Seabury

Preps notebook: LHS boys soccer secures 4-1 win over Wyandotte

Lawrence High head coach Mike Murphy had no doubt that his team would respond. After all, the Lions have had to do so in nearly every match this season. After a pair of offsides stalled Lawrence’s offense on two different scoring opportunities, Wyandotte evened things with a counter attack ...

Free State freshman Zoe Williams highlights top area athletes of the week

Free State’s gymnastics team had a new top performer in the third meet of the season. Talia Gay, who won the all-around state title last fall, had finished first or second in the all-around rankings in each of the first two meets. She then suffered an injury early in the Free State ...

Preps notebook: Free State’s offensive line hoping to improve in Week 2

It didn’t take long for the group chat to start blowing up. Senior left tackle Turner Corcoran was the first to send a message in the offensive line group chat, which occurred on the same night Free State rolled to a 45-19 win over Olathe West in the season opener. The sentiment across the ...

Preps notebook: City tennis standouts showing growth in singles play

Keegan VanPelt, Free State’s top singles player, has a clear mission this fall. She placed sixth as a freshman at the Class 6A state tennis tournament two years ago. Last season, VanPelt improved on this finish by claiming fifth. Now she aims to continue that career trajectory while ...

Preps notebook: FSHS boys cross-country begins 2019 with strong showing

In its quest for a state title, Free State’s boys cross-country began the season off right. Following a runner-up finish in Class 6A last year, the Firebirds are poised for another high finish this fall. In its first action of 2019, Free State proved why as six runners finished in the top-19 ...

Preps notebook: Top area volleyball storylines entering 2019

The 2019 volleyball season begins today with multiple area teams taking the court. Last season, a volleyball state champion came from this area when Lawrence High finished first in Class 6A for the first since 1995. The Lions will have to replace an instrumental senior class from a season ago, ...

Preps notebook: Top area boys soccer storylines entering 2019 season

The 2019 soccer season officially began Friday with multiple area teams in action. In a battle between two area teams, Eudora’s boys soccer squad bested Bishop Seabury by a 4-2 margin at EHS. It marked the second year in a row that the Cardinals claimed the season opener against the ...

Bishop Seabury’s Faith Hedges nets first hole-in-one of career

Bishop Seabury golfer Faith Hedges made a hole-in-one on the fourth hole, which is an 165-yard hole, at Prairie Dunes during the Kansas Women’s Amateur golf tournament on Tuesday. “This is my first hole-in-one and I’m so happy it was in a tournament on a difficult par three at Prairie ...

Journal-World 2019 All-Area girls track team

Athlete of the Year: Evann Seratte, Lawrence Seratte placed in four events in her final meet, but a fall in the 800-meter run kept her from doing even better. Seratte still scored more points at the state meet in her career than any other athlete — boy or girl — in program history. The KU ...

Journal-World 2019 All-Area boys track team

Athlete of the Year: Shane Quinlan, Perry-Lecompton Winning a state title in Quinlan’s senior season was always the goal. After a runner-up finish last year, Quinlan won the Class 3A boys 400-meter run with a school-record time of 49.52. He was also a regional champion and league champion in ...

Journal-World 2019 All-Area girls soccer team

Player of the Year: Anna Chieu, Lawrence Chieu poured in a school-record 19 goals to lead the Sunflower League in scoring during her senior season. Chieu scored five goals, including a game-winning goal in overtime, against Free State. She also scored five goals in a win over Gardner-Edgerton ...

Bishop Seabury’s Henry Nelson becomes youngest finisher in DK 200

One week after competing in the three longest races of the state track meet, Bishop Seabury standout Henry Nelson faced an even tougher test of endurance. Nelson competed in the 2019 Dirty Kanza this past weekend in Emporia. Nelson was the youngest finisher in the race that is over 200 miles ...

Bishop Seabury freshman Will Hedges nets 5th at 2A state golf meet

To close out the 2018-19 high school sports season, Bishop Seabury freshman Will Hedges claimed a top five finish at the Class 2A state golf meet. Hedges placed fifth, shooting a 74 (+3) at Hesston Golf Course Wednesday afternoon. Kameron Shaw of Sacred Heart won the tournament with a 66 (-5) ...

Lawrence’s 4×100-meter relay wins another state title before meet is postponed

WICHITA — On the surface, it looked like an easy title defense by the Lawrence High girls 4x100-meter relay. LHS junior Asjah Harris nonchalantly crossed the finish line in first place, finishing nearly a full second faster than runner-up Olathe North. There was no celebration like last ...

Bishop Seabury’s Henry Nelson nets third before state track meet is postponed

WICHITA — While junior Henry Nelson was making his state track debut, a large collection of Bishop Seabury faithful were crowded around a single laptop back at school. Nelson’s viewing party was made up of people still hanging around BSA after graduation, a photo he saw shortly after ...

FSHS senior Malachi Starr determined to claim gold medal in last trip to state meet

Free State senior Malachi Starr is not a fan of losing. So it was business as usual when the FSHS sprinter took home the gold in the 400-meter run with a time of 50.43 at Free State’s regional meet last week. It earned him a trip to the state track meet in an individual event, though he will ...

Landon Berquist aims to end FSHS career on high note at state golf tournament

It will be an unfamiliar feeling for Free State senior Landon Berquist. Berquist has plenty of experience with postseason golf, as Monday marks his fourth trip to the state tournament in as many years. But it will be his last action as a Firebird, capping a stellar high school career. “It ...

BSA senior Ella Blake notches 2 medals at state swim meet

Senior Ella Blake closed out her Bishop Seabury career with a pair of podium finishes. Blake claimed two medals for the Seahawks at the Class 5-1A girls state swim meet Saturday afternoon at the Capitol Federal Natatorium at Hummer Sports Complex in Topeka. Blake finished second in the 200 ...

Bishop Seabury junior qualifies for state track in 3 events

Bishop Seabury junior Henry Nelson will be busy next week during the state track meet in Wichita. Nelson qualified for the Class 2A state meet in a trio of events during a strong showing at regionals Friday. Nelson won the 3,200-meter run with a time of 10:24.29. He also placed third in the ...