Seabury

LHS boys swim dominates Lawrence Invitational, BSA sophomore wins 2 events

Lawrence High’s boys swim and dive team claimed eight event victories en route to a first-place finish its own swim meet on Thursday at LHS. The Lions scored 404 points as a team, which was 66 points more than runner-up Olathe North. Bishop Seabury’s swim team finished sixth out of as many ...

Preps notebook: Bishop Seabury boys advance to semifinals of Baldwin Invitational

Despite facing a team in Class 4A, it was a similar result for the Bishop Seabury boys basketball team. The Seahawks (7-0, No. 1 in Class) dominated in every aspect of their 78-30 win over Baldwin in the first round of the Baldwin Invitational on Tuesday at BHS. It is the sixth game in a row ...

Seabury girls basketball overcomes turnovers to defeat crosstown rival Veritas 40-13

There are two aspects that Bishop Seabury and Veritas girls basketball shared Friday night: youth and turnovers. Ultimately, the Seahawks (3-2) found enough of an edge and offensive rhythm to outlast the Eagles (0-5) 40-13 Friday. “We played together and we responded well,” Bishop Seabury ...

Seahawks soar past Eagles for 86-38 win in crosstown clash

Bishop Seabury needed two buzzer beaters to win both meetings with Veritas last year. This time around, there was no reason to sweat out the first installment of the private school version of the City Showdown. The Seahawks, who are ranked No. 1 in Class 2A, demonstrated their dominance from ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury boys defeat Barstow in home opener

Behind a talented trio of scorers, Bishop Seabury’s boys basketball team stayed undefeated in the first game of the 2020 portion of its schedule. Zach Bloch, Stavian Jones and Joao Carlos Ramirez combined for 67 points to lead BSA to a 73-58 win over Barstow in its home opener on Tuesday. ...

Preps notebook: Top 10 high school sports moments of 2019

Finding enough feats for this list was the easy part. Once again, another successful year in high school sports has come and gone. In 2019, three teams won state titles, with two of those teams defending their crowns. Two more teams made it all the way to the title games, ending the year with ...

Preps notebook: Top area boys basketball standouts from December

If the first month was any indication, this is going to be a fun basketball season for the area boys teams and players. Lawrence High and Eudora both made it to the championship game of their respective midseason tournaments. Free State also came away with some hardware, finishing third in a ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury boys improve to 2-0 with convincing win

Behind a dominant defensive effort, the top-ranked team in Class 2A ended 2019 with a lopsided win. Bishop Seabury’s boys basketball team rolled past Christ Prep for an 82-32 road win Friday night. It was an impressive performance, considering the Seahawks (2-0) hadn’t played a game since ...

2019 Journal-World All-Area girls cross-country team

Coach of the year: Jim Barnard, Eudora The Cardinals closed 2019 with high finishes in their three postseason meets. Under the direction of Barnard, Eudora’s girls cross-country team won the Frontier League title. EHS also won the regional title for the second year in a row before placing ...

2019 Journal-World All-Area boys soccer team

Coach of the year: Darren Erpelding, Eudora Erpelding's Cardinals finished just shy of qualifying for the Class 4A-1A state tournament, but it was still a special season for the Eudora squad. Eudora went 12-6-1 in 2019, which included the team’s first regional title in program history. The ...

2019 Journal-World All-Area boys cross-country team

Coach of the year: John Tollefson, Tonganoxie Under Tollefson, the Chieftains earned plenty of hardware during the postseason. Tonganoxie’s boys cross-country team won the Frontier League title and secured a regional crown as well. THS also ended up taking home a third-place finish at the ...

2019 Journal-World All-Area volleyball team

Coach of the year: Jayme Savage, Free State In her first season at the helm, Savage directed Free State back to the Class 6A state tournament. The Firebirds ultimately lost all three matches in pool play, finishing the year with a 24-15 record. FSHS also won its first Sunflower League title ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury boys claim win in season opener

The only No. 1 team in the area started the 2019-20 campaign off with a win. Bishop Seabury’s boys basketball team pushed past St. Marys for a 68-62 road win Friday night. Joao Carlos Ramirez started off his sophomore campaign with 28 points to lead the way for the Seahawks. Stavian Jones ...

Preps notebook: Top area boys basketball storylines entering 2019-20 season

It is that time of the year again. The area basketball scene will be in full swing this week, with multiple teams slated to compete in tournaments next week. Over half of the area boys basketball programs advanced to the state tournament last year, and many of them have similar expectations ...

Area cross-country recap: Seabury senior Henry Nelson wins state title

It hasn’t been an easy journey for Bishop Seabury senior Henry Nelson, but that didn’t stop him from securing a state title Saturday at the Class 2A cross-country state championship. “The plan was to just go out there, have fun and see what happens,” Nelson said. “The goal was to ...

Preps notebook: More than bragging rights on the line in this year’s City Showdown

Lawrence High senior Deshon Lewis still vividly remembers the chant. During the boys basketball version of the City Showdown this past winter, Free State’s student section broke out in a “Let’s play football” chant. It came two years after FSHS students painted their chests “56-7”, ...