Archive for Thursday, June 18, 1998


June 18, 1998



JGC results: Ted Johnson won the weekly Jayhawk Golf Club net competition with 67 strokes on Sunday at Alvamar. He was followed by Steve Crawford (70), Bob Clark (71), Keith Wallace (71) and Don Schulenberg (71). Mike Grosdidier won the gross competition with an 80, followed by Chris Faddis (81) and Ken Mason (81).

  • Soccer tryouts: The first of three tryout sessions for the Kaw Valley Soccer Association's Classic and Premier divisions will be held Saturday at the YSI fields. The Classic leagues are for players in the under-12 and under-14 age groups. The Premier teams are new this season, incorporating the competitive teams former organized by the Lawrence Select Soccer Club. The Premier division teams range from under-10 to 19-and-under. For information, call 842-8944.

  • Power Angle second: The Power Angle Junior Olympic volleyball team placed second last weekend at the 18-under open division of the Kaepa Minnesota tournament in Minneapolis. Power Angle, which includes 1998 Lawrence High graduate Candice Lahm, lost to top-ranked Northern Lights in the championship match. Its next event is junior nationals in Dallas later this month.

  • Williams wins two events: Lawrence High junior-to-be Chris Williams won the 1,500- and 5,000-meter run in the young men's division (ages 17-18) last weekend at the Missouri Valley Association qualifying meet in Emporia. Williams' times were 4:29.49 and 16:19.56 respectively. He advanced to the Region IX USA Track & Field Championships in Edwardsville, Ill., on July 11-12.

  • Under 10 boys second: Lawrence Select Soccer Force's Under 10 team placed second at the Stars and Stripes Cup Tournament last weekend in Kansas City. Lawrence, 2-1-1 in the tourney, fell to the Topeka Force in the finals, 2-1. The Under 10 team scored 12 goals in the tournament. Philip Greenlee had one shutout and allowed three goals overall. Ryan Dougherty had three goals in the team's first game.

  • Edmondson records ace: Chris Edmondson recorded a hole-in-one on May 29 at Leawood's Iron Horse Golf Course. His ace came on the 183-yard No. 2 hole with a 5-wood.

  • Brady records ace: Elaine Brady used an eight-iron to ace the par three, 110-yard No. 2 hole at Alvamar Country Club last week. Her hole-in-one was witnessed by her husband, Virgil Brady.

  • SSG Deadlines Approaching: Anyone interested in competing in basketball, 3-on-3 basketball, soccer, or 3-on-3 soccer at the Sunflower State Games needs to turn in applications by July 2. The deadline for volleyball is July 10. For information, 842-7774.

  • Wilson sets record: Lawrence's Dick Wilson won the 50-and-over masters division and set the state record for the 65-69 age group at Saturday's Lions Journey for Sight 8K race in Topeka. The 66-year-old's time of 31:48 beat his own record of 32:06 set last year.

  • Orchards ace: Chris Corey used a five wood to ace the par 4, 250-yard No. 3 hole Wednesday at the Orchards. The hole in one was witnessed by Justin Hertach.

  • Aquahawks results: The Lawrence Aquahawks competed in their first outdoor meet of the long-course season at the Top Banana Meet on June 5-7 in Topeka. Results in Scoreboard.

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