Archive for Thursday, January 24, 2008

Our Town Sports

January 24, 2008


Let us know

Do you have a camp or a tournament or a sign-up session on tap? How about someone who turned in a noteworthy performance? We'd like you to tell us about it. Mail it to Our Town Sports, Journal-World, Box 888, Lawrence 66044, fax it to 785 843-4512, e-mail to or call 832-7147.

KGA Taps Waugh: Jerry Waugh of Lawrence has been named president of the board of directors of the Kansas Golf Assn. It's the second annual stint for the 80-year-old Waugh, who held the same position in 1987.

Among the other members of the KGA board are Dick Stuntz of Lawrence and Mike Grosdidier of Baldwin City.


Speed Class: Triple Play Academy is offering a speed and acceleration class on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. For information, call Matt Duncan at 766-7284 or via email


HINU Cheer Camp: Haskell Indian Nations University's cheer spirit squad will conduct a cheer camp at 9 a.m. Feb. 9 at Coffin Complex. The camp is for youths ages 3-12. Fee is $10.

All participants will perform at halftime of the HINU-York men's basketball game Feb. 15.

For more information, call Dena Johnston at 832-2962.


KVSA Deadline: Registration deadline for spring programs of the Kaw Valley Soccer Assn. is Feb. 1. For information, go to


Half-marathon Training: Registration is open for the TherapyWorks Lawrence Half Marathon, 5k and Mile Fun Run on April 20. The first in a series of training runs will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, starting at Coffin Complex on the HINU campus.

For more information, go to


WIU Lands Sneegas: Lawrence's John Sneegas has signed a baseball letter of intent with Western Illinois after spending two seasons at Highland Community College. Sneegas was a member of Free State High's 2006 Class 6A state championship team and the Raiders' team that played in the '06 American Legion World Series.


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