Seabury

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 ...

Sawyer Nickel leads FSHS tennis to first-place finish in City Series

Sawyer Nickel is used to people knowing his name at local tennis meets. The Free State senior only dropped one game among his three matches, which came against Bishop Seabury junior Grayson Rader, en route to a first-place finish in singles play of the City Series on Tuesday. Rader was the ...

Preps notebook: City soccer standouts highlight top area athletes of the week

This past week featured a number of stellar performances by local athletes at the high school level. For starters, Free State sophomore Tatum Clopton threw a perfect game to begin the week. On the same night, a FSHS soccer player recorded a hat trick. Two days later, a LHS senior scored five ...

Preps notebook: Offensive explosion leads FSHS softball to 11-4 win over Olathe West

Much has been made about Tatum Clopton’s otherworldly start to the 2019 season. The Free State sophomore tossed a perfect game and a complete game one-hitter through the first four outings. But the Firebirds, who are the defending 6A state champions, have now shown in back-to-back contests ...

Preps notebook: LHS senior Anna Chieu pours in five goals in 6-3 win

Lawrence High senior Anna Chieu fell to the turf in disbelief as her final shot attempt missed just left of the goal. Chieu had three good looks, including one in the final seconds of Lawrence’s 6-3 win over Gardner-Edgerton, to finish off the double hat trick. Gardner-Edgerton goalie Maea ...

Journal-World’s 2018-19 All-Area boys basketball team

Co-Players of the Year: Noah Butler, of Free State and Clarence King, of Lawrence A pair of city seniors were on a different level for much of the 2018-19 season. Butler was the go-to option for the Firebirds, averaging 19.0 points and 3.0 rebounds per contest in his senior season. Free State ...

City track teams begin 2019 season at Free State’s Early Bird meet

For the first meet of the season, it’s only natural for the pool of nearly 300 athletes from Lawrence High, Free State, Shawnee Heights and Bishop Seabury to look at an event result with a grain of salt. Unless you’re the defending 6A girls state champions, Lawrence High. After pacing ...

Talented seniors responsible for memorable year for local boys basketball teams

In a way, Veritas boys basketball coach Carl Huslig always knew the 2018-19 season could be a special one for the city of Lawrence. Sure, he felt it would be for his program behind a talented senior class that had been playing together for several years. But Huslig was also familiar with ...

Bishop Seabury boys fall in OT during opening round of state tourney

Bishop Seabury’s run at a 2A state title came to an end Wednesday night at Fort Hays State University. The Seahawks lost in overtime, 63-61. The Seahawks (16-5) opened up the game up 16-15 after the first quarter, but then entered the half down two. They rallied back to a lead by four after ...

Bishop Seabury boys remain on a mission entering 2A state tournament

Two weeks ago, Bishop Seabury boys basketball coach Jonathan Raney had a simple message for his team: approach every game as a must-win. “We don’t have to wait,” Raney said. “We’re talented enough, we have enough in this room to make a run.” The Seahawks start three sophomores in ...

Opening round matchups announced for six area teams headed to state

The brackets have been set, and it is time to see who will be crowned a champion. Six of the 13 area basketball teams qualified for their respective state tournament, and will be playing in the final week of the season. Of those six squads, three received a top four seed in their respective ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury boys score 95 points to notch state berth

PLEASANTON – Bishop Seabury head coach Jonathan Raney knew it was going to be a good day for the Seahawks. He didn’t anticipate scoring 95 points. Bishop Seabury scored the most points out of any city team all season, which was more than enough to defeat Maranatha, 95-71, and advance to ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury boys take down Central Heights

The Bishop Seabury boys basketball team will be playing for some hardware this weekend. BSA took down Central Heights for a 65-54 win Thursday night at Pleasanton High School. With the win, the Seahawks will take on Maranatha in the sub-state championship at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at ...

Bishop Seabury boys begin postseason with 75-34 win

Bishop Seabury started the postseason off right with a 75-34 win over Olathe Heritage Christian Monday night at home. The Seahawks (14-4, No. 10 in Class 2A) got points in the paint early, which opened things up along the perimeter. Sophomore point guard Zach Bloch led the offensive attack ...

Seahawks hitting stride behind Zach Bloch’s growing leadership

Bishop Seabury sophomore Zach Bloch is humble by nature. He doesn’t say too many words, and he defers to his teammates more often than not. Still, as the team’s starting point guard, Bloch has had a leadership role thrusted upon him. At first, it wasn’t always easy for Bloch to take ...

Bishop Seabury boys hold off Pembroke Hill in 67-52 win

The Bishop Seabury boys basketball team closed out the regular season with a 67-52 home win over Pembroke Hill Thursday night. Early on, the Seahawks struggled to score the ball but eventually jumped out to a 13-point lead in the third quarter. Pembroke trimmed the deficit to 3 points, but ...