Archive for Thursday, November 29, 2001

Our town sports

November 29, 2001


Hurst Hole-in-One: Ron Hurst used a pitching wedge to ace the 130-yard No. 13 hole last Friday at Eagle Bend. Steve Hazel witnessed the shot.

Heitzman Wins: Paul Heitzman of Eudora won the age-graded masters division of the Sand Springs 5K last Saturday in Tulsa with a clocking of 19:33. Heitzman's age-graded time was 14:24.

Erb Recognized: Brian Erb, a sophomore defensive back from Lawrence, was one of five Middlebury College men to earn a berth on the New England Small College Athletic Conference fall all-academic team.

Max to Sign: Broadcaster Max Falkenstien will be at the Jayhawk Bookstore, 1420 Crescent, at 1 p.m. on Dec. 8 to sign Kansas University men's basketball media guides.

Haskell Wrestling Benefit: A NWA wrestling program to benefit the Haskell Indian Nations University club baseball team is scheduled for 8 p.m. on Dec. 8 at Coffin Complex. Tickets are $10 and $8 and will be available at the door or from Dana Carter in Powhattan Hall or Chris Brawley in Blalock Hall.

KVF Teams Battle to Draw: Kaw Valley Force U-13 and U-14 premier girls soccer teams battled to a 3-3 tie last Sunday. Lindsey Lawrence scored two goals and Marty McDonald one for the U-14s. Abby Vestal had her third hat trick in five games to lead the U-13s.

Texas Soccer Participants: Lawrence High's Samantha Lopez and Lindsay Garito and Free State's Meredith Mayo and Alicia Sellon participated in the Texas Soccer Cup last weekend in Dallas. They played with the Red Hot Angels, a U-18 soccer team from Johnson County. City eighth-graders Raya Bowden and Meghan Bock participated in the same tournament with teams organized by the Kansas Olympic Development Program in the U-14 age group. City sixth grader Hanah Hut played with the U-12 group.

LABA Coach Search: Lawrence Amateur Baseball Association is taking applications for volunteer coaches for next summer. LABA has four teams in the 15-18 age group that are certified for American Legion postseason play. For information, call Ron Goodwin at 843-4662.

Loomis Honored: Carleton College's Dakota Loomis, a senior co-captain from Lawrence, has been named to the All-Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference first team in men's soccer. Loomis was also named Carleton's MVP. A forward, Loomis paced Carleton with nine goals and 20 points.

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