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

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

Free Press Online

SPORTS: KU Legend Sherron Collins Takes Over FS Basketball

SPORTS: KU Legend Sherron Collins Takes Over FS Basketball

Maura Langland September 29, 2022

Former NBA player and Kansas University [KU] alumnus Sherron Collins is taking on the position of boy’s head basketball coach this year.  Collins played for KU from 2006-2010, before going on to...

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. ...

Photo Gallery: LHS vs. FSHS Boys Basketball

Elana Ho, Photographer February 25, 2020

Photo Gallery: Girls Basketball

Photo Gallery: Girls Basketball

Isabel Janssen, Photographer January 27, 2020
January 7, 2020
Boys Basketball Season Preview

Boys Basketball Season Preview

Nate Ankenbauer, Sports Reporter December 21, 2019

Coach Sam Stroh and the varsity boys basketball team have tipped off their season in the Hays City Shootout, placing third out of eight teams.  They started their season off with a 59 to 35 win over...

Firebirds suffer season-ending loss in State basketball tournament

Firebirds suffer season-ending loss in State basketball tournament

Jax Egan, Sports Editor March 9, 2019

While maybe not as easily as in previous seasons, for the third consecutive year Coach Sam Stroh took his Firebirds to the state tournament, this time as the eighth seed. After a seemingly endless...

Basketball Pep Rally

Basketball Pep Rally

Sabrina Castle, Editor-in-Chief February 4, 2019

Game of the Week: Firebirds play for Grit in 92-58 win over Olathe West

Game of the Week: Firebirds play for Grit in 92-58 win over Olathe West

Hayden Robinson, Sports Reporter February 16, 2018

Playing on a night devoted to Grit Henderson, the four-month old son of teachers Laura and Nolan Henderson who is battling cancer, the varsity basketball team did their best to honor the Henderson family...

Holding the ball away from an opponent, junior Sam Lawrence finds a teammate to pass the ball to. Lawrence plans to play basketball in college. You understand what its like to be a leader or just being apart of a team, Lawrence said.

Game of the Week: Girls Basketball finishes eighth in home tournament

Hayden, Robinson January 30, 2018

The girls varsity basketball team played their best quarter of the season in their 64-56 loss to Olathe West in the seventh place game of the Firebird Winter Classic on Saturday. The Firebirds went on...

Shannon Clarke attempts a layup over a LHS defender. Clarke scored 16 points for the firebirds Friday night at the Allen Field House.

Photo Gallery: Basketball City Showdown at Allen

Rylee Roberts, Online Photo Editor December 20, 2017

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