Archive for Thursday, February 8, 2007

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February 8, 2007

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Buffalo Runners: Tom Kreissler and Steve Riley, both of Lawrence, finished 2-3 overall in the Buffalo Run 7K Saturday in Parkville, Mo. Kreissler won the men's ages 20-29 division, and Riley was the masters champ while running in the ages 50-59 category. Keith Dowell of Lawrence was second in the 50-59 division. The Sandrats (Kreissler, Riley and Matt Brisch) won the men's team title.

¢City Leagues: Organizational meetings for city adult spring leagues are coming up. Basketball will be Tuesday at the Community Building, slow-pitch next Thursday at the Holcom Rec Center and dodgeball next Thursday at the Community Building. All sessions will begin at 7 p.m. For information, call 832-7920.

¢Umpires Meeting: An orientation meeting for anyone interested in becoming an umpire for city softball or kickball leagues will be at 10 a.m. Feb. 17 at South Park Rec Center. For information, call 832-7920.

¢LHS Soccer Clinic: Lawrence High girls soccer players and coaches will stage a clinic for youths in grades K-8 on Saturday and again on Feb. 17 in the LHS East gym. For information, call Matt Anderson at 832-5050.

¢Soccer Leagues: VIP Sports evening soccer leagues for pre-schoolers through adults will begin soon. Also, a sixth-grade youth soccer camp will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the National Guard Armory. For information, e-mail vipsport-ks@hotmail.com or phone 550-3452.

¢KVSA Deadline: Deadline for registering for Kaw Valley Soccer Assn. leagues is a week from today. For information, go to www.kawvalleysoccer.com.

¢KU Baseball Camp: Kansas University baseball hitting academies and Sunday night instructional sessions are under way. For information, call 864-7907.

¢Soccer Skills: Kansas Soccer Academy is offering indoor skills training. For information, go to www.kansassocceracademy.com.

¢KU Soccer Clinic: Kansas University soccer will conduct a girls high school clinic Feb. 25 in Anschutz Pavilion. For information, go to www.kuathletics.com or e-mail Kara Lowery at klowery@ku.edu.

¢Baseball Fundraiser: Kansas University club baseball will hold a trivia night and silent auction at 6:30 p.m. March 2 in the Kansas Union. For information, call B.J. Rains at (314) 898-7800 or go to jayhawkclubbaseball@yahoo.com.

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

¢Baseball Leagues: Ages 17 and over and ages 30 and over baseball leagues are now forming. For information, call Eric Montague at 550-1984 or e-mail emontague10@hotmail.com. League play will begin May 1.

¢Wheelchair Tennis: Registration deadline is today for a wheelchair tennis clinic at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at First Serve. Pat Lomshek, Dick Wedel, Connie Robertson and Lori Therrien will be the instructors. Beginners and active participants are welcome. For information, call 749-3200.

¢Basketball Tryouts: Lady Prospects AAU Basketball Club will conduct tryouts for U-12, U-13 and U-14 teams Saturday at West Junior High. Registration will be at 1 p.m. with the tryouts to begin at 2 p.m. For information, call (785) 787-2249.

¢Breslauer Second: Fran Breslauer of Lawrence finished second in her age group in the Kaiser Permanente Half-Marathon Sunday in San Francisco. Breslauer was clocked in 2:12:39.

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