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March 27, 2008

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LGFPA Trials Saturday: Lawrence Girls Fast Pitch Association will conduct its no-cut player evaluations Saturday at Holcom Complex. U-8 and U-10 will be at 1 p.m. with U-12, U-14 and U-16 scheduled for 2:30 p.m. A registration form can be downloaded at eteamz.active.com/lgfpa. For information, call 856-7555.

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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. For information, call 748-0600.

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Baseball Clinic: Registration deadline for the Lions-Firebirds Spring Baseball Clinic is Monday. The clinic for K-8 youths will run from 1-4 p.m. April 6 at Free State High's field. For information, call Brad Stoll at 832-8284 or e-mail bstoll@usd497.0rg.

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

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WTT Opener: Lawrence's World Team Tennis League will begin Sunday. Registration deadline is next Wednesday. For information, go to www.wtt.com/rec leagues or e-mail Bud Pettit at kaybud99@hotmail.com.

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

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Marathon Sign-up: The TherapyWorks Lawrence Half Marathon, 5k and Mile Fun Run will be April 20. Deadline for entering and receiving a T-shirt is April 9. The final training run will be at 9 a.m. Sunday, starting at Coffin Complex on the HINU campus. For information, go to www.lawrencehalfmarathon.com.

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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 www.lprd.org.

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Jayhawk Golf Club: Forms for joining the Jayhawk Golf Club are available at www.jayhawkgolfclub.org or by calling G.A. Roberts at 841-6048. Weekend competition will begin April 5 at Alvamar Public.

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Volleyball Deadline: Late registration deadline for city adult spring volleyball is Friday. For information, call 832-7920 or go to www.lprd.org.

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LAGA Dates: Lawrence Amateur Golf Association will stage it annual golf tournaments on July 12 at Alvamar and July 13 at Eagle Bend. For information, call Kyle Taylor at 691-8918.

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Hole In One: George Bocquin carded a hole-in-one Wednesday on the 15th hole at Alvamar Country Club. Bocquin smacked a 7-wood 150 yards for the ace. Witnesses were Dick Barton and Curt Kastl. The ace was Bocquin's third on that hole and fifth all-time.

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