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2020-2021 Spirit Squad Tryouts

IMPORTANT TRYOUT UPDATES & SCHEDULES: Cheerleaders / Dancers / Mascot Thursday, August 20th – 6:00 PM Prospective Athlete/Parent Informational Meeting via Zoom Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 947 9269 2103 Friday, August 21st – 5:00 PM Tryout Requirement Videos Are Released For Review Tuesday, August 25 – 6:00-7:30 PM Tryout Clinic Day 1 (Main

Free State Gear

If you would like to order football gear or just Free State gear Jock’s Nitch Team Store is up and running through the end of the week! Complete orders by Next Monday August 10th.   Here is the link:

Important Information for the Start of Fall Sports

Free State Firebirds, It is hard to believe that the Fall sports season begins in just 12 days (Monday, August 17, 2020)!  Please see below for specific information related to dates, times, and locations for tryouts/practice.  Also, please make sure you have all completed your online registration in order to be eligible the first day – online registration

Addition to Required Paperwork for 2020-21 Sports Season

Free State Firebirds, Per the Kansas State High School Activities Association, an additional form is now REQUIRED for all student-athletes and managers in order to participate in sports during the 2020-21 school year.  The “KSHSAA Student-Athlete Pre-Participation Covid-19 Questionnaire” must be signed and uploaded to the student-athlete’s profile on Register My Athlete (RMA) prior to the student-athlete being

Required Paperwork for 2020-21 Sports Seasons

Free State Firebirds, If you plan to participate in a Fall sport at Lawrence Free State, please make sure you have completed the registration process to allow you eligibility to participate (both returning and new to Free State sports).  For this process, we will continue to utilize Register My Athlete (, an online registration system for

Free State Athletic Department Announces Head Girls Basketball Coach

The Lawrence Free State Athletic Department is excited to announce Chris Linner as the Head Coach of the Lady Firebirds Basketball Program! Born and raised in Shawnee Mission, Kansas, Coach Linner attended Shawnee Mission West High School. He went on to play collegiate basketball at Graceland University, and graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Social Studies Education. 

LMH Offers $25 Physicals! REMINDER

Firebird Community – Lawrence Memorial Hospital is hosting the 2020 Sports Physical Night from 6-7pm on  Monday, July 27th in the Main Gym at Free State High School.  The physicals are $25 (cash or check accepted) and you do NOT need an appointment.  As a reminder, if your student-athlete plans on participating in a sport during the 2020-21 school year, their

Summer Weights & Conditioning Resume

Free State Community, The district has allowed us to resume Summer workouts until a formal statement is released by the KSHSAA.  Student-athletes, please look for sport-specific information to be shared by your respective head coach regarding days, times, etc. Stay safe, social distance, and wear a mask, Firebirds.

Summer Weights & Conditioning Program Postponed

Free State Community, Until the district can review the impending Executive Order from Governor Kelly’s office delaying the start of the school year, the Summer Weights & Conditioning Program is postponed effective immediately.  More information to be announced in the coming week. Stay safe, social distance, and wear a mask, Firebirds.

Free State Athletic Department Announces Head Wrestling Coach

The Lawrence Free State Athletic Department is excited to announce Randy Streeter as the Head Coach of the Firebirds Wrestling Program! Welcome to the Firebird family, Coach Streeter!