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May 29, 2008

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KSHSAA Honors Bock: Shelley Bock of Lawrence has been recognized by the Kansas State High School Activities Association for his contribution to prep athletics. Bock has served as a soccer official for more 20 years and worked in 14 state soccer championship meets.

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KSA Tryouts: Kansas Soccer Academy will be conducting premier team tryouts for U-10 through high school youth at 1 p.m. on June 14-15 at Free State High. KSA is operated by Kansas University coach Mark Francis and Free State coach Jason Pendleton.

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Pathways 5K: Pathways Animal Assisted Therapy Inc. will stage a 5K and mile fun run June 21 on the South Lawrence Trafficway. For information, go to www.pathwaysaat.org.

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HyVee Kids Klub: Current Kansas University basketball players and the K.C. Pump N' Run coaching staff will preside over the HyVee Kids Klub free basketball clinic at 1 p.m. Sunday at Free State High. The clinic is limited to the first 150 youths who pre-register at either city HyVee store.

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Self Camp: Bill Self's Kansas University basketball camp still has openings in the June 8-12 and June 15-19 sessions (ages 8-19). For information, go to billselfbasketballcamp.com.

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Boys Basketball: A basketball tournament for grades 9-12 boys will be June 27-29 at Haskell's Coffin Complex. Five games guaranteed. Entry deadline is June 6. For information, call Elwood Ott at 218-6807 or e-mail eott@haskell.edu.

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Nash Dash: The Nash Dash, an 8K and mile fun run, will be Saturday on the Kansas River trails. It's a fund-raiser for WRAP, which places mental health professionals from the Bert Nash Center into Lawrence and area schools. The participant who raises the most money will win a basketball autographed by Kansas University's national championship team. For information, go to www.bertnash.org.

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WJHS Basketball: West Junior High's basketball camps for incoming youths in grades 7-9 will be next week. For information, call Stan Frantz at 832-5500 (boys) or Matt Frost at 817-2020 (girls).

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Lawrence High Camps: Boys basketball next week. Morning practices and afternoon games. Workout camps June 9 to July 18. For information, call Chris Davis at 979-4539 or e-mail cdavis@sunflower.com. Girls basketball for all ages June 23-27. Call Kristin Mallory at 842-3342. Volleyball July 28-Aug. 1. Call Stephanie Magnuson at 856-0327.

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City Mat Camp: A wrestling camp conducted by Free State High coach Paul Lappin and Lawrence High coach Patrick Naughton will be June 5-7. For information, call Lappin at 766-9316 or Naughton at 691-8837.

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Free State Camps: Softball next week. Call Pam Pine at 760-3920. Volleyball July 21-25. Call Nancy Hopkins at 843-4677. Girls basketball next week and June 23-26. Call Bryan Duncan at 832-6050. Boys basketball next week. Call Chuck Law at 550-5063.

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Youth Football Camps: For youths entering grades 3-9 run by Free State High coach Bob Lisher and Lawrence High coach Dirk Wedd will be June 23-26. Registration forms are available at city elementary schools.

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Youth Baseball: A youth baseball camp is scheduled June 9-12. For information, call Brad Stoll at 832-8284 or go to bstoll@usd497.org.

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KVSA Camps: Kaw Valley Soccer Association summer camps for youths ages 3-19 and a summer 3v3 league will start Monday. For information, go to www.kawvalleysoccer.com or call Riny de Boer at 550-3452.

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BU Volleyball: Baker University will conduct volleyball camps for grades 4-12 from June 30 to July 3. For information, call Kathy Allen at (785) 594-8455 or e-mail kallen@bakeru.edu.

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KU Soccer Camps: Kansas University soccer will conduct camps for grades K-5 and grades 5-8 on June 6-13. Also scheduled are girls team camps for grades 4-12 on July 23-26 and July 27-30. For information, call 864-5833 or go to kuathletics.com.

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Perkins Classic: The Lew Perkins Classic, a four-person scramble to benefit Douglas County Special Olympics, will be June 9 at Alvamar. Cost is $150 per person ($140 if paid by Friday). For information, call Julie Van Foeken at 856-5204.

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BU Mat Camps: Baker University will be the site of two wrestling camps - Ken Chertow this weekend and Team Champions on June 17-20 and June 24-27. For information, call Kit Harris at (785) 594-3481 or e-mail kharris@usd348.com.

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Seabury Camps: Seabury Academy will conduct sports camps in June for volleyball, football, girls basketball and cheerleading. For information, go to www.seaburyacademy.org.

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Central Junior High Camp: Basketball for incoming youths in grades 7-9 will be June 23-27. For information, call Gary Hall at 832-2202 or pick up info at the school.

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Southwest Junior High Camp: Boys basketball for incoming grades 5-9 June 23-27. For information, call David Schneider at 330-4473.

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KU Baseball Camps: Kansas University baseball will conduct a Little League Day Camp next week, a Super Skills Camp June 6-9 and an All-Star Camp July 31-Aug. 3. For information, call Kevin Frady at 864-7955.

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Baldwin Junior High Camp: Volleyball for grades 4-8 June 9-12. Registration deadline is June 1. For information, contact Brenda Shawley at bshawley@usd348.com.

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Frisbee League: Lawrence Ultimate League Frisbee matches are played at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays at Youth Sports Inc. fields. For information, call Ernie at 979-3738 or go to www.lawrenceultimate.com.

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Eagle Bend Lessons: Eagle Bend Golf Course's junior lessons are scheduled next Wednesday and Thursday. Openings are available in men, senior men, women and junior leagues. For information, call 748-0600.

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