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May 12, 2005

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Henrickson Camps: Kansas University women's basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson will offer four camps this summer -- an elite camp (June 17-19) for girls entering grades 9-12; individual camp (June 26-29) for girls entering grades 5-12; Junior Jayhawk camp (July 5-8) for girls and boys entering grades 1-5, and day team camp (July 30-31) for varsity and junior varsity teams. For information, call Katie Wulf at 864-7164 or visit www.kuathletics.com.

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Collette Honored: Matapony Collette, a senior softball player from Perry-Lecompton High, has been named female athlete of the year at McPherson College. Collette, a catcher-third baseman, is the school's all-time leader in doubles, games played and plate appearances. Her career batting average was .341.

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Smith Second: In the Mother's Day 5K in Overland Park, Lawrence's Jodie Smith won the ages 20-24 division and Dee Boeck was second in the 55-59 competition. Also, Karen Hyde of Lawrence finished second in the ages 40-44 division of the Kansas Heart and Sole Classic 10K Saturday in Olathe.

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KU Soccer Camps: Kansas University's soccer program will offer three camps -- May 31 to June 3 for boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth grade, June 26-30 for boys and girls in grades 4-12 and July 30 to Aug. 3 for girls in grades 4-12. For information, call Kara Lowery at 864-5833.

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Holcom Umps Meeting: All Holcom League baseball umpires and potential umps must attend a preseason meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday at Holcom Complex. League coaches are welcome. For information, call (785) 608-7243.

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Sidewinders Champs: Lawrence Sidewinders won a U-12 baseball tournament in Manhattan. Team members are Austin Anderson, Jackson Ferguson, Jordan Parsons, Evan Manning, Rowan Cook, Mack Hartwell, Jonathan Pederson, Trenton Sheppard, Tim Lewis, Eric Watson, Sam Prososki and Aaron Gile. Coaches are Greg Anderson, Kent Ferguson, Doug Hartwell, Adam Gabriel and Danny Manning.

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Roberts Easy Winner: Conrad Roberts fired a two-under-par 70 in windy conditions and won Saturday's Jayhawk Golf Club tournament at Alvamar by seven strokes over Tom Dennis, Mike McNelly and Mike Neagle. In net scoring, Frank Lewis was low with a 66, followed by Dean Hilker 69, and Stephen Morgan and James Rudy, both with 70s.

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City Adult Deadlines: Late registration will be taken through Friday for city adult summer softball, kickball, dodgeball and basketball. Volleyball registrations will end Wednesday. For information, call 832-7920 or go to www.lprd.org.

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88s Win in Ottawa: University National Bank 88s won a U-13 baseball tournament last weekend in Ottawa. Team members are Justin Balster, Jack Bush, Ben Harms, Austin Holladay, Cody Jones, Tanner Kilmer, Ryan Leibach, Michael McCabe, Mathew Montes de Oca, Chris Parker, Adam Petz, Ryan Scott, Coulter Vestal and Ben Wyatt.

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Mat Camp at Baker: Brandon Slay, an Olympic champion, and four-time NCAA All-American Eric Akin will be the featured clinicians at the Team Champions Wrestling Camp on June 27-30 at Baker University in Baldwin. A flier is available at www.usawks.com or call Kit Harris at (785) 594-3481.

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Soccer Information: Sunflower State Games 3X3 and full-side teams forming. E-mail rinydeboer@hotmail.com if interested. Lawrence Adult Soccer League 3X3 tournament June 4-5. Call 887-6594. For Kaw Valley Soccer Assn. summer camps and premier tryout dates, go to the Web site www.kawvalleysoccer.com or call 749-5872.

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Divers Qualify: Kelly Marx of Team Jayhawk Diving Club finished second on the boys ages 16-18 three-meter board and sixth at one meters at the U.S. Diving West Nationals last weekend in Dallas. The club's Logan Kline was fourth on both boards in the girls 14-15 age group. Both qualified for the U.S.-Canada Challenge May 20-22 in Calgary. Other TJDC members competing were Lauren Wismer, Kristen Frieze, Andy Krantz and Cole Young.

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Benefit Run-Walk: Douglas County Young Life "Send-A-Kid-To-Camp" 5K Run/Walk will be held May 21 at the Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship Church. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and the race will follow at 8:30 a.m. For information, call Adam Brunfeldt at 331-7250 or email abrunfe@yahoo.com.

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Baseball Camp: Five Tool Baseball School is taking registrations for its June 6-9 sessions at Free State High's field. For information, contact Lee Ice at the e-mail address ice@sunflower.com.

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Vinoverski Signs: Jessica Vinoverski, a member of Lawrence High's state runner-up volleyball team, has signed a rowing letter of intent with Kansas State.

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Rebels Advance: By finishing as the top team in their division a Nevada, Mo., tournament, the Kansas Rebels U-13 baseball team qualified for the Triple Crown World Series later this summer. Team members are Cody Amerine, Drew Branstrom, Seth Dirks-Ham, Hayden Emerson, Craig Harper, Nick Hassig, Chase McElhaney, Landon Moseley, Drew Noble, Brad Phillips and Justin Vander Tuig. Coaches are Paul Vander Tuig and Bob Emerson.

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KVSA U-11 Second: Kaw Valley Soccer Assn. U-11 girls premier team finished second in last weekend's Governor's Cup in Topeka. Team members are Amber Hicks, Alena Auer, Madeline Dieker, Kaitlin Dunbar, Jeremi Boles, Abby Casady, Chelsey Casady, Natalie Wilkins, Abby Gillam, Nicole Humphrey, Kalee Loneker and Sarah Olsowsky. Sarah Garcia is the coach.

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