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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 ...

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 ...