Archive for Thursday, October 25, 2007

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October 25, 2007


Bryant Joins SSG Board: Rick Bryant of Lawrence has been appointed to the board of directors of the Topeka-based Sunflower State Games. Bryant is the communications and marketing officer for the Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment.

¢Mavs Volleyball Trials: Lawrence Mavs, a club volleyball team, will conduct tryouts for ages 11-14 on Nov. 4 and age 15 on Nov. 10 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.

¢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

¢Blazers Tryouts: Brocaw Blazers youth cross country team will hold tryouts through next Wednesday. For information, call Milan Donley at 331-9911 or go to

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

¢Free State Baseball Meeting: An informational meeting for ninth-graders interested in playing baseball at Free State High will be Monday, Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the school's main gym.

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

¢VIP Sports Soccer: Registration deadline is Sunday for VIP Sports 3v3 soccer leagues. The U-7 to U-14 leagues will begin competition on Nov. 1. For information, call 550-3452 or e-mail

¢Marathon Record: Susie Fagan of Lawrence finished 38th in a field of 1,533 women with a personal-best time of 3:26:23 in Sunday's Columbus, Ohio, Marathon. Fagan was ninth among 252 women in the ages 35-39 division.


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