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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

Photo gallery: Football semi-finals

Photo gallery: Football semi-finals

Emma Pravecek, Photographer November 13, 2017

Firebirds suffer crushing loss in State semi-finals

Firebirds suffer crushing loss in State semi-finals

Ahmed Jakmouj, Reporter November 13, 2017

Following last week’s victory against Junction City, the Firebirds knew that they had an enormous challenge facing them in the quarterfinals. The challenge was none other than the two time state champions,...

Jax, Joe, Jay and Jet Dineen pose for a family photo. Jax Dineen is a junior who plays running back for the firebirds

Dineen Dynasty: Jax carries family legacy

Jax Egan, Sports Reporter October 12, 2017

Like both his brothers before him, junior running back Jax Dineen is one of the football team’s major playmakers. Jax Dineen is the third in line of four brothers to come through the football program....

Junior Jax Dineen tries to avoid his opponent. Dineen scored multiple touchdowns.

Firebirds win first home game 49-0

Jax Egan, Sports Reporter September 10, 2017

Since the beginning of last week, the Free State linebackers were locked in on shutting down the Shawnee Mission South offense. They succeeded. “Monday we came in and coach came up to us and said,...

In celebration, senior Zion Bowlin hugs sophomore Kameron Lake. Lake kicked the winning field goal against Washburn Rural

Varsity football stops short of State

Juna Murao, Copy Editor December 1, 2016

Stepping off of the field, the varsity football players held their heads low after losing 21-49 on the road against defending State champion Derby, ending their post-season. The locker room was filled...

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