Archive for Thursday, March 15, 2007

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March 15, 2007


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

¢City Youth Baseball, Softball: Houk League baseball early registration deadline is next Wednesday. The ages 13-14 league also needs coaches. Tryouts are April 14-15. Holcom, Houk and Ice baseball leagues deadline is April 10. Youth baseball and softball deadline is April 12. All forms are available at Holcom Rec Center. For information, call 832-7940 or go to

¢City Youth Volleyball: Volleyball clinics for youths in grades 4-7 are scheduled during the four Saturdays in April. Registration forms are available at Holcom Rec Center or at For information, call 832-7920.

¢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

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

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

¢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 or e-mail Kara Lowery at

¢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 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. Sunday at West Junior High. For information, call Phillipe McCree at 787-2249 or go to

¢VIP Sports Soccer: VIP Sports is offering a spring break soccer camp next week for pre-school through junior high girls, a Tuesday night women's league and a Wednesday night adult indoor league starting March 29. For information, go to 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 or Kerry Girty at

¢KU Baseball Youth Camp: Kansas University baseball will conduct a spring training camp for youths in grades 1-8 on Monday and Tuesday. Sessions are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon. For information, call Kevin Frady at 864-7955.

¢City Deadlines: The registration deadline for city adult spring kickball has been extended until Friday. The spring volleyball deadline is next Wednesday. For information, call 832-7920 or go to

¢WTT to Begin: Lawrence Tennis Assn. will be conducting World Team Tennis sessions starting April 1. Registration must be completed by March 30. For information, go to or e-mail Bud Pettit at

¢LTC Meeting: A meeting for Lawrence Track Club parents will be at 7 p.m. April 5 in the Lawrence High cafeteria. LTC offers summer track for youths ages 8-18. For information, go to

¢Alvamar League: Alvamar Public is offering a Thursday evening open golf league starting April 19 and running until Oct. 11. Cost to join is $30. For information, call the clubhouse at 842-1907.

¢Hoopsters Leagues: Lawrence Hoopsters boys and girls junior high basketball leagues registrations are due March 27. Deadline for the program's 3-on-3 summer league is April 12. For information, call 749-4664.


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