Lawrence High

LHS tennis 1-2 at Seaman quad

Topeka ? Lawrence High’s boys tennis team went 1-2 Wednesday at the Topeka Seaman quadrangular.The Lions defeated Topeka West, 4-0, and lost to Washburn Rural, 4-0, and to Seaman, 3-1.In singles, Elliott Abromeit went 2-1, and Brendan Connor was 1-0.“Elliott Abromeit played well for us at ...

Lions see positives but fall to ONW

Lawrence High baseball coach Brad Stoll got a glimpse Tuesday evening of the kind of at-bats he wants out of his Lions. To his dismay, they all came in one frame, and Olathe Northwest held Lawrence hitless for three-inning stretches to open and close a 5-3 road victory.The Lions only managed ...

LHS tennis tops Bonner Springs

Lawrence High’s boys tennis team narrowly defeated Bonner Springs, 5-4, Tuesday at LHS with the help of several junior varsity players.The Lions’ top four varsity players sat out to give some of the LHS JV squad a chance to compete at the varsity level. Lawrence High gained a 2-1 edge in ...

ONW blanks LHS soccer

After three straight competitive outings to open the season from his Lawrence High girls soccer team, coach Justin Young didn’t think a 5-0 home loss to Olathe Northwest Tuesday night indicated a turn in the wrong direction.The Lions (2-2) held the Ravens scoreless most of the opening half, ...

Flynn paces city prep golfers

Lake Quivira ? Free State High’s Jack Flynn tied for 10th overall at the Shawnee Mission Northwest Golf Invitational on Monday at Lake QuiviraFlynn shot 77 to lead all city golfers.The meet also served as the first of three rounds of the Sunflower League championship. In those standings, ...

LHS baseball stumbles, 5-4

Overland Park ? Blue Valley North scored a pair of two-out runs in the bottom of the seventh to edge Lawrence, 5-4, on Saturday in high school baseball.The Lions led 4-3 entering the seventh, but BV North drew a pair of two-out walks prior to a game-winning hit.“We just need to close games ...

LHS girls soccer tumbles in OT

Kansas City, Mo. ? Barstow scored at the end of overtime and claimed a 1-0 high school girls soccer victory over Lawrence High on Friday.“It was a very hard-fought game,” LHS coach Justin Young said, “a very physical game.”The Lions (2-1) will host Olathe Northwest on Tuesday.

Two city bowlers tapped all-state

Free State High sophomore bowler Alex Jimenez and Lawrence High senior Ashlee Erickson were selected to the Class 6A all-state teams by the Kansas Bowling Coaches Association. Jimenez, who finished fifth at the state tournament with a 722 series, was named to the boys’ first team. Erickson ...

LHS tennis sharp in win over Seabury

After playing in their first tournament of the year on Tuesday, Lawrence High’s boys tennis players were ready to return to the court and clean up their mistakes on Friday afternoon. Despite a lot of wind and cold air, the Lions looked sharper during their 6-2 victory in their dual against ...

LHS swimmers top SM South

Mary Reed-Weston and Morgan Traughber each won two events to help the Lawrence High girls swim and dive team earn a 102-74 victory in a dual against Shawnee Mission South on Thursday at LHS.Traughber picked up wins in the 500 freestyle and 100 backstroke, while Reed-Weston coasted to victories ...

LHS softball falls to O-South

Olathe ? Lawrence High senior Morgan Byrn and junior Sophie Taylor drilled home runs, but Lawrence High’s softball team lost to Olathe South, 12-3, on Thursday at ODAC.The Falcons took advantage of the Lions’ three errors for five unearned runs, scoring three runs in the fourth, fifth and ...

LHS baseball earns first win

Overland Park ? Lawrence High’s baseball team picked up its first victory of the season with a 7-4 win over Shawnee Mission West on Thursday.The Lions found themselves in a 4-0 hole after the first inning, but rallied for three runs in the fifth and plated four more in the sixth to overtake ...

City preps to play in all-star games

Lawrence High senior Anthony Bonner and Free State High senior Weston Hack were selected to play in the Stateline Showdown All-Star basketball game this weekend. Bonner and Hack will represent Team Kansas against Missouri in the boys game, which will be played at 5 p.m. Saturday at Rockhurst ...

City golfers shine at SMS

Overland Park ? Three city high schoolers placed in the top 10 at the Shawnee Mission South Golf Invitational on Wednesday at Deer Creek.Free State’s Jack Flynn placed third at 80 and Coleman Houk eighth at 84 to pace the Firebirds to a third-place finish in the team race. Olathe Northwest ...

Woods rallies Lions in 4×400 relay

Lawrence High junior sprinter JD Woods was exhausted. He had already won the 100- and 200-meter dashes and ran the anchor leg of the Lions 4x100 relay on Tuesday afternoon in a dual against Free State. Now he needed to empty whatever he had left in the tank. In the last event of the day, Woods ...

Lions take team title at home swim meet

Lawrence High senior Alex Ginsberg completed the 100 fly Tuesday at Carl Knox Natatorium and saw she finished just more than six seconds behind the winner, taking second place.And she had no issue with that.Her teammate Morgan Traughber, a talented freshman, won the race with ease. That’s ...

Quick start gives Lions 4-0 soccer victory over Baldwin

The Lawrence High girls soccer team tallied all the offense it needed in the first seven minutes of Tuesday’s 4-0 victory over Baldwin High at LHS.Sophomore Skylar Drum (36:02) and freshman Maria Duncan (33:21) put LHS on the board early with relentless pressure that produced the Lions’ ...

LHS softball rips Leavenworth

Leavenworth ? Lawrence High’s softball team picked up its first win of the season with a 16-1 rout of Leavenworth on Tuesday. Senior pitcher Megan Sumonja struck out 12 in five innings while giving up just two hits and one run. On offense, Amber Flummerfelt went 4-for-4 with 3 RBI, while ...

LHS boys tennis fifth at Emporia

Emporia ? Lawrence High’s boys tennis team finished fifth on Tuesday at the Emporia Tournament for its season-opening competition.Elliott Abromeit, Zach Bowie and Brendan Connor competed in the singles’ spots for Lawrence High, all finishing 1-1 and placing fourth overall in their ...

Lions’ Bonner, Firebirds’ Piper honored

Lawrence High senior basketball standout Anthony Bonner and Free State High sophomore Madison Piper both earned Class 6A first-team All-State honors from the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association on Monday. Bonner also was selected to play in the KBCA All-Star game, which will be played on June ...