Lawrence High

LHS rolls to 84-55 road victory over Olathe North, Lions win 11th straight

Olathe — Lawrence High rolled to an 84-55 road victory over Olathe North on Tuesday night. This is the Lions’ 11th-straight win. “We felt like if we shared the ball and just made them work on defense, we’d get some good looks,” LHS coach Mike Lewis said. “And I thought our guys ...

Defensive pressure in second half leads to LHS 75-53 loss to Olathe North

Olathe — Despite handling the pressure early on, Lawrence High struggled to withstand the relentless Olathe North defense, as the Lions fell to the Eagles 73-53 Tuesday night. The Lions (5-12, 1-8 Sunflower League) started out strong, though, as LHS made a habit of pushing the ball inside to ...

Lou Fincher and Trey Medina grab titles at Sunflower League Invitational

Olathe — Lawrence High junior Trey Medina won the 152-pound weight class at the Sunflower League Invitational on Saturday after pinning Olathe North sophomore Landon Wilkes. LHS finished ninth as a team with 61 points. It was also a successful day for Free State, which finished in sixth ...

Mayson Quartlebaum scores 19, Lawrence High boys secure 10th straight win

Early in the fourth quarter, Lawrence High senior Mayson Quartlebaum misfired on an attempt from the top of the key. It was the lone blemish on an otherwise flawless night by the talented big man, and by then the Lions were in control anyway. Behind a 19-point performance from Quartlebaum, ...

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. ...