Seabury

Preps notebook: FSHS volleyball earns road sweep in triangular with league foes

Free State’s volleyball team clawed its way back to .500 for the first time all season with a much-needed road sweep at the Shawnee Mission North triangular on Tuesday. The Firebirds, who are now 4-4 on the year after losing their first four matches of the season, secured a pair of 2-0 ...

Preps notebook: Tonganoxie, Perry-Lecompton football both stay undefeated in Week 2

Area football teams Tonganoxie and Perry-Lecompton remain undefeated following wins in Week 2 of the 2020 season. THS — which is ranked No. 3 in Class 4A — jumped out to a double-digit lead in the first half in an eventual 24-14 home victory over Louisburg on Friday. Perry-Lecompton (No. 2 ...

Preps notebook: LHS, FSHS boys soccer set to face off in early city showdown

Thursday’s boys soccer city showdown is slated to take place earlier in the year compared to previous seasons, and there is a lot less on the line than there was the last time these two teams met. Lawrence High, which has raced off to a 3-0 start, will be looking to prove something when it ...

KSHSAA releases detailed guidelines for returning to activities this fall

The Kansas State High School Activities Association on Wednesday released a set of guidelines for upcoming fall sports seasons, but many of the specifics will remain in the hands of local school districts and administrators. The guidelines are broken up into two parts: a set of general ...

Bishop Seabury hires assistant coach Jamelle Blunt to take over boys hoops program

Longtime assistant coach Jamelle Blunt has been named the new head coach of the Bishop Seabury Academy boys basketball program. Blunt, 33, takes over for Jonathan Raney, who left the program after leading BSA to the state semifinals last season. Blunt worked as an assistant under Raney for ...

Bishop Seabury athletic programs joining newly formed Kaw Valley Conference

Bishop Seabury Academy’s athletic teams are officially joining a conference. Beginning in the fall of 2021, Seabury will compete in the newly formed Kaw Valley Conference, the school announced this week. The KVC will include five other schools — Heritage Christian Academy in Olathe, KC ...

Three city basketball players headed to prep schools for 2020-21 season

Bishop Seabury basketball standouts Zach Bloch and Juju Ramirez, along with Free State’s Miles Branch, are all headed to prep schools next season. While their absence from the Lawrence hoops scene figures to change the outlook of both teams, their coaches said they were looking forward to ...

Bishop Seabury boys basketball recognized on SportsCenter after season was cut short

The Bishop Seabury boys basketball team got some national media attention Monday night after a dominant 2019-20 season was cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic. On ESPN's SportsCenter, the Seahawks were among the teams honored by Scott Van Pelt as a part of his #SeniorNight segment, which was ...

Journal-World 2019-20 Winter All-Area Teams

After each high school sports season, the Journal-World recognizes outstanding athletes with its All-Area Teams. Because of statewide precautions taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the annual All-Area winter group photos were not able to be taken this year. The teams still were selected ...

Journal-World’s 2019-20 All-Area girls basketball team

Player of the year: Harper Schreiner, Eudora Emerging as one of the better players in the state, Schreiner averaged 15.6 points per game to go along with an average of 4.2 assists, 4.0 steals and 5.7 rebounds per outing during her sophomore season. Schreiner was named to the All-Frontier ...

Journal-World’s 2019-20 All-Area boys basketball team

Player of the year: Zeke Mayo, Lawrence High Mayo was the best player on the court on a nightly basis during his junior campaign. He was a well-rounded player, leading the Lions in scoring, rebounds and assists this past season. Mayo averaged 16.0 points per game to go along with 6.0 rebounds ...

Bishop Seabury boys not satisfied with just making it to state tourney again

Bishop Seabury’s boys basketball team has a chance to go wire-to-wire for the season by winning three games this week in the Class 2A state tournament. The Seahawks were one of five teams in the state — along with Topeka High (6A girls), Bishop Miege (4A girls), Central Plains (1A girls) ...