Archive for Thursday, September 27, 2007

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September 27, 2007


Swim Medalist: Carol Francis of Lawrence earned a first place, two seconds and a third in swimming at the Kansas Senior Olympics last weekend in Topeka.

¢Kreissler Fourth: Tom Kreissler of Lawrence finished fourth overall and won the men's ages 35-39 division of Sunday's Wichita Marathon. Steve Riley won the Masters division and was seventh overall. Jim Beiter was fifth in the 35-39 category.

¢Beaton JGC Winner: Mike Beaton carded a 69 and won Sunday's Jayhawk Golf Club weekly net tournament at Alvamar by one stroke over both Drew Walters and Ted Jordan. Ed Scholtes and Keith Wallace shared third place, each with a 72. Kent Hodgson carded a 73. Conrad Roberts' 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 fund-raiser golf tournament will be Monday at Alvamar. For information, call Rick Weaver at (785) 594-8422 or e-mail

¢Rueschhoff Hole-in-One: David Rueschhoff used a six-iron to ace the 165-yard No. 15 hole on Sept. 20 at Alvamar Country Club. Witnesses were Joe Baker, Roger Rankin and Cecil Kingsley.

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

¢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

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

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

¢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 (keyword: WOW Run).


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