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April 26, 2007

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Rebels U-12 champs: Kansas Rebels U-12 won the Hardball Classic last weekend in Overland Park. Team members are Jacob Caldwell, Alex Green, Drew Green, Drake Hofer, Lee McMahon, Rigby McClure, Kyle McFarland, Cody Scott, Stan Skwarlo, CJ Stuever, Daniel Vineyard and Shane Willoughby. Coaches are Joe Caldwell, Darren McClure, Kevin Stuever and Mike Willoughby.

¢Schlup JGC champ: Allen Schlup recorded a 73 and won Sunday's Jayhawk Golf Club weekly net tournament at Alvamar by two strokes over Tom Dennis and Chad Roesler. Rich Anthony and Pete Whitenight shared third place, each with a 76. Coming in at 77 were Tommy Hinton, Curt Anderson and Mike Hertling. Roesler and Conrad Roberts each posted a 76 for the low gross score.

¢Junior Jayhawks win: Phil Ozorkiewicz had two tries and four conversions as the U-19 Junior Jayhawks clipped Overland Park Aquinas, 28-7, in rugby Saturday at Westwick Complex. Cody Weber and Dylan Smith added one try apiece.

¢Youth football: Lawrence Youth Football Camp for grades 3-9 will be June 25-28 at Lawrence High. Fliers have been sent to all city elementary and junior high schools. For information, call Bob Lisher at 832-6050 or Dirk Wedd at 832-5050.

¢Marathon winner: Steve Riley of Lawrence won the Earth Day Challenge Marathon Sunday in Gambier, Ohio. Riley's time was 3:01:49.

¢Ice League forming: Team and individual registration forms for U-17 Ice League baseball are available at the Holcom Rec Center and at www.lprd.org. For information, call 832-7940.

¢City deadline: Registration for city adult summer softball, dodgeball, kickball and basketball will be accepted through Wednesday. For information, call 932-7920 or go to www.lprd.org.

¢Soccer coach clinic: The National Soccer Coaches Association will stage a Parent as Coach clinic for adults who coach youths ages 5-8 Saturday at Free State High. For information, contact Jason Pendleton at jpendlet@usd497.org.

¢Free State basketball camps: Free State High boys and girls basketball camps will be June 4-8 for grades 10-12. A boys camp for grades 3-9 will be May 29-June 1. A girls camp for grades 4-9 will be June 25-29. Camp brochures are available in the school offices, or call Chuck Law at 550-5063 or Bryan Duncan at 766-9840. E-mail addresses are claw@usd.497.org and bduncan@usd497.org.

¢SJHS alumni games: South Junior High will stage alumni basketball games on May 11, women at 5:30 p.m. and men at 7:30 p.m. With a new school scheduled to open this fall, these will be the last games played in the SJHS gym. For information, contact Jay Deiser at jdeiser@usd497.org.

¢Self camps: Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self's summer camps will be June 10-14 and June 17-21. For information, go to billselfbasketballcamp.com.

¢Firebirds volleyball camp: Free State High's summer volleyball camp will be July 16-20. For information, call Nancy Hopkins at 843-4677 or pick up a brochure in the high school office.

¢West boys camp: West Junior High's basketball camp for incoming boys in grades 7-9 will be June 4-8. For information, call Stan Frantz at 832-5500 or pick up a brochure in the school office.

¢Baker alumni golf: Baker University's annual alumni golf tournament will be May 19 at Alvamar Public. For information, call Mike Grossner at (785) 594-8462 or e-mail mike.grossner@bakeru.edu.

¢DCABA info: Douglas County Amateur Baseball Association is accepting spring and summer youth individual and team registrations. For information, go to www.dcaba.com.

¢KSA clinic: Kansas Soccer Academy is offering a free clinic for youths ages 7-14 on Saturday. For information, go to www.kansassocceracademy.com.

¢KU soccer camps: Kansas University will hold a soccer camp for youths in grades K-5 and 5-8 on June 4-8. Also slated are two sessions for girls in grades 4-12 on July 26-29 and July 30-Aug. 2. For information, go to kuathletics.com or e-mail Kara Lowery at klowery@ku.edu.

¢Baseball leagues: Ages 17 and over and ages 30 and over baseball leagues are forming. For information, call Eric Montague at 550-1984 or e-mail emontague10@hotmail.com. League play will begin next Tuesday.

¢VIP Sports soccer: VIP Sports is offering a Tuesday night women's league and a Wednesday night adult indoor soccer league. For information, go to vipsports-ks@hotmail.com or call 550-3452.

¢HINU fast-pitch tourney: Entry deadline is May 8 for the annual Native American Men's Fast-Pitch Tournament conducted in conjunction with commencement at Haskell Indian Nations University. For information, contact Angela Barnett at abarnett@haskell.edu or Kerry Girty at kgirty@haskell.edu.

¢KVSA Info: Kaw Valley Soccer Association is offering summer 3 vs. 3 and pre-school through high school leagues starting June 4. Summer camps are also scheduled. For information, go to www.kawvalleysoccer.com.

¢South hoops camp: South Junior High Cougar Basketball Camp will be held May 29-June 1 at Central Junior High. For information, go to schools.usd497.org/sjhs/basketball.

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