Archive for Thursday, November 13, 2008

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November 13, 2008


Mat Award: Hunter Haralson, an eighth grader at South Junior High, earned an America Crown Award after winning at 105 pounds in wrestling tournaments in Atlanta, Kansas City and Loveland, Colo. He also won at a tourney in Colorado Springs.

¢Anderson Wins: Chris Anderson fired a three-over 75 and won the weekly Jayhawk Golf Club tournament Sunday at Alvamar. Conrad Roberts and Mark Terranova shared second place, each with a 76. In net scoring, Van Reichert and Bill Hamilton shot 74s while Bud Stagg had a 75. In the final overall standings, Jack Schwartz won with 170 points, followed by Roberts 160, Terranova 154, Anderson 150 and Reichert 147.

¢Hilding Qualifies: D.J. Hilding of Lawrence finished second in the men's ages 25-29 age group and 10th overall at the Kansas City Marathon. His time of 2:45:11 qualified him for the Boston Marathon.

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

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

¢Youth Volleyball: Tryouts for Mid-America Volleyball ages 15-17 will be Sunday at West Junior High. For information, call Karen Schonewise at 842-0647 or e-mail

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

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

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

¢Youth Soccer Course: The National Soccer Coaches Assn. will conduct a course for youth soccer coaches on Dec. 13 at Free State High. For information, contact Jason Pendleton and

¢KVSA Boys Trials: Kaw Valley Soccer Assn. premier high school boys (grades 9-12) tryouts will be at 2 p.m. Saturday and at 4 p.m. Sunday at Youth Sports Inc. fields 14 and 15. For information, call 749-5872 or go to

¢Youth Soccer Leagues: VIP Sports will conduct soccer leagues on Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting next week at KU's Robinson Gym. Games will be at 5 p.m. for U-9 to U-12 and 7 p.m. for U-12 to U-18. For information, call 550-3452 or e-mail


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