Archive for Thursday, September 13, 2007

Our Town Sports

September 13, 2007


PP&K; on Tap: Youths ages 8-15 are eligible for the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition at 8 a.m. on Sept. 22 at the First United Methodist Church fields on the southwest corner of K-10 and West Sixth Street. The top finishers in eight age groups will advance to a sectional. For information, call Keith Ely at 842-6458.

Anthony Links Winner: Rich Anthony notched a 68 and won Sunday's Jayhawk Golf Club weekly net tournament at Alvamar by four strokes. Tied for second with 72s were Ed Scholtes, Don Schulenberg and Chris Anderson. Third place went to Curt Anderson with a 73. Sharing fourth place with 74s were Pete Whitenight, Tom Dennis, Mike Stein, Tom Taylor and Jeff Miller. Chris Anderson's even-par 72 was the low gross score.

Sandrat Run: The Sandrat Trail Run will be Oct. 7 on the Kansas River trails. The 9.5-mile event will start and finish at the Ballard Center in North Lawrence. For information, go to or call 842-4351.

BU Fund-Raiser: Baker University's Super Scramble fundraiser golf tournament will be Sept. 30 at Alvamar. Entry fee is $125 per person prior to Saturday. The field will close at 60 teams. For information, call Rick Weaver at (785) 594-8422 or e-mail

City Youth Deadline: Registration deadline is a week from today for the city's K-6 youth basketball program. For information, go to

KU Baseball Camps: Kansas University baseball will conduct two camps this fall. A youth camp will run through Oct. 21 with three sessions to choose from. The other camp will be Oct. 6-7 and will be for 17- and 18-year-olds looking for college exposure. For information, call 864-7907.

Martial Arts Clinics: Premier Martial Arts, 3201 Clinton Parkway, will hold an open house and free clinic on youth and adult self-protection at 9 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 749-4400.

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

Big Bird Fly-In: Jayhawk Model Masters R/C Club will hold its Big Bird Fly-In Saturday and Sunday at the club's field below the Clinton Lake dam. For information, call Greg Kloepper at 865-8112, or go to

City Dodgeball, Basketball: Registration deadline for city adult fall basketball and dodgeball leagues has been extended to Friday. For information, call 832-7920 or go to

Youth Soccer Selectee: Daniel Chance, a sophomore at Free State High, has been selected to participate in the Region II Olympics development program of U.S. Youth Soccer. Chance is one of only three youths from Kansas chosen from among a 13-state area.

Baseball Trials: Tryouts for Lawrence Outlaws U-13 baseball will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 29 at Holcom Complex. For information, call Pat Walmsley 979-6390.


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