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March 20, 2008


Eagle Bend Info: Sign-ups for Eagle Bend men, senior men and women leagues have begun. All three leagues will begin in mid-April. Beginner and intermediate lessons will begin in April, too. New at the municipal golf course is year-long pass that costs $750. For information, call 748-0600.

¢ Baseball Clinic: Registration deadline for the Lions-Firebirds Spring Baseball Clinic is March 31. The clinic for K-8 youths will run from 1-4 p.m. April 6 at Free State High's field. For info, call Brad Stoll at 832-8284 or e-mail

¢ Dealing With Alzheimer's: A Texas Hold 'Em benefit poker tournament to raise funds for the Heart of America Chapter of the Alzheimer's Assn. will be April 12 at Alvamar Country Club. For information, call (913) 831-3888.

¢ WTT Opener: Lawrence's World Team Tennis League will begin March 30. Registration deadline is Wednesday. For info, go to leagues or e-mail Bud Pettit at

¢ Golf Tourney: Douglas County Dental Clinic is sponsoring a four-person golf scramble on May 2 at Alvamar. Registration deadline is April 26. For information, call Julie Branstrom at 312-7770.

¢ Marathon Sign-up: The TherapyWorks Lawrence Half Marathon, 5k and Mile Fun Run will be April 20. For information, go to

¢ Youth Softball, Baseball: Registration has begun for city youth summer softball and baseball programs as well as the Heinrich and Houk U-14 baseball leagues. Henrich League play will begin in mid-April. Tryouts for the Houk League will be April 19-20. For information, call Lee Ice at 832-7940 or go to

¢ Tackle Football: Anyone interested in playing in an eight-man adult tackle football league can call Terry Neyland at (785) 228-0729. The season will begin in August with at least four preseason games scheduled April through July.

¢ Jayhawk Golf Club: Forms for joining the Jayhawk Golf Club are available at or by calling G.A. Roberts at 841-6048. Weekend competition will begin April 5 at Alvamar Public and continue into the fall.

¢ Volleyball Deadline: Late registration deadline for city adult spring volleyball is March 28. For information, call 832-7920 or go to


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