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Firebirds Fight in the Showdown

Here is an article written by Chris Duderstadt of Lawrence Journal World recapping the tough loss of the Firebird to the Lions at Allen Fieldhouse.

Student-Athlete of the Week: Garrett Luinstra

Congratulations to Garrett Luinstra, Free State High School Student-Athlete of the Week! Garrett, a senior member of the basketball team, led the Firebirds to a season-opening victory over Liberty, Mo. with a school-record 36 point effort, including the game winning shot at the buzzer. According to head coach Sam Stroh, “Garrett has been ‘All In’

Firebirds Fuel For City Showdown

             The Free State Firebirds had a team dinner last night in preparation for the big game against LHS today! They are all fueled up and ready for a great game! Also, if you see Erin Cushing today, she has possession of tonight’s game ball. Give it a good luck

City Showdown Tickets are on sale: Tomorrow night at Allen Fieldhouse, stop by the LHS or FSHS Finance Office to purchase your tickets and beat the long lines before either game…

City Showdown Tickets are now available! Come watch the Lions and Firebirds play basketball at Allen Fieldhouse tomorrow night! Student activity passes will not get you into this game Girls game: 6pm Boys game: approximately 7:30pm Stop by either the Lawrence or Free State High School Finance Office before Friday if wanting to purchase tickets

Wrestling takes 3rd

The wrestling team took 3rd place at the Cougar Invitational on Saturday.  Elijah Jacobs came away with the championship at 145 pounds.  Elijah beat the #2 ranked Wrestler in the state from Derby 1-0 in the championship match.  Free State is back in action at the Shawnee Mission South Invitational on Jan 6.

Student-Athlete of the Week: Lou Fincher

Congratulations to Lou Fincher, Free State High School Student-Athlete of the Week! Lou is a sophomore member of the highly-ranked Free State wrestling program. According to head coach Mike Gillman, “Lou remains undefeated on the year at 106 pounds for the wrestling team.  Lou is active in Baseball and Debate at Free State.  Lou is a