Archive for Thursday, April 1, 2004

Our town sports

April 1, 2004


Rugby Tourney: Kansas University will play host to the Western Rugby Football Union women's collegiate tournament this weekend at Westwick complex south of Lawrence. Matches will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The final will be at 1 p.m. Sunday.

  • KU Soccer Clinic: Kansas University's soccer team will conduct a two-hour clinic at 5 p.m. Friday at SuperTarget Field for kindergarten through eighth-graders. For information, call Kelly Miller at 864-3560.

  • Bauer Hole-in-One: Jake Bauer used a five-iron to ace the 140-yard, No. 3 hole Saturday at Ottawa Hickory Hollow. Witnesses were Eddy Jones, Chris Edstrum and Brian Young.

  • Young Life Fund-Raiser: Young Life of Douglas County will conduct its annual golf fund-raiser May 6 at Olathe Falcon Ridge. For information, call Ryan Brittingham at 841-5590.

  • Soccer Academy: Kansas University soccer coach Mark Francis and Free State High counterpart Jason Pendleton have created the Kansas Soccer Academy to train second- through eighth-graders. The first sessions will begin Monday. For information, call 830-0906.

  • LTC Parents Meeting: Lawrence Track Club will conduct a meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Lawrence High commons area for participants' parents.

Practices will start April 13 at the LHS track. For information, call Bill Myers at 843-7684 or Debra Laurent at 865-5272.

  • Volleyball Clinic: Walk-in registrations will be accepted until 3 p.m. Friday for the city's fourth through eighth grade girls volleyball clinic Saturday at the Holcom Rec Center. For information, call 832-7940.

  • Youth Softball, Baseball: Registration forms are available at all city rec centers and online at or the city's youth baseball and softball programs. The deadline is April 15. For information, call 832-7940.

  • SJHS Boys Camps: Southwest Junior High will offer boys basketball camps in June. Eighth and ninth grade camps will be June 7-11, fifth through seventh grade from June 14-17. For information, call Mike Lewis at 838-9964.

  • Deo Mat Champ: Scott Deo of Coyotes Wrestling Club earned a gold medal at last weekend's Kansas Folkstyle Wrestling championships. Teammate Chris Coons earned a silver medal. Also placing for the Coyotes were K.J. Siebert (fourth) and Jesse Hardy (sixth).

  • Strength camp: Kansas University strength and conditioning director Chris Dawson will run a speed and strength camp for football coaches and athletes from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 24 at Anderson Family Strength and Conditioning Center. Several topics will be covered at the event including weight training, plyometrics, speed development, agility, flexibility and nutrition/supplementation. To download a registration form or more information, visit or call the strength and conditioning office at 864-7126.

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