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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. ...

Area basketball roundup: Baldwin girls earn split in opening weekend of 2020

Baldwin’s girls basketball team came away with one win and one hard-fought loss in the opening weekend of the 2020 portion of its schedule. On Friday, BHS earned a 46-23 win over Prairie View to begin the year on a strong note. One day later, Baldwin dropped a 46-44 loss in the 810 Sports ...

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 ...

Preps notebook: Free State wrestling claims 3rd at Emporia Winter Classic

Behind a balanced effort, Free State’s wrestling squad took home a third-place finish in its final tournament of 2019. The Firebirds had nine different wrestlers place in the top six of their respective weight class during the Emporia Winter Classic on Saturday at EHS. Free State finished ...

Preps notebook: City swim teams compete in 18-team meet at Olathe Invitational

It was an important week for both city swim teams. The boys swim squads of Free State and Lawrence High had two tough tests in as many meets this week. In Wednesday’s quadrangular in Manhattan, FSHS placed third with 303.5 points and the Lions claimed fourth with 289 points. MHS won the ...

2019 Journal-World All-Area football team

Coach of the year: Mike Paramore, Perry-Lecompton Under Paramore, Perry-Lecompton advanced to the state championship game for the second time in program history. The Kaws ultimately finished as a runner-up in Class 3A. PLHS finished with a 9-4 record, which included a stretch of six ...

Area basketball roundup: Eudora girls notch 3rd at Paola tournament

Eudora’s girls basketball team went home with some hardware from the Paola tournament. EHS earned a 46-43 win over Wellsville Friday night to take third place at the event. It was an impressive response by the Cardinals, who fell to Piper in the semifinals for their first loss of the ...

Area basketball roundup: Eudora boys advance to championship game of home tournament

The Eudora boys basketball team will be playing for a title on Thursday. In its home tournament, Eudora advanced to the championship game with a 57-41 win over Olathe Northwest in the semifinals Tuesday night. It came one day after EHS cruised to a 68-38 victory over KC East in the opening ...

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 ...

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

The 2019 girls basketball season begins today with multiple area teams taking the court. Last season, a pair of area teams qualified for the state tournament and many individuals had successful seasons as well. This year should be just as intriguing with interesting storylines to monitor ...

Area football roundup: Tonganoxie improves to 7-0 with convincing win over Baldwin

It was a familiar story for Tonganoxie, as it cruised to a 55-0 victory Friday night at Baldwin in a battle between two area teams. The Chieftains have now notched back-to-back shutouts, winning by a combined 96 points over the last two weeks. THS is now 7-0 on the year, while Baldwin falls to ...