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2017 KVL Champions!

The Lansing baseball team won the Kaw Valley League for the first time since 2010 on Tuesday night, May 9. The Lions finished first in the KVL posting a 10-2 KVL record. They clinched the title with a 10-6 and 12-0 sweep over the Piper Pirates on senior night. The title is the first for […]

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2017 Lansing Summer Camps

School is coming to an end and summer time is nearing but, that just marks the beginning of  summer sports and camps. Here is the info for summer conditioning and camps: For forms and flyers go to http://www.usd469.net/index.php/resources/2017-lansing-summer-camps OFF SEASON CONDITIONING Mon/Tues/Wed/Thur – June 5, 2017 – July 28, 2017 High School: By Appointment Only […]

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Spring Sports Preview

It’s spring sports time in Lansing and the teams are hitting the field, greens, pool and pitch for preseason practices and workouts. Baseball The Lions are looking to build off a solid 11-11 (7-7 KVL) season last year. The Lions finished runner-up at regionals last year, losing to eventual 5A State Runner-up, Shawnee Heights, 2-1 in the […]

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How To Pick the Best March Madness Bracket

March Madness is fast approaching and people everywhere are trying to fill out their March Madness brackets. Here are some tips on picking the best bracket possible: In the history of the of the NCAA Tournament a 16 seed has never beaten a 1 seed; so don’t pick a 16 seed. 15 seeds have only […]

The Road to State Begins

Both varsity basketball teams have made it to the end of their regular seasons, leaving only the fight to get to the state tournmanent. “We’ve really buckled down for the end of the season to really prepare,” junior KenaDee Sommerla said. “We’ve focused and worked hard at practice.” The girls are scheduled to play Topeka […]

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Boys Swimming Finishes the Season With a Splash

The Lion’s boys swimming team capped off a strong season in the pool with their strong showing at the state swim meet Feb. 17 and 18 in Topeka. “We had a great season,” junior Trey Myers said. “We won a couple of meets and finished out strong.” The boys capped off a successful season with […]

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History of the Kaw Valley League

Lansing athletic teams have called the Kaw Valley League home since the league was founded in 1983, but how exactly did the league come to be?” In 1983, the KVL was founded by 8 charter schools: Basehor, Eudora, DeSoto, Immaculata, Lansing, Perry-Lecompton, Piper, and Tonganoxie. “I like the way the Kaw Valley League is now,” sophomore […]

Pin for the Win

Wrestling is one of the most unpredictable sports that has been around for a very long time. “I think we’re doing pretty well considering we’re a young team and inexperienced,” sophomore wrestler Claye Howard said. “We’re starting to understand what going to war is like and competing as a team.” Although there are many underclassmen […]

Bowling On The Home Lane

The Lansing Bowling team hosted Atchison, Bishop Miege, and Washington at Crown Lanes in Leavenworth yesterday at 3:00 p.m. Among the Lansing Teams there are very athletic team players on both the girls and boys teams. There have been some new changes to the team before the season started. The first and biggest change is […]

Boys Basketball @ Mill Valley Recap

The Lions boys basketball team lost a battle with old rivals, the Mill Valley Jaguars on Friday, Jan. 27. Both teams came into the outing at Mill Valley High School with a 2-9 overall record. This would be the first time the teams have met since Mill Valley left the Kaw Valley League for the […]

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