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Free Press Online

The student-run news site of Lawrence Free State High School

Free Press Online

The student-run news site of Lawrence Free State High School

Free Press Online

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Senior Captain, Ming Da Zhang, steps onto the bus for the team’s trip to Gardner-Edgerton. Although the Varsity Boys Soccer team did not play until 7pm, they had to conform to the difficult agenda of bus routes, leaving at 1pm. With over five hours of downtime before playing, student-athletes have to find productive ways to spend their time.

NEWS: Bus Schedule Forces Teams to Leave Early

Ember Klein October 31, 2022

During the fall sports season, buses have been forced to leave early due to the Lawrence Public  Schools bus driver shortage, leading teams to leave up to five hours prior to competition time and miss...

Student section watches the Free State vs. Lawrence High football game. The crowd is dressed as College Gameday.

FEATURE: Barstool Sports: Attacking Athletes or Harmless Humor?

Gabriella Kellison October 30, 2022

During recent years of the increasing social media presence in schools, Barstool Sports twitter accounts have become a prevalent way for students to keep up with school sports programs. Barstool Sports...

University of Kansas football fans gather on Memorial Campanile for ESPN College Gameday.

NEWS: College GameDay Comes to Lawrence

Greyson Heiman October 9, 2022

Following Kansas University’s dominant 5-0 start to the season, the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network [ESPN] chose KU to be the host “College GameDay” before their game against Texas Christian...

Shaw Fills Athletic Director Position After Experience at Leavenworth High

Shaw Fills Athletic Director Position After Experience at Leavenworth High

Jake Hedges, Copy Editor September 16, 2022

Filling the shoes of last year's athletic director, while also taking on the role of assistant principal, Jered Shaw takes on the challenge of juggling both roles with excitement and ambition as a new...

Kansas Wins NCAA Title

Kansas Wins NCAA Title

Ember Klein April 24, 2022

After 14 years, the University of Kansas [KU] made a comeback and reclaimed the NCAA Men’s Basketball National Title. On April 4, KU won in an incredible comeback against North Carolina, in New Orleans.  Leading...

PHOTO GALLERY: Free State vs. LHS Basketball Game

PHOTO GALLERY: Free State vs. LHS Basketball Game

Addison Driscoll and Ember Klein February 26, 2022

Update: boys' basketball won 59-47 girls' basketball lost 20-59 With the all-time record being even, the stakes are up for this year’s basketball City Showdown. Twenty-one wins for both teams,...

NEWS BRIEF: Activities Update

Olivia Nagel, Managing Editor February 17, 2022

School’s cancellation on Friday, Feb. 18, as of right now, does not affect tomorrow's boys and girls basketball games of Free State against Lawrence High. Tomorrow's games are home; doors open at 5. ...

Record Breaking

Nate Ankenbauer, Reporter December 19, 2021

With the conclusion of the football season, sportsinks.com released their annual offensive and defensive player of the year awards, along with the All-State teams. Starting QB/DB Jet Dineen got defensive...

Photo by Baya Burgess

Balancing the Budget

Natasha Torkzaban, Isis Norris, and Cici Hunter December 13, 2021

Following a week of sound and fury over an announcement to cut the gymnastics program, no one has signed up to address the USD 497 Board of Education at their meeting tonight according to executive...

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