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May 6, 2004

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Gymnast Shines: Abby Jones of Lawrence placed 17th in the Level 9 Western National Gymnastics Championships April 24 in Seattle, Wash.


  • Unity Run Aug. 7: The Crosstown Unity Run, a 10K and mile run-walk for the benefit of the Lawrence and Free State high schools' track and cross country programs, will be Aug. 7. For information, call Earl Richardson at 841-6458 or e-mail earl@earlrichardson.com.

  • Conroy Low: Randy Conroy shot a 75 and edged Chad Roesler by a stroke to win Sunday's Jayhawk Golf Club tournament at Alvamar. In net scoring, Pat Anderson was low with a 68. Bob Carlson was runner-up with a 73.

  • Washington Camps: Former Kansas University women's basketball coach Marian Washington and former KU standout Lynette Woodard will conduct basketball camps for girls ages 8-18 on June 6-10 and from June 27 to July 1. For information, call 864-4938.

  • Baldwin Mat Camp: A Quest 4 Gold wrestling camp will be June 27-July 2 at Baker University in Baldwin. Among the instructors will be Olympic gold medalist Kendall Cross and NCAA All-American Jared Frayer. For information, call Kit Harris at (785) 594-3481.

  • FSHS Girls Basketball: Free State High's girls basketball camp will be June 7-11 with high schoolers in the morning and fourth through ninth graders in the afternoon. For information, call Bryan Duncan at 832-6050.

  • Kicking Camp: Former Chiefs Hall of Famer Jan Stenerud will be at the Midwest Kicking, Punting and Center Camp June 30 to July 1 on the KU campus. For information, go to www.midwestkicking.com. or call Scott Hale at (515) 225-0609.

  • FSHS Soccer Camp: Free State High's soccer camp will be May 31 to June 4 for grades 9-12 and June 14-18 for grades 3-8. For information, call Jason Pendleton at 830-0906.

  • Riley Hutch Winner: Steve Riley of Lawrence finished first in the overall age-graded results of the Dillons School Run on Saturday in Hutchinson. In the two-mile, Riley was first in the ages 50-54 group and Eudora's Paul Heitzman won the men's ages 70-74 division.

  • Rebels Qualify: Kansas Rebels qualified for a U-11 AAA World Series berth when they finished second at the Diamond Classic last weekend in Liberty, Mo. Team members are Colin Toalson, Troy Willoughby, Aaron Rosenstengle, Dylan Perry, Ross Johnson, Mack Hartwell, Tyler Dick, Josh Hoffman, Jonathan Pederson, Jake Johnson, Clay Hamilton and Cody Oller. Rick Rosenstengle and Todd Hoffman are the coaches.

  • Clark Takes Two: Heather Clark of the Lawrence Aquahawks captured two gold medals at the Topeka Early Season swim meet. Teammate Alex Brunfeldt earned a first place and three seconds. The Aquahawks' Chris Sellon also picked up a gold. Emma Reaney had two seconds and a third, and Tyler Schmidt nabbed a bronze medal.

  • Boeck Age-Group Champ: Dee Boeck of Lawrence won the women's 50-54 age group portion of the Heart and Sole Classic 10K last Saturday in Olathe. Lawrence's Karen Hyde, Keith Dowell and Dick Lipsey earned age-group third places. Wally Brawner of Tonganoxie was second in the men's 60-64 division.

  • Phenix Champs: Lawrence Phenix U-12 girls softball team won a tournament last weekend in Basehor. Team members are Anna Mages of Ottawa; Alex Zordel and Haley Finucane of Baldwin; Madison Oller and Bailey Scott of Eudora; and Lexi Smith, Olivia Johnson, Kacie Welborn, Allison Ice, Jamie Morgison and Maddy Wilson of Lawrence. Coaches are Bill Finucane, Lee Ice and Marv Oller.

  • Hoopsters League: Registration for Lawrence Hoopsters 3-on-3 summer basketball league has been extended to next Thursday. Applications are available at the Holcom Rec Center. For information, call Rick McNabb at 749-4664.

  • Perry Track Marks: Crystalyn Robinson and Emily Huerter have broken Perry Middle School track records this spring. Robinson set an eighth grade 3,200 record with a clocking of 14:09 and Huerter set seventh-grade marks in the shot put (33-8.5) and discus (72-10).

  • Baseball Camp: Five Tool Baseball School is taking registrations from youths ages 6 to 16 for its June 7-10 camp at Free State High. For information, e-mail Lee Ice at ice@sunflower.com.

  • Orchards Leagues: At Orchards Golf Course, a couples league will begin May 21 and a junior league May 24. The junior league includes lunch. For information, call Ed White at 843-7456.

  • Garcia Ace: Leon Garcia used a seven-wood Monday to ace the 100-yard No. 8 hole at the Orchards Golf Course. Witnesses were Tom Garcia and Chuck McDaniels.

  • LTC Meet: Lawrence Track Club's first developmental meet for youths 8-18 will be Saturday at the Lawrence High track. Registration will begin at 9 a.m., field events at 10 a.m. and running events at 11 a.m.

  • City Deadlines: Here are the registration deadlines for city adult summer programs: Basketball May 14, slow-pitch May 12 and volleyball May 19. The city is also looking for slow-pitch umpires. For information, call 832-7922.

  • Soccer Meeting: Lawrence parents interested in discussing the formation of independent premier girls and boys soccer teams are encouraged to attend a 4 p.m. meeting Sunday at the public library. For information, call Shelley Bock at 843-1139.

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