Lawrence High

After undefeated regular season, LHS girls swim still motivated this postseason

Seven posters hang up on the wall in the back-right corner of the Lawrence High pool. Every season, the LHS girls swim and dive team creates these posters with handwritten goals plastered on them. Multiple swimmers contribute to each poster, which typically features a nice blend of personal ...

Soccer match between city teams postponed to Friday

Another City Showdown has been postponed due to inclement weather. One day after Tuesday’s softball matchup between Lawrence High and Free State was pushed back one day, LHS announced that the soccer game originally scheduled for Tuesday was also going to be postponed. FSHS and Lawrence will ...

Preps notebook: FSHS boys golf claims 2nd at first leg of league tournament

Free State junior Mitchell Spriggs knew it was going to be a good day when he recorded a chip-in from approximately 50 yards out on the sixth hole. Spriggs also birdied on the first hole, as he found a way to post the best performance of his career in chilly temperatures Monday afternoon at ...

FSHS boys golf places 2nd at Leavenworth Invitational

Free State’s boys golf team came home with a runner-up finish this past week. The Firebirds scored 328 to place second behind Chris Prep Academy, which scored 316 as a squad. Lawrence came in eighth out of 10 teams after scoring 430 at the Leavenworth Country Club during a meet on ...

Lawrence’s Amani Bledsoe signs with Tennessee Titans

A former Lion will get his shot in the National Football League. Amani Bledsoe, a former Lawrence High standout, announced via his personal Twitter account that he was joining the Tennessee Titans after going undrafted in the 2019 NFL Draft. Bledsoe, a defensive end, spent three years with ...

Josie Hickerson secures school record to lead LHS girls track to victory

A school record went down, as the Lawrence High girls track and field team secured a victory at the Bob Camien-Claudia Welch Invitational Friday night at Seaman High School. Senior Josie Hickerson cleared 12-foot-0 to win the pole vault competition and set a school record. Hickerson claim one ...

Preps notebook: LHS baseball erases early deficit to claim 8th win in a row

The Lions have done it again. Lawrence’s baseball team scored three runs in the fifth to erase an early deficit en route to a 3-1 win over Shawnee Mission West Thursday night at LHS. Lawrence (11-4, 6-3 Sunflower League) has now won eight games in a row, and hasn’t lost since April ...

Preps notebook: Late rally leads FSHS baseball to 14th consecutive win

It takes a nice blend of luck and skill to go on a streak like Free State’s baseball team has. FSHS extended its win streak to 14 games with a late comeback to secure a 2-1 win over Olathe West Wednesday night at the College Boulevard Activity Center. The game was originally scheduled for ...

Doubles teams lead city tennis squads at Sunflower League meet

OLATHE – After a city series defeat, Kanak Masten and Cooper Wright of Lawrence High found themselves in a rematch with Free State’s No. 1 doubles pair of Davis Steadman and Trey Melvin. Masten and Wright advanced to the semifinals with an 8-6 win, but fell in their next two matches to ...

Preps notebook: Timely hitting helps LHS baseball claim 7th straight win

Make that seven games in a row now. Lawrence’s baseball team extended its win streak to seven consecutive games with a 5-2 victory over Olathe South Tuesday night at LHS. The recipe for win No. 7 was just like the six games before it, too. The Lions, who have practically perfected the art ...

Dobson delivers: Senior first baseman completes comeback by LHS with walk-off hit

As soon as the ball left Hank Dobson’s bat, the Lawrence High faithful erupted with joy. With the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh, Dobson delivered for the Lions. The left-handed first baseman smacked a single to right, scoring two runs to put the final touches on Lawrence’s 4-3 ...

Lawrence High sprint medley team sets school record at Kansas Relays

Another city school record fell at the Kansas Relays on Saturday. Lawrence’s sprint medley team of Asjah Harris, Bella Kirkwood, Evann Seratte and Hannah Stewart took down a four-year old record with a time of 4:15.08 to finish fourth overall. Maya Yoder, Kyleigh Severa, Jensen Edwards and ...

Preps notebook: FSHS tennis takes 2nd at LHS Invitational; Lawrence claims 6th

Behind a balanced attack, Free State’s boys tennis team took second out of six teams at the Lawrence High Invitational Friday at LHS. The Firebirds scored 16 points as a team, finishing seven points shy of event winner Shawnee Mission East. Lawrence placed sixth in its own meet, scoring ...

Statement win: LHS baseball blasts past Blue Valley West for 11-1 victory

Senior Caleb Mondi crossed home plate first, then sophomore Cole Mondi scored moments later. The Mondi brothers were plated by a single to center via sophomore Devin Neal, which put the finishing touches on a signature win by the Lawrence High baseball team. Lawrence didn’t need to complete ...

LHS baseball erases 2 deficits in 6-5 win during River City Festival

Senior second baseman Garrett Romero put the finishing touches on Lawrence’s latest win when he threw the ball to junior first baseman Aidan Bannister. Bannister flicked the ball back to the mound, and the celebration ensued just in front of the LHS dugout Thursday night at Hoglund Ballpark. ...