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Boyer goes the distance

By Jessi Freeman, Staff Writer

May 14, 2010

     Senior Jessie Boyer has been an active member on the swim team since her freshman year, and has qualified for State all four years.      Boyer has helped the swim team in many ways ever since the first day she j...

City baseball teams prepare for two-game series

By Blake Hocking, Staff Writer

May 3, 2010

  On May 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lawrence High baseball stadium and May 13 at 7 p.m. at Hoglund Ballpark, Lawrence High and Free State will face off to settle who has the best high school baseball team in the city. Head Coach...

Junior Swimmer Emma Reaney reflects on the sport that has shaped her life

By Emily Donnell, Features Editor

April 30, 2010

She started to shake, frozen with nothing to say. Nerves filled the body of junior breaststroker Emma Reaney even as she tried not to psych herself out. Reaney stretched each leg on the block, put her goggles on when the swim...

Baseball team still focused after last year’s run

By Blake Hocking, Staff Writer

April 2, 2010

It will not be easy for this young, inexperienced team to live up to the standard of last year's State Championship team. With many new players on varsity, there are still some players with experience from State last year. For...

Rugby players bring experience, confidence

By Zach Carnahan, Sports Editor

April 2, 2010

  Fresh out of college and the club rugby team at the University of Kansas, Rick Renfro wanted to share his love of rugby with the rest of the city. So in 1989, he started the high school program now known as the K.J.J.R....

Update: Lighting issues raise concern for baseball and softball coaches

By Zach Carnahan, Sports Editor

April 1, 2010

On Thursday, March 25, the Lawrence High softball team took to its brand new field to play its  first home doubleheader against SM North. After dropping the first game 4-2, the girls were playing SM North in the nightcap...

Senior looks to get back on track, help team at State

By Zach Carnahan, Sports Editor

March 8, 2010

   For all the traditions and State Championships on record at Lawrence High that date back to 1914, there is one thing that has eluded Lawrence High athletics: a State bowling championship. With the talent and experience on t...

Bowlers take 5th at State

By Zach Carnahan, Sports Editor

March 8, 2010

For the second consecutive year the boys bowling team has placed 5th at the State tournament. The boys were led by senior Ben Wyatt who posted a 704 series and placed 5th individually at the event. Wyatt is the only bowler...

Wrestling to the top

By Jon Cohen, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2010

   Three months of high school wrestling will culminate Friday at the Class-6A State Championship in the aptly-named Wichita Colosseum. The mats will feature some of the best wrestlers the state has to offer, among these w...

Experience lies in Lions’ court

By Natalie Wilkins, Staff Writer

February 25, 2010

  The girls basketball team will be playing their last regular season game against Free State at 5:30 p.m. this Friday. It will be their senior night, and the girls are seeking revenge from their last encounter with the Fir...

Lions attempt to rebound

By Natalie Wilkins, Staff Writer

February 25, 2010

After taking a hard beating at the hands of Free State at the beginning of their season, the LHS boys basketball team will be playing their rival again with the home court advantage at 7 p.m. this Friday. The boys broke dow...

Swimmers take seventh at League

By Zach Carnahan, sports editor

February 9, 2010

   Several swimmers dropped seconds off of their times and the team qualified more swimmers for State, as Lawrence High finished 7th at the Sunflower League swim meet over the weekend. This was the last meet where swimmers c...

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