Lawrence High

Lawrence boys advance to state tourney with 63-55 win over Wichita Southeast

About 15 minutes after the final buzzer, Lawrence High head coach Mike Lewis made his way toward the locker room. He was then greeted with his first postgame shower of the season, and it was well deserved. For the second game in a row, the Lions turning to their zone defense in the second half ...

Free State boys bowling claims 6th at state meet

For the second season in a row, Free State’s varsity boys bowling team came away with a sixth-place finish at the state meet. The Firebirds posted a team score of 3,421 to place sixth out nine teams at the Class 6A state tournament Thursday afternoon at Northrock Lanes in Wichita. Olathe ...

LHS girls fall to Wichita Heights in sub-state opener

Lawrence High’s girls basketball team was eliminated in the first round of sub-state with a 61-16 road loss to Wichita Heights on Tuesday. The Lions ended their season with a 5-16 clip, while the Falcons improved to 20-1. Heights will face Washburn Rural in the sub-state title game at 7 ...

Two THS wrestlers win state titles; Lou Fincher finishes as runner-up for FSHS

For the second year in a row, Tonganoxie’s wrestling team had two individuals secure state titles to end the season. Sophomore Grayson Sonntag won the 120-pound weight class and senior Connor Searcy netted a state crown in the 220-pound weight class at the Class 4A state tournament at ...

LHS grabs share of Sunflower League title with 77-68 win over Shawnee Mission West

Midway through the third quarter, LHS senior forward Bryce Johnson rifled a pass to the right corner to Mayo. With a defender rushing toward him, Mayo sidestepped to his left and knocked down another 3-pointer. With Mayo back on the floor, Lawrence High secured both a 77-68 win over Shawnee ...

Free State’s Lou Fincher seeking state title in final trip to state tournament

Free State senior Lou Fincher is one first-place finish from finishing the sweep. Fresh off capturing a Sunflower League title and a regional crown, Fincher enters his final state meet looking for more. With a win this weekend in the Class 6A state tournament at Hartman Arena, Fincher could ...

Missing key player, LHS boys basketball falls to SM South

Playing without one of its best players, Lawrence High’s boys basketball team suffered a 45-42 loss to Shawnee Mission South Tuesday night at LHS. In the first game without junior guard Zeke Mayo, who suffered an injury late in the team’s win over Free State, the Lions struggled to get ...

LHS girls basketball drops 38-32 decision to SM South on senior night

The Lawrence High girls basketball team wasn’t able to get the job done on senior night, dropping a 38-32 decision to Shawnee Mission South Tuesday at LHS. LHS (5-14, 1-10 Sunflower League) raced out to an early 13-12 lead in the first quarter thanks to the play of senior starters Ella ...

Moore wins state title, Free State boys finish 5th at state swim meet

Topeka — Standing on top of the podium Saturday, Free State junior Reilley Moore was beaming with pride after winning in the 100 butterfly at the Class 6A state swim and dive championships. “It’s like the best feeling you could ever ask for,” Moore said. “It’s like the biggest kind ...

Second half surge pushes Free State to 66-38 win over LHS in City Showdown

Holding a 7-point lead at halftime over their crosstown rival, the Firebirds needed a spark in the second half to close the deal. “We thought our press was being effective and we just needed to get to the rim more,” Free State coach Nick Wood said. “We were settling for too many outside ...