Archive for Thursday, February 23, 2006

Our town sports

February 23, 2006


Youth Soccer Camp: Kansas University soccer will conduct a camp for youths in grades 9-12 Saturday at Anschutz Sports Pavilion. For information, call 864-5833 or go to

¢ Lecompton Sign-Up: Lecompton Ball Assn. will hold registration in conjunction with a hot dog-hamburger feed at 4:30 p.m. March 3 at Lecompton United Methodist Church. A bingo fund-raiser will follow at 7 p.m. at the Lecompton Community Building. For information, call Penny Kellum at 887-6936.

¢ Wellsville Softball: Midwest Sports Club softball tryouts will start at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Wellsville Saddle Club Park. For information, call Jeanette Selk at (785) 242-6342.

¢ Umps Needed: A meeting for anyone interested in umpiring will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the South Park Rec Center. The city also is looking for dodgeball and kickball referees. For information, call 832-7920.

¢ KVSA League: Registration deadline is Wednesday for a Kaw Valley Soccer Assn. high school 4-on-4 league. For information, go to or call 749-5872.

¢ Soccer Camp: A spring break soccer camp for youths ages 7-12 is scheduled March 20-24. Also slated is a 3-on-3 soccer tournament for U-10, U-12, U-14 and open players. For information, go to or call 760-4696.

¢ Youth Baseball Clinic: Free State and Lawrence High players and coaches will conduct a spring baseball clinic for kindergarten through eighth-graders March 11 at the Firebirds' diamond. For information, call Brad Stoll at 832-8284 on e-mail

¢ MAYB Champs: A group of eighth-grade boys from Lawrence went unbeaten and won a MAYB tournament last weekend in Kansas City, Mo. Team members are Scott Brenn, Mark Laskowski, Michael McCabe, Jed Bovorik, Drake DeBiasse, Nick Hassig, Ryan Scott and Coulter Vestal.

¢ City Deadlines: Registration deadline is Wednesday for city adult spring basketball and spring-summer slow-pitch leagues. For information, call 832-7920 or go to

¢ Bellinger With Champs: Joe Bellinger of Lawrence, a member of the Southwestern College men's basketball team, helped the Moundbuilders end their regular season with a 25-3 record and win the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference championship. Bellinger, a 6-foot-5 forward who spent the last two years at Seward County CC, has played in all 28 games as a reserve and is averaging 3.7 points a game.

¢ Rugby Scrimmage: Junior Jayhawks U-19 rugby will play host to a scrimmage at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Westwick Complex. Interested players and parents are invited. For information, call John Frick at 331-7100.

¢ Morris Hole-in-One: John Morris, assistant golf pro at Eagle Bend Golf Course, aced a par-three hole at Hideaway GC in Palm Springs, Calif. Jim Kane, head pro at Eagle Bend, witnessed the ace.


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