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November 6, 2008

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KVF U-10 Champs: Kaw Valley Force U-10 girls won the Heartland Invitational last weekend in Olathe. Team members are Skylar Drum, Olivia Lemus, Sabrea Platz, Mia Romano, Margaret Lockwood, Rachael Schuck, Abi Hummel, April Hodges, Carson Drake and Natalie Clarke. Trudy Drum is manager and Riny de Boer coach.

¢ Terranova Titlist: Mark Terranova won a scorecard playoff with Conrad Roberts to capture Sunday's weekly Jayhawk Golf Club tournament at Alvamar. Both Terranova and Roberts shot a one-under 71. Chris Anderson was third with a 77. In net scoring, John Egner was low with a 67, followed by Mike Naegele 70 and Stephen Morgan 71.

¢ Boston Qualifiers: Erika Nilles-Plumlee and Kelli Bates of Lawrence finished sixth and seventh, respectively, in the women's 30-34 age group at the Kansas City Marathon. Both qualified for the Boston Marathon. Also, Molly McVey finished 21st in the women's 25-29 category.

¢ Ninth-Grade Baseball: A meeting for ninth-grade boys interested in playing for Lawrence High's baseball team next spring will be at 3:20 p.m. today at Central Junior High. For information, e-mail Brad Stoll at bstoll@usd497.org.

¢ Junior High Basketball: Any eighth or ninth grade boy interested in participating in a preseason basketball clinic can call Aaron Siebenthall at 766-4769 or Bryan Duncan at 766-9840. Or e-mail preseasonclinic@sunflower.com.

¢ Thanksgiving 5K: RunLawrence's Thanksgiving Day 5K will be Nov. 27. Entry forms are available at Francis Sports. For information, go to www.runlawrence.org.

¢ Youth Volleyball: Tryouts for Mid-America Volleyball are scheduled Saturday (ages 12-14) at KU's Robinson Gym and Nov. 16 (ages 15-17) at West Junior High. For information, call Karen Schonewise at 842-0647 or e-mail karenschonewise@sunflower.com.

¢ Youth Volleyball: Tryouts for a club volleyball team for 11-year-olds will be at 10 a.m. Nov. 15 at Corpus Christi Church. For information, call Craig Friedrichsen at 841-8619 or email to lizf1@sbcglobal.net.

¢ Free State Baseball: A parent-student meeting for ninth-graders interested in playing baseball for Free State High next spring will be at 7 p.m. today in the school's small gym. For information, call Mike Hill at 832-6050.

¢ Garmin Clinic: Garry Gribble's Running Sports, 839 Mass. St., will conduct a free Garmin Forerunner training clinic at 6 p.m. today. For information, call 856-0434.

¢ Softball Clinics: Kansas University softball will conduct hitting clinics for girls ages 15-18 at 7 p.m. on Nov. 17 and 24 and Dec. 2 and 8 at Anschutz Pavilion. For information, contact Christi Musser at cmusser@ku.edu.

¢ Volleyball Trials: Tryouts for Xcelerators Club Volleyball will be Saturday for U-11 and Nov. 15 for U-15. Both sessions will be at 8 a.m. at South Junior High. Coaches are Deanna Beebe, Amy Hill and Katie Grom. For information, call Pam Byrn at 843-8971.

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