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October 5, 2006

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Clinton Fire 5K: Pre-registration deadline for the Clinton Fire Department Auxiliary 5K Run and Mile Fun Walk is Friday. The races will be Oct. 14 at Clinton Lake's Bloomington beach. For information, call Dennis Snodgrass at 865-8526.

¢ WOW Run: Body Boutique is sponsoring an open 5K and fun run Oct. 14 to benefit Women's Transitional Care Services. Participants can register at www.active.com under WOW Run. For information, call Tracey English at 749-2424.

¢ United Way Benefit: Kansas University is sponsoring a 5K run/walk to benefit Douglas County United Way as part of Saturday's homecoming. The race will begin at 9 a.m. at the Kansas Union. For information, go to www.homecoming.ku.edu.

¢ Four-Way Golf Tie: Spencer Thomas, Conrad Roberts, Joe Brown and Ed Phlegar each carded a 69 to share first place in Saturday's Jayhawk Golf Club weekly tournament at Alvamar. Skip Jackson shot 71 while Chris Anderson and Mike Stein came in with 72s. Roberts had the low gross score, a six-under-par 66.

¢ Orienteer Opportunity: Learn to Orienteer Day will begin at noon Oct. 15 at the Clinton Lake overlook. Particpants must bring a compass. Sign up early at maprunner@juno.com. For information, call Gene Wee at 841-3587.

¢ Brocaw Tryouts: The Brocaw Blazers will hold tryouts for prospective cross country members through Oct. 31. For information, call (816) 365-7938 or go to brocawblazers.org .

¢ Lecompton Fundraiser: Lecompton Youth Ball Assn. will conduct a hot dog and chili feed fundraiser Nov. 3 at the city's community building. All money raised will be used for baseball and softball equipment. For information, call Penny Kellum at 887-6936.

¢ Self Clinic: Bill Self's Kansas University Basketball Coaches Clinic will be Oct. 28 in Allen Fieldhouse. The $55 registration fee includes a ticket to the KU-Colorado football game. For information, go to kuathletics.com.

¢ Cheerleading Clinic: Little Lion Spirit Clinic for kindergarten through sixth graders will be at 1 p.m. Oct. 22 at Lawrence High. Cost is $30. All participants will receive a T-shirt and pom pons and will cheer at the Lawrence-Topeka High football game. For information, call Gwen Wedd at 832-5450 or e-mail gwedd@usd497.org.

¢ Sabates ace: Trey Sabates used a driver to hit a hole-in-one on the Orchards 282-yard par-4 fifth hole on Sept. 29. Witness were Tyler Johnson, Roland Sabates and Davis Zasortz.

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