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August 9, 2007

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SJHS Volleyball: Volleyball tryouts for South Junior High will be next Monday through Wednesday in the Lawrence High West gym - 3:30 p.m. for eighth-graders and 5:30 p.m. for freshmen. On Monday, check-in will be half an hour earlier. For information, call Kathy Stuntz at 842-5414,

Brown Second in KWGA: Melissa Brown of Lawrence shot a 77 to earn second place in a Kansas Women's Golf Assn. tournament Sunday in Dodge City. Tara Goedeken of Dodge City won with a score of 66.

Dickson JGC Winner: Duane Dickson carded a 69 and won Sunday's Jayhawk Golf Club net tournament at Alvamar by one stroke over Ted Johnson. Bob Bezek was third with a 72 and Tom Taylor fourth at 74. Carding 75s were Randy Gebhards, Keith Wallace, William Patt and Jay Patterson. Bezek had the low gross score with a three-over-par 75.

Youth Volleyball: Seventh- and eighth-grade girls enrolled in city junior highs are eligible for a volleyball program offered by the city and the school district. A city-wide clinic will be Aug. 29 at Southwest with practices to be twice weekly starting Sept. 3. Games will be played Sept. 22 and 29 and Oct. 6.

CJHS Football: A meeting for Central Junior High football hopefuls and their parents will be at 7 p.m. today in the school gym. For information, call Scott Petry at 727-1916.

Hammers Baseball: Lawrence Hammers U-10 baseball tryouts will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Holcom Park. For information, call Shaun Elston at 841-5438.

Triathlete Clinic: Youths ages 7-10 and 11-15 are invited to a clinic for aspiring triathletes at 10 a.m. on Aug. 19 and Aug. 26 at the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center. For information, go to www.missionme.com.

Colts Trials: Tryouts for U-12 Lawrence Colts baseball will be at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 18 on Cowser Field at the 4-H Fairgrounds. For information, call Rafael Sanchez at 766-9098.

Rebels Tryouts: Kansas Rebels baseball will conduct tryouts for next season on Saturday at Youth Sports Inc. fields - U-11 at 9:30 a.m., U-10 at 11:30 a.m. and U-9 at 1:30 p.m. For information, call Pat Karlin (U-11) at 865-8682, Craig Stoppel (U-10) at 691-9971 or Mark Unruh (U-9) at 979-4269.

Phenix Tryouts: Lawrence Phenix girls fast-pitch will conduct tryouts for next season Saturday and Sunday at Holcom Complex - U-10 at 9 a.m., U-12 at 11:30 a.m. and U-14 to U-18 at 2 p.m. Sign-ups will be a half an hour earlier in each age group. An instructional clinic for girls ages 9-12 will be at 7 p.m. today at Haskell's field. For information, go to www.lawrencephenix.com.

Magic Fast-Pitch: Tryouts for Lawrence Magic U-16 girls fast-pitch will be Aug. 18 at Holcom Complex. Sessions are scheduled at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. For information, contact Mike Reese at mbraves67@yahoo.com or call Chris Bell at 423-0497.

Klutman Hole in One: Neil Klutman used a 7-iron to ace the 152-yard No. 17 hole at Lawrence Country Club on Aug. 3. Al Horning and Chito Manalo were witnesses.

Blazer Hole In One: Chip Blazer recently aced the 126-yard third hole at Eagle Bend. Witnesses were Bob Kocour, Doug Staab and J.R. Neutel.

Golf Tournament: The Eagle Bend Men's League End of the Year Two-man Best Ball Tournament will be held Aug. 31. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, Aug. 28. Call Eagle Bend Golf Course, 748-0600 to sign up.

Eagle Bend League: Eagle Bend Men's League match play will be held Sept. 4-Oct. 13. Eligibility: Must be a current men's league member with at least 5(five) league scores posted by Aug. 28. Format: Eighteen-hole match play, single elimination.

Entry fee is $25. Entries due by 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28. All entries will be collected at Eagle Bend Golf Course. Brackets will be posted by Sept. 1.

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