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Archive for Thursday, March 8, 2007

Our town sports

March 8, 2007

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Orchards Women: Prospective members are welcome at a meeting of the Orchards Ladies Golf Club at 9 a.m. Saturday at the clubhouse. Competition will be on Thursday afternoons and Friday mornings beginning in April. For information, call Barb Trouslot at 766-1046.

¢Orchards Men: An organizational meeting for the Orchards Senior Men's Golf League will be at 9 a.m. March 16 at Drury Place. Competition will begin the first Tuesday in April. For information, call Ed White at 843-7456.

¢Spring City Sports: An organizational meeting for city adult volleyball will be at 7 p.m. today at the Community Building. Also, the city will take late registrations for adult softball, dodgeball and basketball through Friday. For information, call 832-7920 or go to www.lprd.org.

¢City Youth Programs: Houk League baseball early registration deadline is March 21. The ages 13-14 league also needs coaches. Tryouts are April 14-15. Heinrich League U-14 baseball has one opening. All sports forms are available at Holcom Rec Center. For information, call Lee Ice at 832-7940 or go to www.lprd.org.

¢Open Gyms: City adult free play basketball is available at Deerfield School from 6 to 9 p.m. on Fridays through March 23. For information, call 832-7920.

¢Lawrence Half-Marathon: Registration for the Lawrence Half-Marathon and 5K (formerly the Raintree Run) is under way. The road race will be April 15 and will benefit Health Care Access and the Gibson Huston Love Fund. To register or to volunteer, go to www.lawrencehalfmarathon.com.

¢Lions-Firebirds Baseball Camp: Free State and Lawrence High baseball coaches and players will conduct a youth baseball camp for youths in grades K-8 from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the FSHS field. For information contact Brad Stoll at 550-4657 or bstoll@usd497.org.

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

¢Soccer Leagues: VIP Sports evening soccer leagues for pre-schoolers through adults will begin soon. For information, e-mail vipsport-ks@hotmail.com or call 550-3452.

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

¢Girls Basketball: Tryouts for U14, U15 and U16-17 Lady Prospects AAU Basketball will be at 3 p.m. March 18 at West Junior High. For information, call Phillipe McCree at 787-2249 or go to www.ladyprospects.net.

¢Volleyball Champs: Lawrence's Melanie Chaussee, Kelsey Allen, Sydnei Tolefree and Tayler Tolefree were members of the Wildcats volleyball team that won the Heart of America Gold Series Feb. 25 in Kansas City, Kan. The Wildcats won 18 of 19 matches.

¢Hole-in-one: Chris Coleman aced Eagle Bend hole No. 3 from 130 yards with a wedge. Witnesses were Darren Green, Stanley Harden and Rob Coleman.

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