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Archive for Thursday, October 18, 2007

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October 18, 2007

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Washburn to Honor Ex-Lion: Susan Waller Dickerson, a 1989 Lawrence High graduate, will be inducted into Washburn University's Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday.

Dickerson played volleyball at WU where she ranks in the Top 10 in several career statistics. Her husband, former WU basketball player Mike Dickerson, will also be inducted into the Ichabods' shrine Saturday.

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Gatten Golf Champ: Gary Gatten shot a sizzling 65 and won Sunday's Jayhawk Golf Club weekly net tournament at Alvamar by three strokes over Bud Stagg. Curt Anderson and Brent Mertz shared third place, each with a 72. Coming in at 73 were Pete Whitenight, Mike Stein and Keith Wallace. Stagg had the day's low gross score, a two-under-par 70.

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Mavs Volleyball Trials: Lawrence Mavs, a club volleyball team for girls ages 11-15, will conduct tryouts Nov. 4 at the Robinson Center on the Kansas University campus.

Teams will train and compete from November through March. For information, call Kathy Kelly at (913) 383-2636 or Karen Schonewise at 842-0647.

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Junior High Basketball: Free State High will play host to a basketball clinic for eighth- and ninth-grade boys on Nov. 3-4. For information, call Aaron Seibenthall at 766-4769 or Bryan Duncan at 766-9840. Or e-mail to preseasonclinic@sunflower.com.

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Blazers Tryouts: Brocaw Blazers youth cross country team will hold tryouts through Oct. 31. For information, call Milan Donley at 331-9911 or go to www.brocawblazers.org.

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Clinton Run: A 5K run and one-mile fun walk to benefit the Clinton Fire Department Auxiliary will take place Saturday, Oct. 27 at Clinton Lake's Bloomington Beach. For information, call Dennis Snodgrass at 865-8526.

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WOW Run: Body Boutique's WOW Run (Women Opening Doors for Women), a 5K run and one-mile fun run, will be Oct. 27. For information, call Tracey English at 749-2424, or go to active.com (keyword: WOW Run).

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Golden Oldies Golf: A Golden Oldies two-man scramble golf tournament will be Oct. 24 at Eagle Bend.

Minimum age is 60. Registration forms available at Eagle Bend. For information, call Shirley Coulter at 842-6876.

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Hems Hole-in-One: Harrison Hems used a seven-iron to ace the 153-yard No. 8 hole at Alvamar Country Club.

Witnesses were Larry Rosdahl, Adam Stanley, Doug Miller and Bryan Dreiling.

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