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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 ...

Bishop Seabury freshman Will Hedges wins regional meet

Bishop Seabury freshman Will Hedges continued his prolific rookie campaign Monday afternoon. Hedges shot a 75 on a par-72 Woodland Hills Golf Course in Fort Scott to win the regional meet. He netted three birdies, finishing two shots better than the next-best individual golfer, to earn a trip ...

Emily Heinz fuels record-setting season for Bishop Seabury girls soccer

Ivo Ivanov, the head coach of the Bishop Seabury girls soccer team, could tell something was different this spring. With a limited number of players, Ivanov is forced to compete when the team decides to scrimmage during practice. The previous two years, Ivanov always felt like he was able to ...

Sawyer Nickel nets 7th to help FSHS boys tennis take 6th at state tournament

OLATHE — Free State senior Sawyer Nickel couldn't help but feel frustration as he found himself in a 3-0 deficit in what he knew was going to be his last high school tennis match. But instead of letting his anger undermine his performance, Nickel found a way to relax and have fun. Nickel ...

Preps notebook: Trip to state tourney illustrates growth by Bishop Seabury tennis

Bishop Seabury junior Grayson Rader can’t help but think about his first state tournament. Two years ago, Rader qualified as part of a doubles team along with a senior at the time. The duo went 1-2 at the Class 3-2-1A boys tennis state tournament before exiting, but it marked the first time ...

Regional assignments released for area baseball and softball teams

The postseason is right around the corner for area baseball and softball teams. Regional brackets were released Wednesday morning, as postseason action will begin next week. Multiple area teams will be vying for a state berth, including a pair of city baseball teams that earned the opportunity ...

Preps notebook: Veritas baseball captures second consecutive state crown

For the second consecutive season, the Veritas baseball team will come home with a state title. VHS cruised to a 14-4 victory over Wichita Home School Saturday afternoon in St. Mary’s during the championship game of the KCAA state tournament. It is the third such title for the Eagles in ...

Preps notebook: FSHS boys golf claims 2nd at first leg of league tournament

Free State junior Mitchell Spriggs knew it was going to be a good day when he recorded a chip-in from approximately 50 yards out on the sixth hole. Spriggs also birdied on the first hole, as he found a way to post the best performance of his career in chilly temperatures Monday afternoon at ...

Josie Hickerson secures school record to lead LHS girls track to victory

A school record went down, as the Lawrence High girls track and field team secured a victory at the Bob Camien-Claudia Welch Invitational Friday night at Seaman High School. Senior Josie Hickerson cleared 12-foot-0 to win the pole vault competition and set a school record. Hickerson claim one ...

Preps notebook: LHS baseball erases early deficit to claim 8th win in a row

The Lions have done it again. Lawrence’s baseball team scored three runs in the fifth to erase an early deficit en route to a 3-1 win over Shawnee Mission West Thursday night at LHS. Lawrence (11-4, 6-3 Sunflower League) has now won eight games in a row, and hasn’t lost since April ...

Preps notebook: City track athletes shine at Little KU Relays

During warmups, Lawrence High junior Ella Stewart was off by herself. And there is a reason for that. Stewart discovered that she’s been getting too amped up during the discus competition. Her best throws are in warmups. So, as a result, Stewart has started to work on ways to ensure that she ...

Preps notebook: LHS girls swim cruises to another win on Senior Night

After coming above water, Lawrence High teammates Maddie Dean and Aubrey Fischer looked up at the scoreboard during Tuesday’s meet at LHS. One second separated the two of them, with Dean taking first in the 100 backstroke with a 1:03.49. Fischer, who was actually the top seed entering the ...