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March 27, 1997

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Turner Takes Two LWBA Titles: Terri Turner captured both singles and all events in the Lawrence Women's Bowling Association tournament. Turner rolled a 691 series to win singles and a 1967 in all events. Crystal Bennett and Patty Robison teamed to win doubles with a 1346 score. The team title went to Mid-States Resurfacing. Paula Bastemeyer, Carol Goins, Elaine Roberts, Jody Schaecher and Pam C. Williams combined for a 3074.

Henderson Snaps Lift Marks: Kevin Henderson, a McLouth senior, was named the best lifter in Class 3A at the state high school powerlifting championships on Saturday in Scott City. Henderson, who has signed a football letter of intent with Baker University, established 3A power-class records in the bench press (340 pounds), squat (585) and overall (1165).

  • Duffers Scramble: Orchards Golf Course is sponsoring a three-person Duffers Scramble on April 5. Tee time will be 7:30 a.m. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three teams. For information, call the course at 843-7456.

  • City Team Reaches Nationals: Sport2Sport Jayhawks won six of seven games, placed third in the boys 11 and under portion of the Missouri Valley AAU basketball championships at Fort Osage, Mo., and qualified for the nationals in July. Team members are Tyler Blankenship, Kyle Carter, Cole Douglas, Caleb Harvey, Brady Morningstar, Taylor Parker, Zach Stephens and Keith Wooden.

  • Flames Place Second: Lawrence Flames AAU 12-and-under girls basketball team placed second in the Capital City Classic in Jefferson City, Mo. Team members are Mandy Amyx, Kacie Barnes, Joseen Bryant, Ashley Burnett, Leigh DeBiasse, Hallie Fitzgerald, Jayme Lisher, Linsey Morningstar, Anton Wells and Shannon Wilson.

  • B Flames Capture Title: Lawrence Flames AAU 12-and-under girls B basketball team won the TCT March Madness tournament last weekend in Shawnee with a 5-0 record. Team members are Casey Asher, Sarah Belford, Ramona Daney, Meghan Dervin, Stacie Garland, Casey Millstein, Samantha Peterson, Mallory Richardson and Heidi Schellman. Richardson was named tourney MVP.

  • Hueser, Mundinger Shine: Eudora's Sandi Hueser and Baldwin's Mandy Mundinger ran on Highland CC's sixth-place 1,600-meter relay at the NJCAA National Indoor track championships on March 7-8 in Blaine, Minn.

  • Stover Earns All-America: Northwestern's Joy Stover, a sophomore from Lawrence, earned All-America recognition for finishing sixth in the 1650 freestyle at the NCAA swim championships last week in Indianapolis. Stover also earned honorable mention for finishing 13th in the 500 freestyle.

  • Crunchberries Place Second: The Crunchberries, a Lawrence men's basketball team, placed second at the 6-foot-2 and under state tournament last weekend in Derby. Team members were Richard Estell, Derek Berry, Tony Berry, Kurt Ferguson, Tony Turner, Tim Turner, Danny Page and Calvin Rayford.

  • Siebert Earns Two Fencing Golds: Syvenna Siebert of the Lawrence Fencing Centre won gold medals in the under-13 and under-17 women's foil at the Ides of March tourney last weekend in Kansas City. Teammate Madeline Rake finished second and third in the same categories. Other LFC competitors were Marshall Rake and Lilly Siebert.

  • LSS Soccer Camp: Lawrence Select Soccer is sponsoring a "School's Out" soccer camp from 8 a.m. to noon on April 4 at Sport2Sport. It's for youths ages 6 to 16. For information, call 843-4263.

  • Heitzman Grabs Three Golds: Paul Heitzman of Eudora won three races at the National Masters Indoor track championships last weekend in Boston. Heitzman won the 3,000-meter run in 11:09.50, bettering the American record he set last year by 1.20 seconds. Heitzman also won the mile in 5:34.28 and the 800 in 2:29.16.

  • LWS Qualfiers: A dozen Lawrence Wrestling Club members advanced to the state tournament with wins at the district last weekend in Wellsville. Headed to the state meet in Topeka this weekend are Mark Somers, Cody Laird, Jesse Hardy, Matt Somers, Jacob Smith, Kyle Frank, Nicholas McGovern, Bobby Brubaker, Shane Grant, Justin Lorenzo, Ian Bork and Justin Stevens.

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