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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 ...

Several area basketball teams to host opening round of sub-state

The Kansas State High School Activities Association released sub-state brackets at every level Wednesday afternoon. Many area teams will get the opportunity to host the first round next week. All but one city team will get the opportunity to play at home in the opening round. Lawrence High’s ...

Bishop Seabury boys cruise past Christ Preparatory Academy

After a slow start, the Bishop Seabury boys basketball team cruised to an 84-33 victory over Christ Preparatory Academy on Monday night. Joao Carlos Ramirez provided a huge spark off the bench for the Seahawks, scoring a season-high 26 points in the win. Bishop Seabury (No. 10 in Class 2A) ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury bounces back with big win

Bishop Seabury bounced back to record a 64-36 win over Cornerstone Family Thursday night. After falling to Grandview Christian this week, the Seahawks (13-5) stressed the importance of a strong start to get back in the win column. Bishop Seabury did just that, jumping out to a 16-2 lead en ...

Area basketball roundup: Perry-Lecompton captures league title with win over Sabetha

The Perry-Lecompton boys basketball team captured a share of the Big 7 league title Tuesday night with a 46-44 win over Sabetha. Sabetha claimed a 10-8 lead after the first quarter before the Kaws stormed back with a 21-point effort in the second quarter. Blake Farmer and Colton Mallonee each ...

Bloch Party: Seabury sophomore hits another game-winner against Veritas

One buzzer-beater against Bishop Seabury Academy’s crosstown rival this season evidently wasn’t enough for BSA sophomore Zach Bloch. The Seabury guard clinched the Seahawks’ 65-63 overtime victory over Veritas Christian on Friday after drilling a buzzer-beating 3-pointer in the corner ...

Preps notebook: Eagles, Seahawks set for riveting rematch in cross-town affair

It is no secret that the City Showdown between Lawrence High and Free State is a big deal. But the private school version of the City Showdown, at least in boys basketball, has been just as electric as of late. Bishop Seabury (11-4, No. 7 in Class 2A) and Veritas (16-8) proved just that nearly ...

Area basketball roundup: Seahawks post strong defensive showing in win

Behind a strong defensive performance, the Bishop Seabury boys basketball team secured a 56-45 victory over Metro Academy Tuesday night. The stellar defensive showing was necessary, as the Seahawks (11-4) struggled to get much going on the offensive in the first half. Miles Branch and Zach ...

Preps notebook: Area athletes post standout performances in January

Area athletes got off to a strong start in 2019, posting stellar individual performances in January. It is a privilege to cover high school sports in Lawrence, because there is never a shortage of spectacular athletes in the area. Just look at how many basketballs teams are ranked in the ...

Area basketball roundup: Baldwin girls win Wellsville tournament

The Baldwin girls basketball team won three games in as many days to secure a championship in the Wellsville tournament. In the championship game, Baldwin record a 47-46 victory over Nemaha Central Saturday afternoon. It marked the only time the Bulldogs did not win a game by double digits ...

Preps notebook: Five takeaways from midseason basketball tournament week

Midseason basketball tournament week is one of my favorite times of the year. It is a chance to see a ton of basketball, and watch squads grow in the process. This past week was no different, as a number of area teams were in action during their respective midseason basketball ...

Zach Bloch’s buzzer beater lifts Bishop Seabury past Veritas

The saying “play like you practice” rang true for Bishop Seabury Academy sophomore Zach Bloch in a home matchup against Veritas Christian on Friday. Roughly one week after drilling a buzzer beater to end a scrimmage during practice, Bloch found himself in a similar situation Friday night ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury boys beat KC Christian by 67-63 margin

In its first game of 2019, the Bishop Seabury boys basketball team bested KC Christian by a 67-63 margin Tuesday night. Zach Bloch led the Seahawks on the offensive end, as he poured in 13 of his team-high 30 points in the final period to help secure the narrow win. Bloch set the tempo for ...