Archive for Thursday, September 25, 2008

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September 25, 2008


Phenix U-18 Third: Lawrence Phenix U-18 softball finished third at a tournament in Shawnee. Dana Kramer had eight hits in the five games, Anna Mages five and Kristen Bell four. Taylor Simmons fanned 10 in 9 innings pitched while Mages whiffed 10 in 13 innings.

¢ Cougars Champs: Lawrence Cougars won the seventh-grade division of the Kansas CIty Premiere basketball tournament. Team members are Andrew Ballock, Mitchell Ballock, PJ Budenbender, Connor Henrichs, Narito Mendez, Dylan McKee, Bryce Montes de Oca and Kieran Severa. Matthew Downing is the coach.

¢ KSA Blaze Wins: Benjamin Occhipinto scored both goals and Carson Gilliland posted the shutout as Kansas Soccer Academy U-12 Blaze notched a 2-0 win last weekend. In other KSA games, the U-13 Gunners had goals from Jenna Giele and Tanna Fanshier in a 2-2 tie, but the U-14 Enforcers bowed 3-1. Megan Keller scored the goal with an assist from Bailey Harrell.

¢ Roberts JGC Winner: Conrad Roberts shot a one-under 71 and won the Jayhawk Golf Club weekly tournament Sunday at Alvamar by two strokes over Chad Roesler. Jack Schwartz was third with a 74. In net scoring, Bob Kocour was low with a 66, followed by Jim Day 68 and Jason Ward 69.

¢ BU Induction: Baker University's Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremonies will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Ritz Charles in Overland Park. Former Wildcats Brent Dorsey, Roger Anderson Farmer, Richard Hedges, Ted Potter and Bob Shores will be honored. For information, go to

¢ Lady Prospects: Workouts for Lady Prospects high school basketball will be Saturdays in September and October at the West Junior High gym. For information, call (785) 787-2249 or go to

¢ KU Baseball Camps: Kansas University baseball is offering a Games Camp for ages 7-12 on Mondays through Oct. 6 at Hoglund Ballpark. A Prospect Showcase Camp for ages 15-18 will be Oct. 4-5. For information, call 864-7955.

¢ 3-on-3 Basketball: Cougars Court Basketball Academy will conduct 3-on-3 youth leagues Oct. 19 through Nov. 5 at Seabury Academy. For information, call Matthew Downing at 312-4849 or go to

¢ WOW Run: Body Boutique and Women's Transitional Services will stage their annual WOW (Women Opening Doors for Women) 5K Run on Oct. 11. For information, call Tracey English at 749-2424.

¢ CC Trials: Brocaw Blazers youth cross country team will conduct tryouts through Oct. 31. For information, call Milan Donley at 331-9911 or go to

¢ Baseball Clinics: Staffs from Free State and Lawrence highs are conducting instructional baseball clinics for grades K-8 every Saturday morning this month. For information, call Brad Stoll at 832-8284 or e-mail

¢ 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

¢ Sandrat Run: The Sandrat Run, a 9.5-mile event on the Kansas River trails, will be Oct. 5. Entries are available at Garry Gribble's. For information, contact Steve or Marcia Riley at, or go to

¢ Youth Baseball Tryouts: Scorpions U-10. Contact Steve Avery at 760-3127 or coop8180@hotmailcom. U-13 unnamed team seeking two or three players. Call Derrick Pomeroy at 580-5641 or Brad Sester at 249-2730. U-14 Pilots at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hobbs Park. For information, call Dennis Anderson at 856-0406.

¢ Dreiling Hole-in-One: Roger Dreiling used a 7-iron to ace the 138-yard No. 17 last Thursday at Eagle Bend. Witnesses were Jack Schreiner, Gary Murrison and Greg Dannevik.

¢ Higbie Hole-in-One: Gary Higbie used an 8-rion to ace the 118-yard No. 8 hole at Trails West Golf Course on Fort Leavenworth. Ray Bellinger, Bill Hauber and Chris Davis were the witnesses.

¢ HINU Cheer Camp: A cheerleading champ for youths ages 3-12 will be at 9 a.m. Oct. 11 at Haskell Indian Nations University's Coffin Complex. For information, call Dena Johnston at 832-2962 or e-mail

¢ Rugby tournament: Kansas University's club side and college side rugby teams will play host to a tournament Saturday and Sunday at Westwick Fields, West off 59 Highway on 1200 Road. KU's teams will be joined by Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Nebraska, Truman State, KC Blues, Omaha Club, St. Louis Bombers and St. Louis Ramblers at the event. Six games will be played each day starting at noon.


Sieb 9 years, 8 months ago

Gary Higbie a hole in one? I doubt it. The only bigger crooks are his witnesses. Especailly that Bellinger character!

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