Archive for Thursday, January 7, 1999

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January 7, 1999

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City Golfer Wins in Florida: Charlie Santaularia, a sophomore at Free State High, won the Innisbrook Junior golf championship last weekend at Hawks Run GC in Palm Harbor, Fla. Santaularia shot 72-74-75--221 and won by a stroke over Adam Carlucci of Franklin, Mass. Nearly 70 golfers ages 15 to 19 competed. The Innisbrook meet was the seventh on the Future Collegians World Tour.

Heitzman Honored: Paul Heitzman of Eudora has been named Athlete of the Year in the ages 65-69 division by the USATF Masters Long Distance Running Committee. Heitzman won the National 8K in Chicago and the National 15K in Tulsa. It's the first time Heitzman has won the award.

  • LABA Sign-Up Session: Lawrence Amateur Baseball Association will conduct an information and sign-up meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday at the American Legion, 3408 W. 6th St. Youths ages 15 to 18 who have not signed up are encouraged to attend.

  • Registration Deadlines: Deadlines are Friday for registering to participate in city-sponsored youth basketball and indoor soccer leagues. Basketball is for grades eight through 10, and indoor soccer for kindergarten through sixth grade. All registrants will be placed on a team. Forms are available at all the city recreation centers and at City Hall.

  • YABA Sign-up Saturday: Lawrence Young American Bowling Alliance will conduct a sign-up session at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at Royal Crest Lanes, Ninth and Iowa. YABA bowling is open to youths ages three through 21. League play will begin on Jan. 16.

  • City Scratch Tourney Sunday: Lawrence Bowling Association will conduct the City Scratch Tournament at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday at Royal Crest Lanes. Entry fee is $40 in advance, or $50 on the day of the tourney. Entry deadline is 10 a.m. Sunday. For information, call Royal Crest at 842-1234.

  • Ex-Jayhawks Feted: Several former Kansas University softball players have been awarded KU Athletics Hall of Fame status for participating in six AIAW World Series during the 70s. Head coaches were Bob Stanclift and Sharon Drysdale. Assistant coaches cited are Deb Artman, Karen Harris, Gary Hines, Deb Kuhn and Rod West. Players recognized were Jill Larson Bradney, Teresa Brown, Janet Brown, Meredith Miller-Christian, Pam Clark, Patty McFarland-Clay, Karen Epperson, Paula Frank, Laura Frost, Peggy Glynn (manager), Virginia Hammersmith, Paula Hernandez, Penny Paulson-Jacobi, Cindy Kelley, Sara McBride, Vickie Shirley McCauley, LuAnn Stanwix Metsker, Julie Snodgrass Miller, Deb Stilgenbauer-Miller, Steph Norris, Marci Penner, Di Philbin, Kelly Phipps, Bev Plump, Rose Rader, Judy Raney, Karen Schneller, Diana Gaines Skinner, Carla Cochran-Stallard, Donna Sullivan, Mary Visser, Melaney McWhirt-Vogel, Julie Woodman and Paula Woolworth.

  • Hoopsters Win: The Lawrence Hoopsters fourth-grade basketball team went 4-0 to win the Midwest Invitational Tournament at Sport2Sport last week. Players were Nathan Padia, Daniel Green, Nick Devin, Patrick Johnson, Nick DeBiasse, Johnny Novotny, Evan LaCour and Jace McNabb. Coaches were Dale Johnson and Rick McNabb.

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