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Preps notebook: FSHS boys bowling begins 2021 season with runner-up finish

To begin the 2021 campaign, Free State’s boys bowling team secured a runner-up finish at Tuesday’s quadrangular meet at Royal Crest Lanes. Free State finished with a team score of 2,501, which trailed only Olathe East’s mark of 2,606 in the opening action of the new season. It marked the ...

Veritas boys basketball defeats Bishop Seabury

The Veritas boys basketball team earned bragging rights by besting Bishop Seabury for a 71-46 home win Friday night in the latest crosstown clash. Playing in its new home gym, Veritas faced a 14-13 deficit after one quarter before storming back to take control of the contest. The Eagles poured ...

Preps notebook: Top-10 high school sports moments of 2020

It is no secret that 2020 was a year unlike any other because of COVID-19. That much was true in every aspect of our lives. For the high school sports world, it resulted in athletes having their season impacted on a regular basis or even losing their season altogether in some cases. Yet there ...

2020 Journal-World All-Area boys soccer team

Coach of the year: Jon Orndorff, Tonganoxie In a year with many quality soccer squads in the area, Orndorff’s Chieftains were one of two local programs (along with Baldwin) to win a regional title this fall. The Chieftains went 11-5 under Orndorff before losing to eventual state champion ...

2020 Journal-World All-Area girls cross-country team

Coach of the year: Mike Spielman, Baldwin Under Spielman, Baldwin’s girls cross-country team bounced back to the top of Class 4A in 2020 after not winning a state title a year ago. The Bulldogs had five runners finish inside the top 17 this year to earn a state crown. Baldwin has won three ...

2020 Journal-World All-Area boys cross-country team

Coach of the year: Steve Heffernan, Free State Heffernan’s Firebirds made history this season by winning their first state title in boys cross-country. Free State bought into a team-first mentality this year under Heffernan, who has been at the helm since 1998. Athlete of the year: Ben ...

2020 Journal-World All-Area volleyball team

Coach of the year: Kyle Billings, Perry-Lecompton In just his first season at the helm, Billings helped guide the Kaws to their first substate title since 1996. Perry-Lecompton cracked the top 10 in Class 3A for the first time in decades despite having to face some elite squads in the Big ...

Despite being the favorite, Firebirds treating state meet like any other race

Free State’s boys cross-country team is trying to treat it like any other race even though there is so much at stake during Saturday’s Class 6A state meet at 4 Mile Creek Resort in Augusta. The Firebirds, who are the No. 1 team in Class 6A, enter the event as the favorite to win a state ...

Cross-country recap: Free State boys win 3rd consecutive regional title

For the third year in a row, Free State’s boys cross-country secured a regional crown. The Firebirds had five runners finish inside the top-14 on their way to a first-place finish at the Class 6A regional meet on Saturday at Frontier Trail Middle School. Free State scored 38 points as a ...

Photo gallery: Firebirds win Free State Invitational in Baldwin

Free State's boys cross-country team earned a win its own meet at the Baldwin City Golf Course on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Bishop Seabury's sophomore Oona Nelson finished third in the varsity girls race. Photos by Chance Parker/Lawrence Journal-World

Free State boys cross-country claims another win behind balanced effort

Baldwin — Free State’s top cross-country runners wasted little time after finishing the boys race, in which all five athletes ended up inside the top five as individuals on Saturday at the Baldwin Golf Course. Junior Ben Shryock, senior Christopher Stone, senior Ethan Sharp, junior Jack ...

Preps notebook: Beck Oldridge fueling recent win streak by Bishop Seabury soccer

Bishop Seabury sophomore Beck Oldridge is coming off an impressive week, where he scored five goals in three matches to help his team extend its winning streak to four games. After struggling out of the gate, the Seahawks appear to be hitting their stride as a team and are now 5-2 on the ...

Preps notebook: Perry-Lecompton still undefeated after lopsided win over Winfield

Perry-Lecompton’s football team cruised to a 41-13 road win over Winfield Friday night to stay undefeated this season. The Kaws (5-0, No. 2 in Class 3A) jumped out to a 19-0 lead in the first quarter, and the defense eventually held Winfield (1-4) to 33 yards of total offense in the second ...