Archive for Thursday, September 4, 2008

Our town sports

September 4, 2008


Baseball Clinics: Baseball staffs from Free State and Lawrence High will conduct instructional clinics for grades K-8 every Saturday morning in September. For information, call Brad Stoll at 832-8284 or e-mail

¢ City Recreation: Deadline is Sept. 17 for fall youth basketball (K-6) and for Hoopster basketball (grades 2-7). For information, call 832-7940 or go to

¢ KVSA Soccer: Kaw Valley Soccer Assn. pre-school and youth soccer leagues will begin Sept. 6. For information, go to

¢ Rebels Tryouts: Rebels U-12 baseball will conduct trials this month. To set up a tryout, call Pat Karlin at 865-8682 or e-mail to

¢ Baseball Tryouts: Detonator U-13 - noon Saturday at Holcom's gold field. For information call Steve Walter at 760-0655 or Scott Seratte at 766-7864.

¢ Baseball Tryouts: The U11 Lawrence Lightning Baseball Team will conduct an open tryout from 9-11 a.m. on Sept. 20 at the YSI sports complex field No. 3. For more information, contact Stan Skwarlo at 550-4817.

¢ Adult Soccer: Registration is under way for Lawrence Adult Soccer League indoor and outdoor fall seasons. The six-week indoor season will begin next Wednesday. The outdoor season will start Sunday. For information, go to

¢ Ducks Unlimited: Lawrence Jayhawk Chapter of Ducks Unlimited's annual banquet will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Knights of Columbus. To purchase tickets, call Mike Grady at 843-7700 or 691-8491.

¢ Baker Scramble: Baker University's Super Scramble athletics fund-raiser golf tournament will be Oct. 5 at Alvamar. For information, call Rick Weaver at (785) 594-8422 or e-mail

¢ Basketball Fundraiser: The Lawrence Phog U-10 boys basketball team is holding a Texas Hold 'em fundraiser. The event will take place at Lawrence Union Pacific Depot at 402 North 2nd Street. Doors open at 6 p.m. on Sept. 13. Members of the team are Jay Dineen, Jackson Mallory, Zion Bowlin, Kobe Buffalomeat, Kole Brungardt, Sloan Thomsen and Braden Solko. Contact Alyn Thomsen at 550-4083 for more information.

¢ Scorpions Tryouts: Scorpions 10U Baseball will conduct a tryout this month. For information, contact Steve Avery at 760-3127 or coop8180@hotmailcom.

¢ Sanrat Trail Run: The 16th annual Sandrat Trail Run, 9.5 miles on the Kansas River trails, will be held on Sunday, Oct. 5th, at 8:30 am. Entries are available at Garry Gribbles Running Sports. For more information, contact Steve or Marcia Riley at, or go to

¢ Alvamar Ace: Bud Stagg recorded a hole-in-one Sunday at Alvamar Public. Stagg used an 8-iron on the 164-yard No. 4 hole. Witnesses were Mike Grosidier, Mark Terranova and Pete Whitenight.

¢ Eagle Bend Ace: Tom Brady of Eudora recorded a hole-in-one Monday at Eagle Bend. Brady used a 5-iron on the 153-yard No. 8 hole. Witnesses were essentially the entire Brady bunch: Tim Brady, Scott Brady, Steve Brady and Tommy Brady witnessed the shot.

¢ Jayhawk Golf Club Results: Aug. 31 at Alvamar: Scratch:1. Bud Stagg 69; 2. Conrad Roberts 70; 3. Chad Roesler 72. Net: 1. William Patt 66; 2. Van Reichert 68; 3. Mike Beaton 69.

¢ Kaw Valley Force: The Kaw Valley Force U10 girls team placed third in the Midwest Soccer Tournament Sunday-Monday in Olathe. The players: are Margaret Lockwood, Olivia Lemus, Carson Drake, Mia Romano, Rachel Schuck, April Hodges, Sabrea Platz, Aubin Murphy, Abi Hummel, Skylar Drum and Maria Duncan. The coach is Riny de Boer.

¢ Jets Tryouts: Tryouts for the U12 Lawrence Jets baseball team will be Sunday, Sept. 7. For more information, contact Kent Houk at 691-5551.

¢ Douglas County Tennis: The Douglas County/LTA Closed tennis tournament will be held Sept. 26-28 at the Lawrence Tennis Center. Entries close Tuesday, Sept. 23. Visit for entry forms, e-mail Bud Pettit at or pick up copies of entry forms at First Serve Racquet Club. Free entry for all LTA members, but registration is required.


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