Archive for Thursday, January 25, 2007

Our town sports

January 25, 2007


Half-marathon Champs: Theodore Roundface and Santiago Morales, both of Lawrence, finished first and third respectively in the men's division of the Topeka-to-Auburn half-marathon. Age-group winners from Lawrence were Dee Boeck, Jodie Smith, Kelly Gunn, Scott McVey and Tom Kreissler. Dan Kuhlman finished second in his age group, and thirds went to Steve Riley, Karen Hyde, Sarah Sinning, John Walton and Jackie Shon.

¢Hooper Clinic: Former Lawrence High baseball player Kevin Hooper, now in the Detroit Tigers organization, will conduct an infield clinic for baseball and softball players in grades 4-12 on Sunday at LHS. For information, call Brad Stoll at 832-8284.

¢LHS Soccer Clinic: Lawrence High girls soccer players and coaches will stage a clinic for youths in grades K-8 on Feb. 10 and 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. For information, e-mail

¢KVSA Deadline: Deadline for registering for Kaw Valley Soccer Assn. leagues is Feb. 15. For information, go to

¢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

¢Girls Basketball Clinics: Lady Prospects AAU winter basketball clinics for girls in grades 6-8 will be Saturday and Feb. 3 at West Junior High. For information, call Phillipe McCree at 749-2157 or go to

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

¢Baseball Fund-Raiser: Kansas University club baseball will conduct 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 at


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