Lawrence High

LHS swimmers win home invitational

The Lawrence High boys swimming and diving team had a special rhythm going on the way to a convincing win in its home invitational Thursday.The Lions were pitch perfect while singing the national anthem before the Lawrence Invitational, and nearly perfect in the water, winning eight of 12 ...

Lions rally past Wichita Southeast, stay unbeaten

Topeka ? Rarely this season has Lawrence High’s boys basketball team, ranked No. 1 in Class 6A, played on its heels, or struggled to match an opponent’s assertive style. But that’s exactly what happened to the Lions against No. 5-ranked Wichita Southeast Thursday evening in the ...

Lion wrestlers fall to O-South

Olathe ? Lawrence High’s wrestling team lost to Olathe South in a dual on Thursday, 39-30. The Lions had freshman Carson Jumping Eagle, freshman Ja’Relle Dye, sophomore Santino Gee, sophomore Tucker Wilson and sophomore Kevin Nichols win by pin. They will return to the mat for the Blue ...

Lions’ Shield signs with Cowley

Lawrence High senior Jolona Shield signed a letter of intent to play softball at Cowley Community College on Tuesday.Shield, a pitcher and designated hitter, earned first-team All-Sunflower League honors as a utility player last year, and was a second-team All-State selection.She had a .484 ...

LHS bowlers win triangular

Lawrence High’s boys and girls bowling teams defeated Shawnee Mission East and Shawnee Mission South in a triangular meet Thursday at Royal Crest Lanes.Javier Lemmons led the LHS boys with games of 215, 248 and 236 for a 699 series, and Miranda Krom led the Lion girls with games of 168, 247 ...

LHS, FSHS face tourney challenges

Lawrence High’s boys basketball team won a few close games to capture a Topeka Invitational Tournament championship last year. The road to a title won’t get any easier this season. The Lions (10-0, ranked No. 1 in Class 6A) will open play against Wichita Southeast (4-5) at 5 p.m. today at ...

LHS bowlers win at Topeka

Topeka ? Lawrence High’s girls bowling team placed four individuals in the top 10 to coast to a victory Tuesday at the Topeka Seaman Invitational at Westridge Lanes.Morgan Daniels and Ashlee Erickson each bowled series of 500 or better and took third and fourth place, respectively. Daniels ...

Lions’ Clothier wins in Newton

Newton ? Lawrence High junior wrestler Alan Clothier won the 182-pound championship match over Norton’s Gavin Lively to highlight the Newton Tournament of Champions for LHS.Clothier won a 5-1 decision over Lively to improve to 23-0 in matches on the season.Tristan Star (a 152-pounder) and ...

LHS girls fight to end

There was no quit from Lawrence High’s girls basketball team on Friday against Olathe East. The Lions trailed for the majority of the contest but refused to let the Hawks pull away. In the final minutes, they did their best to rally but fell short in a 45-42 loss at Olathe East. LHS trailed ...

Lions’ Clothier 4-0 at Newton

Newton ? Lawrence High junior wrestler Alan Clothier went 4-0 in the first day of the Newton Tournament of Champions to advance to the championship match of the 182-pound bracket.Clothier won by fall against Maize’s Marcus Alternirno and Andover Central’s Matt Killion before winning by tech ...

Lawrence High boys blast Olathe East, 72-55

Olathe ? Lawrence High’s boys basketball players were out for revenge against Olathe East on Friday night. The Lions lost to the Hawks in the sub-state title game last year, the same day they found out assistant coach Kermit Aldridge had died from cancer. This year, the Lions played with a ...

LHS bowlers third at O-North

Olathe ? Lawrence High’s girls and boys bowling teams both took third place Thursday in the Olathe North triangular.Montez Sanchez led the LHS boys with a 629 series, good for fourth place. Javier Lemmons had a 626 series.Diamonique Vann led the LHS girls with a 531 series, Ashlee Erickson ...

Garvin, Wagner sign letters

Lawrence High seniors Kenzie Garvin and Makayla Wagner signed their letters of intent to play college sports Thursday afternoon in the LHS cafeteria. Garvin, a first-time All-Sunflower League and second-team All-State pick last year, signed to play softball at Highland Park Community ...

LHS boys stop SM West, stay unbeaten

Overland Park ? Trailing by two points to Shawnee Mission West after three quarters, senior Anthony Bonner and the Class 6A No. 1-ranked Lawrence High boys basketball team had to find another gear in order to remain undefeated.After hitting a three-pointer early in the first quarter, Bonner had ...

SM West slips past LHS girls

Overland Park ? The three-point attempts kept going up, but not many of them were able to find the bottom of the net for the Lawrence High girls basketball team Tuesday night as the Lions lost to Shawnee Mission West, 60-45.Lawrence High was 3-of-16 from three-point range against the Vikings, ...

LHS swimmers third at ONW

Olathe ? Lawrence High finished third Tuesday at the Olathe Northwest boys swim triangular.Individual winners for the Lions were Stephen Johnson in the 100 and 200 freestyle, Alex Heckman in the 200 individual medley and Isaac Springe in the 500 freestyle.OLATHE NORTHWEST TRIANGULARTuesday at ...

LHS girls first at bowling meet

Leavenworth ? Lawrence High bowler Morgan Daniels finished in second place among varsity girls with a three-game series total of 558 pins on Monday at the Lansing Invitational at Crown Lanes in Leavenworth. Lawrence’s girls team knocked down 1,932 pins to take first place in the four-team ...

FSHS girls rise to No. 5 in poll

Free State High’s girls basketball team continued its rise through the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association’s weekly rankings, jumping to No. 5 in Class 6A in the latest poll released Monday. The Firebirds (7-0) will go on the road to face Leavenworth (6-1, ranked No. 3 in 5A) at 5:30 ...

Title game has LHS lineman rapt

Lawrence High junior Amani Bledsoe is ready to sit back and watch the college football national title game tonight, but he has a different view than anybody else. According to ESPN’s Recruiting Nation, Bledsoe is the only defensive end in the nation, among players in the class of 2016, who ...

LHS bowlers take second

Lawrence High’s girls bowling team didn’t have any season-opening jitters at the Free State Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The Lions took second place in the Baker-formatted match play at Royal Crest Lanes. They lost, 161-153 and 215-174, to Topeka High and were runner-up for the ...