Archive for Thursday, September 6, 2001

Our Town Sports

September 6, 2001


Hamilton Honored: Jaunelle Hamilton, a 1996 Lawrence High graduate who went on to play volleyball at Auburn, has been chosen to receive the Leah Rawls Atkins Award, the highest honor an Auburn female student-athlete can receive. Named after the first woman selected to the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, it recognizes athletic, scholarship, leadership and character accomplishments. The award will be presented on Oct. 13 at the Auburn-Florida football game.

Three 5K Winners: Lawrence's Steve Riley, Dee Boeck and D.J. Hilding won age-group titles in last Sunday's Leawood Labor Day 5K. Other Lawrence top-five age-group finishers were Matt Riley, Andy Woolard, Ryan Dolan and Celeste Leonardi.

LYABA to Begin Saturday: Lawrence Young American Bowling Alliance leagues will begin on Saturday at Roy Crest Lanes. League meetings are scheduled at 8:30 a.m. (U-8, 9-11) and 9:15 a.m. (12-21) with bowling to follow. New bowlers can sign up at the meetings. For information, call Mike Miller at 864-5626.

Heitzman Wins: Paul Heitzman of Eudora won the ages 70-74 division of the East vs. West 5K last Sunday in Wichita. His time was 20:41.

Chaos Members: Lawrence's Kelsey Mellard and Morgan Matthews are members of the Kansas City Alliance Chaos soccer team that placed second in the U-19 bracket in the Midwest All Girls Tournament last weekend in Kansas City.

Grosdidier Champ: Mike Grosdidier shot a 73 to win last Saturday's Jayhawk Golf Club tournament at Alvamar. Roger Gemeinhardt shot a 76 and Ron Huckfeldt was third with an 80. In net scoring, Mike Naegele carded a 71, one stroke better than Van Reichert and Tony Esparrago. Chris Anderson recorded a 74.

Caldwell Ace: Brian Caldwell used a nine-iron for a hole-in-one on the 130-yard No. 13 hole last Saturday at Eagle Bend GC. Witnesses were Don Jacobs, Gerald Appelhans and Keith Gillespie.

Hodges, Dogs Shine: Lawrence's Mark Hodges and his Australian Shepherd, Rory, won both the sheep and cattle division at a trial event in Minnesota. Also, at the Indiana Teritories Stock Dog Trial in El Reno, Okla. Hodges and another of his Australian Shepherds, Itty, had the highest combined score in the combine cattle, sheep and duck divisions.

Amess Ace: Ken Amess used a pitching wedge to ace the 87-yard No. 8 hole at the Orchards. Witnesses were Bob Peterson and Ray Freels.

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