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

Photo Gallery: LHS vs. FSHS Boys Basketball

Elana Ho, Photographer February 25, 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...

Playoff Prep: Football team makes progress towards state

Playoff Prep: Football team makes progress towards state

Chase Overton, Sports Reporter October 21, 2019

Free State’s varsity football squad kicked off the season with six wins and one loss, ranking them tied for second in the Sunflower League. Currently, the team is still adjusting to new head coach Kevin...

Photo Gallery: Boys Soccer

Photo Gallery: Boys Soccer

Elana Ho and Baya Burgess, Photographer October 14, 2019

‘Just treading water, dude’: Baseball ready to prove they deserve no. 1 ranking

‘Just treading water, dude’: Baseball ready to prove they deserve no. 1 ranking

Jax Egan , Sports Editor May 16, 2019

At the Free State baseball alumni game earlier this season, former Sunflower League MVP Ryne Price brought one message to the Firebirds baseball team that stuck with them. “Ryne said something like...

When I was at KU, I felt at home with the team and I felt the most comfortable, senior Claire Campbell said.

Trust the Process

Ahmed Jakmouj and Will Davis February 27, 2018

Every year high school student-athletes are challenged with the task of choosing which school they want to pursue their collegiate athletic career at. For some, the choice is relatively simple since...

Seniors Jenalee Dickson and Naomi Hickman rest between a set. During the post-season, the Firebirds toppled undefeated and no. 5 national seed Blue Valley West

Varsity volleyball competes at state

Reagan Sullivan, Reporter November 7, 2016

After a long season of preparation the girls volleyball team aimed to take state. For eight seniors, it was their last time competing in the postseason. Though the team’s season has ended, the memories...

Photo Gallery: Girls tennis places seventh at State

Photo Gallery: Girls tennis places seventh at State

Kaya Shafer, Riley Paradise, and Jackson Barton November 1, 2016

Girl’s varsity tennis has placed seventh at state this year. Freshman Anna Peard, sophomores Kate Piper and Gabby Gorman, senior Andrea Chen and junior Alexandra Dodd all competed in the state competition....

Waiting for the game to begin, members of the varsity girls basketball team chat with one another. Coach Bryan Duncan believes the teams chemistry is driving them in the right direction. They just seem to find the right mix of having fun and really competing hard, and I think that leads to success, Duncan said.

Team chemistry drives girls basketball team’s success

Ryan Liston, Online Editor in Chief February 11, 2015

On the bus to an away game, members of the varsity girls basketball team listen to music and joke around with teammates of all grade levels, a scene which is a stark contrast to the attitude of last year’s...

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