSHS finally open season

It was only the first track and field meet of the season, but that didn’t mean several runners from Lawrence High and Free State High weren’t in mid-season form. Free State junior Gabbi Dabney won the 100-meter hurdles (15.79), and junior teammate Kiara Clark finished second (15.99). FSHS ...