Lawrence High

LHS, Free State boys basketball teams open 2022-23 season with big wins

A fourth-quarter rally by the Lawrence High boys basketball team led to a 64-56 win over Blue Valley Southwest in Friday night’s season-opener at LHS. Junior Zaxton King led the Lions with 34 points, shooting 9 of 15 from the field and chipping in a pair of 3-pointers along the way. Senior ...

Winter Sports Preview: LHS hoops teams ready to attack big goals during upcoming season

A deep and talented group of upperclassmen is set to return for the Lawrence High boys basketball team this season, as LHS searches for its first Sunflower League title in nearly two years. Last season’s 17-5 campaign was cut short in a sub-state loss to Olathe West and saw a highly-talented ...

Preps notebook: Mondi signs with Nebraska gymnastics, Thomsen inks with Cal volleyball

A pair of talented high school prospects who call Lawrence home recently signed with Power 5 universities in their chosen sports, with Lawrence High’s Chase Mondi joining the Nebraska gymnastics program and Free State volleyball standout Sawyer Thomsen signing to play at Cal. Mondi, a 2021 ...

Lawrence can’t keep up with Derby in regional playoff

Derby — An early hole dug by the Lawrence football team was too much to overcome in Friday night’s state regional matchup against Derby. The Lions (6-4) fell 76-28 on the road, marking the third consecutive postseason loss to the Panthers after a late-season turnaround by LHS. The Lions ...

LHS expecting another stiff challenge from Derby in state playoffs

Lawrence High football has been bounced from the playoffs by Derby two years in a row. On Friday, the Lions want to ensure it doesn’t happen a third time. In the first round of the Class 6A state playoffs last week, Derby (7-2) torched Topeka High 69-12, and the Lions (6-3) know that when ...

Lawrence High rolls to playoff victory over Wichita Heights

The Lawrence High football team rolled over Wichita Heights 48-13 in Round 1 of the Class 6A state playoffs on Friday night at LHS. Once again, the seventh-seeded Lions (6-3) rotated junior Tyson Grammer and sophomore Banks Bowen at quarterback, and those two combined to lead the Lions to 490 ...