Lawrence High

Lawrence High girls fall to Olathe East for 4th consecutive loss

A hot start by the Lawrence High girls basketball team proved to be too good to be true. Lawrence raced out to a 5-2 advantage within the first 90 seconds of the contest, but Olathe East responded by scoring 20 unanswered points to effectively end any chance of an upset. The Hawks (No. 9 in ...

LHS ‘runs out of gas’ in 47-37 home loss to Shawnee Mission East

Lawrence High came out with high energy and pace, but a tough fourth quarter led to a 47-37 loss to Shawnee Mission East Tuesday night. Junior forward Ozi Ajekwu led the Lions with 16 points. For weeks now, Lawrence High coach Jeff Dickson has implored junior forward Ozi Ajekwu to be more ...

Rodman’s runner-up finish helps LHS girls bowling claim 3rd at Sunflower League

Moments after stepping away from the podium, Lawrence High senior Emilie Rodman insisted that the rest of the varsity girls bowling team take another photo together. Rodman set her phone on the counter at College Lanes on Tuesday and took a group photo of the six-player squad. All the bowlers ...

LHS grabs eighth-straight victory as Lions roll to 69-40 win over SM Northwest

Shawnee — Lawrence High played with electric energy throughout the night, controlling the game from the opening tip, in a 69-40 road victory over Shawnee Mission Northwest on Friday night. This extends the Lions’ winning streak to eight. LHS coach Mike Lewis said his team played with great ...

Rough first half leads to 53-25 LHS road loss to SM Northwest

Shawnee — Near the end of the first quarter, Lawrence High coach Jeff Dickson urged his team to have more patience on offense. “Slow down!” Dickson said to his team. That’s easier said than done against Shawnee Mission Northwest (15-1, 7-1 Sunflower League), as the aggressive Cougars ...

Preps notebook: Despite missing 2 starters, Bishop Seabury boys roll to 68-13 win

Even with a shorthanded roster, Bishop Seabury’s boys basketball team took care of business on Tuesday. The Seahawks jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter before coasting to a 68-13 victory over Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy at BSA. It was an impressive win considering the fact that ...

LHS girls surrender early lead in 60-27 loss to Olathe South

OLATHE — The Lawrence High girls basketball team traded punches for much of the first quarter Tuesday at Olathe South, but the Falcons overwhelmed the Lions in the quarter’s closing minutes to set the stage for a 60-27 loss. It took all of six seconds for Olathe South (8-5, 4-2 Sunflower ...

LHS picks up sixth win in a row after rolling to 66-38 victory over Gardner Edgerton

Gardner — Lawrence High rolled to a 66-38 road victory Friday night over Gardner Edgerton to extend the Lions’ win streak to six games. LHS junior guard Zeke Mayo and senior guard Peyton Mallory led the way with 16 points each. “Tonight we had good energy,” LHS coach Mike Lewis said. ...

Another slow start dooms LHS girls in lopsided loss to FL Schlagle

Lawrence High girls head coach Jeff Dickson will admit that he either gives the worst pregame speeches or the best halftime pep talks. There is no in between. For the second day in a row, LHS girls put together a rally to start the second half, but a sluggish start proved to be too much to ...

Free State edges out LHS for 48-25 win in wrestling City Showdown

Given the history of the City Showdown and the intense atmosphere, Free State senior Lou Fincher felt a bit of pressure going into Wednesday’s match against Lawrence High. “But I (expected) our team to win because we’re a really good team this year,” Fincher said. Free State defeated ...

LHS boys surge past Wyandotte for 5th consecutive win

Lawrence High’s boys basketball team needed a second-half comeback to surge past Wyandotte, 63-36, on the road on Wednesday. Trailing 24-21 at the intermission, the Lions (8-3) kicked it into high gear over the final two periods to notch their fifth win in a row. Lawrence scored 15 points in ...