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January 22, 2009

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Fishing Session: Richard Sanders and Kirk Tjelmeland, biologists at Clinton and Perry lakes, respectively will take part in a public informational session on area fishing at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 at Johnson County CC in Overland Park. For information, call (785) 273-6740.

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Wedel Enshrined: Former Lawrence High tennis coach Dick Wedel was inducted into the Kansas Coaches Hall of Fame Saturday in Wichita. Wedel coached both boys' and girls' teams for 26 years (1979-2005) at LHS. The Lions won two state titles under Wedel — girls in 1989 and boys in 1995.

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LG&A; Report: Lawrence Gymnastics and Athletics Level 7 team finished third and its Level 8 team fourth at the meet last weekend in Des Moines, Iowa. Level 7 competitors were Jesse Abernathy, Carrie Howland, Ashlan Alexander, Allison Williams and Haley Johnson. Level 8 members were Rosie Schaumburg, Annie Soderberg and Jacqueline Zaitz.

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Youth Bowling: USBC youth bowling league for ages 5 and up will begin Saturday at Royal Crest Lanes. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with league play to follow at 9 a.m. Cost is $7 a week. For information, call 842-1234.

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KU Baseball Camps: Kansas University baseball has several winter camps in January, February and March. For information, call Kevin Frady at 864-7907.

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Youth Soccer Leagues: VIP Sports is conducting youth soccer leagues on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at KU’s Robinson Center. Games are 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 vipsports-ks@hotmail.com.

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Softball Clinic: Barry Johnson and Christie Ambrosi, coaches of U-12 Phenix, will conduct a softball clinic on Jan. 31. For information, call 218-9155 or email to phenixfastpitch@yahoo.com.

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Garmin Clinic: A Garmin 405 Training Clinic will be at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at Gary Gribble’s Running Sports, 839 Mass. A Garmin rep will be in the store to answer questions. For information, call 856-0434.

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KVSA Deadline: Registration deadline for the Kaw Valley Soccer Assn. spring season is Feb. 15. Games will begin on April 4. Coaches and volunteers are needed. For information, go to www.kawvalleysoccer.com.

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VIP Soccer: VIP Sports Soccer five-on-five Sunday open and grades 8-12 leagues will start Feb. 1 and end March 8. A three-on-three Thursday evening league will begin Feb. 9 and end March 12. For information, e-mail vipsports-ks@hotmail.com. or call 550-3452.

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